When Is It A Good Idea to Leave Your Job?

When Is It A Good Idea to Leave Your Job?

When Is It A Good Idea to Leave Your Job? Matt has talked about the mental battle that goes on when figuring out whether quitting your job will be a massive mistake. Rob has talked about picking the right business idea. We have been running our Startup MBA program for...
How Can I Decide Whether I Should Do an MBA?

How Can I Decide Whether I Should Do an MBA?

How Can I Decide Whether I Should Do an MBA? I don’t know much about investing, but from what I hear, a lot of it seems to be about guessing: accepting that all you’ve got is an educated guess. I used to not know much about the MBA debate, but after writing a book...
How Do I Pick The Right Startup Idea?

How Do I Pick The Right Startup Idea?

Blog – Home Get Unstuck Start Your Own Venture Create Exciting Opportunities 21st Century Employers How Do I Pick The Right Startup Idea? I get a lot of requests for advice from people considering quitting their jobs to start their own businesses. I am by no means an...
The Write Move

The Write Move

The Write Move [Note from Rob: I recently met Anna Timoney at Escape the City HQ. I was really impressed by her writing and asked her to write something for the Escape blog.] [If you’re a startup, SME or social enterprise looking for a copywriter – look no...
Will Quitting My Job Be a Massive Mistake?

Will Quitting My Job Be a Massive Mistake?

It started as a quiet voice in my head. “You should quit.” At first, I ignored it, but the voice proved to be a persistent little devil. It continued to surface on my weekly Thursday or Friday late night commutes from New York to my home in Chicago, each...

New Year – Newly refreshed Esc site

Over the past week we have launched some big updates to our main site. The objective of this post is to talk you through what has changed – and why – so you can continue to get the most out of your Escape the City account. Over the coming months the site...