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Jason de la Peña’s PIVOTING PODCAST

Jason de la Peña’s PIVOTING PODCAST

By JASON DE LA PEÑA
Journalist, broadcaster, sports anchor and former professional cricketer Jason de la Peña chats with fellow ex top athlete’s about transitioning or pivoting from their dream job to a new life. It’s a journey and everybody has their own story. Learn from those that’ve made the jump, what mistakes they’ve made and how they’re doing now in their new guise and out of the limelight.
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Ep. 3 of Jason de la Peña’s PIVOTING PODCAST aka PIVOTING

Jason de la Peña’s PIVOTING PODCAST

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Cricket Always Connects
Here Jason takes us back to his early days and a family holiday to Sri Lanka. Little did he know that he’d be playing cricket every day as the hotel staff brought him under their wing.
04:02
October 27, 2020
From Boy to Man
Jason describes his daunting first day at Surrey CCC and how he felt as he reported for pre-season training at one of the biggest clubs in the world.
03:39
October 26, 2020
Romana Learns Cricket
In episode 3, Jason remembers his formative years and following a bitter parental divorce, a lady that helped him form his love for the game of cricket.
04:06
October 26, 2020
The Joy of the Game
Jason continues his cricket life stories - in this episode he tells us of his time in South Africa and a very poignant lesson learnt.
04:48
October 26, 2020
Mentorship in Early Years
Here Jason describes what mentorship means to him and how he has learnt of its importance through a personal experience 🏏
05:13
October 23, 2020
Ep.5 of The Pivoting Podcast with Rhysh Roshan Rai
The former Singapore based pro footballer turned broadcaster & coach chats with me about his pivot & transition from the pitch to a totally new life. We discuss mental health, mentorship and how his job as a football pundit has become a bit of a catharsis. A lovely chat with a top human being.
34:51
October 30, 2019
Episode 4 of Jason de la Peña’s “The Pivoting Podcast” with footballer Zac Anderson
On this episode Zac speaks candidly about his football career from Central Coast Mariners to SydneyFC and representing Australia U23. And then the move abroad to UAE and Malaysia where things were good but a pause, a reset in his career took hold. Zac is reassessing his life and taking time to evaluate what is important and where he wants to be as a person, a footballer, a lawyer, an entrepreneur. It’s a great chat and an excellent life lesson.
45:08
October 21, 2019
Ep. 3 of Jason de la Peña’s PIVOTING PODCAST aka PIVOTING
The world’s top ex athlete’s discuss their post retirement pivot or transition from fulfilling a lifelong dream and making that career move to an often alien environment and a brand new existence. Former Exeter City & Singapore international footballer John Wilkinson joins me for episode 3. We discuss his pivot, his huge family, depression, fitness, tv work and his still new project - Slingshot FC.
59:15
October 14, 2019
The Pivot Ep.2 where the worlds top sports stars reveal their career transition
In this 2nd episode Jason de la Peña chats to former Ireland and Ulster rugby star Neil Best. Neil speaks candidly about life, retirement and despite securing a top degree, the tough journey he’s made from international rugby to an office environment.
40:32
October 7, 2019
EP 1 of “THE PIVOT” where sports stars discuss their transition from a dream career to a new life.
I speak to ex England rugby star turned CEO of UFIT, Will Skinner. Will speaks openly about retirement at 29yrs, transitioning from the rugby pitch to the boardroom plus having to ditch his ego & how he has pivoted to his new life. He also has valuable advice for others looking for a change in career.
38:26
October 2, 2019