#escapemanifesto preview: Escape begins with definition

Charles Givens, the American personal finance guru, gives this advice in Wealth Without Risk: “Ask yourself: ‘If I had unlimited, time, talent, money, ability, self-confidence and support from my family, what would I do?’ Then, list the steps necessary to achieve...

#escapemanifesto preview: Write your own obituary

Meet Roz Savage. The year is 2000. She is 33 years old. She seems to have the perfect life: a job (management consultant, of course!), a husband, a home and a little red sports car. Fast forward to March 2006, she is 38, divorced, homeless, and alone in a tiny rowing...

#escapemanifesto preview: Avoid living for the future

Tim Ferriss (author of The 4-Hour Work Week) calls it The deferred life Plan. Alastair Humphreys (who cycled around the world) calls it The Race To The Biggest Gravestone. Randy Komisar (author of The Monk and The Riddle) calls it “The Biggest Risk of All” (the risk...

#escapemanifesto preview: We talk ourselves out of decisions

You are probably familiar with the idea of Analysis Paralysis – the process of over-analysing a situation to the extent that a decision is never taken. We certainly are. Never has the theory been more applicable than to our own muddled thought processes when we were...

#escapemanifesto preview: The trap of the high achievers

By now, you’re probably aware that we wrote a book (you helped!) and we’re excited to be really close to the final publish date. The Escape Manifesto (#escapemanifesto on Twitter) is the book behind the movement and is here to support, inspire and...

#escapemanifesto preview: The Travelator

By now, you’re probably aware that we wrote a book (you helped!) and we’re excited to be really close to the final publish date. The Escape Manifesto (#escapemanifesto on Twitter) is the book behind the movement and is here to support, inspire and...