How Is The Working World Changing?

How Is The Working World Changing?

My first annual review was imminent, and I was excited. This was the opportunity I’d been waiting for. There were whispers that my salary was going to be negotiated, and I had prepared my case inside out. I felt I’d done well, excellent even, in my first year of...
How Did It End Up Like This?

How Did It End Up Like This?

And how can we change it? At Escape the City we are challenging the status quo, and questioning what it means to spend our entire lives doing something we don’t enjoy. As it turns out, there is an entire tribe of people — all over the world — who agree life is too...
A Gentle Reminder to Reach Out.

A Gentle Reminder to Reach Out.

If there’s one thing I’ve noticed about London since leaving the corporate world, it’s that we’re all so starved of connection. The down-side to living in such a fast-paced city is that we can get swept up in that pace even when it might not feel right for us. We...
How Do I Bounce Back From Losing My Job?

How Do I Bounce Back From Losing My Job?

I’ve always admired people who have the courage to quit their jobs and start a new business. People like Sara Blakely who walked away from her job selling copy machines to start Spanx, and is now worth a billion dollars. Howard Schultz, who quit his job selling coffee...