Paddy Upton


The ‘Unlock Your A-game’ workshop series is ideal for businesses looking to support their employees performance and well-being, both at work and in life. This popular workshop guides individuals and teams on a journey that uniquely combines personal mastery, professional mastery and mental well-being.  It was designed specifically to meet challenges of the Covid Pandemic, and since July 2020, over 3000 people from over 300 businesses have participated in the programme.

Who is it for?

  • Ideal for organisations wanting to support both their employees performance and well-being as they navigate the Pandemic and challenges of work-from-home
  • For individuals seeking to enhance their performance and mental well-being, relevant for now and into the long-term
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The 6-part A-game framework, delivered over 4 sessions

Paddy guides you to

  • consolidate the foundations of your work and life, and from these foundations, to
  • advance your life with clarity, direction and action, in all areas that you deem important, and finally, to
  • cultivate an even healthier mindset for better navigating what has happened in the past; for what is happening in the present; and for what lies ahead in your future. This third aspect draws the best from Paddy’s mental coaching of professional athletes around the world.
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Course Outline

The six-hour journey comprises a 6hr live/in-person workshop, or 4 x 90-minutes live online coaching sessions, with additional offline self-reflection exercises. The Unlock your A-game framework or map comprises six practical steps, namely;

  • Playing to strengths
  • Consolidating and acting upon your unique values, how they influence your personal and work life, and considers how they will be impacted by the Pandemic
  • Finding your ‘why’ – and aligning your purpose, strengths and values
  • Crafting your person character legacy, viewed through multiple lenses, and shining a light on the tendencies where you may undermine yourself
  • Taking a helicopter view of eight key areas of your life, assessing and advancing each using a practical investment-versus-return balance sheet
  • The mental game of life. This aspect draws from the best from Paddy’s mental coaching of professional athletes around the world. The aim is to enhance your mental well-being, specifically by
  • Off-loading unnecessary baggage from the past
  • Better managing stress, anxiety, fear and pressure
  • Being more present, at peace and in flow

I am a business, and would like to enquire about the workshop for my team.

I am an individual, wanting to join the next workshop*

We will inform you as soon as the next public online course is being run.


Paddy’s three-part A-game series for 60 Prime Venture Partners entrepreneurs, gave thought-provoking frameworks to find and play our A-game, as well as a set of principles to become great human beings. Learnings were illustrated with real-world sports examples to make this memorable, entertaining and impactful.
Amit Somani
Managing Partner, Prime Venture Partners
Brilliant session, I have done many similar but this was by far the very best! Well done Paddy, you had the entire company’s attention with your words and lessons. Thank you.
Craig Featherby
CEO, Carrick Group