NEW YEAR = NEW YOU #neverstoplearning

Julia Child  worked as a researcher for a government intelligence agency before discovering her passion for cooking at the age of 36.

Julia Child worked as a researcher for a government intelligence agency before discovering her passion for cooking at the age of 36.

It’s a new year and for many of us it’s an opportunity to change and try something outside our comfort zone. Whether it’s a new way of looking at things, a career change, adopting a new process or kicking bad habits to the curb, we believe the new year is the best time to start a “new you” and create a fresh path that may lead to something amazing in 2019.

Take inspiration from these successful late-bloomers that took winding career paths before discovering their passions later in life:

Designer  Vera Wang  was a professional ice skater and even appeared in Sports Illustrated before she dipped her toes into fashion and launched her own brand at the age of 40.

Designer Vera Wang was a professional ice skater and even appeared in Sports Illustrated before she dipped her toes into fashion and launched her own brand at the age of 40.

Photographer  Brandon Stanton  worked in finance as a bonds trader before pursuing his passion in photography with  Humans of New York , a photography project celebrating everyday New Yorkers through portraits and interviews that lead to even bigger things.

Photographer Brandon Stanton worked in finance as a bonds trader before pursuing his passion in photography with Humans of New York, a photography project celebrating everyday New Yorkers through portraits and interviews that lead to even bigger things.

And the list goes! So what we’re trying to say is that it’s never too late to change or try something new that excites you, because you’ll never know where it can lead you to next!