Kristen likes the people she works with and the way she works, but not the job itself. When you have some of what you want in your career (but not all of it), how can you join the dots to have everything light you up?
“I sleep better at night and feel a sense of fulfilment I never thought possible.” Though Tate Price was challenged by his career, he didn't find it worthwhile. Here's how he taught himself a new skill set, found an outlet for his creativity, and secured a job in an industry where he had no previous experience.
You should be further along in your shift. You should have done more. You're not where you wanted to be by now. Sound familiar? Natasha shares three lessons to get you focused, freed up, and having fun with your career change.
"Of course, my income isn't guaranteed, but I see that as more of a challenge, and I'm not far off what I used to earn now." It's not easy to 'give up' a career you've worked hard to build. But for Hazel Morris, continuing her busy, long-distance job was no longer an option. Here's how she turned a gift for a friend into a business and a lifestyle she loves.
Lucy's had enough of work that doesn't challenge or stimulate her. But her career so far has made her a jack of all trades (and master of none). How can you get a foot in the door of work you love when your prior experience won't even get you an interview?
“It was unsettling to finally get my 'dream job' and discover it wasn't quite what I'd imagined.” When Kate Bee transformed her health, she also discovered a way out of the career she no longer loved. Here's how she found clarity, started a business, and used a portfolio approach to manage her finances along the way.
“I wanted to be able to look back on my life and think I'd done something I enjoyed, on my own terms.” Roly Simpson had gone as far as he could go in his old career, so he decided instead to focus on a long-standing passion. Here's how he combined work experience, retraining, and careful planning to do work he loves.
Feeling trapped in your career? Author Timothy Butler believes that your dead ends are your biggest opportunities. Here, Louise FitzBaxter shares her reflections on his theories, and why they're not all you'll need to make a successful shift.
Paralysed by the idea of a major change? Unable to find the answers you need? Sometimes, you have to come at big questions from unexpected angles. And the more you can enjoy the process, the quicker you'll move. Natasha shares four playful ways to make consistent, meaningful progress towards work you love.
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