In the fall of 2012 I did something I never thought I’d do: I took a sabbatical from TOMS. It was not your typical travel-the-world sabbatical. My wife, Heather, and I moved to Austin, Texas, where I’d grown up, and I used the physical and psychological separation from the company to do some soul-searching.

To learn more about what Toms purchases contribute to: Act Now

Source: The Founder of TOMS on Reimagining the Company’s Mission