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For This Entrepreneur, 'Grit' Means Knowing When to Say Yes The ability to take in information, absorb it and move on with your intentions is a sign of grit.

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In this video from Entrepreneur Network partner Mars Discovery District, we take a closer look at what it really looks like when you're just beginning as an entrepreneur -- including the many uncertainties that surround the experience.

Nicole Verkindt is CEO of OMX, a procurement platform. Verkindt details how she started her entrepreneurial journey full of energy and determination to start a billion-dollar company. Then came the many lessons and trials of starting a business -- but throughout there was grit. Verkindt's definition of grit involves being able to hear new information, absorb it and continue on with your journey no matter what.

To hear more from Verkindt, click on the video above.

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