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Escape 101: The Four Secrets to Taking a Sabbatical or Career Break Without Losing Your Money or Your Mind
What's your dream escape? Relaxing on a palm-studded beach? A year off to write your novel? Missionary work with the needy? Exploring ancient ruins or saving the rainforest? Whether you're an adventurer, a poet, a volunteer or you just need a break, Escape 101 provides you with a step-by-step system to take as much time as you need from your job, career or business, withou ...more
Paperback, 172 pages
Published October 15th 2007 by Brain Ranch
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There are a few authors who have done an excellent job in putting "time off" into a step-by-step action plan. Clements and Gignac fall into this category. While their way of detailed planning might not be for everyone, if you like some hand-holding, this book is for you. Escape 101 deals with mental roadblocks you face, be it financial or family/children, and how to overcome them. The book also talks at length about the benefits of taking time off and what it takes to make this period of your li ...more
Nice for a little inspiration. Just ok for practical advice. Some of the advice seems a bit obvious: like calculate your expenses, then divide it by the number of months until your sabbatical to start saving. It is encouraging for setting the right priorities and helpful.