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patarcher

Office Escapee Entrepreneur Trainer & Coach TED enthusiast Family guy Primal & Barefoot
patarcher has written 31 posts for A guide to escaping office life

Why Darwin wants us to take a risk and resign

Life and death lessons Man has evolved through tens of thousands of year, through adversity and against all the odds. This has meant that through the ages only the most able physically and mentally survived long enough to reproduce… and here we are now! Throughout history, we have had to take risks to get enough … Continue reading

How adding 1 inch to your chest in 1 week can help your business grow

So imagine you have a 39 inch chest, you’re in trouble. The clothing industry seems to believe our body size moves in 2 inch increments, so you’re either tired of having to either be squeezed into a 38 inch jacket, or end up wearing a slightly baggy 40 inch one… Apart from paying a tailor, … Continue reading

How to Create 30 hours in 5 minutes and the toothbrush workout

Want more time? Spend a few minutes thinking about the below, it could be the wisest investment you make this year. The Shaving debate Having moved in with the in-laws whilst sorting out my business ventures, I noticed some key differences on how my father in law and I do things. Sometimes small things get … Continue reading

Forget 5 a day, you need 10 a day

Ever heard about eating your 5 portions of fruit and vegetables daily? This government initiative is a good guideline of how we should structure our diet, but why stop there? If you want to transform every aspect of your life, counting to 10 will definitely help you: daily. Count to 10 to stay motivated So … Continue reading

See the world through newborn eyes

Want to build better relationships in your business and personal life? Then it’s time to change the way you look at life with this simple change in perspective A world with no words Have you ever thought about how babies see the world? They are born with no language, no concept of what anything is. … Continue reading

When do you know it is time to leave your job?

Story of THE moment of realisation that corporate life just is not worth it courtesy of a fellow Escapee who left 5 years of corporate world in a top US Investment Bank to travel the world and setup on his own. Now not tied to a desk he’s re learning to live more and more … Continue reading

An Office Escapee story: Gemma

An Office Escapee story: Gemma goes from Consultant to Life Coach What was the trigger that made you want to stop being in an office & what was the moment you realised you could not be in an office anymore? The trigger was my first two week holiday from the office after more than a … Continue reading

An Office Escapee story: Dave

Dave has made the transition from Banker to working behind his laptop internationally whilst tending to his young family.  http://www.laptopsnappiesandparadise.com  What was the trigger that made you want to stop being in an office & what was the moment you realised you could not be in an office anymore? We were actually on holiday the … Continue reading

What you need to thrive during your Notice Period

A Notice Period is the way a business protects itself from any negative impact from you leaving… For some people it means 1 month or more of gardening leave (being paid to not be in the office but prevented from starting work for any other companies), for others it means being physically in the office, … Continue reading

An Office Escapee story: Dan

Dan goes from Computer Programmer to French Polisher (Partner and Owner of a French Polishing and Furniture Business) What was the trigger that made you want to stop being in an office & what was the moment you realised you could not be in an office anymore? I’d been employed in an office as a … Continue reading

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