Upcoming Talks at The Escape School

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Do Work You Love: “Own Your Career”
Tue, 21 October (Workshop 3 of 4)

Part 3 of a 4-part practical & intensive workshop on career change.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Lessons from Growing a Food Business
Wed, 22 October: Nick Birkett

Nick Birkett is the co-founder of Poncho 8 Burrito Bars.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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An Introduction to Sales: Building a Sales Plan for Your Business
Mon, 27 October: Sophie Carter

Sophie Carter is a sales strategist with experience in both corporate and startup sales roles.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Do Work You Love: “Manage Your Risk”
Tue, 28 October (Workshop 4 of 4)

Part 4 of a 4-part practical & intensive workshop on career change.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Lessons from Starting a Social Change Organisation
Wed, 29 October: Bhubesi Pride

w/ Richard Bennett and Oliver Munns of Bhubesi Pride.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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“What if I have too many ideas or passions?”
Wed, 29 October: Rikke Hansen

Rikke Hansen is one of the UK’s leading career change experts and a regular speaker at The Escape School.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Escape School Course
How To Find Work You Love
Sat, 1 November

An intensive and practical career change workshop, taught by The Escape School team.

This workshop is broken down into 4-parts:

  1. Escape Your Blockers
  2. Find Your Passion
  3. Own Your Career
  4. Manage Your Risk

12PM – 5PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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How I Started Kabuto Noodles
(& Broke Into an Industry Selling +100 Billion Servings a Year)
Mon, 3 November: Crispin Busk

Crispin Busk is the founder of Kabuto Noodles.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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How to Make Your Independent Brand Stand Out from the Crowd
Tue, 4 November: Charly Cox

Charly Cox is a coach who works with early-stage entrepreneurs.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Do Work You Love: “Escape Your Blockers”
Thu, 6 November (Workshop 1 of 4)

A practical & intensive workshop to help you make a big career change.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Escape School Course
Become a Creative Entrepreneur: How to Build a Business with Your Writing
Sat, 8 November: Joanna Penn

Joanna Penn is a bestselling author and entrepreneur at TheCreativePenn.com.

What You’ll Learn:
– The business models around writing (books, blogging, etc.).
– An overview of the changing industry for writers.
– Blogging as content marketing for products, services, or consulting.
– Practicalities: Sales, distribution, marketing, income, start-up costs.

10AM – 5PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Escape School Course
Startup Tech for Non-Techies
Sat, 8 Nov & Sun, 9 Nov:  Devin Hunt

You want to startup a business idea or a project and you know it will involve some tech, BUT you aren’t technical and don’t know how to code.

What You’ll Learn:
– Cheap, safe, quick ways to get your ideas online.
– Learn about free or off-the-shelf solutions that already exist.
– Learn the basics of code (HTML, CSS) so you can “speak tech.”
– How to build a basic website that communicates your business idea.

10AM – 5PM both days, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Escape School Course
How To Escape Being Headstuck
Mon, 10 November: Rob Archer

You’re stuck in career paralysis: You don’t like your current job and you’re not sure what to do next.

What You’ll Learn:
– An explanation of what career paralysis is.
– An exploration of “experiential avoidance”.
– Help to map out why you’re stuck & small steps you can take.
– A framework for making better career decisions.
– Case studies of those who have gotten unstuck.

6:30 – 9:30PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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How to Overcome Your Quarter-Life Crisis & Find Meaningful Work
Wed, 12 November: Adam Smiley Poswolsky

Adam is the author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Using Business to Change the World
Thu, 13 November: Jenny Dawson

Jenny is the founder of Rubies in the Rubble.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Do Work You Love: “Find Your Passion”
Thu, 13 November (Workshop 2 of 4)

A practical & intensive workshop to help you make a big career change.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Escape School Course
The Wisdom Approach: Practical philosophy for your life & career
Sat, 15 November: Jules Evans

How can practical philosophy be used to increase resilience and flourishing?

What You’ll Learn:

  • Resilience: How the ancient philosophy of Stoicism inspired modern resilience psychology.
  • Authenticity: How we put forward masks of perfection while hiding our ‘shadow’ of shame.
  • Mindfulness: How we can train our attention to focus on the present moment to find flow.
  • Purpose: How having a higher sense of purpose helps us be more resilient and engaged.

10:00 – 5:00PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Do Work You Love: “Own Your Career”
Thu, 20 November (Workshop 3 of 4)

A practical & intensive workshop to help you make a big career change.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Escape School Course
The Startup MBA: Foundation
Fri, 21 Nov, Sat, 22 Nov & Sun, 23 Nov

Gain the confidence and skills to start your business the smart way.

What You’ll Learn:
– Idea Generation: generate viable business ideas.
– Business Model Design: Ditch the business plan; use this instead.
– Strategy & Metrics: How metrics influence your strategic direction.
– Targeting & Marketing: Know your customers and spread the word.
– Team & Advisory Board: Learn critical aspects of forming a team.
– Financing & Legals: Understand your different financing options.

6PM – 8PM Fri, 10AM -6PM Sat & Sun

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Do Work You Love: “Manage Your Risk”
Thu, 27 November (Workshop 4 of 4)

A practical & intensive workshop to help you make a big career change.

7 PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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Escape School Course
How To Escape Being Headstuck
Sat, 6 December: Rob Archer

You’re stuck in career paralysis: You don’t like your current job and you’re not sure what to do next.

What You’ll Learn:
– An explanation of what career paralysis is.
– An exploration of “experiential avoidance”.
– Help to map out why you’re stuck & small steps you can take.
– A framework for making better career decisions.
– Case studies of those who have gotten unstuck.

12:00 – 5:00PM, Bathtub 2 Boardroom (near Bank)

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For all future events, check out our Eventbrite page here.

Have a suggestion for a speaker or event? Email Us via school [@] escapethecity.org

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