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.


Latest Podcast

EP. 60 How Peter Glatz Quit His…

    How many times have you wanted to start over? How many times have you started thinking about the possibilities only to follow them up with the thought, "but it's too late in my life to do this"? I

Ep. 59: How Kelsey Chapman Built a…

    A common theme we've seen is that a lot of new career paths evolve out of the need to create a hobby or some kind of outlet. Kelsey Chapman's story begins in a similar place. She started blogging

Ep. 58 How Michelle Schroeder-Gardner makes millions…

    You don't necessarily have to pursue a whole new path in order to make a career change. On today's episode, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner got her MBA in finance and then started working as a financia

Ep. 57: How Steve Trang Quit Engineering…

We're continuing our series of throwing back to some of our favorite episodes from the first year of the podcast! While Steve's original episode was full of wisdom and inspiration, the real reason

Ep. 56: Why you don’t need passion…

    Since we've recently gained so many new listeners, we wanted to throw it back to one of our favorite episodes!
    I love this conversation with Pye! It was such a raw and in-depth conversat

Ep. 55: 10 lessons I’ve learned from…

    Happy one year anniversary! It has officially been a year since I started this podcast and I've learned so much both through doing the podcast and from the conversations I've had with guests. I fi

Behind The Mic

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. 60 How Peter Glatz Quit His Dental Practice At 65 To Start a Second Career In one Of America’s Best Restaurants