Upcoming Talks at The Escape School

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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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (near Bank)

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Esc Mini Food Fest: An Evening of Food & Hospitality Stories
Mon, 17 November

With special guests Benjamin Benton & Georgia Levy of The Kitchen Cooperative.
Come sample food & drink goodies from startups & listen to an open mic session w/ founders.

7 PM, The Escape School (near Bank)

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#TubTalks: How to Build a Challenger Brand via Social Media
Wed, 19 November: Stephen Cronk

Stephen Cronk is the founder Mirabeau Wines.

7 PM, 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, The Escape School (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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How I Started the World’s Largest Peer-to-Peer Parking Company
Tue, 25 November

Anthony Eskinazi started ParkatmyHouse.com.

7 PM, The Escape School (near Bank)

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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, The Escape School (near Bank)

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An Alternative Careers Fair
Sat, 29 November

We’re turning the traditional, boring Careers Fair on its head.
Join us and some of our favourite companies (like Airbnb, Uber, VitaCoco, TeachFirst). Spaces are limited.

7 PM, The Escape School (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, The Escape School (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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