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Escape The Rat Race within 12 months…

is a personal development company based in London, UK, and was founded in 2014 by Christian Rodwell (Certified Master Coach by the Coaching Standards Authority).Within this community we offer support and guidance to help our members to gain clarity on exactly what their major goals and desires are in life, and then to assist them in taking massive, focused action towards achieving them.

Jul 3, 2018

Welcome Go-getters to a very special half-century episode of Escape The Rat Race Radio. Today, for the first time since EP01 - it’s just you and me, and I’m going to rewind and reflect on the last 49 episodes and everything that’s happened with both #ETRR and myself since I launched this podcast back in December 2016.



During the last 18 months we’ve celebrated a number of successful #escapees - members of the ETRR community who have worked hard and shown unbelievable focus...and been rewarded by finally reaching that point where they can kiss goodbye to the 9-5 and Sack their boss!

If you’ve been a listener since the early days, you’ll have had the pleasure of hearing me speak with some wonderful guests who have shared with us just how they went about switching their mindset from that of an employee to that of an entrepreneur, and the different strategies which helped them to start generating profits rather than wages.

I’d love to shout out every single one of my guests that have appeared on Escape The Rat Radio since we launched (not to mention YOU for tuning in every week and being such an amazing listener and supporter of the #ETRR movement) - I’m going to reference as many of my guests as I can today for you in case you missed those episodes, and I highly encourage you to check the show notes for today’s episode because they are absolutely RICH in content and will direct you to all the right places to help you to start formulating your very own escape plan. 

You’ll also definitely want to make sure you listen all the way through today’s episode because I’ve put together my  first ever Escape The Rat Race Radio Giveaway - and it is absolutely one you need to download and refer to EVERY DAY!

Since launching I’ve had a lot of people ask me about the whole process of podcasting, and I’ve toyed with the idea of creating a guide or mini-course to just be able to point people towards - but it’s actually super easy, and so I’m going to give you a real quick rundown of what my processes are, the kit I use, and my top tips for getting started if you’re wanting to begin podcasting.

Finally, It’s easy to paint a picture online and especially on social media that life is amazing and everything is going well, but as all aspiring entrepreneurs soon realise, that’s most definitely NOT always the case. It can be difficult when you’re building your personal brand and a requirement is to ‘show up’ on social media on a nearly daily basis if you’re going to stand out from all the noise that exists, but there’s times when you just really don’t feel like doing that.

A little later in the show, I’m going to share some of the ‘not so great’ times that I’ve had to endure whilst growing learning the ropes as a rookie entrepreneur since quitting my job and jumping ship 3.5 years ago…..and some of the lessons that I’ve learned along that bumpy road which I absolutely know can help you.

OK, I hope I’ve whetted your appetite enough...let’s dive straight in, let me take you by the hand and let’s look back at the last 18 months and 49 episodes of ETRR…..let’s do this!


In this episode you’ll learn…

  • What my favourite episodes of Escape The Rat Race Radio have been so far, and some of the ‘lessons learned’ from those standout guests
  • What I believe is an honest and realistic time frame for most people to be able to go from PAYE to becoming truly free from their 9-5
  • #ETRR’s recent partnership with and how every we’ve turned every transaction with a customer into an act of giving to help people less fortunate than ourselves to gain access to a better quality of life and improved education.
  • The honest account of how my experience of moving from London to Lisbon, Portugal in 2017 turned out - and why it’s not always as easy as it sounds to live the remote lifestyle
  • What to look forward to in Q2 & Q3 2018 - including my first ever book and a brand new #ETRR Business Accelerator Programme



I’ve distilled the Lessons Learned from every single #escapees episode into one super-charged and easy to digest download for you, and onto 1 single PDF page.

These 10 tips, in my opinion, are so powerful that if you’re truly serious about changing your situation as quickly as possible, then you should read this list every morning when you wake up, and again before you go to bed.


You really don’t want to miss out on this Freebie so go to, and download this right now.

Links & Resources mentioned in this episode:

Take The Wealth Dynamics Entrepreneur Profile Test

#ETRR Inner Circle Peer Group

Podcast Editing - Sam @ Right Royal Audio

EP02 - Dan Waldschmidt

EP007 - Daniel Priestley, Key Person Of Influence

EP012 - Leon Logothetis - The Kindness Diaries

EP015 - Dr John Demartini - The Values Factor

EP017 - Roger Hamilton - Entrepreneur’s Institute

EP021 - Gary Chappell - Nightingale Conant

EP025 - Paull Dunn - Buy One Give One

EP027 - Rob Moore - Disruptive Entrepreneur

EP030 - Kriss Akabusi - Olympic & World Champion Athlete

EP038 - Simon Coulson - Internet Business School

EP042 - Jay Papasan - The ONE Thing

EP049 - John Kettley - #ETRR Business Academy Mentor


Podcasting Setup:

Marantz Professional MPM1000U USB Microphone

Large Foam Mic Windscreen

Ammoon Mini Foldable Desktop Microphone Tripod

Guest Details:

Christian Rodwell LinkedIn Profile

Escape The Rat Race Founder


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