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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.

Leaving London: In desperate need of a lifestyle change

London. The roaring city. Immortalised on the silver screen. Entrenched in the dreams of millions. From a young age, many of us learn to revere London as the epitome of success - a goliath on the world stage. The place you should be if you want to ‘make it’. But...

How to live your life adventurously

  Anna McNuff had a very “normal” job, working in an office 9 to 5 and felt completely unfulfilled. One day, whilst sitting at her desk and having a tedious fight with a PowerPoint presentation, Anna felt the urge to throw her computer out the window. Anna thought -...

Finding Work That Matters: Tips from escape heroes

Many of us know we want to do something different, but we’re not quite sure where to start. Some fritter between different techniques, unguided and unsure. Others get so overwhelmed by competing philosophies that they feel completely stuck and don’t start at all. The...

Experiment bravely to make a successful career change

Ready. Aim. Fire! This is how we should approach our Escape, right? Make sure you’re ready. Carefully prepare until you know you’re ready. Then (and only then) start moving! It’s easy to get stuck in our heads around the introspection, theory and navel gazing...

5 minutes with: Alex Stephany, Founder & CEO of Beam

Beam was founded just over two years ago, but in that time they’ve already transformed the lives of 159 homeless people. The social enterprise has crowdfunded over £600,000 to give those sleeping rough - and without permanent accommodation - the opportunity to achieve...

Ten priceless gifts that keep on giving

Replace materialism with meaning this Christmas and give these priceless gifts to both yourself and the people around you. With this year being filled with economic, political and environmental problems, many of us are feeling tired and uncertain. Constantly desiring...

Eight New Year Goal Setting Tips

Anyone who has achieved anything worth admiring, envying or copying has had to commit. At some point, they had to grit their teeth and turn inspiration into action. You may not need to do anything hugely life-changing to achieve your 2020 goals, but it's likely that...

5 minutes with: Felicity Emmett, Infraspeak’s UK Country Manager

“Be the source of Good Life" That’s the vision of Infraspeak, who build user-focused tech solutions to help people manage their assets simply. We first found out about Infraspeak through watching a YouTube video where their team plays a gang of zombies invading the...

Being smart with social media

In a field of millions, simply pitching up on social media and expecting the world to come to you is an impossible dream. But pick your platforms wisely and tailor your output to your business and the rewards can be massive. The marketing team at Work.Life share their...

5 minutes with teapigs: getting the nation drinking real tea again

teapigs was started in November 2006 with one mission - to get the nation drinking real tea again. Since these early days, they’ve now spread throughout 35 countries, racking up over 114 Great Taste Awards along the way. teapigs is also dedicated to environmentally...

How to Brexit-proof your career

So many of us are sitting with fears around what ‘might’ happen with Brexit and how it may impact your career prospects. This is completely understandable, and in many ways inevitable as we navigate what's happening around us. Read how to Brexit-proof your career with...

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