Career change: it feels ominous and riddled with risk. There are so many important factors to consider. But is making your shift too 'serious' actually what's sabotaging you? Natasha shares an alternative approach to get you moving faster towards work you love.
“When you make such a big change, things are always going to go wrong. That's just part of it.” Andy Sugden quit his corporate job to turn an innovative side-project into a business. Here's how he enlisted the help of others, overcame tight finances, and created a career he's proud of.
Sara thought she'd found her ideal career, but the glow faded fast; she's bored, frustrated, and fed up. Now, she's swinging from idea to idea, trying to make sure her next choice is the right one. How can you be sure of something before you make the leap?
“I've never felt happy with the jobs I've had, so I figured the issue was probably me.” In search of more creativity and freedom, Rhiannon James took herself on a journey of mini-projects, new connections, and self-discovery. Here's how she pulled together the threads and created a portfolio career that finally fits.
Spending day after day in the wrong job hurts. And once you've realised you need a change, all you want to do is make it happen, now. But can trying to change something actually be counterproductive? Natasha shares four concepts that can take you out of panic mode and move you further, faster.
“I was feeling disillusioned. I've always been hardworking and driven. But... there was no room for progression.” When Lesley Collins saw a friend building a successful business of her own, her curiosity was sparked. Here's how she learned to navigate the naysayers and build a new career on her lunch breaks.
Vanessa's not short of ideas on what she'd love to do; she's been nurturing her passions alongside her day job for some time. But loving something and making a living from it are two different things. Can you turn a hobby into a viable career, or is doing what you love best kept for evenings and weekends?
“It was the only career I'd ever known. It was a hard decision to leave.” Daniel Freeman had an exciting career, but the lack of security and reward left him frustrated. Now he's found a job that looks less glamorous from the outside, but feels infinitely better on the inside. This is his story.
You ache for it: that beautiful 'click' of finding your fit. The work you can dedicate your life to, safe in the knowledge you've found your place in the world. But does it really exist? Natasha explains the fallacy of the 'forever career', and the mindset shift that can break you out of the paralysis it induces.