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Dare To Lead™ Brené Brown's Courage-Building Program by Debra Birks

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Ovolo The Valley

1000 Ann Street

Fortitude Valley Brisbane, QLD 4006


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Dare To Lead™ is based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. A Courage-Building and highly interactive workshop.

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Dare to Lead™ Building Brave Leaders & Courageous Cultures.

Tue 09 Dec - 8:30am - 5:30pm

Thu 10 Dec - 8:30am - 5:00pm

This is an In Person Workshop

Why Dare To Lead™ Leadership?

The Dare To Lead™ curriculum cultivates brave leaders, resilient leaders, accountable and self-aware leaders; leaders that can quickly reset after falls, and leaders willing to do the brave work and have the tough conversations to harness and navigate change. And understand why Trust and Empathy are critical skills, especially in times of uncertainty.

This critical time in history requires a "collective courage".

About the Dare To Lead™ program

Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program of 4 skill sets that are measurable, teachable and observable, designed to be delivered by a Certified Dare To Lead™ Facilitator. It's a workshop for individuals and teams wanting an evolved leadership experience that delivers on its research in clear and practical ways.

Who should attend?

This is a Call to All Leaders and Teams. For Organisational and Self-leaders, Community and Business Leaders, Educators and Government Leaders, this is a must do program if you’re serious about leading in challenging times.

... and if you want to:

  • Build a resilient and courageous culture in your organisation
  • Cultivate innovation and creativity
  • Operationalise your values
  • Be skilled in empathy and the practice of self-care
  • Build trust and accountability for a healthy feedback culture

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Defining Leadership - how vulnerability is our greatest measure of courage
  • Operationalise Values – not just profess them
  • Build Trust - boundaries, reliability and accountability
  • Resilience – the how to strategies to reset from failure and disappointment

What's Included?

  • Dare to Lead™ official workbook and materials only available from CDTLF
  • Dare to Lead™ ‘Participant Trained’ Badge for LinkedIn*
  • Leadership and Team assessments exclusive to program participants
  • Exclusive Brené Brown video content specifically created for the Dare To Lead™ program.
  • Resources for further learning
  • Access to private group coaching circles exlusive to DTL graduates
  • Morning & afternoon Tea, plus a nutritious lunch
  • N.B if for any reason outside our control, i.e, a Covid outbreak, the program will be moved to a virtual platform.
  • Our virtual programs use broadcast studio quality delivery with the latest broadcast operations solutions.

*This program does not provide you with a Dare To Lead™ Certified Facilitator accreditation to facilitate the Dare To Lead™ program outside your organisation.

Your Facilitator

Debra, a Certified Dare to Lead™ (CDTLF) and Daring Way™ Facilitator (CDWF) of 5 years, and ICF, IECL Lvl 3 Executive Coach of 16 years, will guide you through:

  • Dr. Brené Brown's Dare To Lead™ curriculum
  • the lessons using her own personal stories, humour, science and knowledge
  • the skills, common language and tools required to operationalise your own courage in your organisation, workplace and life so that you can show up, be seen and heard, while standing in your own truth and values.

About Brené Brown

Brené is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation – Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy, and most recently completed a seven-year study on courageous leadership. She is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, Braving the Wilderness, and Dare to Lead, which also debuted at #1 on The Wall Street Journal and Publisher’s Weekly list.

Agenda Summary:

Rumbling with Vulnerability

  • Why vulnerability is the foundational skill set of courage
  • Myths of vulnerability
  • Why empathy and emotional literacy is critical to self-awareness.
  • It's armour not fear that holds us back from courageous leadership
  • Daring leadership requires us to show up and have tough conversations.

Living into our Values

  • Values clarification
  • Operationalise values
  • Giving and receiving feedback


  • Building trust with stakeholders, teams and self
  • Understand the model of trust
  • Cultivate boundary setting, reliability and accountability

Learning to Rise

  • Learn the 3 step process to resilience
  • Understand the emotional hooks that can prevent bounce back
  • How stories we tell ourselves can hold us back from success

Contact information

For any enquiries about this Dare To Lead™ event please contact the facilitator debra@anewday.com.au


Will there be regular breaks during the program?

Yes. Over this 2 day program your wellbeing is important, so regular breaks and activities are provided for optimal engagement and learning.

Do you run Dare To Lead™ for intact teams?

Yes. You can attend either a public program or you can bring Dare To Lead™ into your organisation. Both options are held online in a three day format or in person in your organisation. Please email the organiser to register your interest.

Can I be invoiced rather than pay through EventBrite?

Yes. Please contact anewday.com.au direct to arrange payment

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?


What's the refund policy?

No refunds available.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes. Please notify debra@anewday.com.au 2 weeks in advance of DTL commencement date if you require to transfer your ticket to another attendee or to a future DTL date. One transfer option is allowed and must be taken within 6 months of your first booking.

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