What motivates a popular talk show host to quit his career and become an auctioneer? Why does an ambitious advertising exec abandon her successful business to become a healing coach? How does a successful technical writer switch gears and become a special education teacher? If you are considering a career change you will want to read these stories of successful career changers. They will boost your confidence in making a change and excite your thinking as to the possibilities. The end notes provide practical guidelines for navigating transition and suggested resources that will help you to focus your research. Most importantly, this book will reassure you that no matter what your age, there is very little difference between obstacles and opportunities once you are open to change.