When Mike Lewis was 24 and working in a prestigious corporate job, he eagerly wanted to leave and pursue his dream of becoming a professional squash player. But he had questions: When is the right time to move from work that is comfortable to a career you have only dared to dream of? How have other people made such a jump? What did they feel when making that jump - and afterward?
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In 11 seasons with the Buffalo Bills, the diminutive 5-foot-9, 175-pound Steve Tasker was a huge contributor as the Bills strung together an unprecedented four consecutive Super Bowl appearances in the early 1990s. Along the way, Tasker earned seven invitations to the Pro Bowl, and during the National Football League’s 75th anniversary celebration, he was named the greatest special-teams player of all time.
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If you're at a crossroads, this is the book you need to listen to to begin chasing your dreams. Includes a foreword by Sheryl Sandberg. Do you have a little voice in your head telling you to pursue the thing you love? Leaving a comfortable job to pursue a passion is a brave, bold move - but it's far from impossible.
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Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss his first book, When to Jump, is former equity investor turned entrepreneur and CEO of the When to Jump platform, Mike Lewis. At the age of 26, Mike Lewis left his prestigious job as an investor to pursue a lifelong dream of becoming a professional squash player. Realising the importance and impact of making a 'jump' from something comfortable in order to pursue a passion, Mike created the When to Jump community.
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Drawn from class lectures tested over the past 13 years, Arthur D. Wiechmann, MA, shares an insiders view of the role and responsibilities of the police officer and manager. Wiechmann's 29 years as a police officer, 13 of which were as a Sergeant, provide a rich well of experience to draw from and share with readers. This engaging text is filled with examples that bring theory to life, making learning not only palatable but enjoyable and interesting. Weichmann deftly explores complex issues, bringing in applicable research, theory, and experience. There are many points where such case studies can be used for class discussion.
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When Reynolds Price died in January 2011, he left behind one final piece of writing - two hundred candid, heartrending, and marvelously written manuscript pages about a critical period in his young adulthood. Picking up where his previous memoir, Ardent Spirits, left off, the work documents a brief time from 1961 to 1965, perhaps the most leisurely of Price's life, but also one of enormous challenge and growth. Price gave it the title Midstream. Approaching thirty, Price writes, is to face the notion that, "This is it. I'm now the person I'm likely to be…from here to the end."
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