"Everything's an Offer" was my first book. It was described by one agent as 'long winded and talky'. You can find it here on Amazon. "Do - Improvise" is my second book. It is shorter. So hopefully, less long winded and talky. It came out in 2013. And very nice it looks too, thanks to designer James Victore and Miranda West at Do Books.
You can find it here or, much to my delight, in the National Theatre Bookshop in London - amongst other places. It got a mention in the Observer in December 2013 too. It has sold over 6,000 copies, which is nice - they can't all have been bought by friends...
In 2017 it will be out as an audio book. Read by me. In February 2017 I spent a fascinating, if tiring couple of days in a studio in London recording it.
I love writing, but I also write to help me synthesise what I have learned. The books operate as search algorithms, bringing me into contact with interesting people from all over the world. Since most of my work is intangible, it’s also nice to have made something solid. I love the fact that once a book is finished, it stays written.
I have an idea for a new book about the idea of slowing down and pausing. Which is something that seems important for the health and well-being of our selves, our organisations and our society. Though it is currently paused...
If you are familiar with the story of the T shirt that features in the opening chapter of ‘Everything’s an Offer’, it is the one I am wearing in the photo. It was taken one day when I was stuck. I felt that wearing the T shirt might help.