From the cockpit of Das Boot, our 43′ sailboat, I watch a sailboat’s navigation lights flicker on followed by the engine’s purr and the drone of the chain as two cruisers haul in their anchor. It’s almost dark. There are few safe anchorages for a hundred miles. Where are they going? Were they off on […]
A sabbatical is an extraordinary adventure with the potential to be a return on investment like no other. Time, energy and money all converge to create a possible life-changing event. We know individuals who improve their leadership game, careers, lifestyles, approach to conflict, work/life balance and relationships after they return. But in the planning stages […]
Let’s say the company announces a new program to allow time out from work – a sabbatical program. Immediately after a shock and awe moment, employees have a few questions. Do you know what they are? They want to know: Do I get to go? For how long? Will I be paid? Can I do […]
Ron leaves his workplace at the end of next week for a six-week paid sabbatical provided by his company. The opportunity to live in Germany with his wife and young son in the small town of Bonn has been well planned. He’ll attend language classes, travel and also call on a couple of prospective clients. […]
Vipin Goyal, who founded his business SideTour after taking a six-month sabbatical, and yourSABBATICAL.com Co-Founder Elizabeth Pagano McGuire join The Daily Circuit to explore the validity of professional sabbaticals. See full story and hear a re-play of the show.
Do you see your future as an entrepreneur, freelancer, mid-career breaker or creator of social change? You can gain skills, tools, insight and knowledge to make your idea happen … if you’re willing to move quickly. Why take a chance and zoom off to Bali in October for three weeks? Because seizing opportunities are how […]