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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 …

GuestHow Is The Working World Changing?
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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 …

Tessa BlencoweHow Did It End Up Like This?
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Do I Have To Be An Extrovert To Start My Own Business?

In my first company, I tried to act extroverted, because I thought that’s what good leaders did. It was exhausting and counter-productive. I’ve found a more comfortable way of working …

Rob FitzpatrickDo I Have To Be An Extrovert To Start My Own Business?
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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 …

GuestHow Do I Bounce Back From Losing My Job?
What Unites People Who Do Work They Love

What Unites People Who Do Work They Love?

I have spent the last 5 years obsessing about what it takes for ambitious and passionate professionals to step off the mainstream career travelator and build a career on their …

RobWhat Unites People Who Do Work They Love?
What can dying teach us about living

What Can Dying Teach Us About Living?

One observation regularly made at Escape by our members and our team is that often it takes a momentous event in someone’s life to force them towards clarity. It has …

Sarah-Rose WilliamsWhat Can Dying Teach Us About Living?