Your second career


Your second career.

If you’ve got a clear picture of the second career you want to pursue, but you aren’t sure how to plan an effective transition and make it a reality, this is designed for you.

My REALISE programme provides a structured framework and hands-on support to help you target and materialise the fulfilling second change you desire.

Whether it’s a complete overhaul or an industry or role side-step, I provide clear-cut support to help you plan the right course of action, remove barriers and accurately position your skills and experience for a successful transition.

Through a mix of personal 1:1 coaching, practical tools and templates, and hands-on writing support, I show you how to overcome the obstacles, set a clear course, pitch yourself in the most compelling way and build sustained momentum to realise your goal. 

Great ready to power forward and effect the feel-good change you want to make.

Programme Overview

Following an assessment of your situation and future career goal, your coaching programme is tailored to your specific needs to help you successfully make the transition.

Programme elements often include:

Transition planning

Mental agility to support your career change

Position your skills and experience


In a nutshell

You get 8 hours of personal support from me, split between coaching sessions, detailed supporting notes, tailored templates, and hands-on writing and design support.

We will agree the mix based on your unique needs, to help you plan, activate and achieve an effective career change.


Programme fee is £1,000.

Payment plans are also available in 3, 6 or 12 month installments if you’d like to spread the cost.

Ready to chart your course and take action?

Case study examples

Jeremy Jackson

Following 32 years in IT, became a director of a children’s hospice and realised the lifestyle he’d always dreamed of

Holly Schipper

After a successful career in IT marketing, identified her passion for education and is now inspiring young minds as a world history and geography teacher

Scott Walker

After many years in journalism, made a successful switch to editorial and partnership management, playing to his innate strengths and interests

Why should you consider signing up for my REALISE programme?

1.  Because it’s tailored to your specific requirements.

I tailor the programme components, and the tools and templates we use to your specific needs. Whichever type of support helps you build the fastest and most effective momentum is where we focus our time and energy and my hands-on input. I’ll help you identify the right route to the second career you’ve chosen and design your programme to match, setting you up for accelerated progress and success.  

2.  Because it’s exciting and inspiring.

This is all about helping you move into meaningful, fulfilling, enjoyable work. I actively show you how to turn your career goal into a reality. We bust myths, remove roadblocks, create a plan, cleverly present your skills and experience, and get you moving. Not only is it exciting, but it’s also a fun-filled, engaging and confidence-boosting ride.

3.  Because it works.

This process is tried and tested. It utilises the blueprint I’ve proved and used to help countless people target and achieve a successful second career.

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I’m not sure what my ideal second career is?

My IDENTIFY programme is designed for you. Check out the details here.

I’m targeting a complete career change but is it really possible to achieve?

Yes. Once you have a clear idea of the right career path to pursue it’s simply a matter of mapping a specific plan to it and taking consistent action. I’ve helped people make huge career shifts into completely different fields successfully, including from IT to the charity sector; from marketing to teaching; from the legal sector to sailing; from PR to health coaching; and from communications to leisure and tourism. If you’re committed to it, it’s absolutely possible. 

How do you determine what type of support I need?

Before we get started, we’ll do a 30-minute background call, plus I’ll send you a questionnaire to fill out, so we can scope out what stage you are at, where you want to get to, what’s currently missing, and where you feel underconfident, unsure or in the dark. I’ll then design a programme with key components that match your needs, which we’ll discuss and agree before our first coaching session.

How do you re-position my skills and experience to support a completely different career?

I spent 20 years in PR and communications, which means I genuinely know how to create and communicate information in a coherent and compelling way. Writing and designing persuasive content is second nature to me, so I’m adept at translating skills and experience to match target careers, even if they seem diametrically opposed. 

Am I too old to make a change?

If you’re alive, and driven to seek fulfilling work, then you’re not too old! A large proportion of my clients are in their 40s and 50s and have successfully identified and changed their careers. Check out these case studies and testimonials for inspiration.

Won’t I be throwing away years of experience and know-how?

Not at all. Whatever your career background, certain skills, experience and contacts you’ve amassed will have a part to play in helping you work towards and effect your career change. Nothing is ever lost and more than you think is transferable. My own personal story is a great example of how this works in practice.

Ready to realise your second career?