Takayuki Hayashi quit his IT job in Japan after watching the Riverdance stage show, and moved to Dublin in Ireland to learn to be an Irish dancer. He now runs the Irish Dance Academy in Tokyo with his wife. Takayuki Hayashi quit his IT job in Japan after watching the Riverdance stage show, and moved to Dublin in Ireland to learn to be an Irish dancer. He now runs the Irish Dance Academy in Tokyo with his wife.
Takayuki Hayashi quit his IT job in Japan after watching the Riverdance stage show, and moved to Dublin in Ireland to learn to be an Irish dancer. He now runs the Irish Dance Academy in Tokyo with his wife.

‘Keep hold of the belief anything is possible’: how having the courage to make a late career change can alter your life for the better

  • From banker to baker, IT worker to Irish dancer, radical job switches are daunting, but they have the power to rewire entire careers and lives
  • There are ways to help maximise your chances of success. We talk to four people who flourished after stepping into the unknown

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Takayuki Hayashi quit his IT job in Japan after watching the Riverdance stage show, and moved to Dublin in Ireland to learn to be an Irish dancer. He now runs the Irish Dance Academy in Tokyo with his wife. Takayuki Hayashi quit his IT job in Japan after watching the Riverdance stage show, and moved to Dublin in Ireland to learn to be an Irish dancer. He now runs the Irish Dance Academy in Tokyo with his wife.
Takayuki Hayashi quit his IT job in Japan after watching the Riverdance stage show, and moved to Dublin in Ireland to learn to be an Irish dancer. He now runs the Irish Dance Academy in Tokyo with his wife.
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