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HBR Guides to Managing Your Career Collection (6 Books) by Harvard Business Review

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CHAPTER 19

From Accountant to Yogi: Making a Radical Career Change

by Vijay Govindarajan and Hylke Faber

At some point, nearly all of us will experience a period of radical professional change. Some of us will seek it out; for others it will feel like an unwelcome intrusion into an otherwise stable career. Either way, we have choices about how we respond to it when it comes.

We recently caught up with yoga entrepreneur Leah Zaccaria, who put herself through the fire of change to completely reinvent herself. In her quest to live a life of purpose, the Seattle-based yogi shed her high-paying accounting job, her husband, and her home. In the process, she built a radically new life and career. Since then, she has founded two yoga studios, met a new ...

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