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Dead wrong? I’m overstating it a bit. At least half of us in mid-life are happy. In fact, we’re happier than we’ve ever been.
The other half of Boomers? Suicidal and making good on it.
That’s a brutal reality for the largest and richest generation in history.
The results of the latest Centers for Disease Controle and Prevention study [...]
Honestly, I don’t know why I’m writing about this latest research on vacations, since most of you don’t take them anyway. But, this may explain why we choose to leave vacation days in the bank. Turns out we don’t get no satisfaction from our vacations.
Sabbaticals on the other hand, according to the research, offer up [...]
Many things necessary for the faithful practice of ministry are in short supply. Nothing, however, is in shorter supply than time. Time for prayer, time for family, time for study, time for self.
These opening lines taken from the Sabbatical Grant application for Pastoral Leaders aren’t sentiments of “time shortage” felt only by the ministry. [...]
Let’s confirm what we already know. Most people, at some point, would like to take time out from work. Of course, there are real and serious questions to consider:
Is a sabbatical a smart career move?
Can a sabbatical make me more committed to my career? To my company?
Will I be transformed by the experience? [...]
By 2019, Generation X – born from 1965 to 1978 – will have spent two decades seeking a nod from the Boomers holding senior decision-making jobs. But a little over nine years from now, that will end.
Janet Reid, managing partner at Global Lead, a consulting firm that advises companies like PepsiCo and Proctor & [...]
A sabbatical without a plan is a vacation. And while you might think that just getting “away on vacation” will fill your energy bowl – you are mistaken.
A planned, career break with goals gets you closer to rejuvenation. But if you seek sustainable, energy renewal to bring back to your life and career, your [...]