Admit it. You sometimes fantasize about living a completely different life. Whether you see yourself selling a screenplay, living abroad, inventing the next big thing, launching a new app, running your own winery, landing a steady paycheck, creating a charity, or making travel your fulltime job--what is stopping you?
People have millions of reasons why they aren't doing what they really want: "It's not practical. It's not realistic. It will never happen. It's just a pipe dream." Just imagine though if it could actually be your life.
The best advice always comes from people who have been exactly where you are--standing at a crossroads, wanting to jump on a new idea and try something completely different. Take the Leap is packed with stories of over 75 men and women who took their great idea and implemented it, who changed their careers, ultimately transforming their lives. Their wisdom paired with expert guidance will inspire anyone ready to make a radical life change.
Each chapter focuses on a different type of career switch. If you are looking for more adventure, ready for your turn in the spotlight, want to make the world a better place, turn your hobby into a career, break into tech, or make money in a creative field, you will find real-life stories of people who did.
We meet a Texas tax attorney who now runs a surf school in Nicaragua, the Hollywood exec who sold all of his possessions to fund a charity, the singer who is fronting a hit band at 71, the doula turned Wall Street heavyweight--and many more. They offer advice on everything from getting out of a rut to taking risks, handling naysayers, making sacrifices, and redefining success. Take the Leap is a career guide for today's ever-changing job market and will inspire everyone dreaming of their own next chapter to go for it.