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Seth Godin's 'Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?'

Seth Godin's Linchpin

If you just want to get the mortgage paid without too much discomfort, this book is not for you. Challenging, razor-sharp and unabashedly passionate, Linchpin is a must-read for anyone who’s serious about doing great work (whether you’re already in a great job or not). Natasha shares what she thought and her top take-aways.

The 'Three Steps' Trick To A Successful Shift

We're always told it's important to have long-term goals. But what if the worst thing you could be doing is thinking about them? Natasha shares her 'three-steps' rule to making a career change without burning out.

Po Bronson's 'What Should I Do With My Life?'

What Should I Do With My Life?

A philosophical read, grounded in real-life stories, Po Bronson's book is one of a kind. But it may not be for everyone. Here's what Careershifters' Kimberley thought of it and her top take-aways.

From HR to Fashion

How do you move into an industry in which you have no experience? Anna Ackred, a former city-based HR advisor who wanted to do something more creative, did just this. Here, she explains the practical steps she took.

From Teaching to Training Teachers

"Initially, I started looking for a totally different area of work as I was so desperate to make a change..." When you don't enjoy your job, it can be tempting to drop everything and run full-tilt in the opposite direction. But, as Siobhan Goffee proved, what you're looking for may be closer to home than you think. Find out how she made a values-led shift instead of a knee-jerk reaction.