This brief article from The Chronicle of Higher Education examines multiple skillsets that may prime you for a leap into non-academic/non-industrial career paths.

From the article: "Career exploration takes work and time. It's a myth that your academic program always equals a career. Actually, it's your intellect, skills, and goals that lead you to a career. You have to be proactive about it and can't expect others (especially employers) to make connections for you. Just keep in mind that hundreds of other scientists have found happiness in many different kinds of careers."

View the article, "Career Paths for Life Scientists"