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The Case for Sabbaticals and Why We All Need a Break from Work

A step back from work can help recharge your batteries and give you a fresh perspective on work and life

Hualien, Taiwan — Taken in 2021

After I quit my job in 2017 I spent 5 weeks in Europe. It was the longest break from the “real world” I had ever taken and in the second week, I started to feel extremely guilty. I…

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Paul Millerd

Paul Millerd

The future of work is about doing less work @ www.think-boundless.com & 📩 boundless.substack.com

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