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Become a Shaper

3 Weeks

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Cohort-based Course

Get energized by your work, amplify your creativity, and scale your impact through transformational group coaching

Hosted by

Jonas Altman

Founder, bestselling author of Shapers, and transformational coach

Course overview

Reshape how you work and change your future

Get the support and systems to orientate your life around your work


→ Dynamic group coaching helps you build capacity and effect change


→ An intimate cohort of diverse minds gives you more clarity


→ Proven frameworks let you design rituals that fulfill your work and life

Who's this course for

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Changemakers: you seek to scale your impact and mix up how you meet the world as you embark on your transformation

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Entrepreneurs: you're looking to gain a whole new perspective and design your work around your desired lifestyle

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Creators: you're ready to double down on your creative expression and gain clarity on balancing work, rest, and play

Key outcomes

Rewrite your relationship with work

You'll see your work in a whole new light so you can create deep and sustainable rituals for meeting the world with gumption

Overcome resistance

Whatever transformation you're undergoing - learn to escape inertia, break unhealthy patterns, and honor your intentions

Gain clarity

Cultivate ways to make space for yourself while benefiting from a proven framework for hacking your perspective to make wiser decisions

Open up new possibilities

Within a community, you'll be able to see different ways to operate, create, and innovate that fit your vision for your future

Crystalize your commitments

With proven tools, discover and set the non-negotiables that afford you better ways of working and living

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Shapers view work as a practice that can become a source of energy, creativity, and impact.

What they're saying

        Working with Jonas was a profound experience. In our final session, I found myself overcome by tears of joy as I finally gave myself permission to start living my dreams.
Thiago Araujo

Thiago Araujo

Co-Founder, hexdevs
        Altman gently nudges us to envision new possibilities to build more meaningful, joyful work and lives.
Amy Edmonson

Amy Edmonson

Professor, Harvard Business School
        Altman shows you that your idiosyncrasies and unique skills are not the obstacles to achievement and purpose--they are the path.
Daniel Pink

Daniel Pink

NYT Best Selling Author
        Jonas is an incredible coach who challenges you to think in new ways. He’s a true innovation leader who is crucial in our company's success.
Stacy Anderson

Stacy Anderson

Founder & CEO, Kent
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Meet your instructor

Jonas Altman

Jonas Altman

Founder & Coach

It's been a dozen years since Jonas burned out. He's since reinvented himself into a creative entrepreneur, transformational coach, and best-selling author of SHAPERS: Reinvent the way you work and change the future.


Jonas is a learning facilitator at M.I.T supporting entrepreneurs in designing ventures for social change. Previously he led the innovation team at the world's top arts university, launched a lifestyle and technology incubator, and ran a talent agency to promote positive well-being.


Jonas has lived and worked in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Jerusalem, London, Bali, Medellin, and Vancouver and brings a flexible perspective to all his work.


His chronicles about the future of work have been featured in The Guardian, Fast Company, Forbes, Quartz, and The Sunday Times.


An avid surfer and certified MODO yoga teacher, Jonas is an enthusiast of movement practices.


Join the next cohort to learn everything he knows about adopting the mindset to work and live extraordinarily.

Course syllabus

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Incubate: explore new possibilities


  • Escaping the busy trap to work and live more intentionally
  • Adopting a mindset for continuous change and growth
  • Defining your future vision and preparing for your next chapter


Week's Challenge: The deep work, rest, and play audit

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Immerse: step into change



  • Overcoming overwhelm and cleaning your mind
  • Setting priorities and doing the right thing
  • Forming rituals with the 5 C's framework

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Integrate: adopt better work-life rhythms


  • Hacking your perspective with the view master
  • Integrating being and doing states into everyday life
  • Managing your energy and not your time


Week's Challenge: 3 x high-contrast conversations

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Initiate: seal the deal



  • Reflecting and directly applying your learning
  • Sharing accountability for continued growth
  • Celebrating your commitments and your next chapter
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Course schedule

November 22th - December 1st
  • Tuesday, November 22nd

    Incubate: explore new possibilities

    1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

  • Tuesday, November 29th

    Immerse: better rhythms for living

    1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

  • Thursday, December 1st

    Integrate: step into change

    1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

  • Tuesday, December 6th

    Initiate: seal the deal

    1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

  • Group work

    2 hours total (optional)

    Each Tuesday, you'll receive a challenge to indulge in groups

What they're saying

        Jonas helps me ask (and answer) some of life's most important questions. If you’re seeking balance and getting clear on your life’s purpose - you've come to the right place
Joshua Gray

Joshua Gray

Co-Founder, gogglesoc
        Jonas is a fabulous coach. He's super knowledgeable, excellent at identifying areas to focus on and helps you push (at G-force) in the right direction. Love working with him!
Hanna Sutch

Hanna Sutch

CEO, Go Jauntly
        Altman gives us a timely reminder that we are only limited by our beliefs and awareness.
Susan Basterfield

Susan Basterfield

Co-owner, Greaterthan
        Jonas helped refresh my perspective, silence the noise, and slow down the game so I could clearly see the most effective pass to make.
Sam Cryer

Sam Cryer

Founder & CEO, Intermission Films
        Altman offers wise and practical advice about how to make work better, and thus get better work.
Barry Schwartz

Barry Schwartz

Author of Why We Work
        "In a short time and with the power of collective support, my perspective on what's next for me has entirely transformed ."
Shahar Graf

Shahar Graf

Co-founder Capital House

Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts

Active and experiential learning. No passive watching

This course builds on live workshops and hands-on group work and coaching

Interactive and engaging. No long lectures or mansplaining.

You’ll be immersed in exercises and breakout rooms with your peers

Learning together is better. Regeneration doesn’t happen in isolation

Join an intimate group of 6 like-minds determined to be challenged and step into change

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Prioritize what matters most with the proven practices that stick.

Praise

Mo-Ling Chui, Co-director at current.works

You're in good company

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The cohort is capped at ten for optimal interaction so you can immerse yourself and go deep with one another

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Participants have been vetted to ensure they bring the right spirit, commitment, and levels of engagement

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You'll have the opportunity to meet with each other in smaller groups to collaborate, regulate, and face challenges head-on

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Frequently Asked Questions

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