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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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Episodes

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

How to start on a side hustle (feat. Chris Guillebeau)

7/24/2018
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Years ago, Chris Guillebeau set off on a quest to visit all 196 countries in the world. As he completed his journey, he learned some valuable lessons about how to make the most of every day, and accomplish goals that seem far-fetched. -- • For more on this week's guest, visit https://chrisguillebeau.com/ • 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...

Duration:00:29:34

Phil Hellmuth: Poker legend remembers his jump

7/17/2018
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Phil Hellmuth was cleaning monkey cages as a college job when he got started playing poker. Making the jump to turn poker into a full-time career wasn't exactly an easy thing to explain to his father. --- • Buy Phil Hellmuth's book #Positivity here: https://amzn.to/2LbQ8CT • 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:00:31:04

Gov. Kate Brown: How to jump to public service

7/10/2018
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Oregon Governor Kate Brown wanted to make a positive impact on the world, and she found that jumping from family law and into public service was the best way to do it. --- • For more on this week's guest, visit https://www.oregon.gov/gov/pages/index.aspx • 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:00:30:38

Gretchen Rubin: Find the right jump for your personality

7/3/2018
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Before determining what your jump should be, it might be helpful to ask yourself: What kind of person am I? How do I make decisions? From where do I draw motivation? This week, host Mike Lewis welcomes Gretchen Rubin on the show. Throughout her career as a bestselling author and host of the "Happier" podcast, Rubin has determined that there are four distinct personality types. Which one you are could help determine how to approach a big life change. -- • For more on this week's guest,...

Duration:00:33:54

Jump Club can inspire your next move

6/26/2018
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There's a special announcement in this edition of the When To Jump Podcast -- the lineup and location of 2018's Jump Club! In this episode, Mike Lewis talks about the origins of When To Jump's marquee event, and we hear from Laura McKowen, who will be keynoting this year's event. • Tickets and more information at whentojump.com. • Buy the When To Jump book here: https://amzn.to/2to6dKH -- This week's episode is supported by Legal Shield, the Macmillan Audio title What Would the Great...

Duration:00:21:56

Seth Godin: How to market your jump

6/19/2018
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Seth Godin is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and speaker, whose works have inspired many people around the world to start their own business projects. He also hosts Akimbo, a new podcast about our culture and how we can change it. In conversation with Mike Lewis, Godin talks about the core ideas that make for successful marketing, and how everyday jumpers and apply them to their own lives. • For more information about Seth, visit sethgodin.com • Visit the When To Jump community:...

Duration:00:36:19

Should you go back to school?

6/12/2018
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Making a jump is hard enough on its own, but adding more schooling to the equation can make things difficult, especially if you're in the middle of your career. Dr. Dawn Graham is the director of career management for the executive MBA program at The Wharton School, and in this episode she talks with Mike about the things to keep in mind when considering going back to school, and whether or not it's too late to head back to the classroom (spoiler alert: it probably isn't!) -- Visit When To...

Duration:00:20:54

Kelly O'Hara: Becoming an advocate for sexual violence survivors

6/5/2018
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Kelly O'Hara had long been an advocate for survivors of sexual assault, but one fateful St. Patrick's Day convinced her to take the jump to do it full time. -- Visit When To Jump. Buy the When To Jump book here. -- This week's episode is supported by Best Self (bestself.co/WHENTOJUMP), Design Crowd (designcrowd.com/JUMP), Great Women of Business (parcast.com/BUSINESS) and Legal Shield.

Duration:00:26:01