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.
(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