David describes his “Cortez method” of transition where he resigned from his Corporate Directors Job and set up a company the same day, all while his wife was expecting their first child. He talks about how the “bowstring” was drawn so tight he knew it was time to go.
Nathan had dreamed of being an airline pilot all his life. He describes how his taste for newness and adventure was at odds with the certainty and predictability of flying and that he knew deep down that one day he would walk away. He recalls the question which gave him the impetus to leave the security of his career and how the inner certainty in his heart has never wavered even when his mind is tripping out.
Achmed had a brilliant career in medical research all picked out, but while visiting his new lab in California, he made the courageous decision to choose his family and retrain.
Keith was seen as a real talent and rose very quickly through the ranks of his telecoms company, before deciding that he wanted a life with greater purpose and now focusses on his twin passions of great music and a great business.
Yaron is a renowned drummer who has played on the world’s greatest stages, but a change in his family circumstances meant he had to find a more stable career. Yaron has crossed many thresholds but describes how the exploration into men’s work has been a transition lasting several years.
Ogo set up a company with a friend literally on the kitchen table of his small flat, but after 20 years decided he wanted to live a more values-based life and sold his share of his company so he could start a clothing brand with his wife, which celebrates colour and diversity.
Dan talks about how he found himself in a well-paid job in the city just by saying yes to the things he thought you were meant to. He describes the challenges of stepping out of the matrix and is how he now finds living in Vietnam, fulfilling his dream to ride his bike and wear flip-flops every day.
Erik, a Database IT consultant, had a powerful vision that he thought about every day but found his busy life and competing priorities left him feeling shame and a lack of integrity about not bringing his dream to life until he found the support he needed to refocus and direct his efforts to his passion project and see it come alive.
Nadeem had was as a very successful career in Investment Banking, but found the higher he moved up the organisation, the less meaningful he found the work. He chose to redefine success for himself and made the bold decision to resign. He talks openly of his challenges admits to things he may have done differently, but has never regretted his decision.
Mark describes himself as a “rabid introvert”, and shares that although he has lived about 10 different lives, one of his most significant thresholds was when he realised he was not cool or popular. Mark tells a truly fascinating story of his metaphorical death and rebirth and how we went from a decision to end it all to re-building his life block by block.