Looking Backwards

Although Esc is all about bucking the trend, who are we to ignore the New Year resolution tradition? We thought we would take a moment to reflect on the previous year and take a look at the upcoming 12 months (post coming tomorrow). Since this is better done with a...

What Matters Most Now

Found on http://www.ratracetrap.com/ – you might find it useful… “I think this is just a great idea.  The kind of idea I wish I came up with.  Seth Godin gets a bunch of big thinkers to contribute one idea to an eBook that they then distribute...
11 reasons I’m thrilled to have escaped the city

11 reasons I’m thrilled to have escaped the city

I’ve said my goodbyes, handed back my laptop and pass and walked out of the office for the very last time. There is definitely no going back now! So how do I feel? Stepping out in to the unknown brings with it excitement but at the same time a certain amount of...

10 articles worth a read

School for bankers Top 10 Homepreneur Trends for 2010 Recession-Proof Graduate Why Social Entrepreneurs will lead the Next Generation of Business Why I gave away my company to charity Ten Jobs You Didn’t Know You Could Do with a Language… Venetia Thompson on dating...
Supporting Brain Tumour Research

Supporting Brain Tumour Research

Just a quick post to announce Escape the City’s partnership with Brain Tumour Research – see here Brain Tumour Research represents the united campaign voice of the Brain Tumour Research group of charities.  Established in 2008, the charity was launched...
We asked, you answered: work – how do you feel?

We asked, you answered: work – how do you feel?

We have been running this site since the beginning of September. When we realised that more people than just our Mums and various bored friends would be reading it we thought we would ask a few questions while we had the opportunity. The ‘Esc Survey’ has...
Everyone wanted to be a banker

Everyone wanted to be a banker

A quick note to say thank you to Marina Kim for this guest post… ALL fake Gods fall at some point. Just a couple of years ago everyone around aspired to be either a banker or a property developer. These were the masters of the Universe, working hard and playing...
What I should be doing with my life?

What I should be doing with my life?

A quick thank you to Louis for this interesting and insightful book review… Love the fact that he wasn’t sure what to make of being given self help for his birthday but he seems to have enjoyed it! What I should be doing with my life (by Po Bronson). Most...