Stuck in a job that isn't you? Ready for a career change, but have no idea what else you could do – or where to start? Drawing on his own story, Richard explains how by ditching the conventional career rules, you'll radically increase your chances of finding something you love.
A dog psychologist, a radio host, and a painter.... These people aren’t (technically) qualified to give you guidance on your career change. But they’re also not scared to tell you the truth. If what you’re doing isn’t working, try these five provocative lessons, collated by Natasha, to bring new ideas and energy to your shift.
Can't bring yourself to take action on your career change? Feeling fearful, overthinking, procrastinating, and staying stuck as a result? Sounds like Resistance is at play. Here, Natasha explains the three places Resistance might show up in your shift, and the four key elements you need to overcome it.
If fears about money have stopped you from going after a career you love, this piece is for you. Here, Natasha shares the three most effective ways to manage your cash through a shift, and takes a frank, warts-'n'-all look at how successful career changers have made it work.
You’re thinking about a new career. But how do you know if you really need a change? Are these feelings just normal ups and downs, or are they warning flags you need to pay attention to? Check out our guide to the most important clues you're in the wrong career. How many feel familiar?
When you try to imagine your future career, what can you see? Is there a clear, inspiring image in front of you, or an intimidating blank page? Natasha explains why it's so hard to come up with ideas for your career change, and shares some unconventional lessons from the experts in how to create something from nothing.
If you want to move into fulfilling work, there’s one thing you’ll need to have in place before anything else. It’s not the right idea, a detailed plan or sufficient money (though they all help). It’s more fundamental than that. Here, with examples from her own story, Natasha shares what’s at the core of a successful shift.
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.
If you're stuck in your shift, the first thing you need to change is probably not your career. It's your mindset. Here, Launch Pad graduate Alison shares how her new perspective helped her leave a well-respected but unfulfilling career for something that feels just right.