Success Stories

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.

From Corporate Marketer to Own Business

Anna Lundberg had squeezed all the juice from her full-time marketing job and knew it was time to move on. In an all-or-nothing move, she took a long-desired sabbatical, started her own business, and moved to a new country. Sound too good to be true? This is how she did it.

From Academia to Career Advisor

One meeting sparked a new interest in Rebecca Dirnfeld. In a brave move, she gave up the 'academic' identity she had felt so defined by. She is now happily working as a career counsellor and running her own website. Read on to find out how she made her shift.

From Graphic Designer to Tutor

Jamie Mackie spent years grappling with the feeling that his work wasn't right for his evolving lifestyle. He's now happy and developing skills in a new role, but without having shifted away from the sector he loves. Read on to find out more.

From The City to Property

"When I arrived back from two weeks' holiday and found 2,000+ emails in my inbox, I realised I didn't actually have to answer them. I had a choice. I got up and resigned immediately." Find out what Glen Evans did next and how he's made his shift.

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