My                 SabbaticalAfter 10+ Amazing YearsI Took 10 Weeks Off To Recharge                              Jamie Gre...
I Skied 45 Days this Season
I Skied 12 Days with my son Holbrook
Lots of Ski Days with Family & Friends
And Many Days I’d Take Runs By Myself
It’s Always Been a Dream of Mine toLive in a Ski Town for a Season.                    I feel so fortunate to have been   ...
In addition to revitalizing the bodyand spirit, my sabbatical helped                    Sharpen the Mind
Listened to Audiobooks on our Road-Trip
Visited Our National Parks
Participated in a Socrates Seminar on Big DataSources of Big Data                   Implications•Social Media             ...
Attended & Presented at SXSW in Austin Ideas from SXSW: Peter Thiel, Future of Shopping, Markers Revolution, Mobile, Conne...
Gained an Appreciation for The Aspen Idea
Thank You For This Amazing Experience!Lived in a new place                                               Experience being ...
We’re fortunate to work ata company like Salesforcethat offers a sabbatical program   Thank you to everyone who helped out...
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10 Year Sabbatical

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After 10+ amazing years at Salesforce I had the opportunity to take a 10 week sabbatical. This presentation is a recap of the trip. Hopefully it inspires others to take a break in their career to reflect and spend time with their families.

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  • Huh ? Lots of Silicon Valley firms have sabbaticals and they are meant to recharge and refocus your life. People who have paid time off and don't take it are indeed fools.
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10 Year Sabbatical

  1. 1. My SabbaticalAfter 10+ Amazing YearsI Took 10 Weeks Off To Recharge Jamie Grenney Salesforce.com @jamiegrenney
  2. 2. I Skied 45 Days this Season
  3. 3. I Skied 12 Days with my son Holbrook
  4. 4. Lots of Ski Days with Family & Friends
  5. 5. And Many Days I’d Take Runs By Myself
  6. 6. It’s Always Been a Dream of Mine toLive in a Ski Town for a Season. I feel so fortunate to have been able to live that dream out!
  7. 7. In addition to revitalizing the bodyand spirit, my sabbatical helped Sharpen the Mind
  8. 8. Listened to Audiobooks on our Road-Trip
  9. 9. Visited Our National Parks
  10. 10. Participated in a Socrates Seminar on Big DataSources of Big Data Implications•Social Media •Security, Privacy,•Credit Card Trust, Self-DisciplineTransactions •Deadweight Loss•Mobile Phone Data Redistribution•Medical Records •Autonomous, Ubiquitous Presence•New InternetConnected Devices •Self-Healing Society
  11. 11. Attended & Presented at SXSW in Austin Ideas from SXSW: Peter Thiel, Future of Shopping, Markers Revolution, Mobile, Connecting the Physical World
  12. 12. Gained an Appreciation for The Aspen Idea
  13. 13. Thank You For This Amazing Experience!Lived in a new place Experience being aand developed new “stay at home” dadpatternsProvided the spaceto reflect & think big Our son Holbrook was Strengthened at a golden our marriage Got to be outdoors age for this and active everyday adventure!
  14. 14. We’re fortunate to work ata company like Salesforcethat offers a sabbatical program Thank you to everyone who helped out while I was away and made this break possible!

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