About Jack Butler

Jack Butler is a social entrepreneur, coach, workshop leader and speaker. His latest venture provides full spectrum human development through coaching, programmes and other development resources for leaders and entrepreneurs. He founded Future Foundations (www.future-foundations.co.uk), a leading youth personal development training organization. He is a professional member of the International Enneagram Association and a former fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Jack was the IAB 2007 Young Entrepreneur of the Year runner-up and took a double first class degree in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge. Jack spends his time between London and Brighton in the UK and Boulder, CO and the Bay Area in the US. In his spare time, he enjoys physical challenges (3 Peaks Challenge 2010, Tresco Marathon 2006) and supporting The Simultaneous Policy Organisation (www.simpol.org.uk). He is a Partner in Passion and Purpose of the Grubb Guild, a voracious reader of personal, cultural and spiritual development, and likes to inquire, journal, travel and write.

Author Archive | Jack Butler

Jack Butler interviews Toby Storie-Pugh on the life and mindset of an explorer

Toby is a British adventurer and legend.  The kind of guy who takes on beastly challenges that inspire something deep in the human spirit.  The kind of guy if I ever found myself in a warzone, I would want by my side.  Fortunately, the only time I have been outside with him at my side […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Jack Butler interviews Stephen Dinan on creating a world which works for all

Stephen Dinan is a gem.  He speaks very coherently on global politics, our collective evolution and spirituality.  My sense is he has powerful perspectives on what is emerging and where we need to go as a human family. Stephen is founder and CEO of the Shift Network, the global movement to empower a shift in […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Wanna do some real personal development? It won’t be sexy

Real personal development is often about taking radical action in the areas that we are least oriented towards. We’re so more inclined to add more to the areas that we already are pretty accomplished at, or least pay good attention to. The business person who takes another seminar on building a business. The yoga junkie […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Exploring the tensions of being a conscious change agent

If you can get to the Bay Area next week, come play with us. I will sharing my experiences of the challenges and tensions faced by anyone who wants both to do serious inner work and be a change agent in the world. I will also be inviting you into some of the answers, perspectives […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Jack Butler interviews Carter Thomas on Lean Business and Meaningful Living

Listen to Jack Butler interview Carter Thomas here:   Last year I took part in Catalyst Week as part of Tony Hsieh‘s Downtown Project in Las Vegas.  Amazing group of people including one of the guys I roomed with, Carter Thomas. Carter has done some badass stuff.  He’s had significant 6-figure monthly earnings, has a blog with over […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Jack Butler interviews Devin Hibbard on global social enterprise

Given 9 out of 10 businesses are not around after 18 months, if a business school said that 80% of its graduates were running successful businesses two years after leaving, that would be an impressive statistic, right?  Even more so if the graduates had never had business experience before.  And still more if they were coming from […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Jack Butler interviews Dan Edwardes on Parkour, flow and adaptability

Whenever I am outside and let my curious, kid-like side run the show, one of the things I always want to do is jump on things – trash cans, benches, railings, you name it.  I think it’s the native tendency which has always intrigued me about the world of Parkour (aka freerunning).  Even though I have […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Jack Butler interviews Amiel Handelsman on Conscious Conversations

The more I evolve, the more I notice there are different types of conversations we want to be able to engage in (and often be explicit with ourselves and others – check-ins, drop-ins, briefings, conversations for possibility, conversations for action, conversations for relationship, holding space, feedback, witnessed inquiry, mutual inquiry, dialogue, debate, co-designing agendas, just off the […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Jack Butler interviews Andy Drish on following your heart and genius in business

Listen to Jack Butler interview Andy Drish here: There’s a significant evolution happening.  The millennial generation in particular are building businesses that do things they deeply care about.  It’s amazing.  More and more people are able to bring authenticity, purpose and heart into their work.  What a rich field of possibility this is providing for self-expression […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }