5 Entrepreneurs Who Changed Careers at Midlife and TriumphedNovember 6, 2017
“Career anxiety is our latent talent howling through our minds, desperate not to go to the grave unspent.”
These beautiful words are from The Book of Life, an online collection of thoughts about what constitutes emotional intelligence. But they also carry a bit of truth, which sometimes hurts, sometimes scares. It can even get scarier when, at midlife, you find yourself thinking about leaving your 20-year-old job or building a business from scratch. To effect this kind of change is not an easy decision to make. However, it does not mean it cannot be done.
Many people managed to change careers in their 40s, 50s and even 60s. Of these five examples some are renowned personalities, others are little-known generally but reputable in their fields. Each listened to a calling that led them to leave their comfort zone.