It's one thing to know that your friends and family don't take your dreams seriously. But what if the person mocking your career aspirations is you? Brian's not sure he could ever make the leap from his respected profession into something less prestigious, no matter how unhappy he becomes. How can he overcome this mental block?
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Daniel has a successful career that he's worked hard to build, and importantly, he's financially comfortable. He wants to do something he's passionate about, but knows he won't be able to match what he's currently making for a long time, if at all. Is it really possible to do what you love and still maintain the lifestyle you want, or will 'reality' always hold you back?
Christine has an exciting idea for her future career, but she's scared to make the leap in case it all goes wrong. Is it ever worth risking everything you have for something you can't be sure of?
Elena wants to feel excited, inspired, and proud of her career, and right now, she couldn't feel less passionate about what she does. But whenever she tries to work out what would make her happy, she comes up short. Does everyone have a passion to discover, or is she seeking something that doesn't exist?
All Diane wants to do is meaningful work: something that makes a difference. But no matter how passionate she is, or how many jobs she applies for, she can't seem to get past her lack of experience. What can she do?
For more than a year, Mark has been trying to escape a career he's outgrown. But every approach he's tried has failed – or worse, backfired. How do you keep working towards a career you love when everything keeps going wrong?
Mary's secret career dreams are big and bold and exciting. But they feel so unrealistic, given where she's reached, that she's embarrassed to even say them out loud. Is it time to give up and aim for something more sensible?
Tessa isn't miserable at work, but she still wants more from life. Trouble is, her excitement about each new idea fizzles out in a short period of time. Is she coming up with all the wrong ideas, or is she just a lost cause?
Dean wants nothing more than to find work he loves. He feels like he's tried everything – making lists, talking to recruitment consultants, reading career-change books – but still hasn't got the clarity he's been looking for. Is it time to give up? Or is there something else he could do?