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Teaching Myself

Laina’s love for helping young people grow into the best version of themselves made teaching seem like the obvious option. But over time, there was a lot more paperwork and a lot less young people. Her portfolio career now involves a creative passion that generates...

An ocean of opportunity: steering my escape

Henry escaped a career as a solicitor to launch Kraken Travel, a startup marketplace that provides exotic and unique sailing expeditions worldwide. Henry’s need for balance between managing his time, money and personal commitments to create a life that’s his own is a...

15 top tips to help you pick the right business idea

A good startup isn’t just a good idea, it’s customer conversations, dogged determination and excellent execution. So how do you generate genuinely exciting business ideas? Have ideas that excite you and turn them into small realities as quickly as you can. Ideas on...

3 ideas to help you start your career change

3 ideas to help you start your career change I remember contemplating quitting my IBM consulting job back in 2010 (almost three years before I actually did quit). It started as a quiet voice in my head: “You should quit.” At first I ignored it. But it was a persistent...

How to use your Blockers to your advantage

How to use your Blockers to your advantage When pursuing something that matters deeply to you, you’ll encounter not only the negative and uncomfortable emotions; you’ll also identify real, tangible challenges and obstacles standing before you. We call these Blockers....

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #12: That’s A Wrap

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #12: That's A Wrap 12 weeks ago we asked two bold souls from The Startup Tribe to join us in our first ever podcast series. We had no idea then what these aspiring entrepreneurs would achieve – if they would achieve anything at...

Braving Career-Change: Episode #12: A Leap Of Faith

Braving Career-Change: Episode #12: A Leap Of Faith 12 weeks ago we asked two brave souls from The Escape Tribe to join us in our first ever podcast series. We had no idea then what kind of change either of them would make – if they would make any at all. Today...

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #11: Buzzing Connections

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #11: Buzzing Connections We’re so close to finishing the Tribes now that leaders Ben and Henry agreed it was time to slow it down and have some fun. So the Startup Tribe are off to Home Farm this evening- a beautiful glamping site...

Braving Career-Change: Episode #11: We Are Not Alone

Braving Career-Change: Episode #11: We Are Not Alone It’s easy at this point in the Tribe to think that everyone is fully transformed and on their way up. And in terms of their mindset, many are. But the reality is that this is a long process: there are going to be...

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #10: Finance & Funding

Braving Entrepreneurship: Episode #10: Finance & Funding This week in the Startup Tribe we’re diving into the different kinds of funding available to entrepreneurs. The key for any campaign is quality. Don’t make this an impulse decision. Put time and effort into...

Braving Career-Change: Episode #10: Rolling With The Punches

Braving Career-Change: Episode #10: Rolling With The Punches From now until the close of the Tribe we’re doing everything we can to set our Tribers up for success. This includes equipping them with the tools, the mind-set and the know-how to be able to go out into the...

Braving Career-Change: Episode #9: Transition Stories

Braving Career-Change: Episode #9: Transition Stories With only four weeks left in the Tribe, today we’re consolidating everything we’ve learnt so far. (To subscribe to this podcast series on iTunes, click here.) For Jerome this meant getting real with his transition,...
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