Archive for the ‘How to choose what to do next (Secret 2)’ Category

The rise of the rulebreaker

Last night I discovered that one of my favourite authors, Seth Godin, is releasing a new book. Despite being the author of 12 bestselling books translated into 30 languages, Seth has decided not to write a normal book again: It’s not released through a mainstream publisher and it doesn’t even look like a conventional book. Having noticed […]

Still hunting for your passion? Read this…

Liz Gilbert, author of the international bestseller Eat, Pray, Love spoke at Oprah’s “The Life You Want Weekend” recently and said something rather controversial about finding your passion: “I’m going to say something really weird and it’s going to surprise you… I’m going to speak out for a second against passion.” “You spend a lot of your life […]

How is your follow-through?

300 people recently told me their biggest obstacles to starting something they love and making money out of it… And one of the top problems that came up again and again and again was “Follow-through” – the ability to stick to one idea and follow it through to the point it’s working and making real […]

“You’ll never amount to much”

“You’ll never amount to much” – ever heard that message in your life? You might have heard a version of it from a school teacher or careers counsellor who suggested you lower your expectations. You may even have picked up a hint of it from your friends or family – don’t expect too much, don’t […]

The single most important skill you need today

We live in remarkable times. Last week the Financial Times reported that China is set to overtake America this year as the world’s largest economy. What will the world be like when the West no longer sets the economic agenda? In addition to this economic shift we’re also seeing a workplace shift away from full-time […]

A Screw Work Let’s Play Newsflash

We have two big and exciting announcements to share with you at Screw Work Let’s Play HQ today. Listen to the audio below to find out what’s happening: Watch out for further news on this in just a few days’ time…   Tweet

Is this your block to starting making money without a job?

I’ve been teaching people how to make money doing something they love without needing a job for almost a decade now. And I know that anyone who’s determined to do it can make it happen. And yet often I see people get stuck along the way. Perhaps you are too? What I’ve discovered is that […]

How to be a scanner and still be a success

Recently I received an email from someone who had just read my book and had been hit by the realisation that they are a ‘scanner’. This is a transformational moment for a lot of scanners – to finally have a label for themselves. If you are a scanner you might remember the moment yourself. If […]

The conversation that changed everything in my career

A short exchange with a complete stranger twenty years ago changed everything for me in my career. Watch me explain in this, possibly my most candid, video exactly what happened and see if you think differently about your own career afterwards. This video is one in a series of interviews on the topic of ‘Conversations […]

How Claire Hughes started her business in 30 days

2 years ago Claire Hughes wanted to start something of her own but she didn’t even have a business idea. So she joined the Screw Work Let’s Play 30 Day Challenge. Now she has a thriving business of her own – Handmade Horizons – and today she moved into her very own office. I took the chance to […]