DJ and producer Mark Wilkinson decided to become a life coach – but who did he choose to provide the foreword for his book? Take a guess…

We are now hopefully on the way out of a pandemic that has killed over three million people. It’s also done a huge amount of economic damage and caused a lot of people to lose their jobs. Many people have re-evaluated their lives during this difficult time.

In a depressed jobs market, it might be tempting to just create a job for yourself. And what better than being a life coach? The job is totally unregulated in the UK and a whole swathe of other countries, you can set your own hours, you can charge whatever you like and you don’t need any qualifications whatsoever – you just have to decide you want to do it.

And don’t take my word for it. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, one life coach that’s actually decent – according to a number of trusted sources – told me “There’s a couple of good ones in this game, but most of them are just crap”.

Now, I have no idea which category DJ turned life coach Mark Wilkinson fits into. He might be to life coaching what Alexander Graham-Bell was to the telephone. And I have to concede one area he does excel at is advertising. I’ve seen his ads nearly every time I go onto Facebook over the past week.

Here’s a recent post from his page.

Sadly, I do know that he could probably have chosen a better person to write the foreword for his book, with the incredibly cheesy name of Life Remixed. Yes, it was none other than Danny Rampling.

I’m reliably told that philosophy is something that has always interested Rampling. Chapter titles like “For The Love Of Money” almost certainly had nothing to do with his enjoyment of the book, surely…


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