Success Stories

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From Marketing to Teaching

"I came home from a bad day at work and I just knew I had to do something else." Undervalued and fed up, Mary Evans ditched her office job to discover what she really wanted to do. Here, she shares how Barcelona, late nights and hard work led to a job she's finally proud of.

From Law to Coaching

Anna Margolis worked in London and LA as an international employment lawyer. No matter where she was living, she couldn't shake off the feeling that she was wasting her life away. A chance encounter led her to making her shift – and now she couldn't be happier. Here's how she did it.

From Programme to Product Management

Alex had been thinking about a career change for a long time. When redundancy loomed, he decided to make his move and threw himself fully into the process. Here's how he retrained, built up a new community of friends and landed the job he'd been dreaming of.

From Analyst to Senior Brand Manager

Jessica Deckinger previously worked as an analyst in an investment bank. She loved it, but wanted to use more of her creative skills – and have a life outside work. Now she's found the perfect place to have both as the Senior Brand Manager for a large confectionery company. This is her story.

From Barrister to Garden Designer

Stressed and overworked in her career, Angela Newman quit the legal profession to follow her passion for working in nature. Now she's using her time to create beautiful outdoor spaces and feels more fulfilled than she ever dreamed she could. Here's how she made it happen.

From the City to the High Seas

"I caught the train to work one March morning. The sun came out, the breeze was a steady force 3-4, perfect for sailing, and I just thought 'what am I doing?'. I resigned that day." From working in finance, Peter Firth now skippers super-yachts in the Caribbean. This is his story.

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