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“After 20 years of corporate service, I now want to lead my own life”

Having held C-level positions for the past decade, Gido van de Geest consciously took his last interim job for 6 months only, although the temptation to resume was high. “An ...
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“Success and burnout taught me one thing: It was never all on me to run the whole show”

Being headhunted to senior executive positions in the pharma industry for the first part of her professional life, Sarah Matthew took a major career turn in 2003 and co-founded her ...
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“My startup tested me in ways life rarely does.”

She and her friend had a great idea and executed it well. Their unicorn business, however, might have looked glamorous on the outside – meeting musicians from Cheryl Cole to ...
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“I didn’t just change a job, I transformed the way I do everything.”

Lexie Papaspyrou's transition is far less technical than “a job to job.” Career, in her dictionary, is not a noun but a verb: and it means to run uncontrollably. So ...
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