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Smell ya later! Shaun and Wailin are taking off the month of August. Before they left, they interviewed three business owners about sabbaticals. In this episode: Adeline Koh of Sabbatical Beauty shares the story of how she ended up starting a business while on leave from a different job; Jason Fried explains why Basecamp offers paid sabbaticals as an employee benefit; and Rachel Winard of Soapwalla talks about what it's like to go on sabbatical when you're the boss.

Show Notes

Rework made its podcast debut with an episode called "Sell Your By-products" in August 2017 — 00:37

A list of employee benefits at Basecamp — 00:51

Adeline Koh is the founder of Sabbatical Beauty and you'll also find her in the company's very friendly and welcoming Facebook group — 1:45

Adeline's essay on starting a business while on academic sabbatical —1:59

A primer on Korean beauty — 4:20

Jason Fried — 14:08

Jason and DHH's upcoming book about calm company practices — 16:19

Soapwalla — 23:01

Rachel Winard's original cleanser and moisturizer are still sold today — 24:13

Rachel's blog post about taking sabbatical — 24:34

What is Rework?

A podcast by Basecamp about the better way to work and run your business. We bring you stories and unconventional wisdom from Basecamp’s co-founders and other business owners.