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Ed’s Startup Story

Ed's startup story Ed escaped a big corporate law firm to join an alternative, smaller firm as a freelancer 2-3 days a week, giving him the space and financial support he needs to build his startup, Sitterstars. Sitterstars is an online platform that helps parents...

Pippa’s Escape story

Pippa's Escape story Pippa escaped a career in wholesale import and export of luxury goods. Midway through the Escape Tribe in 2015, she quit her corporate job, and began exploring her love of food and sustainability. Since finishing the Tribe, she picked up part-time...

15 top tips to help you pick the right business idea

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? Your challenge this week is to jump...

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 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...
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