WDS 2017 Academies Are Open for Registration!

Link: Sign Up for WDS 2017 Academies

Our annual celebration known as the World Domination Summit (or just WDS if you prefer) kicks off again in just over a month! Tickets to the main-stage event are now SOLD OUT, and we’re excited to welcome back another remarkable group of attendees.

If you didn’t get a ticket, you can still participate in WDS Academies.

These half-day workshops feature some of our favorite alumni speakers and select WDS community members that are experts in their fields. Registration for Academies is separate from WDS itself, and is available to both WDS attendees (at a discounted rate) and to the general public.

WDS Attendees: $29 per Academy | General Public: $59 per Academy

Note: if you’re attending WDS, log-in to your WDS account before making your Academy selection)



There is no limit to how many Academies you can register for, but please note that you can only purchase Academies for yourself. No physical ticket or confirmation will be required upon check-in, just a valid photo ID. Academy tickets are capacity controlled and offered on a first-come, first served basis. All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

Watch the video below to learn more:



Thursday, July 13th:

How to Tell Captivating Stories | Hosted by Marsha Shandur from 9:00am-12:00pm:

Telling your stories is the quickest way to build an INSTANT emotional connection with anyone, and emotions are what drive our decisions. So, if you want to make a change in the world? You need to tell stories. In this workshop, Storytelling Coach Marsha Shandur (from Yes Yes Marsha) will show you the exact steps to tell ANY story in a compelling way.

See the World. Change the World: The Art of Wandering for Good | Hosted by Stephanie Zito from 9:00am-12:00pm:

Learn how to see the world and hack the lifestyle of travel you want—while contributing to the places you visit and the causes that you care about with Stephanie Zito, founder of Wandering For Good. For everyone who wants to explore and make a difference, you’ll get actionable insight to make this your reality.

How to Be Everything | Hosted by Emilie Wapnick from 1:30pm-4:30pm:

Do you have all kinds of different interests, passions, and skills? Are you insatiably curious about many unrelated subjects? You just might be a multipotentialite—someone with many interests and creative pursuits! In this Academy, we’ll dive into the mechanics of making a living as a multipotentialite with author and speaker, Emilie Wapnick. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to specialize, choose a niche, or accumulate 10,000 hours of practice in a single area to be successful. You can build a life around ALL of your passions.

Job Search Sleuth: Find Work You Love | Hosted by Mac Prichard from 1:30pm-4:30pm:

Are you frustrated with your job? Disappointed with the direction of your career? You want to make a change but you don’t want to launch a business or take the plunge in the self-employment. And you’re not certain about what to do next or how to look for work other than answering job postings. This workshop is led by Mac Prichard, founder of the local sensation Mac’s List. It will teach you job hunting skills you can use to find work with meaning and purpose and have a career you can love.

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Friday, July 14th

Craft Your Time to Dominate Your World | Hosted by Mike Vardy from 9:00am-12:00pm:

In this WDS Academy, productivity strategist and founder of Productivityist, Mike Vardy, will teach you how to craft your time with a proven approach that is simple, flexible, and durable so you can truly dominate your world. You’ll learn how to free your mind from storing so you can spend more time in deep and critical thought. And discover how to use the clock and the calendar in a way that works for you both in the short and long term.

Sparked: How to Discover What Lights You Up, Then Build Your Life Around It | Hosted by Jonathan Fields from 9:00am-12:00pm:

In this engaging presentation, Jonathan Fields, the founder of Good Life Project and author of How to Live a Good Life, offers a simple, yet immediately-actionable and powerful approach to “filling your contribution bucket” in a way that leaves you lit up, overflowing with meaning, joy, connection and purpose. He’ll teach you how to not just build a living, but a life.

Working It Out: Sustainable Health and Fitness | Hosted by Mike Goncalves from 1:30pm-4:30pm:

Do you ever feel unhealthy, unhappy, unmotivated, or uninspired? Is something missing to help you feel your best or to get you out of that funk? Learn how to leverage exercise in order to push past limiting beliefs, fears, and self-doubt in order to achieve and succeed in both health and work with Mike Goncalves, founder of The Wellness Bucket. Create small sustainable daily health & fitness habits designed to help you feel your best and keep you energized all day long. This Academy welcomes all abilities and body types.

Make A Living Writing | Hosted by Jeff Goins from 1:30pm-4:30pm:

Learn the proven process to build an audience with your words and make a full-time income with your writing. Main topics will include the 3 easiest and most profitable ways to make money writing (and how to pick the path that’s best for you), the 12 steps to making a living writing, and how to launch a book to bestseller status. This Academy is hosted by bestselling author Jeff Goins. He’ll be joined by expert book launcher Tim Grahl and writing guru Joe Bunting—both best-selling authors themselves.

Afford Anything | Hosted by Paula Pant from 1:30pm-4:30pm:

Maybe you’d like to travel, change careers, launch a business, or chase any other important dream or calling, but…how could you possibly gather the thousands you’ll need to make this transition? How will you know when you’re financially ready to take the leap? In this interactive workshop, you’ll learn simple, powerful and practical approaches to directing your money towards living your best life. Presented by Paula Pant, the founder of Afford Anything, this workshop will cover earning, spending, saving, hacking, building new frameworks and re-examining your assumptions about money.

Monday, July 17th

Hobby Hacking: Build a Brand, Website and Business That Enhances Your Passion | Hosted by Sean Ogle from 10:00am-1:00pm:

In this Academy, you will learn how to take your hobby or passion and turn it into a brand with our resident Location Rebel, Sean Ogle. Why would you want to do this? By building a brand around your hobby you’re able to become an influencer, get free stuff and benefits that will enhance your enjoyment of your hobby, and over time turn it into a profitable business that will open up even more opportunities.

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