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Steve Harvey's Book 'Jump: Take the Leap of Faith to Achieve Your Life of Abundance'

Updated on March 27, 2018
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Steve Harvey, whose real name is Broderick Stephen Harvey, is a television host, radio personality, producer, actor, comedian and author of several books. His recent book, Jump: Take the Leap of Faith to Achieve Your Life of Abundance was released on December 5, 2016.

The 60-year-old author adds this book to several he has written in the past, but readers say this latest book is quite different from his previously published books.

What Steve Harvey's Latest Book is About

Even though it has been out for only a couple of months, Jump: Take the Leap of Faith to Achieve Your Life of Abundance is already being widely read. Harvey gives practical advice on how to help make dreams come true. He says everything people need to live the abundant life is inside of them. They must know how to engage that the God-given power that they already have.

Harvey explains how he used his faith to overcome many struggles, and he says anyone can do the same. He believes when a vision enters a person's mind, the ability to make it a reality is also there. The writer shows readers how they can achieve anything. He suggests using three things for visions to become a reality.

  1. Use imagination.
  2. Use faith.
  3. Work hard.

Hardships That Prepared Harvey to Write This Book

When people see him on television or hear him on the radio they might not be aware that Steve Harvey endured many hardships before he became successful.

  • He flunked out of college.
  • He was homeless and lived in his car for three years.
  • At one time, he owed the Internal Revenue Service millions of dollars.
  • He failed at two marriages.
  • He was sued by one of his wives.
  • He had problems with his business partner.

Results of Steve Harvey Taking His Own Advice

Steve Harvey refused to give up when he was struggling. Instead, he jumped and is today one of the most successful hosts on television.

Harvey says what he has done others can do as well. He advises his readers not to stand by and watch others soar. He tells them to take a jump, which is a leap of faith, toward the successful life God has already laid out for them.

Because Harvey jumped instead of giving up, he has become successful and has made his vision a reality. Below is a list of some of the things Harvey has done since he began taking his own advice that's in his latest book.

  • Host of The Steve Harvey Morning Show
  • Host of the Steve Harvey daytime talk show
  • Host of Family Feud game show
  • Host of Little Big Shots
  • He hosted the Miss Universe pageant in 2016 and 2017.
  • Harvey previously hosted Showtime at the Apollo
  • He was featured in The Original Kings of Comedy.
  • He is a three-time Daytime Emmy Award winner.
  • He is a 13-time NAACP Image Award winner in various categories.

Steve Harvey's Other Books

He is the author of the best-selling book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, which was published in March 2009, and the book Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find and Keep a Man in 2010.

Think Like a Man was made into a romantic comedy in 2012. It was about characters taking advice on dating from the book. Harvey was the executive producer, and he made a cameo appearance. The movie was rather successful.

Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success: Discovering Your Gift and the Way to Life's Riches was published on September 9, 2014.

Back in 2005, he published an e-book called A Conspiracy of Wizards. From the title, one can tell that Harvey's has come a long way with his writing style. This first book is about a magical land, inhabited by imps and wizards, giants and monsters, heroes and villains, and magical landscapes.

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