The Value Of Sabbaticals In A Workaholic World

The Value Of Sabbaticals In A Workaholic World

This very week 7 years ago was momentous for me. After 13 years at Microsoft I took my first prolonged break from work. It was a true “sabbatical” which according to Google is defined as a sustained period of paid leave for every seven years worked. I was...
How To Make The Best Of The Lockdown

How To Make The Best Of The Lockdown

The world is in the midst of an unprecedented state of lockdown. How are you coping? Everyone seems to have their own way of relating to whatever this new normal is. Some are harried. Others are relaxed. A few are continuing at the same pace as before. I recently had...
Insights From My Digital Sabbatical

Insights From My Digital Sabbatical

Sorry for not replying to that passing comment on Facebook. Or reacting to your Instagram feed. Or responding to your requests on LinkedIn. I’ve been purposely delinquent in tending to my social networks, for a good reason: for the past month, I’ve been on parental...
My 2017 Year In Review

My 2017 Year In Review

Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good. – Plato As 2017 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year gone by. I don’t typically ruminate. Dwelling on the past gets me in trouble. But, I’m happy to reflect in-depth...