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Evolve to Succeed

Jun 14, 2021

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.

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