Looking to increase your self-control?

How often do you start the day excited and ready to get things done, yet end up having a low productive day? Perhaps without even noticing it, your excitement and urgency to get things done are faced with obstacles, distractions, temptations, until you think ' well, I can always start tomorrow'. Do you feel that you lack that willpower when you really need it? Imagine achieving more in 24 hours by increasing your self-control.

This is a 5-week willpower challenge designed for high achievers by high achievers. The course is built with actionable exercises to support you to achieve your willpower challenge. It’s founded upon insights from behavioral science and positive psychology. It covers everything from how we make decisions, how to resist temptation and how to stop procrastinating to how to train your brain and how to increase your self-control. 

The goal is to support you in strengthening your self-control and to develop valuable habits that help you increase your performance, boosts your energy and, enhance your productivity. Stop falling into the "I don't feel like it" trap due to lack of willpower and achieve more!

So, are you ready to dive into the science, stories, and challenges in this willpower course? Welcome to Be Brilliant Academy!

Self-control and grit are the most important variables to explain success*

Our Promise to You

  • Discover the power of self-control and how to increase it

    Acknowledge the untapped potential of leveraging your willpower to reach your dreams.

  • Gain a greater awareness of your own emotions and behavior

    Identify thoughts and habits that increase as well as drain your willpower.

  • Achieve more

    Develop empowering habits that help you achieve your goals and live in line with your values.

  • Build a solid foundation

    Learn how to incorporate powerful techniques in your daily life to maximize your self-control over time.

  • Challenge yourself at your own pace

    Build your self-control at a pace that positively impacts your behavior and fits with your lifestyle.

  • Set yourself up for success

    Take control and design an environment with people, things and activities that support you to achieve greatness.

What's included in this course?

  • 01
    The Foundation of Willpower
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  • 02
    Set Yourself Up for Success
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    • How to resist temptation FREE PREVIEW
    • How to design habits that serve you
    • How to let a good change influence your life in a more profound way
    • Leaving with autopilot behind
    • How to overcome temptation
    • Challenges for Set Yourself up for Success
    • The Progress Check-In
  • 03
    Overcoming the Pitfalls
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    • Why do we fail?
    • How can we deal with negative stress?
    • Why do we procrastinate?
    • How to address the foundation of the self
    • Challenges for Overcoming the Pitfalls
    • The Progress Check-In
  • 04
    Designing an Environment Where You Thrive
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    • How to stick to your willpower challenge
    • How to explore the foundation of lifestyle design
    • How to train your brain
    • How to avoid unnecessary temptation
    • The power of recovery
    • Identify workouts that spark joy
    • Challenges for Designing an Environment Where You Thrive
    • The Progress Check-In
  • 05
    How to Achieve Your Willpower Challenge Successfully
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    • How can you train your willpower?
    • How to deal with 'Just this time' FREE PREVIEW
    • How to overcome the self-control challenge of the slippery slope
    • How to experience a regular sense of accomplishment
    • How to achieve willpower success with others
    • Willpower is contagious
    • One brain – two minds
    • Challenges for How to Achieve Your Willpower Challenge Successfully
    • The Progress Check-In
  • 06
    The Finale
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    • You’re brilliant!
    • Welcome to Members Only
    • Join Members Only
    • All Challenges for The Willpower Challenge
    • The Final Check-In

Meet Your Instructor

Award-Winning Entrepreneur and Keynote Speaker – Therese Gedda

Therese Gedda is the Founder and CEO of 30minMBA, a company re-imagining the workplace to enable the Future of Work starting with culture. Beyond running the award-winning company, Therese is a seasoned international Keynote Speaker on topics including Future of Work, business culture, workplace engagement, entrepreneurship, design thinking, and the entrepreneurial mindset. For over 15 years, she has inspired tens of thousands of people all over the world including New York, Toronto, San Francisco, Boston, Venice, Lisbon, London, Paris, Dublin, Stockholm, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Helsinki, and in the Bay Area.

