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Executive Letter #13: Man Vs. Machine

By The Grind Team on Nov 22, 2021 9:00:00 AM

If this drama with Zillow has taught us anything, it’s that an algorithm is never going to make the same kind of decisions as a person.

Topics: real estate market investing mistakes to avoid Zillow executive letter
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Executive Letter #12: First Things First

By The Grind Team on Nov 8, 2021 9:00:00 AM

It’s not easy getting started—on anything. Buying your first investment property. Opening the doors of your first business. Taking that scary next step toward financial independence.

No matter the industry, getting started is the toughest part, and as a beginner entrepreneur, you are guaranteed to encounter a lot of barriers to entry—starting with building trust. 

Topics: entrepreneurship executive letter
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Executive Letter #11: Read Like an Executive

By The Grind Team on Oct 25, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Over the years, I've accumulated quite the library. In the conference room where I work, there are stacks of books that I keep out, not only for my reference but also for the reference of any team member who cares to pick them up.

Topics: entrepreneurship executive letter business management top reads
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Executive Letter #10: A Day in the Life

By The Grind Team on Oct 11, 2021 9:00:00 AM

In my last letter, I talked about the journey versus the destination, and how getting to the top of the mountain doesn't mean you've arrived.

Now, I want to tell you a little bit more about how I keep moving the mountaintop. That's right, 70+ year old me. How do I "grind," minute to minute, day to day, going on five decades in business?

Let's look.

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Executive Letter #9: Awesome Never Rests

By The Grind Team on Sep 27, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Over the many years I've been working, and within the many businesses I've developed and run, there are a few things I tend to repeat over and over again. Those who work around me get to know these catch phrases by heart, because they are how I approach all aspects of business. 

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Executive Letter #8: There's No I in TEAM

By The Grind Team on Sep 12, 2021 6:00:00 PM

If investing in real estate was just about walking to the mailbox once a month and pulling out a fat check, then everyone would do it. But it's not.

Like anything in life, nothing rewarding is ever that easy.

Topics: executive letter
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Executive Letter #7: Build Your Business to Change People's Lives

By The Grind Team on Aug 29, 2021 6:00:00 PM

Today I want to talk to you about why my approach to business is about more than building my personal wealth.

Topics: executive letter
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Executive Letter #6: The Importance of Daily Connections

By The Grind Team on Aug 15, 2021 6:00:00 PM

Make the Call

For a society that spends so much time on our phones, we don't seem to be making a whole lot of phone calls.

Topics: executive letter
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Executive Letter #5: Recognize When to Invest in Your Side Hustle

By The Grind Team on Aug 1, 2021 6:00:00 PM

Today, I'll tell you why buying houses, fixing them up, and selling them for profit, is not the quick moneymaker many think it is. I'll also discuss two key topics that are important to the businesses my family and I have led:

Topics: executive letter
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Executive Letter #4: Too Real for Reality TV

By The Grind Team on Jul 18, 2021 6:00:00 PM

I tell people regularly that the path I've taken to success could have only happened with hard work and putting my nose to the grind daily. No get rich quick scheme helped me build my businesses.

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