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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...

What kinds of people join a Tribe?

See for yourself…. This footage was shot at the Escape to the Woods Festival, September 2015. Curious about our Tribe programmes? Click here to find out...

Curiosity got the better of me

Belinda’s story is a little different: she loved her job, it was something she fought hard to get and had gained a lot from. But a nagging little voice inside her head got louder and louder as the years went on. “Do it,” it said, “start your...

Discovering what I lost £10000 and a girl for

When Adrian was stuck in his tiresome, repetitive and deeply unfulfilling consulting job, he couldn’t believe that an alternative was possible – who would? No two Escapes are the same, but their essence of braving the uncertain and being ready to...

From 70-hour weeks to more sleep

Below is Julie’s story. Reading it might feel one step removed. If you’re thinking, “that’s alright for them but I’m not sure it would work for me,” we get it. Julie’s escape was uncertain and it was definitely difficult. Without a clear end point or...

Top 5 startup learnings: with community architect, Victoria Stoyanova

Victoria Stoyanova is a community architect, who helps both startups and big companies thrive through building strong communities and culture. Victoria also runs the London chapter of CreativeMornings, a monthly breakfast lecture series for the creative community...

Inexperienced or unqualified? Start anyway: with marketing expert, Ed Fry

Ed Fry began creating websites and marketing online at the age of 15 from his bedroom. Each summer, he interned at Distilled, an online marketing agency, and eventually hustled his way to become the first employee of Inbound.org, (where he is now the general manager)....