At the age of 17, Therese started her first management consulting company, and over the last 15 years, she has supported thousands of founders, management teams and executives. At the age of 21, she became a guest lecturer at Stockholm School of Economics and The Royal Institute of Technology. Therese holds a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics and has been awarded Sweden’s largest prize for innovators in memory of Alfred Nobel.

In 2016, Therese was included in the Nordic 100 list, which recognizes the most influential individuals having an impact on the tech and startup communities in the Nordics. In May 2018, Therese founded Be Brilliant Academy to provide actionable, on-demand courses that support high achievers to thrive personally and professionally.

Today, Therese is advising leading companies worldwide in re-designing their culture. She also works as a Performance and Achievement Coach to Founders and C-level executives globally to excel as high achievers. Additionally, Therése spends a significant amount of her time traveling as she frequently is invited to speak about The Future of Work at conferences all over Europe and North America.

When she is not on stage, connecting people or running startups, she is passionate about training and motivating others as a fitness instructor.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who's the willpower course for?

    This course is for high achievers. For individuals who are looking to excel personally and professionally. It’s for the executive, the entrepreneur, the intrapreneur and the professional. It’s for the individual who wants to achieve more each day without running out of self-control.

  • What can I expect to get out of this course?

    It’s an actionable, step-by-step course that you can explore on-demand. It’s designed so you can act upon the insights from each lesson right away and apply it to your willpower challenge. This course is built with exercises to support you to achieve your willpower challenge. It’s founded upon insights from behavioral science and positive psychology. It covers everything from how we make decisions, how to resist temptation and how to stop procrastinating to how to train your brain and how to increase your self-control.

  • What should I know or master before starting this course?

    The key aspect is a commitment, willingness to work hard and experiment. The more time and effort you invest in your own development, the more you will get out of it.

  • How many hours can I expect to be working on it?

    You can design it the way you want to, and you decide the pace that fits you best. The actual course is about 2,5 hours of watch time. Besides all the videos, you also have several work documents with exercises. This course is designed to be acted upon, so the more you experiment and try out the different techniques in real life, the more you will gain from it. So, the more time you invest, the more time you get out of it. The more committed you are, the more significant impact the course will give you.

  • Is there a money back guarantee?

    Yes! In everything we do, we believe in empowering individuals to reach their full potential. Therefore, the course is designed to help you will grow both personally and professionally. So, if you're not completely satisfied, the course comes with a 21-day money back guarantee.

  • Do I get a certificate after completing the course?

    Absolutely, we want to celebrate your achievement! We’re proud to present the Be Brilliant Academy Certificate. After completing and acting upon all of the insights in the course, you get a specially designed certificate. You can proudly share it with your network on social media, on your LinkedIn profile and you can even print it and put it in a frame. Amazing, right?

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Why Be Brilliant Academy?

  • Specially designed for you the High Achiever by High Achievers

    We know the lifestyle of a busy High Achiever, so our courses are actionable and its insights easy to implement instantly.

  • Learn where and how it fits you

    Our courses are available on multiple devices on-demand and accessible when or where it suits you.

  • Grow both personally and professionally

    Regardless of where you are in your career, this is for you, who are committed to lifelong learning and to excel in each stage of your career.

  • Bridging the gap between what science knows and what business does

    Each actionable course has its foundation in behavioral science, positive psychology, and extensive expert experience.

  • Connect with fellow High Achievers

    We aim to be the champion of all High Achievers out there. Every High Achiever joining one of our course is invited to be a part of our community and continue the learning experience.

  • We believe in empowering individuals to reach their full potential

    With our courses, achievement and performance coaching, and our community, we will always be there to support you achieving greatness.

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Source: Article 'The Role of Self-control and Grit in Domains of School Success in Students of Primary and Secondary School' by Xavier Oriol, Rafael Miranda, Juan C. Oyanedel and Javier