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

June 19, 2020

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…

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Week 24: Making the ordinary a bit more extraordinary in World of Away

June 13, 2020

It is time to give some thought to the daily chores and errands you'll be doing during your career break because these every day tasks are what hold the rest of life together, but they can be easy to overlook, even if you're…

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Week 22: The Company You Keep in World of Away

May 29, 2020

This week you consider who you want to visit you while you're in World of Away.

Travel Planning Managing Your Mindset Meeting Your Goals

Week 21: Staying Healthy in World of Away

May 22, 2020

This week you take a look at ways to stay healthy while you're doing what you have planned for World of Away.

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Week 20: Key Ingredients for your World of Away

May 16, 2020

This week we take a look at how you have arranged your goals, itinerary, finances, network, and housing for World of Away.

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Week 15: How to plan for a career break when so much of life is up in the air

April 10, 2020

Leaning on the wisdom gleaned from our last three guests, we review the landmarks to follow to help get to World of Away And here is an interesting TED Talk by Stefan Sagmeister, graphic designer and founder of Sagmeister In…

Tips For Telling The Boss Who Else Does This? Managing Your Mindset How To Leave So You'Ll Be Welcomed Back Meeting Your Goals

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

March 27, 2020

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.

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Week 11: Hit Pause...Take a Break

March 13, 2020

It can be hard to predict how your professional peers will react to your career break plans so before you initiate a formal conversation at work, we review some options for how to configure your break within the context of y…

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Week 10: Family, Friends and Fans

March 6, 2020

If you're on track to launch your career break by the end of this year that puts you at 42 weeks from departure, about 10 months away. You have time to get everything done, and you need to start recruiting help to get everyt…

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Week 9: Build Demand for Your World of Away

Feb. 28, 2020

Energize your desire to go to World of Away into a demand to make the experience happen. If you want some ideas for designing your World of Away here are some links to companies and organizations that sponsor extended travel…

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Week 4: This is my story and I'm sticking to it

Jan. 24, 2020

This week your World of Away ideas turn into a narrative describing your career break.

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Week 2: Whacha Wanna Do?

Jan. 10, 2020

This week you begin writing down your ideas for World of Away - the exciting, scary and even the crazy ones - write them ALL down. Or take dictation, create photographs, paint pictures, record videos. Use whatever idea gener…

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Week 1: A Place of Promise

Jan. 3, 2020

This week listeners shore up their determination for taking a career break, going to World of Away, by making a promise that they really will do it, including writing it down and signing it. It may feel a little odd to write…