The Big Wave Clause: Creating Balance
Sparked by the pandemic, many professionals were left reconsidering their commitment to ‘the grind,’ as exemplified by the great resignation rippling through corporate America. Things feel black and white — either you are at the mercy of your job or you have to go off the grid and open a juice shop in Brazil. But there has to be a gray area. Laird is a prolific inventor, entrepreneur and athlete who still maintains in all of his contracts, the ‘Big Wave Clause’, which exempts him from days of work if there’s a swell because at his core he’s a surfer and that’s what his passion is. Laird and Gabby can speak to the importance of balance, protecting your passion all while building an empire.
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