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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
Gavin Peacock
Banker escapes after 25 years to join a media start-up

Gavin took an opportunity in early 2012 to make a big career change after 25 years in investment banking operations to join a m...

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Gavin Peacock
Stefan Siegel
From the world of finance to founding Not Just A Label

Stefan escaped the world of finance and now he is loving life running his own online designer platform NJAL; supporting others ...

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Stefan Siegel
Penny Mills
Property market professional escaped to Devon

Penny worked for 25 years in London. She had a great job but she wanted a complete change before she was too old to do so. She ...

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Penny Mills
Fumi Tosu
From economic consultancy to international development

Fumi spent almost 7 years in the economic consultancy field but knew he wanted to spend his time helping others. He got prepare...

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Fumi Tosu
Joe Nelson
Ex Goldman banker becomes condom revolutionary

Joe Nelson left a 10 year career as an algorithmic trader at Goldman Sachs to launch his revolutionary new condom company, aptl...

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Joe Nelson
Kirsty Ross
Starting a business with a guy I met down the pub

Kirsty took 6 months out of management consulting to become employee #2 at a brand strategy start-up. With no branding experien...

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Kirsty Ross
James Layfield
Ex Virgin employees create ideal environment for growing businesses

James Layfield and business partner, Steve Pette, left the corporate world behind with an aim to help 10,000 businesses grow ov...

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James Layfield
Sean Peters
Ex corporate-ladder-climber helps emerging social ventures in developing world

Sean Peters left a promising career in a top-tier consumer goods company to found Global Catalyst Initiative, and now works ful...

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Sean Peters
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