I always like to keep an eye out for stories of people who have made a successful midlife career change. The other day, the Boston Globe ran an article in it’s food section about Laurelyn Roberts, who went from high up the corporate ladder to baker and entrepreneur.
“Just three years ago, Roberts’s life looked much different from today. She was commuting from Somerville (Massachusetts) to Rhode Island to work long hours as a senior manager of visual communications in the corporate offices of Swarovski North America….”
“When she started contemplating a change from the intense corporate life, baking was naturally first on her list of alternatives. “I was fantasizing about being a baker when I retired. Then I realized that when you’re 70 years old you’re not going to be picking up 50-pound bags of flour. Maybe now was the time to do it,” she says.”
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Ted Behr, Career and Life Coach, Midlife Career Change Specialist