How To Leave So You'Ll Be Welcomed Back Episodes

Dec. 4, 2020

Week 49: Kind Words of Farewell

Not everyone is comfortable with goodbye, and when it’s time to leave for your career break you might be tempted to just quietly slip away. But none of us can reach World of Away alone, and farewelling provides an important …
Nov. 27, 2020

Week 48: On a Need to Know Basis

This week you make sure folks know what to do when you're not there to do it. Previous World of Away in 365 Days podcast episodes referenced in this week's podcast: Week 16 - All About That Base, No Travel Week 17 - Your Hom…
Nov. 21, 2020

Week 47: What to expect when you're expecting

This week you update everybody's expectations, including your own.
Oct. 9, 2020

Week 41: With a Little Help From My Friends

This week you accept and request a little help from your friends. Virtual Assistants or On-Demand Task Help: Task Rabbit People Per Hour UpWork Coworking and Coaching: Focusmate Regus WeWork
Oct. 2, 2020

Week 40: Listing towards World of Away

This week you arrive at an exciting 12-week milestone, time to create your final checklist to help you launch into World of Away.
Aug. 8, 2020

Week 32: Point of Departure

This week you decide what will be your last day at work before your career break begins and what projects you'll aim to finish up before you bid your colleagues adieu.
Aug. 1, 2020

Week 31: Resume-ing

Do yourself a favor and take some time this week to update your resume or CV while the details are clear in your mind and you have time to examine and describe the projects, skills and responsibilities that you maintain and …
June 19, 2020

Week 25: Juggling all the jobs to do to get ready for World of Away

As you ease into the second half of this trek towards your World of Away, you'll be doing more and planning less. We look at strategies to help focus on completing the little jobs that are imporant for your career break, whi…
April 3, 2020

Week 14: Career break as an opportunity to transition into the next phase of your career

Today we talk with a mid-career IT professional who has already had one career break and is in the process of planning her next one.
March 27, 2020

Week 13: What is an academic sabbatical and how do you fit it into your career?

This week we talk with an Academy insider, a tenured professor who serves on a University sabbatical review committee and has taken several career breaks of his own.
March 20, 2020

Week 12: Where there's a will, there's a way - Career breaks early in your career

Today we talk with Jake Crome, a chemical engineer who took a six-month career break from his first full-time job out of college to hike the Appalachian Trail. Jake was the first person at his company branch to take a career…