Design a business - and a life - that gives you freedom from the ‘9 to 5’

Enjoy success on your own terms with a profitable, and enjoyable, business that supports your lifestyle and lets you say goodbye to that corporate life for good.

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How can we help you?

I’m at a crossroads in my life and career and I’m not sure what’s next

I’d like to find a way to quit my job and start my own business

I’ve started a business and now I want to make it a success

ESCAPING THE 9 TO 5

Building a profitable business that gives you more freedom, flexibility and fulfilment

The 5 pillars of building a life outside of the 9 to 5

These are the 5 key areas that you need to focus on to make your business, and your lifestyle, viable for the long term.

"Anna's knowledge
and experience
are priceless"

“Anna is incredibly insightful and she asks brilliant questions that help her clients take big leaps forward. Her knowledge and experience are priceless in helping individuals make the transition from corporate life to running a business – and her consistent support and encouragement mean her clients always know she has their back. Highly recommended!”

-ANGELA SHERMAN WRITER AND SPEAKER,
MEMBER OF THE BUSINESS ACCELERATOR

"I can’t recommend Anna highly
enough"

“Working with Anna has been wonderfully energising and inspiring! After every call I came away with absolute clarity about what I need to do and how to do it. Best of all, Anna empowered me by making me truly believe I have the capability to succeed, overcoming the self-limiting beliefs that have been holding me back. It’s been a hugely transformational experience that’s going to have far reaching future benefits for me and my business.”

-MIRANDA ELLIS TRANSFORMATIONAL LIFE COACH, 1:1 CLIENT

"A valuable source
of ongoing support
and guidance"

“Anna’s attentive listening and natural empathy means her feedback is easy to digest and action, even when Anna suggests something that will take me out my comfort zone. I would highly recommend this programme if you’re looking for an intelligent, supportive programme that can help you grow your ideas into reality, or help you discover a new direction in life.”

-SARAH ALLISON PR CONSULTANT AND HOLISTIC PRACTITIONER, MEMBER OF THE BUSINESS INCUBATOR

MEET OUR FOUNDER

Anna S. E. Lundberg

Voted ‘most likely to succeed’ and graduating top of her class aged 17, Anna studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford and then continued on to do a post-graduate degree in International Relations at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva.

Having ‘ended up’ in corporate marketing after her studies, she spent the formative years of her career in beauty and luxury brand management. Leaving her role at multinational Procter & Gamble to start her own company in 2013, she began her new entrepreneurial path by providing digital marketing consulting to well-known brands like Burberry through to exciting new start-ups and solopreneurs.

Anna now combines her decade of experience in corporate marketing with her training in coaching and positive psychology techniques to help people reimagine the next phase of their career, with a blend of life coaching and business mentoring.

10

YEARS IN
FMCG MARKETING

7

YEARS OF
COACHING

6

CONTINENTS
REACHED

26,000

PODCAST
DOWNLOADS

DISCOVER THE PODCAST

Reimagining Success with Anna S.E. Lundberg

A mix of inspirational, thought-provoking episodes and more practical, actionable strategies and tips to help you take action

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MUST listen! Anna truly has one of the most insightful & authentic business podcasts out there! She is so genuine in what she is teaching and she knows her stuff too.

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST

Leaving the corporate book

DISCOVER THE BOOK

Leaving the
Corporate 9 to 5

After interviewing 50 people who have left the corporate 9 to 5 to forge their own path, Anna has collected their stories to inspire you with the possibilities that are out there and reassure you that you’re not alone in looking for an alternative.

IN THE BOOK, SHE CONSIDERS THE ALTERNATIVES:

  • Moving into a different sector
  • Going freelance
  • Launching your own business
  • Creating a portfolio career
  • Taking a leap of faith
Leaving the corporate book

DISCOVER THE BOOK

Outside of the 9 to 5

Anna continues the journey in her new book, where she details what’s needed to sustain your initial escape from the 9 to 5 in a guide to designing and building a profitable business that gives you more freedom, flexibility and fulfilment.

IN THE BOOK, SHE GUIDES YOU THROUGH
THE 5 PILLARS OF A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS:

  • Identifying your personal definition of success
  • Cultivating confidence and resilience
  • Choosing the right business model
  • Building an effective personal brand
  • Designing flexible work-life integration

Latest podcast episodes

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Ep. 194 When you don’t need a vacation

*Resources mentioned during the episode* The Outsiders Business Incubator – A year-long business incubator ...

PLAY EPISODE8 August 2022
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Ep. 193 What is a lifestyle business?

*Resources mentioned during the episode* The Outsiders Business Incubator – A year-long business incubator ...

PLAY EPISODE1 August 2022

JOIN THE COMMUNITY

Escaping the 9 to 5

Join our Facebook group to meet a community of like-minded would-be escapees as they work on redefining and achieving success on their terms.

“Everything you’ve ever
wanted is one step outside
your comfort zone.”

Book a free consultation

If you’re feeling a bit stuck and not sure how to move forward, let’s get on the phone to explore how we can work together to help you achieve your goals, and which option is the best fit for you.

Outside of the 9 to 5

Anna continues the journey in her new book, where she details what’s needed to sustain your initial escape from the 9 to 5 in a guide to designing and building a profitable business that gives you more freedom, flexibility and fulfilment.

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