The Career Change Diaries Podcast: Episode 15

This month on the podcast, I spoke to Philippa Dunn, who began her career as a press officer, before building a career in fundraising and philanthropy. She is now a creative strategist for a range of clients. She's also a writer, and runs a holiday cottage business in her new 'portfolio' career.


The Career Change Diaries Podcast: Episode 14

This month, we speak to Ayisha Gulati. We hear how volunteering opened her up to the realisation that she could be paid for doing what she loved - talking and writing about sport. By taking the time to explore her interests, Ayisha was able to carve out a career that works for her.


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How To Choose A Career Coach

In the nearly 14 years that I’ve been working as coach, I’ve noticed a huge rise in the number of people training and setting up as a coach. And, yet, it remains an unregulated industry. So, I’ve pulled together 7 key questions I believe you should be asking when you're looking for a coach.


How A Professional Development Plan Can Help You Flourish

In an era marked by rapid professional transformation, a personalised professional development plan is a cornerstone for career advancement, as it serves as a strategic framework to navigate various career aspirations. This article covers the essential components of a professional development plan.


The Career Change Diaries Podcast: Episode 13

For April’s episode, I spoke to Milly Pelmore. Before making the leap into sports coaching and education, Milly worked in the charity sector, running innovation teams. Although motivated by the end goal of supporting people, a life behind the desk wasn’t enough, and Milly left it all behind.


Why Your Career Might Not Be The Problem

In this article, I’ve outlined five habits that get in the way of our own happiness. If you can spot any of them in you, it might be worth asking whether changing career is really going to solve the problems you’re currently facing. It may be wise to turn the focus inwards, and work on these first.


The Career Change Diaries Podcast: Episode 12

The Career Change Diaries is a year old! And what a way to celebrate, with this month's guest being legendary career expert, John Lees. In this episode, we discuss the 3 most common perceived barriers to a career change - money, the sunken cost fallacy, and confidence - and how to overcome these.


The Career Change Diaries Podcast: Episode 11

In the latest episode of the podcast, we speak to Rosie Croft, who worked in luxury fashion buying for 12 years, working with some of the world’s most prestigious brands. After years of feeling dissatisfied, Rosie changed career, and is now a skilled artisan craftswoman. This is her story.


4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Career Change

If you have grand career aspirations outside of your current career path, now may be the time to consider a change. But, how do you know whether making a change is the right thing to do? Here, we take a look at four of the core questions can you ask yourself before you decide upon a career change.


The Career Change Diaries Podcast: Episode 10

This month, we speak to Hector Hughes, who quit his job in a tech start-up in order to co-found the digital detox cabin company, Unplugged. We hear how a Quarter-Life Crisis led Hector to a silent retreat in the Himalayas. Soon after, he quit his job and and started his own company.


The Career Change Diaries Podcast: Episode 9

From Professional Wakeboarding to Online Lifestyle & Body Coaching. For December's episode of the podcast, we hear from Jenna Mcavoy, whose career has taken many turns, all fuelled by a desire to help and empower others. Her career journey shows how one chapter can unknowingly lead onto another.


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Alice Stapleton

About Alice

Alice coaches those who want to change career but don’t know what they want to do instead. She offers Career Coaching designed to help graduates, early to mid-level career-changers, and parents returning to work gain a clear vision of what career is right for them, and how to achieve it. She is also an accredited Coach Supervisor, and host of The Career Change Diaries podcast.