Overview of topic:
Have you ever dreamed of taking time off? Do you long to escape your cubicle, quit your job, and travel the world on your own terms?
If you've ever fantasized about your own adventurous escape from the corporate grind - but wondered how to take a refreshing break from work without damaging your career trajectory? Join us for "How to Take A Career Break Without Breaking Your Career" and walk away with inspiration, best practices, tips, and next-step action items for making your travel dreams (and career aspirations!) come true.
Tara Russell is a "Life Sabbatical & Long-term Travel Coach" - a certified personal and career coach with a passion for working with clients who dream of taking time off to travel, live, work, study, or volunteer abroad. As the Founder and President of Three Month Visa Coaching and Consulting, she has been in practice since 2006 and has worked with hundreds of clients, empowering them to transform their lives and careers through meaningful international travel and volunteer experiences.
An avid traveler and believer in the rejuvenating effects of "taking time off", Tara's journeys have taken her from the ancient ruins of Peru and rainforests of the Brazilian Amazon to the temples of Japan and the Himalayan Mountain ranges of Nepal. She is widely considered to be a national thought leader on the topics of work/life balance, sabbaticals, career breaks and pivots, and transformational travel, and has been featured as a subject matter expert in numerous online and print media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, BBC Travel, New York Magazine, USA Today, The Huffington Post, Seventeen, Travel & Leisure, The Christian Science Monitor and msnbc.com. Learn more at www.threemonthvisa.com.
Cost: $5 (cash only; no checks or credit cards); fee covers program, lunch, tax, and tip.
10:00-10:30 Arrival of attendees, check-in, open networking
10:30-10:40 Meeting starts, new member introductions
10:40-10:55 Job leads, contact requests, announcements, etc.
10:55-11:10 Open networking
11:10-12:00 Speaker presentation
12:00-1:00 Lunch and table networking