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Q&A: Should I Quit My Job to Travel?

Question: I’ve been considering taking some time off from work. Should I quit my job to travel?

Answer: Many of us are used to weekend getaways or comparatively short trips that last for a couple of weeks. These trips often pass in the blink of an eye, and before we know it, we’re back at work almost without missing a beat. But when it comes to taking extended vacations – perhaps six months to a year – an entirely different set of preparations are in order. Most companies probably have no way of accommodating such a lengthy vacation on your part. In order to take to the skies or jet ski across the Pacific Ocean, you will probably have to take a leap of faith and quit your job. (Read More Here!)

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Steve Jobs left a legacy, what’s yours?

Leaving a legacy behind is not just for the dead and famous. Before you quit your job, here's how to leave a good legacy at your workplace so you can walk away with your head held high.

By: Alythea Ho

It’s been two years since Steve Jobs passed away on October 5th, 2011. Much has been said about the man’s remarkable ability to foresee what consumers wanted, even as the legacy he left behind in Apple has undergone some changes since his departure.

Case in point: the latest iPhone 5S. Die-hard Apple fanboys around the world seethed in anger. A gold iPhone? How dare they change Apple’s minimalist appeal? Jobs would’ve been furious. No one messes with Steve Almighty’s legacy.

Thing is, all too often we assume legacies are only meant for ‘superfolk’ like Jobs. Then we start talking about a legacy after said 'superfolk' leave while neglecting to think about our own. (Read More Here!)

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