1 year living outside the comfort zone
1 man, 1 completely new thing a week
1 career break with a difference!
Flux Heroes
Flux heroes #3: The Amazing Genner family

Flux heroes #3: The Amazing Genner family

In the third of the occasional flux heroes series, I´d like you to meet the Genner family. They have an EXTRAORDINARY story to tell. I first met Steve, Pippa and their two boys Henry and Charlie whilst I was preparing for the Inca Trail and they were taking some down time from their epic journey...

5 lifestyle design heroes who prove you CAN have it all

Forget 9-to-5 drudgery, pensions and 2 week holidays. This post is for anyone who believes that it is possible to build a healthy, wealthy lifestyle around what makes YOU happy, and nothing else. Welcome to the world of lifestyle design… When My Year In Flux began I had no idea what I was doing. I...

How to see the world like Steve Jobs did

My superhero is Steve Jobs. Saying that out loud makes me feel strangely disappointed, because it identifies me as just another sheep in the Apple flock. Since getting my first iMac in 2002 I followed Jobs’ every public utterance, watching every product launch online (including the classic iphone launch in 2007) before heading out to...

Flux Heroes #2: Benedict Beaumont

In the second of the heroes series, in which I profile those individuals who are providing inspiration for my year in flux, I’d like to introduce you to a man who has been living a life in flux for as long as I’ve known him (over a decade). Benedict Beaumont has ridden a motorbike solo...

Flux Heroes #1: Jose Mourinho

In this occasional series I will be introducing a few of my Flux Heroes. Expect some well-known names and faces, together with some ‘real’ people I know or have encountered along the way. ALL of them share one common theme – they have embraced the flux at some time in their lives and lived to...