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Branding Small Scale Sabbaticals

Sean McCabe | November 9, 2014

Tomorrow, I take a purposeful week off. It’s my second break since starting Small Scale Sabbaticals. Every 7th week, I take the week off to rest, recharge, and pursue my secondary passions.

I apply myself fully to whatever I’m doing which means when I’m working, I’m working hard. I realized if I was ever going to rest, I’d have to be just as intentional about my breaks. Focused work time. Focused break time.

I plan to continue taking every 7th week off and making sabbaticals an integral part of my routine. During my sabbatical, I take a break from my regular commitments and output. I don’t record podcasts with Ben and I don’t shoot any seanwes tv videos.

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Why Not Having Sponsors or a Title in my Podcast Artwork Is Setting Me Up For Long-Term Success

Sean McCabe | February 28, 2014

Those of you who heard my recent talk on The Overlap Technique know that I like to do things a bit differently. I began challenging the status quo vocationally, but beyond that I began to question common practices in all facets of what I do. I starting asking the “Why?” question instead of taking things at face value and doing things everyone did “because that’s what you do.”

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Branding: So Much More than a Logo

Sean McCabe | March 11, 2013

I had a wonderful time at this year’s SXSW, and enjoyed many refreshing conversations with delightfully modest people of ubiquitously great talent. In reflecting on the experience and the personal interactions, I’ve come to realize how huge the in-person, human interactions are in contributing to the perception of a brand. Of course this applies to  Continue Reading »

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