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Explore our articles for advice and inspiration on career change and entrepreneurship, and stories from those who’ve taken the leap into something new.

Escape Heroes doing brilliant things: November spotlight

Every month, our Head of Alumni, Stacey, sends an exclusive newsletter to the thousand-plus individuals that have graduated from The Escape School and have gone on to make inspiring career changers and build brilliant businesses. Take a look at what our Alumni have...

Why we get career stuck and how we can get ourselves unstuck

This blog talks about the psychology of stuckness, or, why we get stuck and how we can get ourselves unstuck. This is a big one, fundamental to any sort of life transformation. Your Mind is Not Your Friend. Your brain has a big job to do: keep you safe. It's a job...

How can I make progress on a career transition in one week?

This is a story about two friends; Ken and Ryan. By this age, they were meant to be doing something cooler. Both were old enough to have friends who were buying houses and raising babies, but young enough to feel like their seemingly adult lives didn’t quite belong to...

15 top tips to help you pick the right business idea

A good startup isn't just a good idea, it's customer conversations, dogged determination and excellent execution. Have ideas that excite you and turn them into small realities as quickly as you can. Ideas are on their own are worth nothing. Don't put too much emphasis...

Usman’s start-up story – Bringing an adventurous idea into existence

Before Tri-Pakistan and enrolling onto the Startup Accelerator at Escape the City, I had recently graduated and was working as a marketing assistant in a technology company. I had a thirst for adventure and was looking to find a way to combine a passion for sports,...

Starting a side hustle and how to fund it

You’ve got it! You’ve got that business idea that will make a massive impact for you, on your community, or maybe even the world.  Crowdfunding is not only an excellent way of raising money for your idea, it can also raise awareness of your brand/organisation and,...

Sofia’s Career Change Story: Architect to Business Development

Sofia completed the Career Change Accelerator in March 2018. Formerly an architect, she’s now a business development representative working with builders and home designers.  1. What career change have you made? What are you up to now? It’s been a crazy year since I...

6 ways to improve your mental wellbeing when making a career change

If you aren’t enjoying your job or are struggling to figure out your future career direction, it’s unsurprising that your mental wellbeing might take a hit. Often when we are yearning for something “different” we wonder if there’s something wrong with us or that we’ve...

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