The Psychology of Feeling Stuck

The Psychology of Feeling Stuck “Your brain is not your friend.” Your brain has a big job: to keep you safe. It’s a job that it does spectacularly well. And thank goodness it has. It’s helped your ancestors evade an impressive bunch of beasts, battles and...

Billie’s Story: From corporate sales to social impact

Billie’s Story: From corporate sales to social impact 1. What did you escape and why? A corporate sales job in an IT and Business Consultancy servicing Investment Banks. I left because I’d lost all sense of my own identity, I craved a better working culture and...

6 ways to minimise your financial risk

Making a big career change can seem like stepping off some kind of financial precipice. You’ve built up knowledge and skills in one area, and making a change could mean reducing your income and losing stability (if temporarily). There’s no magic, get-rich-quick...

Alumni ideas to launch

From idea to launch Check out the emerging businesses from our latest London Escapees This week our January-April 2017 cohort of brand new entrepreneurs graduated from the Escape School, here’s what their ideas have grown into after their 12-week Escape...
On Surfing and Startups

On Surfing and Startups

Applying the principles taken from a surfing addiction to the turbulent world of startups. Go with the flow Writing over a hundred years ago Jack London eloquently explained the best tactic to employ when you get hit by big waves: “The whole method of surf-riding and...