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David Bartram
From consultancy to crèches, and banking to the big society

David Bartram escaped the world of Consultancy and Banking by joining On Purpose, a one year development programme designed to ...

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David Bartram
Nina Elvin-Jensen
From the City to my kitchen table - and littledelivery.com

Nina set out to be successful in the City; become a professional and start working her way up the ladder to those big pay chequ...

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Nina Elvin-Jensen
Rodney Schwartz
Rod Schwartz builds social investment bank

After 15 years in the wilderness, journeying from investment banking through to venture capital, I eventually came to find that...

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Rodney Schwartz
Stephen Ridley
Stephen Ridley - swapping the suit for the stage!

Stephen Ridley escaped Investment Banking to be a musician. 24 hours after quitting his job, he rolled an upright piano into th...

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Stephen Ridley
Hugo Sandon
Financial search consultant starts meditation and yoga place

Hugo Sandon escaped financial search and recruitment after a burnout to set up a retreat place, Beacon Bank Farm, to do a six m...

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Hugo Sandon
Elizabeth Presson
New New Yorker helps others break out of the cubicle

Liz Presson knew that there had to be something to tie all of her passions together. She knew she loved start-ups, tech, yoga, ...

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Elizabeth Presson
Ashley Gallman
From 19th century art to 21st century tech

Ashley Gallman had spent several years in the traditional art business at Sotheby's and an Upper East Side Gallery when she rea...

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Ashley Gallman
Louise Chester
Ex-City Director teaches 'the edge' through Mindfulness

A long-term Mindfulness practitioner, Louise quit as Global Head of Telecoms and Media for RCM to start a retreat for the weary...

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Louise Chester
Dave Mayer
Former Cisco employee starts innovative hydration start-up

David Mayer broke free from his corporate prison as a project manager at Cisco to start up Clean Designs LLC., an innovative wa...

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Dave Mayer
Freddie Brunt
Combining management consultancy and African NGO

Freddie Brunt is not a true 'escaper'. Freddie combines his work managing UK government projects in Afghanistan through a major...

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Freddie Brunt
Richard Beaven
Worldwide advertising agency CEO transitions to documentary photography

After more than twenty five years in advertising, I made the change to pursue creative and business opportunities in documentar...

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Richard Beaven
David Burns
Professional services marketing executive to adventure traveller

In 2012 David left his job as a marketing executive to pursue his dream and make a living out of adventure.

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David Burns
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