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Your Career Blueprint

15% Early Bird Discount

Thrive

How to prevent burnout and create a sustainable coaching career.

Course Starts 27th Feb

Here’s what you’ll learn inside the course.

This course is designed to support practitioners who are physically, mentally, and emotionally exhausted from burnout. World-renowned researcher in coach practitioner stress and burnout, Dr Peter Olusoga, guides you through this 6-week interactive course. You will move away from disillusionment and apathy in the workplace, towards an inspired career which fills you with pride, passion, love, and the ability to thrive.

Early Bird Offer 6th Feb

Your course leaders

Josh saying

Josh Fletcher is the owner of Career Blueprint and has 15 years of experience in performance sport and the Special Forces. Josh has worked with professional and Olympic sport, F2 & F3 motorsport and the military.

He has experienced the highest highs and the lowest lows our industry has to throw at a person, and his own experiences with burnout, stress and overwhelm are the main driver in creating Thrive. Read more about Josh’s journey HERE.

Dr Peter Olusoga is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University. His PhD thesis, completed in 2012, focused on stress and coping in elite sports coaching, and he has spent over a decade exploring current coach burnout, and well-being in high-performance sports environments. In addition to research, Dr Olusoga is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS), an experienced consultant, and host of the award-winning sport and performance psychology podcast, Eighty Percent Mental.

Module descriptions

The modules in this course are sequential and take you on a journey from feeling overwhelmed and disillusioned to feeling empowered and purposeful. All live content is recorded for you to watch back with full lifetime access to the content, but to experience the full benefit of the peer-to-peer support network, we recommend you attend each of the live interactive sessions.

Week 1

It starts with you

Week 1 lays the foundations by creating awareness of burnout and how you experience stress in your job. We set the interactive and collaborative tone for the entire course with the first group support call. The first module is all about you and developing one of the keys to enjoying a sustainable coaching career: Self-awareness

  • Quickly identify the gradual creep of ongoing stress so you can avoid feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and the urge to procrastinate.
  • Spot the early signs of burnout in yourself and in your colleagues so you can reduce the risk and severity of burnout and create a supportive working environment.
  • Clearly understand the ways in which the work environment contributes to burnout in order to maintain or rekindle the love for the job you had when you first started out.
  • Meet the group and begin to engage with the power of community through a sense of shared purpose. You aren’t alone on this journey.

Module features

Week 2

Getting out your own way

Week 1 was all about you, we progress on to how you can effectively navigate your environment by developing a deep understanding of your role within in it.  We will introduce practical exercises which support you in understanding, evolving in and adapting to your environment. You will…

  • Gain insight into how your own mind can often work against you when it comes to stress and burnout so that you can get out of your own way and remain happy, fulfilled and productive.
  • Learn about the uncontrollable nature of stress, so that you can take pleasure in your work and be resilient to the natural pressures of the job.
  • Develop a range of appropriate tools and strategies to manage stress so that you can keep hold of your mental, physical and emotional health.

Module features

Week 3

Strength in community

This is the 2nd of the collaborative group support calls is about shared experience, staying on track and creating confidence by moving through the struggles and challenges together.

  • Effectively summarise your personal takeaways and create simple and actionable daily practices.
  • Lean into social support created by the cohort community so that you no longer feel alone and isolated in your struggles.
  • Share your experiences with other practitioners and gain support from the group in order to build relationships that create camaraderie, belonging and accountability.

Module features

Week 4

Surviving to thriving

Building on the self-awarenss skills you have created so far, this module will help you explore your own personal values and how to align them with those of the culture you work in. Learn to coach authentically, whilst acknowledging the constraints and stressors of the job.

  • Cope with workplace expectations to deliver high-performance work every day so you can turn up as your best self at work and be present and engaged at home.
  • Navigate and negotiate your values using the tasksheet so you can understand how they integrate within your orgnaisation, it’s not a one way street.
  • Become your true self in and out of work, learn how to create a professional environment which fits into the life you want to lead.
  • Use unique decompression strategies to ensure your work stays invigorating, rewarding and fulfilling forever.

Module features

Week 5

Strategies for life

The exact methods which you will use to implement each modules learnings on a day to day basis. Looking after yourself can be a real struggle, this module will help you prevent feeling drained, unproductive, and lost.  Learn and practice mindful management and recovery strategies, and take back control of your own well-being.

  • Learn how to take effective ‘micro-breaks’ that work for you, so that you feel energised, invigorated, and ready to take on the daily challenges of your role.
  • Be deliberate and purposeful in developing your network, so that you feel supported, valued, and able to talk about your challenges with others who understand.
  • Use ‘nudging’ strategies to map out your downtime and recovery, so that you can be on top of your game for your athletes and loved ones.

Module features

Week 6

Your burnout prevention and management plan

We close out the course and set you up for the future in this final module. On your 3rd group support call you will be guided through course reflections and set you up for continuous support with the peer community so you can gain success, enjoyment and sustainability in the workplace.

