At The Crossroads. Ending The Grind At One Year

Well, it’s official. I’ve been at this now for one full year. As many of you know, it’s been an interesting year for this blog. Throughout my life, I’ve always had an all or nothing type of mentality towards my hobbies or projects. I either get totally enveloped in them or quit. Call it a […]

From Here, The Only Way To Go Is Up!

First off: Holy shit! Secondly: HOLY SHIT! Since posting my article The Truth About Being Remarkable and Giving a Shit last week, things have been pretty crazy around here. The comments and emails have been pouring in I feel like all I’ve had time to do is answer them! Now I know what Adriennne feels […]

I’m not Happy. You’re an Ass. I Quit- A Story About Beginning The Entrepreneur’s Journey

This is a guest submission by Lauren from “I’m just not happy.” I finally admitted it to myself. Well, I guess you could say I always knew I wasn’t happy in my job, but it wasn’t until then that I let myself believe there was another way for me. It wasn’t until then that […]

Penelope Trunk

ETG Podcast 22: Penelope Trunk Calls Bullshit On Me. BIG Wake Up Call

ETG Podcast: Episode 22 For those of you not familiar with Penelope Trunk, she is a very successful entrepreneur, blogger, and is the author of the book Brazen Careerist. If you have read her blog, you know she is about as no nonsense a writer as they come. She has built a fantastic community of […]

The Truth About Being Remarkable And Giving A Shit

Since I wrote my post, From Hobby To Business, It’s Time For Change, 12 days ago, I’ve basically stopped writing. I’ve also pretty much withdrawn from all social media in an attempt to concentrate on my goals and gain some clarity about the future of this blog. That post, which was a survey asking for […]

What Happens When You Lie At Work

This is a guest submission by Sarah from When I used to work at my office job, I was kind of a liar. Now before you start pointing fingers, judging me, or even banishing me from society for living a life of fiction (That still happens, right?), just try to hear me out, alright? […]

ETG Podcast 21: Taking Control Of Your Finances and Business With Adam Baker

ETG Podcast 21 In the last year or so, I’ve spent an incredible amount of time online. Writing, reading, interacting, making friends, etc. As I began to introduce myself into the blogosphere, there was one name that I kept seeing over and over. It was always “he’s such a great guy” or “he’s helped me […]

Being The Boss Of Me

This is a guest submission by Abby from So, what did I want to be when I was little? What I wanted to be: I can’t distinctly remember every ambition, but I know there was a marine biologist, an actress, a baseball player, Mariah Carey, a teacher (for the summers off, not the humanitarian […]

From Hobby To Business, It’s Time For Change!

Changes Ahead It’s been 11 months now that I’ve been writing at Ending The Grind and I can honestly say that it’s become an obsession. I’m obsessed with trying to find like minded people who are trapped in their jobs and desperately want to get out. I’m obsessed with building an online business which will […]

Confessions of a Serial Job Hopper

This is a guest submission by Sueann from Last year, I quit my job again. It was a big relief for me: I was at the worst possible position that any junior client-servicing executive could be in. My direct boss was the business development director, who hid behind me whenever clients were dissatisfied with […]