Dec. 25, 2020
If you are about to begin your career break in the coming year I want to wish you a heartfelt Congratulations! And I encourage you to savor this moment. For those of you who've been listening and cheering from the sidelines,…
Dec. 19, 2020
Sometimes we rely on our surroundings to find our bearings, but don't allow your doubts or nerves or the expectations and concerns of others to pull you off course. As you're getting ready to step into World of Away, stand t…
Dec. 12, 2020
This week you roll up life as you know it and clear a path for your career break. For some that means packing things up and for others it may mean letting go to make room for something new. Some packing lists to get you star…
Nov. 21, 2020
This week you update everybody's expectations, including your own.
Nov. 6, 2020
This week we talk with Catherine Morrison, executive coach, consultant, and law professor specializing in conflict management and negotiation who has taught at Johns Hopkins University and Penn State University. Catherine is…
Oct. 30, 2020
This week we talk with Dr. Kerrie Smedley about the reasonable doubt you may have after you've decided to take a career break and how to feel at ease about your commitment to World of Away. Here are some additional resources…
Oct. 24, 2020
How can you playfully approach the things you have yet to do for World of Away?
Oct. 9, 2020
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 Coach.me WeWork
Sept. 26, 2020
What if you could reorganize time and reach into the future to steal a few of your treasured retirement days to spend on a career break now? Would you do that? Because you know you can, and you won't even get caught.
Sept. 18, 2020
This week we meet Dr. Terrah Keck-Kester and discuss stress and burnout and explore some ways to relight your fire. UMass Center for Mindfulness - website and minfulness resources, books, and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reducti…
Sept. 11, 2020
This week we consider how to maintain the mindset you need to reach World of Away. Hidden Brain You 2.0: The Mind's Eye Clearer, Closer, Better : How Successful People See the World by Emily Balcetis And you can leave Shaun …
Aug. 22, 2020
This week we tackle the great debate best summarized in the immortal words of The Clash: should I stay or should I go?
Aug. 8, 2020
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.
July 18, 2020
Having the right action plan helps shield and protect your career break from events beyond your control that could interrupt or even cancel World of Away. Travel Insurance World Nomads SafetyWing
July 3, 2020
This week it's time for some unscripted movement as you continue working on your tasks. Set aside a few hours to try out experiences you've planned for World of Away, just so you can feel what's like.