The Sabbatical Project: Category: Male

Doug

After leaving a toxic work environment, a finance executive steps into full-time parenthood to support his family and re-discover joy.

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30s-40sHealing/burnoutMale

Winston

A year above the Arctic Circle to spend time with family and reconnect with personal and professional goals

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30s-40sHealing/burnoutMale

James

Newly-minted US resident uses time to heal, explore.

“If there are things that you really want to do that you can’t do in a full-time job or if you don’t do it in between when the hell are you going to do them?”

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30s-40sHealing/burnoutMale

Paul

Using sabbaticals to test out hypotheses for work and life.

“Maybe some people need the sabbatical because everything is just perfect. At least for me, this has never been true. If there’s something that lingers as an open question or aspiration, I give myself theme and space to explore it fully.”

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30s-40sCareer changeCompany-sponsored

Justin & Allison

4 kids, 9 weeks, and 8,300 miles after 16 years as CEO.

“I’ve never seen my wife so consistently happy. Bear in mind, we were in a box with four kids for two straight months. No babysitter. No date nights.”

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30s-40sC-levelCompany-sponsored

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