Thank you.

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When I posted about my sabbatical trip yesterday and then shared the story to social media, I never expected the outpouring of emails, IMs, comments and messages from friends, coworkers and acquaintances. It even, for some strange reason on a slow news Monday, made it into Geekwire.

Thank you all.

Taking this time off let’s me reflect on how very lucky I am to have such a great family surrounding me. From the Seattle tech community, my time at Microsoft, Sony and RealNetworks, to all my friends from HBS I am truly blessed to have so much love and support.

I will keep you all in my heart while walking the Camino and look forward to reconnecting with everyone when I return.

Published by Steve Banfield

Kentucky born, Seattle based. Entrepreneur. Team Builder. Photographer.

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  1. Proud of you my brother! Admire you taking this step. Have had a sabbatical or two in my time and they left me smarter, wiser, recharged, and excited. This will happen for you too, and more. When you get back let’s find a golf course together!

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