Archive for the ‘How to play your way to the rich life (Secret 10)’ Category

Meet the man who travels the world and gets paid doing it – the Chris Guillebeau interview

Chris Guillebeau makes a full-time living from his blog The Art of Non Conformity while travelling the world on his mission to visit every country on Earth. Last year he very kindly agreed to be interviewed for my book Screw Work, Let’s Play and share a little of what’s made his lifestyle possible. Chris, how do […]

How I created the 50 million selling game Jenga – by Leslie Scott

Leslie Scott created one the world’s favourite games, Jenga, so I was delighted when she agreed to be interviewed for my book Screw Work, Let’s Play. Here, she explains how she turned her baby brother’s playing bricks into the world’s second biggest selling game (topped only by Monopoly). She also explains how she kept going through […]

How to become a £1000/day consultant

My last full-time job was Senior Managing Consultant at Deloitte and I quit to become an independent consultant. My plan was to charge double my daily income at Deloitte so I could take half my time off to do more creative things. In the end I quadrupled my daily income  (earning over £1000/day) and only […]

How to Create a Billion Pound Business

Mike Harris is one of the few people in the world to grow 3 multi-billion pound businesses. He was the founding CEO of the internet bank Egg, the wonderful telephone/online bank FirstDirect, and also grew a massive division of Mercury Communications. (I’ve used every one of them for their superb customer service.) Want to have […]

Introducing Wealth Dynamics – or why your work doesn’t have to be a struggle

If you’re putting a lot of effort into your work for what you get back, chances are you’re “out of flow”. As I describe in chapter 3 of Screw Work, Let’s Play, being “in flow” is about bullding your working life around the things that suit your personality naturally. The result is you end up […]