Success Stories

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From Marketing to Own Business

Steff Booth

What do you do when you fall out of love with your job and find nothing that feels even vaguely interesting in the job ads? You could do what Steff Booth did, which was to reinvent herself and launch a business where she does the things she enjoys. Here's her story.

From Banking to Business Coaching

Osmaan Sharif

Osmaan Sharif always thought he'd climb the corporate ladder. That was until a course opened his eyes to a new way of working. Now, he helps business owners to play to their strengths and experience rapid transformations of their own. Here's how he went from employee to entrepreneur.

From Research to Teaching

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Estefania de Torres Socias hated her job, but was also terrified of leaping into the unknown. When she was nearly in an accident, she reassessed her life. Here's the story of what happened next and how she found a career that fits more authentically with who she is.

From Skyscrapers to Software

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Andrea was frustrated by his slow-moving industry. Now he's found work that not only fulfils him, but is also better paid and has better prospects. Here, he shares how failure – and a push from a loved one – can bring surprising results.

From Customer Services to Bikes

Claire Donaldson

"I felt I was floating without purpose in a career that I had fallen into". Claire Donaldson had been scared of turning a much-loved hobby into a job – what if making a living from it killed her passion? But a eureka moment cast new light on the situation. Here's how she made her shift.

From Marketing to Music

Sophie Holderness

"I wasn't happy and I wasn't myself anymore." Sophie Holderness had tried to break into her ideal career before – but it hadn't worked. Feeling like a failure, she settled for a job she loathed. Here's how she took a different approach to finally make her shift happen.

From Number Crunching to Portfolio Career

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"I wanted to look back and say 'Yes, I lived'." Luke Darracott's 9–5 as an analyst just didn't cut it anymore. He needed to care about his work, and to follow all his passions rather than just picking one. Find out how his beloved Spain helped translate his ideal career mix into reality.

From Copy Editor to Content Strategist

Hannah Adcock

Hannah Adcock felt like the oddball at the office party – frustrated that things could be done better, but powerless to change the status quo. A chance encounter with a book helped her see her new career direction clearly for the first time. Now, after a few twists and turns, she's ended up exactly where she wanted to be. Here's her story.

From Broker to Acupuncturist

Steve Coster

"I felt ill knowing I had to go back on Monday morning". Steve Coster despised his job. He didn't know what else he could do, yet his passions and interests outside of work were already offering him clues. Here, he shares how he learned to tune in, and made the bold leap into work he loves.

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