How to Launch an Idea to Change the World in 30 Days with John Williams

Business Connections Podcast

Apr 20
Interview with John Williams

I’ve had the kind of widely varied career that would give a recruiter nightmares – working in multiple industries and fields in varying formats. I’ve been an employee, a freelancer, a consultant on contract and I am now the founder and director of The Ideas Lab”. - John Williams

John Williams Screw Work

What could you achieve in 30 days? More than you think. John Williams @johnsw, Author of Screw Work Break Free tells how

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In this episode:

  • John explains how he could never pick one category or box in terms of his career. He knew he wanted a varied career. He explains how he worked for Disney animations for a period.

  • John had a turning point where he decided he never wanted a job again. 14 years he has been self employed and celebrates it every year.

  • John explains what a ‘Scanner’ is (it’s not what you think). He then created an event where scanners could meet which started off as a group of just 6 and quickly grew to over 80 people.

  • John had been approached by Pearson’s publishing where he published his first book ‘Screw Work Let’s Play’. Which has gone on to be a best seller in UK and has been translated to over 9 languages.

  • John explains what ‘play’ means to him.

  • Play is always a choice it is something you really want and it changes day to day.

  • John offers insight into what play is for children.

  • What is the 30 day challenge?

  • 90% of people waste time in the startup phase of their business

  • In the program it shows how you can go straight from an idea to a client

  • John explains what ‘The Idea Age’ is and how you can make the most of it

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