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.
Jo Ham loved her job but couldn't ignore the pull she felt to make her own art. When a life-changing bolt from the blue turned her world upside down, her creativity became a much-needed release. Here's how she grew her ideas, nurturing them carefully into a rewarding business.
Emily Mayne's trip to Australia introduced her to a new style of working that left her feeling driven and energised. So, she decided to launch her own business to enable her to carry on working in the same way. Here's how she navigated a steep learning curve to create a career on her own terms.
Martin Lamberti's career was stifling his potential. So, he made the bold choice to strike out alone. Here, he shares his warts-'n'-all story of what it's taken to get his business off the ground, and why (despite the wrong turns) it's all been worth it.
Steven Dillon's career was comfortable, progressing well, and earning him great money. But he lacked purpose. Here's how, with tenacity and patience, he's turned his previously outside-of-work passion into a business he loves.
Myriam Hadnes' creativity was being stifled – she longed for a new challenge. So, she started to reach out to others to explore her options. After a few wrong turns, she's now created work that leaves her feeling energised and full of ideas. Here's how she did it.
Lily Chong was ready to do something new in her career, but she didn't know what that could be. So she gave herself three months of downtime to explore her interests and learn what she loved. Here's how she got comfortable with 'not knowing' to create work that fits.
Rosamund Heathcote enjoyed her job, but she also knew that her dreams lay elsewhere. So, she built her own business, nurturing it alongside full-time work, until she was ready to make her leap. This is her story.
Dmitri Grabov had a challenging role that he enjoyed, but he also wanted to see what he could build for himself. So, he took an idea that initially seemed crazy and made it into a reality. This is his story.