A podcast, and community, based on the belief that it is never too late to start over. Join us each week as we talk to inspiring guests who, after spending years obtaining advanced degrees and climbing the corporate ladder, quit to forge their own path to a more fulfilling life.

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Ep. 81: Tackling Your Financial Plan So…

    Are you staying in a job you hate because of money?
    The #1 reason I hear from people when they tell me they can't quit is finances.
    Whether it is too much debt, not


Ep. 80: From Lawyer to Master Coach:…

    On this podcast, we’ve talked to tons of people who have quit careers that they hated in order to find something that they loved. The general premise is that this outside circumstance, namely th


Ep. 79: How to Reinvent Yourself with…

    This week I had the opportunity to chat with Marc Allen, a strategy consultant to social impact and development funders worldwide, advising them on how to create greater human impact with their i


Ep: 78: How to Properly Set Goals…

    If you’re serious about achieving the many dreams you have for your life, you need to start getting serious about setting goals. I know goal-setting, especially around New Year’s, gets a bad r


EP. 77: Dr. Maria Phalime: The Doctor…

    Our guest this week is the incredible Dr. Maria Phalime. Maria wears many hats and she does it well. She is a medical doctor, adjunct senior lecturer, and mindset coach based in Cape Town, South


EP. 76 From Lawyer to Chocolate Maker:…

Sure, quitting is easy if you've always hated your job. But what if you used to love it? What if you loved it for many years? What if you were really, really good at it? I'm so excited about this w


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Hey there! I’m

In 2014, I quit practicing law and embarked on a journey to figure out what actually made me happy. Since then I’ve had 2 kids, started a business, dabbled in passion projects, and forged a completely new path that lights me up. And yet, I’m still figuring it out.

I created Lessons from a Quitter to highlight other people who have broken free from an unfulfilling career to create a life that they love. And, in the process, I hope to show you that it’s ok to quit. In fact, your happiness may depend on it.

Latest Podcast Ep. 81: Tackling Your Financial Plan So You Can Quit With Rob Bertman

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