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Skye Robertson – “Choose courage over comfort.”

Skye Robertson is COO of Escape the City, a company whose mission is to help 1 million people do work that matters to them and the world. She talks entrepreneurialism, the future of work and finding meaning in what you do. Listen on Apple, Spotify, Audible, Google, Stitcher and TuneIn.

Show Notes:

(3:52) The story behind Escape the City

(6:02) Biggest challenges people face when desiring a career change

(8:02) Generational attitudes to work and career

(9:53) Common reasons for people to make career change

(11:40) How to find meaning in work

(16:01) Can you learn to be an entrepreneur, or is it something innate?

(17:35) The differing attitudes to work between British and Americans & doing what makes you happy

(22:19) The present and future of remote working

(29:33) Trends towards career changes post-pandemic

(32:19) Trends towards working for and buying from B-Corps

(34:43) The effect of social media on perceptions of entrepreneurialism

(38:06) The importance of being part of a business community

(39:52) On being brave

(44:54) Skye’s definition of success

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