Get somewhere next year.

"Most people overestimate what they can do in a day, and underestimate what they can do in a year."
(adapted from Bill Gates)

2021 Goal-Crafting Intensive

Make time to make a plan, online on Dec 19th or 20th, Jan 2nd, 3rd, 9th or 10th

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The start of the New Year is a time people have used to set resolutions since the ancient Babylonians 4000 years ago. Some research suggests that while only about 8% of people consistently reach their resolutions, even those who set them do better than those who don't...

But what if you could do better than resolutions?

This New Years' Goal Crafting Intensive is an online workshop that picks up where resolutions fall short. It's designed to provide you with the structure, focus and support you need to develop powerful goals that will help you have the most productive year of your life—so far!

What you can accomplish:

  • Get clarity on what your most important goals are
  • Identify possible actions and approaches you could take, and prioritize between them
  • Develop strategies to stay motivated and focused on executing your plan
  • Put in place systems to help you continually reflect, adjust and improve

The Intensive includes pre-workshop exercises so that you arrive ready to hit the ground running, instruction and coaching to provide you personalized support, and a practice group that meets weekly so you can continue learning with peers throughout the year.

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What are past participants saying?

"The Goal Crafting Intensive gave me more clarity around how to create goals that strike a balance between focus and flexibility."
Felippe, Brazil
"The GCI workshop set a great tone for the new year—starting it in a growth-oriented way focused on building systems rather than setting commitments without follow-through."
Johannes, Germany

75% of survey respondents were significantly more prepared for their year compared to previous years, due to our workshop.

Having Goals Matters

The scientific literature broadly agrees that goals have (at least) four important effects[1]:

  1. Goals direct attention toward goal-relevant activities and vice versa
  2. Goals energize you to work harder
  3. Goals challenge you to persist longer
  4. Goals cause you to become more strategic

Some people (notably Dilbert creator Scott Adams) have claimed that instead of goals, you should have "systems". Nonsense. Have both.

At the Goal-Crafting Intensive, we'll talk about how to use goals effectively, while not falling into some of the common traps, like lost purposes or a mindset of pre-success failure.

Goals + Systems > Resolutions

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"I was worried that the workshop would basically just be a marketing event for Complice... yet another webinar trying to upsell me. But it was totally the opposite.

The content was generally applicable, and the coaches were consistently focused on helping me with what I needed most. This workshop was truly about supporting me in defining, refining, and going for my goals"

Pay What You Want

The Goal-Crafting Intensive will be offered on a PWYW basis, for the following reasons:

  • Interested people can attend even if they're short on spare cash.
  • It lets people pay what they feel the event was worth to them, meaning no buyer's remorse.
  • It incentivises us to make the event be really impactful, and gives us really tangible feedback on that front.
  • We've done it for 4 years it's worked great!

There will be a $25 deposit required up-front, to confirm that participants are serious about the event. But then, after the event, when we settle up, you pay whatever you want. There's no minimum (and no maximum).

We know some people would rather not engage in economic experiments though, so if you'd rather, you can go ahead and just pay a market rate of $275 up-front.

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Pre-workshop course content


Start reflecting now and arrive ready to hit the ground running.

Instruction & coaching


Learn from professionals and receive customized support.

Structured co-working


Dedicate time to dream and strategize alongside other workshop participants.

Weekly practice groups


Continue learning alongside a community of peers.

Frequently Asked Questions

What platform(s) are you using for the workshop?

We'll use a Zoom call to say hi and to orient you to the event. You get your own coaching channel on a private Slack workspace for chat-based coaching. The course content—video presentations, model, and exercises—is hosted on a wordpress website that participants have access to before, during, and after the event.

What if I can't make it for the full five hours?

You can still get a lot of value out of attending just part of the event. The course content is available anytime, so the main benefits you'd be missing are the live coaching and the accountability to work during the event. The latter, however, you can also get throughout the year in the form of our community of practice weekly meetings.

Will the video recording be available?

Yes, as stated above, the videos are recorded so you can listen to them at any time. In past years, we did the presentations live, but this year they're recording-first, which allows you to progress through the content at your own pace.

Do I have to use Complice to attend this event?

Not at all! While the techniques we teach are compatible with Complice's philosophy, they also work with other tools. Our coaches will recommend whatever systems they think will work best for your situation, which might be Complice but might also be competitors!

What topics will we cover?

There are 5 main course modules:

  • Goal-setting: what's the possibility space & what most excites you?
  • Planning: what do you need to do to make it happen?
  • Execution: how can you work hard, work smart, & have fun while doing it?
  • Reflection: how do you notice when you've gotten lost, and get reoriented?
  • Longer-term: vision, values, uncertainty, complexity & resilience

You're free to focus on just one or two of those modules, or go through all of them. You can also just spend most of the event talking with our experienced coaches about whatever you're stuck on, which could be anything from a habit change you want to make, to a big decision, to a challenging situation in a work or personal relationship.

For those who've tried a lot of systems already and are worried it'll just be stuff you've heard before: first of all, we've got some in-house techniques you probably haven't heard of. But more importantly... we know that a single powerful insight can change your life, and we'll work with you to find a new perspective on your situation that gives new leverage.

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