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.
Expert Advice: How To Make The Change
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.
Lack of time is not an excuse to stay in the wrong job. Natasha shares her favourite (lesser known) approaches for how you can make time work for you – and, through doing so, make a speedier escape.
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.
Looking for jobs as a career changer can be a soul-sucking experience. In this story, Launch Pad graduate Lee shares how he turned the job-hunting process upside down, and combined commitment, tenacity and creativity to land his dream role.
Ever find yourself 'putting off' your career change for later? You're not alone. Here's how Launch Pad graduate Arianna found a hidden career idea in her procrastination, and started getting paid for something she says she'd happily do for free.
Stuck in your head? Going round and round in circles trying to figure out what else you can do? There's a reason all that thinking isn't working for you. Natasha explains why and shares five fun, practical techniques you can use right away to find clarity and momentum for your career change.
You think you know where you need help when it comes to your career change. But sometimes, the lessons you need are the ones you least expect. Here are three stories from people we've worked with recently and the surprising mindset shifts that helped them get the clarity they were looking for.
Frustrated and exhausted from running constant circles inside your head? Watching the days, months, and even years sail by, while you’re left paralysed in the face of your shift? Natasha shares four tested approaches to get you unstuck and into motion towards finding fulfilling work.