You tick all the right boxes; school, university, corporate career. You have a sensible profession, a fancy job title, proud parents, decent salary, pricey holidays...but there's a nagging feeling that something isn't quite right. A realisation that you're not completely fulfilled. Surely you should be as happy as Larry - are you being ungrateful? Hell No.
You want a different life - no spreadsheets, no commute, no late nights at the office. But if not that…then what? That is exactly what Escape The City is here to do: show you what other options are open to you. Escape The City is a community-based website built around a simple concept: there is more to life than doing unfulfilling work in big corporate companies. The online platform is designed to help corporate professionals find exciting jobs, start their own businesses, and go on big adventures.
The Escape Manifesto is here to support, inspire and encourage us all to make big and brave transitions in our lives. It is an inspirational call to action, packed with practical advice and encouragement. If you work in a corporate job that doesn't make you tick and you have ever wondered whether there is more to life, this book is for you. Step off the corporate treadmill - find an exciting job, start your own business, or go on a big adventure. Stop dreaming, start planning and do something different!
"An intensely practical guide, encouraging you to stick to your guns and strive for something different." (Elite Business, May 2013)
"Seriously inspirational. A revolutionary handbook for the unfulfilled workers of the world." (Roman Krznaric, Author of How to Find Fulfilling Work and Co-Founder of The School of Life)
"Do as they say and do as they do. These guys have the keys to the chain tha''s keeping you locked to your desk. Time to escape." (Jeff Jarvis, Author of What Would Google Do?)
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Nothing out of the ordinary
It's positive, upbeat and mildly motivational.
There's nothing really new in here, it's a rehash of a lot of other similar books.
I think if you've never read any similar 4-Hour Work Week style books then yes. Otherwise it's probably not worth the time. I don't feel I gained any particular insight from it.
- R. Homer