Work online and travel the world… it sounds wonderful – and according to the media, it’s more possible than ever. But what’s the reality behind the glamour? And, if you have responsibilities, how practical is it? Here, Natasha uncovers the highs and lows of being a digital nomad (including stories from people who’ve shifted into the lifestyle), and the most effective strategies to get started.
How to make the change
Yes, Launch Pad Alumni change careers – but their mindset is usually the first thing that shifts. In the last of our three-part series, Alison shares how a new perspective on life helped her leave a well-respected but unfulfilling career for something that feels just right.
Launch Pad Alumni have used a range of unconventional approaches to finding fulfilling work. In this story from our three-part series, Lee shares how he turned a frustrating job-hunting process upside down, and combined commitment, tenacity and creativity to land his dream role.
Launch Pad Alumni are some of the most inspiring people we know. And in this three-part series, they're sharing the biggest, most impactful ideas they've learned in their shifts. Here's how Arianna found a hidden idea in her procrastination, and started getting paid for something she says she'd happily do for free.
Stuck in your head? Going round and round in circles trying to figure out what else you can do? There's a reason all that thinking isn't working for you. Natasha explains why and shares five fun, practical techniques you can use right away to find clarity and momentum for your career change.
You think you know where you need help when it comes to your career change. But sometimes, the lessons you need are the ones you least expect. Here are three stories from people we've worked with recently and the surprising mindset shifts that helped them get the clarity they were looking for.
Frustrated and exhausted from running constant circles inside your head? Watching the days, months, and even years sail by, while you’re left paralysed in the face of your shift? Natasha shares four tested approaches to get you unstuck and into motion towards finding fulfilling work.
There is no magic wand to career change; no one-size-fits-all answer to finding fulfilling work. But if there's one thing that will have a massive impact on your journey to work you love, it's other people. Natasha shares why making a shift alone is a dangerous game, and how to get started building your very own career change support team.
Are you desperate to get away from your current career? Willing to do anything to escape? You might be heading toward a reactive shift. With two real-life examples, Natasha explains how to make sure your future isn't dictated by your past.
Don't yet feel fully prepared for your shift? Natasha explains why 'ready' can be a dangerous concept, and why you should get started, whatever stage you're at.