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A Sabbatical Project TV Show?

[the latest dispatch from my newsletter] You know that feeling when you haven’t done something you’re supposed to do for so …

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A Bi-weekly sabbatical manifesto I publish on LinkedIn. Read and subscribe here.

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The case for sabbaticals [American Banker Magazine]

Penny Crosman and DJ DiDonna talk about sabbaticals and their numerous advantages in recruiting and retaining high performing employees and …

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The Inside-Scoop on Why Your Coworker is Taking a Sabbatical [Hive]

You’ve thought about taking a sabbatical, but it also doesn’t feel like the right time, as maybe you think you’re …

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What is Sabbatical Leave? [Built-In]

“Ideally, sabbaticals are measured in months, not weeks,” said DJ DiDonna, an entrepreneur and founder of the Sabbatical Project, an initiative designed to spread awareness about the positive effects of sabbaticals.

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Creating the “Perfect” Sabbaticals for Peak Experiences [STIMY]

So This Is My Why hosts DJ DiDonna on their podcast to discuss DJ’s journey, what he has learned about …

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How Rest Supercharges Your Career [Coffee with Kim]

Kim Kaupe, host of the Coffee with Kim podcast, has a conversation with DJ DiDonna. In the conversation, Kim and …

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Interview: How Rest Can Supercharge Your Career

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Valuable Lessons For Anyone Who Wants to Take a Break From Work [Soul Career]

Lisandra Rickards and DJ DiDonna talk about sabbaticals and the benefits of taking an extended break — and why this …

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Research shows taking a sabbatical from work can be life-changing [Career Gappers]

Sabbaticals aren’t about doing nothing—they’re actually more about doing something. The good news for all of us is more and …

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Why sabbaticals lead to a stronger identity, increased happiness, and an appetite for change. [Gap Year Podcast/ [B]older]

Debbie talks to entrepreneur and researcher DJ DiDonna about sabbaticals, first cousins to gap years, and why they can be …

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Floyd cofounders talk about the impact of their sabbatical on the business [FOMO Sapiens]

Alex O’Dell and Kyle Hoff, co-founders of Floyd, share their story how a recent sabbatical led them to a smarter …

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