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Toby Radcliffe
From commodities to competition

I worked in the City for 5 years as a commodities trader and then in business risk management until I decided that I needed to ...

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Toby Radcliffe
Xavier de Lecaros-Aquise
From Corporate Finance to Fashion

Xavier escaped Corporate Finance to set up the multi-award winning luxury fashion rental service GirlMeetsDress.com. Having int...

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Xavier de Lecaros-Aquise
Mitesh Soma
From start-up to Europe’s leading online chemist

In December 2007 Mitesh Soma set up Chemist Direct, an online pharmacy offering more than 30,000 products with up to 90% saving...

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Mitesh Soma
Mustafa Khalifa
Recent graduate starts luxury watch brand

When Mustafa lost his job last year, he realised that he needed to build his own dreams. Or, he would have to keep relying on s...

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Mustafa Khalifa
Justin Miles
Hero #1: In Scott's footsteps to the South Pole

What can I say? Justin is a legend. The first ever Esc Hero, the first ever Esc speaker, and potentially the first man to do an...

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Justin Miles
Karen Darke
Training for 2012 Paralympic handcycling

Read about Karen's incredible transition from geologist to adventurer, motivational speaker, and writer. She is currently train...

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Karen Darke
Jackson Williams
Adventurer & barefoot runner: Jackson

Jackson has done some pretty amazing things... from boxing against Amir Khan to barefoot running across America. Check out what...

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Jackson Williams
Mark Kalch
Full-time professional adventurer

Mark is a full-time professional adventurer. He recently completed a human-powered source-to-sea descent of the Amazon. At the ...

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Mark Kalch
Nick Weston
6 months in a treehouse

Meet the man who spent 6 months up a tree. Nick writes about his experiences. He is passionate about sustainable living, and is...

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Nick Weston
Laurel McAndrews
Former consultant tackles the retail surf industry

After spending my early career in the hectic world of management consulting, I finally decided to pursue my lifelong dream: sta...

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Laurel McAndrews
Lucy Lynn-Evans
A tango with a truck encouraged a PA to bike to festivals...

4 years ago Lucy Lynn-Evans had the misfortune of dancing with a truck, crushing her pelvis and knee. Thankfully, after months ...

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Lucy Lynn-Evans
Rodrigo Nascimbeni
Rebuilding the Amazon Rainforest one tree at a time

Rodrigo Nascimbeni escaped from managing investment funds and financial trading floors to replant devastated portions of the Am...

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Rodrigo Nascimbeni
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