Careershifters blog

From Property to Start-up

Hugo Douglass

"I had become disillusioned, unfulfilled and increasingly frustrated." With his heart no longer in his London property job, Hugo Douglass left it to launch his own business – and with no prior start-up experience. This is how he did it.

Arnold Bennett's 'How To Live On Twenty-Four Hours A Day'


You have to live on twenty-four hours of daily time. Out of it you have to spin health, pleasure, money, content, respect, and the evolution of your immortal soul. Arnold Bennett’s ‘How To Live On Twenty-Four Hours A Day’ is a practical, funny and inspiring exploration of how to do it effectively – a brief, brilliant read for career-changers and the happy-at-work alike.

From Recruitment to Fitness

When a tragic loss changed Shanade's priorities in life, it was only a matter of time before she knew she had to get out of recruitment and start doing something she loved. Find out how she harnessed creative thinking, energy, and action to get out from behind her desk and launch her own online fitness business.

From Accountant to Social Entrepreneur in India

Where does your morning commute take you? For Chris Way, it's often a trip into Mumbai's largest slum. His career as the founder of a tour company and non-profit is a far cry from his previous one as an accountant, but he's finally doing something he's truly passionate about.