Careershifters blog

From Barrister to Garden Designer

Stressed and overworked in her career, Angela Newman quit the legal profession to follow her passion for working in nature. Now she's using her time to create beautiful outdoor spaces and feels more fulfilled than she ever dreamed she could. Here's how she made it happen.

From the City to the High Seas

"I caught the train to work one March morning. The sun came out, the breeze was a steady force 3-4, perfect for sailing, and I just thought 'what am I doing?'. I resigned that day." From working in finance, Peter Firth now skippers super-yachts in the Caribbean. This is his story.