I'm a journalist
I have written for many English language newspapers and magazines, including:
For nearly 20 years, David Whelan groomed his son-in-law to succeed him. Now he must find somebody else. Together with Duncan Sharpe, Mr Whelan built up JJB Sports to a sizeable chain, took it public…
I'm an author
My first novel, about the final days of Queen Anne, is a literary-historical comedy-thriller. (Yes, I can have it all.)
BOOK: How to Change The World
Every day we notice aspects of the world around us that just seem wrong.
My book, How To Change The World, published in English and 13 other languages, will help to identify what matters most to you (not me), and ways to overcome the obstacles that might hold you back.
BOOK: Sew Your Own
Genealogy is great, but what about the people who are still living? With my wife Harriet Green, I’m creating a workbook that will help you to capture exactly what makes your own family unique, for publication in 2015.
I'm a speaker
Talks, Workshops, Consultancy
I have spoken at major events in the UK and internationally.
I’ve appeared alongside speakers such as Alain de Botton, Benjamin Zephaniah, Tom Chatfield, Stelios Haj-Iouanni, Roman Krznaric, Rob Da Bank, Rachael Matthews, Philippa Perry, David de Rothschild, Robert Twigger, Cat Stevens, Peter Tatchell, Dan Thompson, and Vivienne Westwood.
“Gave a very moving, inspiring, almost evangelical call to action which sent me a bit mental for a bit. In a good way” – Helen Bagnall, Salon
I have worked with major global companies, as well as professional associations, health service trusts and high security prisons.
I also work with individuals, as a coach. I can help you to find out what makes you tick, what kind of life you want, and how to get it. If you’ve not been coached before, the best thing to do is try it… Email me: john-paul [at] flintoff [dot] org