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Life is short. How do you know you're living it to its full potential? When do you stay put? And when do you change things up? When to Jump is dedicated to exploring the fundamental question we all think about: When do you chase your dreams? Hosted by Mike Lewis, who left his comfortable job in finance to become a professional squash player, and featuring inspiring conversations with all sorts of "jumpers"--from entrepreneurs and athletes to artists and side hustlers.

Life is short. How do you know you're living it to its full potential? When do you stay put? And when do you change things up? When to Jump is dedicated to exploring the fundamental question we all think about: When do you chase your dreams? Hosted by Mike Lewis, who left his comfortable job in finance to become a professional squash player, and featuring inspiring conversations with all sorts of "jumpers"--from entrepreneurs and athletes to artists and side hustlers.
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Life is short. How do you know you're living it to its full potential? When do you stay put? And when do you change things up? When to Jump is dedicated to exploring the fundamental question we all think about: When do you chase your dreams? Hosted by Mike Lewis, who left his comfortable job in finance to become a professional squash player, and featuring inspiring conversations with all sorts of "jumpers"--from entrepreneurs and athletes to artists and side hustlers.

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English


Episodes

Getting rid of your safety net (feat. Matt Pohlson)

12/11/2018
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Matt Pohlson, co-founder and co-CEO of Omaze, desperately wanted to have dinner with Magic Johnson. He also wanted to save the world. How did his jump accomplish both?

Duration:00:44:20

Don't narrow your perceived path (feat. Jason Feifer of Entrepreneur)

12/4/2018
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Jason Feifer is the editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine, but he took quite a few surprising jumps to get there. He gets candid about a gritty path in an evolving industry. -- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH

Duration:00:50:07

Inside the first year of a jump (feat. Manoush Zomorodi)

11/27/2018
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Manoush Zomordi was one of the first guests on the When to Jump podcast. In the year since that came out, she's made a few huge jumps. -- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH • For more on Manoush Zomorodi and her new project, check out zigzagpod.com

Duration:00:25:00

Appreciate the art of jumping (feat. Robert Fitzpatrick)

11/20/2018
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Robert Fitzpatrick has changed careers at least 13 times in his illustrious professional life. He shares his secret to being so flexible on this week's episode. -- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH

Duration:00:30:02

How to combine your passion with your skills (feat. Lawrence Campbell)

11/13/2018
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Former USC football player Lawrence Campbell used to think about nothing but sports, but his enthusiasm waned. In this episode, he shares how he re-ignited his passion and used it to move on from a job he was unhappy with. -- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH • For more on Lawrence Campbell, check out his podcast.

Duration:00:26:38

How to find a niche in an industry (feat. Alex Armstrong)

11/6/2018
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Alex Armstrong knew he wanted to make a jump into an industry he was passionate about. He shares his story of of carving out a niche and starting a business. -- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH • For more on Alex Armstrong click here.

Duration:00:22:14

Why suffering can lead to great things (feat. Shawn Askinosie)

10/30/2018
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Shawn Askinosie enjoyed a successful career as a criminal defense lawyer, but left it call to start a chocolate company. It wasn't an easy transition, but it's one he needed to make. -- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH • For more on Shawn Askinosie, check out askinosie.com

Duration:00:28:12

So your jump failed... (feat. James Altucher)

10/23/2018
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When making a jump, often you are very aware of the possibility that you could fail to achieve what you set out to do. Dealing with that and recovering after it happens, though, is a skill like any other. James Altucher, a serial jumper that has failed plenty, lends his insight. --- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH • For more on James Altucher, head to www.jamesaltucher.com

Duration:00:25:43

Why your mindset is crucial (feat. Julie Finn)

10/16/2018
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Julie Finn has made several jumps, from academia to finance to working for herself. In each jump, though, she discovered that getting herself mentally prepared to take a risk was as important as any other step. -- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH • Find out more about Julie Finn at theworkingmothersmentor.com

Duration:00:28:37

How to hold two dream jobs at once (feat. Casey Gibson)

10/9/2018
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Casey Gibson got into the music industry as part of a band, and stayed in it by making music for commercials. But for his latest jump, the pianist decided to make something for his own enjoyment, and he has been rewarded with a Grammy nomination. -- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH • Find out more about Casey Gibson at http://casey-gibson.com/

