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Art of Accomplishment is the best personal development course I've taken. It helped me to get to the core of what was holding me back. It's absolutely transformed all areas of my life.
Anton Zolotov
Founder of Gunpowder Labs
“The single most impactful piece of personal development I've ever experienced.” 

Corey Johnson

Executive Director, Imagine Scholar

What Is It Like To Be You?

The Connection Course is the foundational course in AoA. Join us and learn the technique and state of mind that drive the self-discovery that supercharges your capacity for work, connection, and enjoyment.

The Connection Course is for people who:

Know They Can Grow

They are always curious to explore and gain a deeper understanding of themselves, others, and the world.

Want to Access Their Full Potential

They want to unlock their full capacity to do great work and build enjoyable relationships.

Courageously Face Themselves

They know that their perception and perspective drive their experience of themselves, others, and the world.







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Marie Poulin

Founder of Notion Mastery
Once you’ve agreed to show up and do the work, it’s impossible not to be forever changed by it.

My relationship with my husband is deeper, richer, and more interesting than ever before.

If you’re serious about taking your relationships to the next level, I urge you to take this course.
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Supercharge Your Self-Discovery

  • Free Yourself From Subconscious Patterns
    Free yourself from deeply patterned subconscious behaviors and beliefs that hold you back.
  • Unlock Your Full Capacity
    Practice the VIEW mindset and approach, and watch how much more capacity you bring to your work and relationships.
  • Find Deep Connection
    Feel deep connection with yourself and others that you can find and come back to whenever you want.

What Can VIEW Do For You?

The Connection Course is a deep-dive into VIEW, the foundation of our approach to self-discovery. VIEW is a technique and state of mind that allows any activity that involves connecting with yourself or others to be far more productive and enjoyable. While the “technique” can help you learn it, it’s fundamentally a state of mind, and you learn it through practice.



Speaking your truth, even when it’s scary



Being with someone’s emotion, not avoiding it, or taking it on yourself



Being curious without needing to find the answer



Owning what you want without forcing it on yourself or others

"A complex, challenging, but deeply rewarding and hands-on course to help you become comfortable with all aspects of yourself and truly listen to other human beings."

Jay W.


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Reviews for AOA Courses

A substantial upgrade to emotional intelligence, unlocking more ease, joy & assurance
Max Phillips
Lifechanging in the most unexpected way.
Inna Lykhovyd
Reconnection with humanity starts with yourself. To rediscover how to authentically be present with yourself and others, take the connection course.
Finding out you have emotions about everything you do---then jumping into them like a deep pool and swimming and floating and being.
Kirsten Senturia
An essential point of view for creating a safe container for self realizations and connections.
Erika Lopez
Vexing, liberating, challenging, joyful--a course that inhabits the same space as a roller coaster about to release into high speed--that mix of fear, anticipation, and ecstasy!
Connections 101: Learn to feel and BE your authentic self in connection with others
Sneha Vaidyanathan
This is the missing manual for creating authentic connections.
Steve Choo
An experience. An emotional intelligence and whole life awareness course.
Shawn Parrotte
Joe Hudson is a mad genius of emotional transformation. AoA rocked my freaking world.
Rob Hardy
One-year-ago-me would have hoped but not dared to believe I could feel like I do today.
Pim Ruhe
Self help that builds tools for lasting change
Philip Postma
If you're in a career and achieving a ton but things just don't feel right, take a look at Art of Accomplishment.
Mark Alexander
AoA is a portal to the emotional transformations you yearn for but have had no idea how to access
Nick Catton
If your personal engine is running rough and you find yourself grinding the gears, this 8-week course can help you make small adjustments with big impact toward getting yourself aligned and running like a dream.
Maureen Carruthers
AoA was an earthquake, uprooting old ideas I had about success and relationships, freeing me to be more authentically who I am. It transformed my life.
Michele Gill
A fresh and different take on self development that changed my perspective, my understanding and myself forever. I'm so grateful I did it!
Mattia Gheda
The best online emotional development course out there.
Lulie Tanett
An emotional dojo for working on the most difficult, buried, and hard to overcome blockers to reaching our full potential.
Joseph Kelly
Take ownership of your life to live authentically and fully. The AoA course is a deep dive into your strengths, your fears, and what makes you uniquely "you". Transformation will happen, regardless if you want it or not!
Eva Pianezzola
The AoA Masterclass gives you useful tools and a great start for a lifelong self-discovery journey with a community of people who are all on this journey with you.
Esther Holleman
The Art of Accomplishment is the most meaningful group experience that I've ever been a part of. The community is priceless. It taught me how to be better at being myself, how to accept and embrace all that life is, and as a result, allows me to be more effective in my life
Sarah Melody Vinci
AoA provided me the tools to learn, integrate and embody a new relationship with my work, with friends and family and, most importantly, with myself.
Christy Tripp
Personal development coursework stemming from vulnerable heart opening experiments with yourself, partner, and larger community.
Erin Newhall
The most effective transformation work I’ve ever done.
Amaya Gutierrez
Art of Accomplishment is the best personal development course I've taken. It helped me to get to the core of what was holding me back. It's absolutely transformed all areas of my life.
Anton Zolotov

Joe Hudson

Joe is a coach for senior executives, founders, and board members at high-profile technology companies. He helps clients see and uproot complex behavior patterns that have caused them pain and inefficiency for decades.

