There's no escaping it – at some point, you're going to have to 'come out' as a career changer to your friends and family. And what they think and say (or don't think and don't say) can have a huge impact on the way you feel about your shift. So how do you do it? Natasha shares the seven things you need to know when you break the news.
Constantly procrastinating and undermining your own progress when it comes to your shift? Know you're doing counterproductive things, but can't seem to stop yourself? Meet your inner saboteur. Natasha shares 3 key facts about this internal troublemaker, and an unusual approach to getting it back under control.
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.
If you're getting nowhere with your shift, there's a good chance you've got yourself into a 'monkey trap'. Natasha explains what on earth a monkey trap is, how to tell if you're in one, and how to get unstuck.
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.
You're paralysed. The idea of a leap fills you with terror – and yet the thought of another year in your current career is just as scary. In this fear-filled limbo state, how do you move forwards? With the help of a career changer just like you, Natasha shares an effective way to use fear to your advantage.
It comes out at parties, networking events, family dinners… there's no escape. Everybody asks it, everybody's answered it, and everybody sighs when it's mentioned. But nobody dreads it as much as the career changer. It's The Question. Here, Natasha explains how to answer it when you really don't want to.
Feel like your career change is spinning out of control? Craving some certainty? If you're thinking about jacking it all in, wait: it could be a sign you're on the right track. Louise FitzBaxter explains how to navigate what's likely to be the most uncomfortable part of your shift.
You're stuck in your search for work you love. You want nothing more than to wake up excited every morning, but there's something getting in the way. What is it? Natasha suggests your biggest career change adversary might be closer than you think, and offers her insights on how to overcome it.