reinvent (oneself)

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reinvent (oneself)

To create a new style or persona for oneself; to change one's pursuits, way of life, etc. As a teenager, I was always trying to reinvent myself to be cooler or more mysterious. If you're feeling stuck in a rut with your job, maybe it's time to reinvent yourself.
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reinvent (oneself)

To take up a different career or a different way of life.
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He was speaking at one of the panel discussions "New Technology, Data and Anlaytics Services: How are Exchanges Reinventing Themselves for Tomorrow?" at the 13th World Exchange Congress in Oman.
Many politicians belonging to political dynasties have been reinventing themselves over the years through the party-list groups.
The Tories are reinventing themselves as UKIP but without the beer.
It's great to see people like him reinventing themselves and his personality makes this a really fun series, packed with tips, oddities and salty people.
The premise behind Coping with Crisis: How are Local Governments Reinventing Themselves in the Wake of the Great Recession ?
But to understand just why punk had become so popular, and what its success says about the American Jewish community, it is necessary to go back to New York circa 1974, where a group of nerdy Jews were busy reinventing themselves. Unofficial punk historian Jeff Wengrofsky talks to Long Story Short host Liel Leibovitz.
Eliciting public sympathy and\or reinventing themselves - or just putting the media hound off the true scent - could also be a prevailing symptom of a condition that is, as Mrs Williams observes, rare among the hoi polloi.
* Regarding "Catholic schools reinventing themselves" (NCR, April 2): What's reported there is fine as far as it goes but it does not mention, even in passing, what is happening with regard to a major, if not the major, challenge facing Catholic schools, which do indeed need to reinvent themselves.
- Reg Chatting, by email ACITROEN are steadily reinventing themselves, and the previous generation Picasso is old news.
Designers in Bangalore say that they are now reinventing themselves by making use of less expensive fabrics to cope with the prevailing downward trend in global economy.
It's good to see someone who was such a star to the kids of the 70s and 80s reinventing themselves as an icon for the kids of today.
"For the past 10 years, dancemakers have been reinventing themselves according to their own rules," says Goode.
Just as Jews had to reinvent themselves after the destruction of the Temple and the metropolitan center of Jerusalem in 70 CE, so today they are reinventing themselves after the catastrophic loss of European Jewry in 1933-45.
Our technology is rotating every 18 months, and the bad guys are reinventing themselves every six months; there's something wrong between the landscape of 10-plus years to get something fielded and the bad guys reinventing themselves every six months.
The developers' recent projects and future plans show that these areas are now reinventing themselves to become destinations for experiencing the finest in art, fashion, food, recreation, education, and healthcare.