Success Stories

From Law to Own Business

"Closing a deal is enough for some people, but it wasn’t for me". Fed up of hierarchies and longing for her work to have real impact, Carla Monteiro-Reuter journeyed through a two-phase career shift that led her to the people-development work she loves. Here, she shares her story.

From Corporate Consulting to Start-up

Bella Zanesco earned big bucks in a sought-after role, but she was overworked and fed up with work that didn't make a difference. Now, with the lessons learned from her shift, she's created a business to help others successfully navigate change. This is her story.

From Advertising to Weddings

Nishma Mistry's creativity was caged by the corporate accounts she worked on. So, she took a hobby she enjoyed and turned it into a sideline business. Now her design skills have free rein and she's enjoying the best of both worlds. Here's how she did it.

From City Law to Start-Ups

Kate Jackson had a successful career, a great boss and interesting work. But the thought of climbing the corporate ladder just didn't get her blood pumping. Here, she shares how she turned her dreams of running her own businesses into reality.

From Marketing to Interior Design

Louise Keane had status and success in her PR role, but also a creeping sense that something was missing. She made the choice to step into more creative work and scratch the entrepreneurial itch she’d had for years. Here’s how she made her shift.

From HR to Coaching

Sally-Anne Dunn's work in HR left her feeling purposeless, bored, and even her teeth were starting to complain... Her career change has taken her from Cape Town to Iceland, and she's now back in the UK building a portfolio career with meaning (and mountain bikes).

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