The Business Grind features commentary on the necessary and sometimes unsexy steps to create a long-lasting, sustainable company. From guest speakers and roundtables to case studies and book reviews, Danny Shaw and Sean Micheal Wellington explore the challenges and nuances that arise when pursuing an idea.


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Danny Shaw is an accomplished design, marketing, and product strategist. As the principal of 5 Line Designs, LLC a digital strategy and consulting agency, he helps businesses establish their online presence. He’s had the pleasure of working with clients like Essence, Walmart, Fox, and others. In addition, Shaw is an educator, teaching college students design-thinking strategies and business principles.


Show Host
Sean Micheal Wellington is a content producer, video strategist and entrepreneur. He is a graduate of Temple University and the founder of Melanin Media Group, a production company focused on pitching, selling, and producing video content featuring underrepresented communities.  Sean gained his media experience working behind the scenes for companies like WWE, Buzzfeed, A&E, People and Essence Magazine.