The G.R.I.N.D. Entrepreneur Network provides networking and development opportunities for entrepreneurs with sole propriety or partnerships. Our founder, Dr. Sharon H. Porter (Dr. Sharon), is a full-time educator, author, and owner of Perfect Time SHP, LLC, Coaching and Consulting Firm. Her firm focuses on personal and professional development, leadership development, entrepreneurship, and book writing and publishing.
She also enjoys working in the multi-level marketing industry. Her first book, "The MLM Book: The Business of the 21st Century," was a collaboration project, released in September, 2016. Dr. Sharon is the author of Next In Line to Lead: The Voice of the Assistant Principal, Class of 2017, and Women Who Lead- Extraordinary Women with Extraordinary Achievements.
Dr. Sharon earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Winston-Salem State University, a Master of Education, (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction from National Louis University, a post-graduate Certificate in Administration and Supervision from Johns Hopkins University. She has an Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree from Walden University, and an Educational Doctorate (Ed.D) in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Howard University.
Dr. Sharon is nationally certified as a National Association of Elementary School Principals, (NAESP) Principal Mentor, and as a Gallup - Certified Strengths Coach, and is an Official Member of Forbes Coaches Council. Dr. Sharon's passion for assisting and developing others resulted in her founding The G.R.I.N.D. Entrepreneur Network.