Thursday, June 24, 2021
If you’ve been in business for a while, you’ll surely have faced backlash from dissatisfied customers or disgruntled former employees. Even the world’s largest companies struggle with negative reviews, fraudulent accusations and outright smear campaigns. And the abundance of online channels through which consumers and competitors can vent their frustrations has created a breeding ground for fraud. But, even as...
Top 10 Quotes About Success (And The Power Of Failure)
Fact: We could all use an extra dose of motivation from time to time. After all, most entrepreneurs, whether they're just starting out or have been running an established business for years, have faced failure and are likely to face it again throughout their careers. It's during those times, when things haven't gone according to plan and you're not sure...
5 Snapchat Accounts Entrepreneurs Should Follow
Snapchat may be one of the newest players in the social media space, but it's quickly gaining popularity and more and more brands are flocking to the platform, trying to figure out how to best use it as a marketing tool. Although there's no set key to success, the following accounts are a great starting point in your research. These businesses and...
Should Job Interviews Be More Creative?
When it comes to recruiting new talent for your company, what are the keys to discovering the absolute best candidate for the job? Is there a surefire way to know who's perfect for the position and will exceed all expectations? Employees are a huge key to success in companies of all sizes, but this is even more true for startups....
Is Cheaper Entertainment The Answer To Stopping Piracy?
It seems there's no stopping the growing popularity of entertainment pirating, but could the solution be as simple as making entertainment cheaper? Australia's Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull sure thinks so. As SBS reported earlier this summer, Turnbull addressed the issue of internet piracy ahead of the introduction of brand new laws meant to help diminish piracy (namely "forcing internet service...
How To Run A Successful Business With Minimal Sleep
If there's one experience all entrepreneurs share, it's having to function on minimal sleep. Between managing all aspects of a company, whether it be a startup or multi-million dollar enterprise, and trying to squeeze in family time (if you've visited my blog before, you've probably noticed that fatherhood is extremely important to me), getting a solid eight or nine hours of sleep becomes increasingly...
10 Inspiring Quotes For Entrepreneurs
Being an entrepreneur and running your own business isn't easy. It's fulfilling. It's exciting. It's an unrivalled learning and growing experience. But it definitely doesn't come without its fair share of stresses. From building the perfect team to continuously dealing with the unknown, there are countless challenges that come with the territory. In order to succeed, you must embrace...
How To Increase Productivity
High productivity is a core component of any successful business. That being said, it's not always easy to keep distractions at bay and maintain constant focus to get the most out of every second of your workday. Not to mention the fact that you only have a set number of hours per day in which you can get things...
Introducing Playster's Next Generation
Since Playster first launched back in 2014, our talented team has worked non-stop to keep upgrading the service with a focus on making it better every day. Yes, we were faced with some pretty big challenges, but thanks to everyone's passion and a lot of hard work, we were able to overcome them. Entering the game late with a...
Top 5 Go-To Leadership Books
When it comes to running a startup, risk-taking is key. In fact, there are five common risks (from market risk to financial risk) that all entrepreneurs should keep in mind and take a closer look at when starting their dream business. As Sreekanth Ravi, founder of Tely Labs, told Entrepreneur magazine, "jumping into the deep end of the startup pool...

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Philip J. Keezer
I’m Philip Keezer, the founder of Grindstone Capital. I’m passionate about entrepreneurship and family. My goal is to develop innovative new technology that makes business easier and allows entrepreneurs to thrive autonomously.

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