From Suburbia to the Remote Amazon

From Suburbia to the Remote Amazon

Tristan is an Escape member running a Kickstarter campaign (11 days left!) to film a documentary in the Amazon that you can support here. I grew up on a normal English street where each day; the retired population would rise out of bed and tend to their finely...
Notes from “How to Live A Life Without Fear”

Notes from “How to Live A Life Without Fear”

On Tuesday evening 80 Escape the City members packed into the talk space at Bathtub 2 Boardroom in Bank, London. They had decided to sacrifice a rare evening in the sun for an Escape School talk with the Gary Leboff one of the UK’s leading sports...
How Do I Inspire a Team?

How Do I Inspire a Team?

“I just know that I want to start my own company someday,” he confessed. We were at an Escape evening event and chatting afterwards about Escape the City’s Startup MBA. “Have you thought about how you’d manage your team?” I asked him. He shook his head and replied,...
Notes from last night – “How to Find Your Passion”

Notes from last night – “How to Find Your Passion”

The Rehearsal Room at the Adam Street Club was packed out last night, when 60 Escape the City members came to hear Julie Leitz advise us on how to find our passion, and how this can help us lead a happier and more satisfying life. Julie has a background in psychology...
You Don’t Have to be Mad to Quit Your Job (But it Helps)

You Don’t Have to be Mad to Quit Your Job (But it Helps)

Adam is an Escape member, currently helping start-ups with Product, Data, Growth strategies, planning and execution. More stuff on his Medium blog and also shares things he discovers on Twitter. It’s counterintuitive and against well entrenched programming to quit a...
Why Should I Rethink Fear in My Career?

Why Should I Rethink Fear in My Career?

I’m going to tell you a story. It’s a story that explains why I’m standing on this stage in front of you. It’s a story about fear. It’s about how fear of the unknown can keep us from ever doing anything remarkable with our careers and about how fear of failure...