Archives for sabbaticals
In the brave new world we in which we will soon live, when this chaos is over, significant changes will prevail. Will life be more complex? Will we downsize life as easily as we choose (as predicted) less square footage in our new homes? Will we work less; sabbatical more? Or will we choose a [...]
Moms of the world, this post’s for you. Whether you work full time, part time or devote all of your energy to your family, are sabbaticals for you?
Alina Tugend, a New York Times reporter broaches this subject at the end of her recent column, “The Best Time To Ask For a Sabbatical Could Be [...]
The sabbatical trend keeps growing. We know that because at yourSABBATICAL our list of organizations offering sabbaticals (see Companies on a Quest) keeps growing.
But if you don’t work for one of those companies, you may be on your own with the work-life balance problem. Perhaps you can make it happen by participating every year [...]
Here’s the sabbatical mindset – you live the life you want AND work during every phase of it. Rather than swapping a career for a personal life, both co-exist year in and year out until St. Peter blows his bugle.
The idea that people dispose of their careers after 40 years of plugging away to go play [...]
One minute you’re standing in knee deep turquoise water happily looking for shells. Next you’re caught in a rip tide getting swept out to sea – fighting for your life. If you’re on forced sabbatical, you can probably relate.
Here’s the thing about rip tides: It’s relatively easy to escape unharmed IF YOU KNOW WHAT [...]
Bud Bilanich, “The Common Sense Guy”, in his blog, “Vacation Time is a Great Time to Establish Yourself,” presents your co-worker’s vacation as THE opportunity of a professional lifetime for YOU – who will not be on vacation. Simply by volunteering to take on some of his work, you’ll be growing your skills – [...]