Portfolio Careers - How to work for Passion, Pleasure and Profit

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Start Date: 21 Jan 2016

Start Time: 6:15 PM

End Time: 9:00 PM

Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes

Capacity: 50

Venue: Offices of DAC Beachcroft Law Firm, 100 Fetter Lane, London, EC4A 1BN › View map

Member price: £12.00

Non-member price: £18.00

Students price: £6.00

Event Capacity: Full

This unique interactive workshop style seminar is aimed at Independent Consultants, Coaches, Trainers, Advisers, Freelancers, Small Business Owners plus employed mangers who are seeking an alternative way of working focused on lifestyle, choice and fulfilment!

Are you achieving the results you want from your business (or job) in terms of income and lifestyle and fulfilment?

Are you seeking a NEW working lifestyle where you can learn to love Mondays?

  • Like to explore a new way of working and earning a living?
  • Change your thinking about what work you can do?
  • Develop a portfolio of work based on your interests, talents and passions?
  • Make an existing portfolio career work for you to achieve the results you want?
  • Take control of how you live your life?

Session overview:

The world of work is changing! The 21st century digital age has opened up a whole new world of opportunities, never previously conceivable or possible. Designed to intrigue and challenge your thinking, this workshop seminar will motivate and inspire you to consider how you work and earn a living.


In this interactive and thought provoking session, Steve Preston will give you an insight into how you can adapt the work you do, regardless of your age, where you are on the career ladder or whether you are already self employed, to create a working lifestyle to suit you and your future clients. Wouldn’t it be great to become the architect of your own wonderful future and ensure that you develop a ‘colourful umbrella’ of your CHOICE for your work and lifestyle aspirations?

Event Programme: 

 6.15pm  Registration
 6.30pm  Presentation and Q&A
 8.00pm  Networking


Steve Presont

Steve Preston

Steve Preston is a top Career Coach, Internationally Acclaimed Author, Speaker, Facilitator, Consultant and Managing Director of Independent specialist Consultancy SMP Solutions (Career & People Development) Ltd.

Recognised as the Career Catalyst ® Steve has enabled thousands of people to achieve life-changing transformations by helping them unlock and fulfil their true potential and marketability, maximising the opportunity from career transition and redundancy, supporting people who already run their own businesses who strive for better results, or those who are stuck in a rut, unfulfilled and ‘lost in their jobs’ who need to take the leap of faith to discover work they love and lead a fulfilling life.

Steve is also a key thought leader in portfolio career development in the UK, having been championing an alternative way of working to the traditional job or typical self-employed mindset for well over a decade. He has produced an inspirational 2-CD/MP3 set audiobook, written numerous articles, blogs and been featured in many online forums and radio interviews, on the subject of portfolio careers, as well as delivering numerous seminars, workshops and Masterclasses on the subject.

Steve’s next book is on Portfolio Careers, due to be published in early 2016, will highlight how the world of work is changing and feature many examples of people from all walks of life who have found happiness and fulfilment from working for passion, pleasure and profit, creating their own ‘colourful umbrella’ and portfolio of choice.
Steve Preston will challenge your perspective and thinking around the need to have a traditional ‘job’, or for the self-employed to reframe your thinking around how you earn a living by channelling your efforts into passions, talents and interests to derive an income from different activities. Steve mantra is: “You spend more waking hours at work than in any other activity. Life is too short so why be unhappy? Take ‘the leap of faith’ and do what you love!”

Additional Information

Light refreshments are provided.

Dress code: Business attire, no jean please.

There is disabled access.  Please contact us with specific requirements.



  • Refreshments provided

Enquiries contact

Questions about this event should be addressed to Networks Support at networks.support@managers.org.uk or by telephone on 01536 207394.

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