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QUIT JOB + TRAVEL WORLD = RUSSIAN SIBERIA

I was expecting the flight from South Korea back to New York to be uneventful, but I was wrong.  The flight took a route over Russian Siberia and this was the view from my window.   26 more words

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Taking the Jump

Leaving Corporate America

I have spent over 15 years in corporate retail as an apparel buyer – finding trends, managing pricing and profits, developing product, and leading my team in the business – with the daily sales report card being my barometer for success.   898 more words

Career Break

From Heels to Wellies

When I set out to take this sabbatical (career break, whatever you want to call it), one of the few stipulations I gave myself was that I took on work that was completely different from my chosen profession. 768 more words

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So, what do you do all day?

I dont cram myself onto the sweaty tube in dry-clean only clothes. I don’t buy an overpriced, over-roasted coffee from Pret. I don’t wear heels. I don’t sit in freezing meeting rooms where the lights flicker and nobody can fathom the video conference system. 192 more words

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Career Break

Career break. Two words that strike equal levels of excitement and terror into the heart of any individual with a penchant for spending money and a net-a-porter app on their phone. 349 more words

Career Break

LAW SCHOOL - A HORRIBLE FINANCIAL INVESTMENT

You have amazing advocacy and analytical skills, your work ethic is amazing, you can do so much with a law degree, you can make so much money as a lawyer … and the list of reasons to go to law school goes on and on.  86 more words

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HOW TO PAY OFF DEBT SO YOU CAN TRAVEL THE WORLD

When I left law school, the reality of the choice I’d made hit me like a brick in the face. I had over $230,000 in non-dischargeable loans and not even a meager paying job to begin paying them off with.   624 more words

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