IDEA LAB Module 1: Foundations: Rewriting the Rulebook & Generating Ideas

This page contains all the content for the first module of the Screw Work Academy IDEA LAB

Module 1 syllabus

  • Uncovering the misinformation you’ve been fed about work, business and making money
  • Discover the simple formula for ideas you’ll love doing that will also make money & the easier way to make them happen
  • Quickly generate dozens of ideas

You’ll go away with a list of exciting ideas and a new clarity on what’s really possible for you.


Recording of the live event in London

Module 1 Playsheets

What I want from the Academy
Complete this playsheet to keep focussed on what you want and why throughout the next 3months – and then put it on the wall where you’ll see it everyday! – What I want

Trying out idea generation
Academy Playsheet  – Fast idea Generation

Find your ENERGY zones
Playsheet – ENERGY brainstorm

Find your spots of GENIUS
Playsheet – GENIUS brainstorm

ENERGY/GENIUS Idea generation spreadsheet
E+G idea generation playsheet as Apple Numbers (zip)pdf and Excel xlslx



Idea Review

IDEA LAB members can have an Idea Review with John. To take part, complete the relevant worksheet below and send it to Shona when you arrange your appointment. You’ll receive more details by email. (NOTE: This applies to IDEA LAB members only, not Momentum)

Here are the playsheets you need for your Idea Review with John. Please choose according to your situation and send only one playsheet.

If you have several ideas and want John to help you choose between them, complete this spreadsheet:

Academy Playsheet – Idea Evaluation (Excel)

If you have already chosen your idea and want John to help you clarify how to make it work and make money out of it, fill in this spreadsheet:

Academy Playsheet – My Idea (Excel)

Please only send one playsheet.

Dates of all webinars are on this page.


NOTE: Although we record all webinars for the Academy, if you can possibly attend live, DO! There is nothing like the feeling of being live online with John and your fellow Academy members and being able to ask me your own questions. If you want to get the best possible results from your membership of the Academy, do everything you can to attend LIVE!


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