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I am the least technologically friendly person you could possible meet (still have no smartphone), so unfortunately if you have a very tech business I am not your man (I have never used an App in m...
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Alison Naftalin
Lawyer leaves job to run overseas children's charity

Alison is escaping her role as a lawyer to run overseas children's charity Lively Minds. Alison set up Lively Minds in 2008 fol...

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We have a volunteer scheme enabling people to spend 6 weeks in Ghana at various times in the year working with our local staff to help set up our projects. A fantastic way to have the experience of...
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Katie Rigby
From derivatives broker to art start-up

Katie spent six years in the city doing inter-dealing broking before escaping to set up a new internet business giving a platfo...

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Laleh Rafiei
Escaped banking to help social entrepreneurs

Laleh Rafiei escaped banking to start Impact Lab, a business support and mentoring programme to help social entrepreneurs and c...

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Laleh Rafiei
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I am a Chartered Accountant who's left Banking recently to start Impact Lab. We provide a business support and mentoring programme to people building businesses addressing major social and/or envi...
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Tanya Maslach
Ex scientist/management consultant goes tribal

Tanya traded her suits and heels for running shoes and yoga pants, and built a worldwide community for women who aspire to live...

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Tanya Maslach
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Go out and find communities of people that share your strengths and passions (coding, designing, skiing) - or strengths/skills you WISH you had - and join them.Ask them questions, pick their brains...
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Paula Tomlinson
Big 4 Accounting Corporate Employee Sets Up Home Based Franchise

After City training, Big 4 job and big corporate board room with big egos, Paula Tomlinson escaped the big impersonal corporate...

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Alex Budak
Helping people everywhere start their own good

In the same weekend, Alex Budak jumped out of a plane - his first time skydiving - and made the leap into the world of social e...

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Alex Budak
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If you have an idea for a new social venture you want to start -- an organization, be it non-profit, for-profit or just a one-time project -- which is focused on improving the world in some way, we...
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Alexia Pinchbeck
A cheeky skinny dip led to a bikini start-up

Alexia Pinchbeck escaped her desk-bound marketing job to set up a bikini brand, intent on the mission of helping women across t...

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