Making the Jump
July 19, 2016•35 min
Have you ever hid in the bathroom at school after getting some harsh feedback on a paper, stressed about tenure, cried over grant money, or questioned the path academia has taken you down? Does the thought of leaving your current job sends you into a panic attack and make you feel guilty for disappointing the people who've helped you get where you are? Whether you're an academic thinking about leaving the ivory tower, or contemplating dropping your nine-to-five, this episode is for you. We're talking with Christine Koh and Jeanna Kadlec, entrepreneurs who left academia and took a leap of faith in starting their own businesses.