Duration:00:26:09

How to stay productive during your jump (feat. Stever Robbins)

10/2/2018
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Stever Robbins hosts the popular Get It Done Guy podcast, but besides being a productivity expert he has also made several career jumps of his own. Hear some of his tips and tricks here. -- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH

Duration:00:22:00

How to balance a job and a side hustle (feat. Nick Martell & Jack Kramer)

9/25/2018
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Nick Martell and Jack Kramer were each working in finance when their financial newsletter, Marketsnacks, took off. Since then, the two have managed to keep building Marketsnacks, while also keeping it as a side hustle. Hear how they do it in this episode. -- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH

Duration:00:27:43

How do I take the first step? (feat. Nivi Achanta)

9/18/2018
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Nivi Achanta decided to go to a networking event on a whim, and that turned out to be the key to accomplishing the hardest part of any jump: taking the first step. -- • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH

Duration:00:27:10

Before and after making the jump (feat. Amy Van Haren)

9/11/2018
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Amy Van Haren had an idea to build a community, but she determined the best way to do it would be to meet them face-to-face. In this episode of When To Jump, Mike talks with Amy before she jumps into an RV and travels the country serving breastfeeding moms, then checks in with her again a few months into her tour. -- • For more information on Amy, visit pumpspotting.com. • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH

Duration:00:33:49

Breaking barriers (feat. Brenda Berkman)

9/4/2018
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Brenda Berkman abandoned her law career just as it was getting started to take one of the most dangerous jobs on the planet: A firefighter. Berman's jump wasn't just risky, though: It was also historic. New York City's first woman firefighter talks about her fight to be allowed in the fire department, the struggles she faced once there, and how she has continued to take jumps throughout her life. -- • Tickets for this year's Jump Club and more information at whentojump.com. • Buy the When...

Duration:00:42:17

Am I too old to jump? (feat. Phyllis Hochman)

8/28/2018
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Phyllis Hochman was in her 40s when she decided to move to Tucson Arizona from New York City with her husband. Together, they built a life that barely resembled their old one, and they benefitted for it. -- • Tickets for this year's Jump Club and more information at whentojump.com. • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH -- This week's episode is supported by True Botanicals, Relentless MV, and LinkedIn (LinkedIn.com/JUMP). Check out the new podcast I Love You But I...

Duration:00:23:42

Making the most of your chances (feat. John Valverde)

8/21/2018
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As a young man, John Valverde made a big mistake. But his time in prison didn't prevent him from impacting others' lives, and transforming his own. -- • For more information about John: https://www.youthbuild.org/john-valverde • Tickets for this year's Jump Club and more information at whentojump.com. • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH -- This week's episode is supported by LinkedIn, True Botanicals and Relentless MV.

Duration:00:26:47

Hunkering down and doing the work (feat. Jeanne Blasberg)

8/14/2018
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Jeanne Blasberg was always interested in reading and writing, but the path to becoming an author really only required one crucial step: hunkering down and doing the work. -- • Buy Jeanne's novel, Eden: https://amzn.to/2KKNcZP • Tickets for this year's Jump Club and more information at whentojump.com. • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH -- This week's episode is supported by Memory Bank (mymemorybank.com/jump) and Relentless MV.

Duration:00:20:35

Turning curiosity into a career (feat. Arianne Jones)

8/7/2018
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Arianne Jones needed focus and persistence to become an Olympian in luge. Little did she know that those same traits would come in handy as she embarked on a second, very different career. -- • For more on this week's guest, visit jonesluge.ca • Tickets for this year's Jump Club and more information at whentojump.com. • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH --- This week's episode is supported by Memory Bank (mymemorybank.com/jump).

Duration:00:28:22

Financial planning for your jump (feat. Jerrid Sebesta)

7/31/2018
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There is all sorts of planning that needs to go into any jump, but financial planning might be the most important. On this week's show, financial coach Jerrid Sebesta talks about his jump from being a TV weatherman to helping people with their finances, and details the most important things you can do financially before making a big change in your career. -- • For more on this week's guest, visit www.jerridsebesta.com • Tickets for this year's Jump Club and more information at...

Duration:00:21:00