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The daily “Grind” is a mindset that you need to fix by empowering people and process. Trevor Mauch
There has been a lot of social media presence around grinding it out. Working 4 am to 8 pm. Glorifying the badge of honor or dishonor that I like to call the “Grind.”
The grind is a mindset, not an activity that you should willingly try to sustain and promote.
If you’re an entrepreneur and you’re grinding all of the time, you’re going to eventually break. Just like a cogwheel. If a cogwheel is constantly being overworked and under pressure, it’s going to fail.
Instead, shift that thought to building a business based on hard work, people, and process.
On this episode of the CarrotCast, I’m going to talk about my personal grinding experiences and how you can escape before you regret it.
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Why You Need to Escape the Daily Grind Before You Regret Being an Entrepreneur
0:45 – What is the “Grind” and how to handle the buzz and glorification of grinding out work.
1:25 – Why grinding is not a badge of honor.
2:50 – Instead, escape the daily grind and work on focusing on making an impact.
4:00 – Why do we become entrepreneurs.
4:50 – The main problem with making the grind a lifestyle.
6:05 – An analogy of running a business is a like a gear or cogwheel. Why it eventually will wear out and break without proper maintenance.
8:00 – You do have permission to work hard.
9:30 – Why, as soon as you start making money, you need to turn it into people and process.
LINKS & PAST CARROTCAST’S FROM THIS EPISODE
- Overworked And Struggling To Delegate Tasks? Listen To This… w/ Trevor Mauch: CarrotCast
- How 5 Non-Negotiables for Business (and Life) Made Me A Better Entrepreneur w/ Trevor Mauch and Ed Gandia: CarrotCast
- What I Told 53 Local Entrepreneurs About Life, Success, and Happiness w/ Trevor Mauch: CarrotCast