  • Your bespoke burnout action plan will help you to prevent, manage and recover from burnout and give you skills for life.
  • Use the lifetime cohort access on the community hub to lean into social support which has been created during the course, so that you are confident that you have continual support and are no longer feel alone and isolated in your struggles.
  • Exit the course with lasting supporting relationships with practitioners who know your struggles, understand your feelings and have been through the same educational journey. There is such power in community.

Module features

Early Bird Offer 6th Feb

Imposter Ebook

Bonus Materials

Free 30m bonus module on superhero complex.

Don’t be a Hero: The destructive power of the Superman Complex in coaching. Even Superheroes have to team up every once in a while! In this bonus module, you’ll learn about the Superhero Complex – the unhealthy sense of responsibility that leaves you feeling like the weight of the world is on your shoulders alone. Learn to spot and avoid the risk factors for developing a Superhero Complex so that you can maintain a healthy perspective on work and life, and continue to thrive in your job.

6 exclusive elite coach practitioner interviews

Hear of the real-world stories of 6 elite coaches who share their experiences with burnout.  Gain insights as to how these fantastic coaches have struggled with burnout and navigated the complexities of preventing, managing and recovering from burnout throughout their career.

Lifetime access to the course material

As soon as you register you will receive lifetime access to all of the course content.

Lifetime access to the community support space

Every cohort will get full access to the Thrive community space to ensure you have peer to peer support and access to continued support and information from your course leaders.

Fixed for life reduced rate access to the practitioner wellness community

The Practitioner Wellness Community is a space where sports coaches and performance practitioners will be armed with reams of information, videos and high-quality content from subject matter experts relating to managing and improving their well-being. The Community will be coming online in the 1st quarter of 2023 and you will gain discounted rates for life.

Free reflective practitioners journal (UK delivery only).

The only product of its kind designed to support performance practitioners in creating some time and space for their own well-being. Learn more about the Reflective Practitioners Journal.

course design

Course Starts 27th Feb

Cohort based delivery

Limited to 15 spots

next cohort will not be until 1st of May 2023

Cohort based delivery

next cohort will not be until 1st of May 2023

Limited to 15 spots

Early Bird Offer 6th February

Early Bird Offer 6th Feb

What you get

  • 6 modules bursting with 12 recorded sessions, weekly exercises, and additional support content & resources
  • 3 live interactive group calls to support guided reflection, shared experience and group accountability
  • Cohort-based learning to create a collaborative and peer-to-peer supportive community led by your course leaders
  • Lifetime access to your cohort community hub where all content and interaction will take place
  • Complete lifetime access to all the course content, including access to all the support call recordings, webinar downloads and module exercises
  • Support in building your own bespoke ‘Burnout prevention plan’
  • 2 x 60-minute Burnout in sport webinar recordings
  • 30-minute ‘superhero complex’ bonus recording
  • 6 x elite coach reflection bonus interviews

15% Early Bird Discount

3 Payments of

£135 £115

OR

A One-Time Payment of

£350 £300

Early Bird Offer 6th Feb

14 days Money-back Guarantee

We want you to have peace of mind and feel confident in your investment.

Once you have completed the first week of the course, completed the exercises and engaged with the community, if you are not completely satisfied that the course can help solve your problems then you can email us and let us know you’d like your money back.

A full refund will be offered based on full participation and engagement with all the provided tools and resources. We worked hard to create a user-friendly, applicable and research-backed course for you so we want to ensure that you Thrive!

Money-back Guarantee

Frequently Asked Questions

I don’t feel like I have burnout, but I want to avoid it. Is this course still relevant for me?

Absolutely. Prevention is better than cure, and this course will give you the tools to understand workplace stressors and how they affect you as an individual. Then arm you with the skills to manage and prevent them taking over.

Can I pay in installments?

Yes. You can split the course fee into 3 equal payments. With the first installment due upon sign up, 2nd installment required prior to week 3 commencing, and the final installment required prior to week 5 commencing to unlock the remaining modules.

I am interested in gaining access for my staff, how can I do this?

No problem, contact us directly to discuss how we can integrate your staff onto the course and the pricing strategy.

What happens if I miss a live session?

All the live calls are recorded so you can catch back up at a convenient time.

What happens after the course finishes?

You received lifetime access to the course materials and the community platform. Pete and Josh will also continually add content and remain engaged with all course graduates. As an additional bonus you will also receive lifetime reduced rates to the Practitioner Well-being Community platform.

Will I have access to the course tutors during the course?

Pete and Josh will be managing and moderating the community platform throughout the course.

What happens if I cannot complete the course in 6 weeks?

The course is designed to be completed in 6 weeks to ensure you have an optimal learning experience but we understand sometime life just gets in the way, so you will have lifetime access to the course content to ensure you can catch up when convenient.

I don’t want anyone to know I am doing this course; can I remain anonymous?

We respect coach practitioners right to anonymity so it is possible to remain anonymous throughout the course, You can simply switch off your Camera on the live calls and we can set your account up with a Pseudonym however, we do encourage both collaboration and engagement to ensure that you gain the support and interaction needed to manage and prevent burnout.

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