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The Secret of Progress

John Williams
November 7, 2022

Embracing Failure: Designing Work for Resilience

Embarking on any project carries its share of risks, including the potential for roadblocks or failures. While it’s impossible to completely avoid these challenges, they don’t have to derail your progress. In fact, encountering failure can be a crucial step forward.

Understanding the Role of Failure in Projects

Failure isn’t just a possible outcome; it’s often an integral part of the learning process. Encountering a ‘failure point’ can provide valuable insights that are critical for future success. So, how do we turn these setbacks into stepping stones?

Strategies to Build Resilience

Designing work with resilience in mind allows you to continue making progress, even when faced with challenges. Here are some strategies to help you keep going:

  • Set Clear, Adjustable Objectives: Have clear goals but be flexible in how you achieve them. This allows you to adapt and change course as needed without losing sight of your ultimate objectives.
  • Implement Feedback Loops: Regularly gather feedback on your progress. This not only helps you make incremental improvements but also prevents you from straying too far off course before it’s too late to adjust.
  • Encourage a Culture of Experimentation: Foster an environment where trial and error is encouraged, and failures are viewed as learning opportunities rather than setbacks.

By integrating these strategies into your work ethic, you create a buffer against potential failures and develop a mindset that views challenges as opportunities to learn and grow.

If you’re looking to enhance your project management skills or want to learn more about building resilience, consider attending one of our upcoming coach training sessions. These sessions are designed to equip you with the necessary tools to effectively manage projects and turn obstacles into opportunities for growth.

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May 7th at 3 PM Pacific

Transformation & Coach Training Session

Coaching & Transformation-1 Hour Life Coach Training

Each session we look at a different tool from the Academic Life Coaching and Coach Training EDU training program and take a deep dive into its origin, theory, and application. 

This is an interactive workshop designed to be experienced fresh biweekly. Open to prospective and current students as well as alumni. The workshops are live and fast paced. You’ll want a strong internet connection, a chance to review the 3-page PDF ahead of time, and a quiet place to experience the workshop. It’s the closest experience you’ll get to being in the real training.

60 Minutes. Live via Zoom. Optional 15 minute Q&A after. 

May 16th at 3 PM Pacific

Transformation & Coach Training Session

Coaching & Transformation-1 Hour Life Coach Training

Each session we look at a different tool from the Academic Life Coaching and Coach Training EDU training program and take a deep dive into its origin, theory, and application. 

This is an interactive workshop designed to be experienced fresh biweekly. Open to prospective and current students as well as alumni. The workshops are live and fast paced. You’ll want a strong internet connection, a chance to review the 3-page PDF ahead of time, and a quiet place to experience the workshop. It’s the closest experience you’ll get to being in the real training.

60 Minutes. Live via Zoom. Optional 15 minute Q&A after. 

Business Mastermind Sessions

May 23rd at 9 AM Pacific

Business Mastermind

Business Mastermind--1 Hour Biweekly Workshop

ALC and CTEDU founder John Andrew Williams offers a biweekly Business Mastermind. Although these workshops are designed for current students and alumni, prospective students are welcome to register after speaking with an admissions advisor.

The workshops are fast paced, live on zoom. We usually take a dive into a specific websites, elevator pitches, sales calls, and whatever else coaches are facing as they establish their businesses.

60 Minutes. Live via Zoom.

May 16th at 3 PM Pacific

Business Mastermind

Business Mastermind--1 Hour Biweekly Workshop

ALC and CTEDU founder John Andrew Williams offers a biweekly Business Mastermind. Although these workshops are designed for current students and alumni, prospective students are welcome to register after speaking with an admissions advisor.

The workshops are fast paced, live on zoom. We usually take a dive into a specific websites, elevator pitches, sales calls, and whatever else coaches are facing as they establish their businesses.

60 Minutes. Live via Zoom.

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