Episode 36: Rethinking The Myth of Work Life Blend with Lee Eldridge

In this episode, host Jimmy Burroughes engages in a thought-provoking conversation with guest Lee Eldridge, founder and performance director of Cognitive Athlete. The focus is on work-life balance and its evolution in the modern context. Lee provides actionable advice on navigating the challenges of the modern work environment, fostering well-being, and achieving sustainable high performance. Tune in to gain valuable insights into redefining your perspective on work and life.


Throughout Lee’s 20-year career, he has worked with athletes and business executives in elite environments, including professional rugby and football players, world-ranked tennis players and C-Suite executives at multi-national companies. He holds an MSc in Human Performance and a BSc in Sports Science and Coaching. His bespoke human performance coaching company, Cognitive Athlete, is on a mission to lead elite business executives toward obtaining and sustaining optimal results over the long term.

Connect with Lee:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lee-eldridge/

Email: [email protected]

Web: https://cognitiveathlete.co.uk/

Episode highlights:

(1:29) Who is Lee, and what is the work-life balance

(3:18) Historical changes in work dynamics and the impact of constant connectivity

(5:38) The accelerated discussion on work integration due to the COVID-19 pandemic

(9:43) Managing stress, avoiding burnout, and the importance of pacing oneself

(15:31) Bridging the gap between high-performance sports models and business

(18:56) The importance of leading yourself

(21:09) Ideal clients for Lee and the concept of mass market personalization

(26:29) Lee's key takeaway: Shifting from work-life balance to understanding work as part of life

(27:40) Outro

Follow and Subscribe to Jimmy Burroughes

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimmyburroughes/

Website: https://www.jimmyburroughes.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jimmybleadership/



Beat Burnout - Ignite Performance is now available to download. Get a copy now at: https://jimmyburroughes.mykajabi.com/book