Brandon Brady enjoyed his job. But his prospects were limited, and besides, he was itching to see the world. So, when an opportunity to work abroad piqued his interest, he decided to grab it with both hands. Here's his story.
Karen Wigley could no longer muster enthusiasm for her work. So, she decided to turn her love of entertaining into a business she could feel proud of. Here she shares how she's combining a realistic attitude to money with something she truly enjoys.
Charlotte McMillan's light-bulb idea happened one morning in the shower. While starting her own business has been a big risk, now she's in the driving seat of something she feels passionate about. Here's how she did it.
Vera Frajtova realised that job-hopping wasn't going to solve her long-term job dissatisfaction. So, she decided to think outside the box. Now she's found her way to a sector where she's feeling inspired daily, and (after making a few adjustments) learned how to live and work in a new way. Here's her story.
Kimberley Davenport had thought her idea of going freelance was a pipe dream. Then, her circumstances changed. Here's how she managed a steep learning curve to go from a now-or-never moment to a business of her own.
James Edwards found himself stuck with limited opportunities for growth. So, when the right set of circumstances arose to allow him to leave his job, he grabbed the chance. Here, he shares how he resigned without a backup plan and started again by transferring his skills to an entirely new field.
Verity knew it was time for a new challenge: something that would both stretch her and offer the flexibility she needed. She had a powerful set of skills, but getting recruiters in new fields to see that was no easy task. Here's how she persevered to find new work that inspires her.
Maria Lima was bored with her role. By going back to her family roots she's rediscovered an activity that gives her genuine pleasure and, through this, found a whole new world of career possibilities. Here's how she's managed long hours and a salary drop to make the work she loves a reality.
Stifled and far removed from the positive impact she wanted to make, Laura Rimmer decided to launch out on her own. Here, she shares how a common-sense approach and a healthy dose of realism kept her finances on track and made her leap possible.
Siobhan Partridge was tired of working for someone else. She needed to know if she could build something of her own, so she set out to make it happen. Here's how she's created a work arrangement that, despite the ups and downs, she wouldn't change for anything.