Tag Archives: Social Sabbatical

117 Days back on the Job

Last year I spent 117 days in Southern Africa that changed my life and offered me the chance to become the person I want to be. I took so much back from that experience, I learned so much about myself, what … Continue reading

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1st Week back Home

It was such a good decision to have a whole week to ease back into “German reality” before going back to work. After being picked up from the airport and driving home I noticed the probably biggest change in Frankfurt over … Continue reading

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5 Minutes of Fame

In mid June I received a request from Brand Eins magazine via Elke to interview me about my decision to take a sabbatical leave and my experiences in Mayana. I felt very honored that they were interested in my story and was … Continue reading

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Never Forget, Never Regret

Besides letting you know how intense saying goodbye to everyone was I also want to take the time to reflect my experience as an interim adviser in Mayana. First of all I have to give MCP my deepest respect for … Continue reading

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Saying my Goodbyes

The last week in Mayana was a tough one. Although I was happy for the change brought to my daily routine by Nzodi being there and MCP arriving and therefor experiencing some deflection but I was still highly aware of … Continue reading

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Prep Camp

After an early start on Saturday, I made my way to the Alsace – by train of course. And because I was so excited to meet Monika in person for the first time and trillions of questions were swirling around my head, there … Continue reading

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10 Weeks til Take Off

So far so good. I have organized most things like applying for leave, organizing and training my replacement, booking flights, getting all the shots I need and working out the visa issues. This by the way kind of got me … Continue reading

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Mayana it is…

When I first applied with Manager für Menschen in September 2015 for placing me in a project aboard, I was sure, that I wanted to do my social sabbatical in South America. I had even seen an interesting offer of a project … Continue reading

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