The Grind http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/the-grind The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on The Grind en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT How to Get the Most Out of an Accelerator Program Not all accelerator programs are created equal. Follow this list of do's and dont's to make sure you find the right one for your company. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236892 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236892 Moritz Plassnig 7 Ways to Keep Your Team Hungry Startups are notorious for having long hours, a lot of bumps in the road and many projects occurring simultaneously. When times get tough and your team is down, here are seven ways to keep them motivated. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236485 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236485 David Chait Outsourcing Your Production? Here Are 3 Ways to Save Money. While larger companies can afford lost products during production runs, startups can't. Here are a few tips on ensuring your supply chain is as efficient as possible. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236490 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236490 Greg Connolly Controlling the Uncontrollable When getting a startup off the ground, entrepreneurs have to rely on others. Here is how to overcome the challenges of depending on external partners. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236243 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236243 Sarah Haselkorn Don't Just Develop Your Company Brand, Think About Your Personal One, Too Building your own brand can do wonders for your business. Here are three quick tips to get your started. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236073 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236073 AJ Agrawal Dealing With a Communication Meltdown at Your Startup For a close-knit team it is imperative everyone is on the page. If not, your startup could go into a tailspin. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235880 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235880 Karim Abouelnaga Growing Pains: How Expansion Causes Startups to Lose Customers The founder of skincare line S.W. Basics discusses how she has to sacrifice clients in order to gain others and how to deal with it. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235674 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235674 Adina Grigore Preparing Your Team for a Move Across the Globe There are times when entrepreneurs need to uproot their companies and move to a new country. One of the most challenging aspects is preparing your team. Here are a few pointers. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235491 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235491 Moritz Plassnig Here is One Way to Grow Your Customer Base Getting customers to notice your startup in a sea of competitors can be tough. Using the ‘roll-up’ strategy, entrepreneurs are able to acquire new customers -- quickly. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235262 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235262 David Chait Finding a Top-Notch Manufacturer for Your Startup Finding manufactures is a daunting task, particularly when dealing with factories overseas. Here are a few tips on making it easier. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235167 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235167 Jason Lucash The 3 Questions You Should Focus on During a Pitch Competition During pitch competitions, entrepreneurs must go head to head with other ambitious founders to try and win a piece of the funding pie. To prepare for these competitions, entrepreneurs should concentrate on these three questions. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234966 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234966 AJ Agrawal Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy Hint: It’s not because I ran out of money. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234761 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234761 Sarah Haselkorn 6 Tips for Bringing on Your First Hires When starting a business, often it is just you running the show. Shifting from a 'solo entrepreneur' to a founder with a team can be challenging. Here are a few tips to make the process easier. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234540 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234540 Karim Abouelnaga How to Get Your Startup Past the Debbie Downers After skincare line S.W. Basics met with Target, the founder got a mixed receptions: some people cheered and others were scared for her business. Here is how she dealt with it. Thu, 29 May 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234295 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234295 Adina Grigore A Step-by-Step Guide to Nabbing an Angel Round With many entrepreneurs stating their major concern is capital, getting outside funding can be imperative to a startup's success. Here are a few tips on getting your first round. Thu, 22 May 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234136 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234136 Greg Connolly How I Found Success by Age 30 For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur Jason Lucash opens up about hitting the 30-year-old milestone and what advice he has for aspiring entrepreneurs. Thu, 15 May 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233916 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233916 Jason Lucash 3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch If done correctly, pitching to clients, investors and partners can open doors for a startup, helping a company catapult to the next level. If done incorrectly, disaster can ensue. Thu, 08 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233706 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233706 AJ Agrawal Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors Forming a board of directors is no easy feat. So don't waste this precious resource, milk it for all its worth. Thu, 01 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233258 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233258 David Chait Shutting Down to Starting Up: Being Hooked on Entrepreneurship Even with past failures, entrepreneurs often continue to persevere on, looking for their next venture to jump into. For our series The Grind, one entrepreneur opens up about why she isn't ready to throw in the entrepreneurship towel. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233304 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233304 Sarah Haselkorn 3 Lessons Learned From Hiring the Wrong Person For a small startup, often passion can be more valuable than skills, as mindset can’t be taught but capabilities can. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233102 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233102 Karim Abouelnaga