The Sabbatical Project: Category: What’s New

Time Off Well Spent: The Case for Sabbaticals

DJ speaks with We are for Good about the value of rest and rejuvenation. He brings the playbook (and data!) to show how sabbaticals are good for business.

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What Would You Do with 100 Days Away from Your Job?

What would you do with 100 days away from your job? It’s a scenario most of us could only dream of but it could be the key to living a more fulfilling and authentic life.

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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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Off You Go, Now.

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

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Why sabbaticals are for everyone [Hello Monday]

Sabbaticals, it turns out, aren’t only for people in academia. Jessi sits down with DJ DiDonna, founder of the Sabbatical …

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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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Don’t underestimate the power of allowing employees to unplug [American Banker]

A policy at Ascent Funding encourages and almost forces employees to take restorative vacations and sabbaticals. Every three years, Ascent …

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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 Life Like When We Subtract Work From It? [The Atlantic]

Sabbaticals can give people an invaluable opportunity to rest and reflect on their identity beyond their job. Sabbaticals are more …

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Sabbaticals are companies’ latest weapon against the Great Resignation [Fortune]

“There has been a burnout and disengagement crisis,” says DiDonna of the current workplace scene. “You don’t want to keep disengaged, fatigued, burned-out employees—you want to help them find a role that’s working better for them.”

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