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When to Jump

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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

Eric Wu, Designer/CEO of Public Space

12/5/2017
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Sometimes making a jump isn’t one big action, but instead a series of smaller steps. For Eric Wu, that was the path that led him from investment banking, to startup advising, to finally starting his own clothing label that showcases his unique sense of style. This episode is brought to you by Grasshopper (grasshopper.com/whentojump), and Memory Rescue (memoryrescuebook.com) Learn more about the When to Jump book: http://bit.ly/WTJBook

Duration: 00:34:00


Brenda Berkman, New York City's first woman firefighter

11/28/2017
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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. This episode is brought to you by Grasshopper (grasshopper.com/whentojump), and Memory Rescue...

Duration: 00:41:21


Olakunle Oladehin, Executive Director of Everybody Dance Now!

11/21/2017
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Sometimes, making a jump requires pursuing two totally different paths at once. That's what Olakunle Oladehin did, balancing medical school and an intense interest in hip hop dance. Eventually, Oladehin was able to make peace with the expectations of his immigrant family, and make a career jump that combined his passions. This episode is brought to you by Be Frugal (BeFrugal.com/jump), Hello Fresh and Memory Rescue (memoryrescuebook.com).

Duration: 00:35:51


Brian Kelly, The Points Guy

11/14/2017
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For thousands upon thousands of people, The Points Guy has been a go-to resource for maximizing their credit card rewards. But the Points Guy himself isn't a professional credit card salesman, and started his eponymous blog on a whim while working in HR at a bank. On this episode, Mike Lewis talks with Brian Kelly about how he found his way in the world of credit card rewards, and what it took to jump from a safe career to a burgeoning business. This episode is brought to you by Memory...

Duration: 00:32:28


Manoush Zomorodi, host of Note To Self

11/7/2017
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Jumps require a lot of work, time, and planning. But sometimes, the first step to making a jump can be to do nothing at all. This week, Mike Lewis talks with Manoush Zomorodi, the host of WNYC's Note To Self, about the powerful and positive effect of being bored. Learn more about the When to Jump book: http://bit.ly/WTJBook

Duration: 00:41:07


Arianna Huffington, Founder/CEO of Thrive Global

10/31/2017
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Arianna Huffington became a household name thanks to her groundbreaking internet publication. So it was surprising when she decided to jump from her namesake, the Huffington Post, to focus on, of all things, sleep. In this week's episode, Mike Lewis talks to Huffington about why she left the company she built, and what she's done to combat sexism in the workplace as a board member at Uber.

Duration: 00:27:01


Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook

10/24/2017
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Sheryl Sandberg jumped from the federal government to the burgeoning tech industry. Along the way, she's inspired countless women and minorities to fight for greater representation at the highest levels of the government and corporate America. In the first episode of When To Jump, Sandberg discusses her move from the government to tech, and why and when she made the jump. This week's episode is brought to you by TopResume (topresume.com/jump) and Hello Fresh.

Duration: 00:31:44


Introducing When To Jump

10/3/2017
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Mike Lewis took a big risk: he quit his comfortable desk job in corporate America to play the professional squash tour. When to Jump features authentic conversations with people who chase their dreams, whatever they may be.

Duration: 00:02:22