His approach springs from a 23-year meditation practice and insights from dozens of spiritual, psychological, and neurological traditions. He trusts his client’s wisdom and poses questions that create deep reflection, allowing clients to experience incredible results in a very short period of time.

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"An essential tool for getting internally aerodynamic."

Nichol Bradford

Partner, Niremia Collective

How It Works

Rapid-Fire Coaching with Joe
90 minutes of live, rapid-fire coaching with Joe. Bring a question yourself or witness others' powerful experiences.
Listen to a special episode each week that introduces the key topics.
Partner Work
Five 90-minute guided video sessions in rotating pairs to learn by doing.
Large Group Meetings
Five live-cohort sessions at the beginning and end of each partner session to share and integrate.

Course Curriculum

Course Overview

3-Week Course Schedule

The Connection Course: March 2024 Cohort Schedule

Week of March 4 to March 10


Attend morning OR evening.

Morning Option

Session 1
9:00 AM-12:00 PM PT (check your time zone)

Evening Option

Session 1
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PT (check your time zone)


Attend morning OR evening

Morning Option

Session 2
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT (check your time zone)

Evening Option

Session 2
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM PT (check your time zone)

Week of March 11 to March 17


Attend morning OR evening

Morning Option

Session 3
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT (check your time zone)

Evening Option

Session 3
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM PT (check your time zone)


Attend morning OR evening

Morning Option

Session 4
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT (check your time zone)

Evening Option

Session 4
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM PT (check your time zone)

Week of March 18 to March 22


Attend morning OR evening

Morning Option

Session 5
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT (check your time zone)

Evening Option

Session 5
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM PT (check your time zone)


Live Q&A with Joe

Session 6
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM PT (check your time zone)

“I came for better communication, but I learned how to be myself.”

Noah Maier

Head of Partnerships, Galaxy Gives Philanthropies

Course Pricing

Key Dates

2024 Course Dates:
March 4 - March 22
April 22 - May 10
September 9-27
November TBA

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The Connection Course

Supercharge Your Self-Discovery


3 weeks of guidance
1 year access to our online community
Partner matching
Session debriefs with AOA facilitators
An intimate group format for deep learning
Large group Q&A's
Daily practices for integration
Rapid fire coaching with Joe
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Frequently Asked Questions

Have any other questions? Reach out, and we'll be happy to help.
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How is this different from all of the other approaches to communication that have been around for decades?

Most communication courses are all about a technique and focus on what to say or how to say it. The main focus of AOA is the state of mind. There is hardly any technique.

We choose this approach for two reasons. First, any communication technique can be hurtful or stop working if it is coming from strategy instead of authenticity. It is why most techniques have a high failure rate. The second reason is that freedom and peace come from a state of mind or a perspective — not from communicating correctly. This state of mind will positively affect far more than your communication.

What is the material based on?

The framework emerged through Joe Hudson’s work with top executives and companies in Silicon Valley and elsewhere, including organizations like Apple, Alphabet, SpaceX, HP, Lyte, and Hand in Hand Parenting, among many others.
It was further developed and tested over more than five years of public workshops in multiple cities with more than 1,000 participants and is currently used by more than 100 participants from among Joe’s clients.

How is Art of Accomplishment similar and different from other coaching techniques?

Coaching is often about trying to get somebody somewhere, or add value to their life, whereas AOA is about being on a discovery journey together. It’s about deeply understanding that the person you’re talking to has all the wisdom they need to take the right next step in their life. It is about connection, not fixing.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no formal prerequisites, but you will get the most out of this experience if you are committed to doing the work, willing to be transparent and vulnerable, responsible for your own learning and enjoyment, and clear on the aspects of life you want to work on.

Who is this course for?

Joe has found that personal and professional problems arise from the same fundamental source. Our psyche doesn’t know the difference between them, and we are the same person encountering any challenge we face, regardless of how it’s classified. By working on the root causes of your limiting beliefs, you’ll see benefits in both personal and professional arenas.

Can I get a reimbursement from my employer?

Yes. During the application process, you will have access to a pre-written template which you can use to explain the value of the program to your manager or company and request reimbursement. Many organizations provide professional development stipends to their employees.

I want to take the course but don’t have a partner lined up. Do I have to enroll with a partner?

You can absolutely join without a partner. This is the most common way for people to enroll. The cohort model of the course was specifically built to accommodate and take advantage of this. The course manager will ensure you are matched with another individual for any partner work.

Is there a payment plan?

Yes, you can pay in installments. Contact us for more details at

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