Into the UnknownUnsettled's Official Blog: Musings on the intersection of work, life and adventure in the 21st century.
We must recall what separates humankind from all other species and technologies. It is these very things that will not make passion at work an afterthought but both a motivation and an outcome.
“Unsettled: Beunos Aires came at the perfect time. I needed to disconnect and feel more connected with like-minded individuals who love to travel and explore the world.”
“The common denominator among all these moments was, unsurprisingly, people. And that all of those impactful moments were rooted in one major thing: human connection.”
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WORK & TRAVEL INSPIRATION
“The truth is, once I began quitting the need for approval by others, I began to notice my relationships strengthen with the people who love and appreciate my quirks unconditionally.”
“For my 10 year work anniversary with Advent Group in 2018, my company sponsored the personally enriching and enhancing experience of a two-week retreat in Marrakesh with Unsettled. It was during this adventure that I realized that not only do I strive to embrace the unknown, but that my comfort zone – previously limited to the United States and France – is now extended the world over.”
On Friday, September 27, 2019 I went to work, sat down in my office chair, opened my laptop, and thought long and hard. I asked myself, “Is this something you enjoy?”.
Unsettled Co-founder Jonathan Kalan has worked as a foreign correspondent in conflict zones, an office manager who’s cleaned toilets, an employee at multiple startups to eventually founding a few companies. What does he know about transition? This…
“On January 1, 2019 I made the choice to quit drinking for a year… and with all the money I’ve saved by being sober, I have signed up for Unsettled in Bali in January 2020”
“I resigned from the company where I had worked for the past 12 years and was eventually about to start living my own dream.”
“But something that I had learned pretty quickly after leaving New York was that I owed it to myself and no one else to make decisions that would only serve me the best.”
“Over time, the business changed. Over time I changed. Eventually my attachment to this company felt like quicksand, and I was stuck in an unhealthy and unfulfilling situation. I had to detach myself. I had to let it go.”
Nikki Webber Allen
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