Dare To Lead™ Brisbane. Building Courageous Leaders.

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Ovolo The Valley

1000 Ann Street

Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006


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Dare to Lead™ Building Courageous Leaders

How do we develop braver more daring leaders? How do you embed the value of courage in your team to navigate change and drive performance results? A certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator (CDTLF) and Executive Coach, currently building brave leaders in organisations across Australia, I will share with you the why, and how to build the skills, language and tools that will operationalise your own courage to drive results in your organisation, worplace and life.

Who should attend: Leaders who are passionate about accelerating performance in self and teams, leaders who are navigating organisational change, leaders who are ready to show up and be seen, and self leaders who are willing to open their hearts and minds to the possibiilty of creating braver and more courageous cultures.

What you will learn: The most significant finding from Dr Brené Brown’s latest leadership research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable and observable.

  • Defining Leadership and that Vulnerability is our greatest measure of Courage

  • Leading with Values

  • Building Trust in Self and Teams

  • Rising from Setbacks

Participants will explore Dr Brené Brown’s research and learn to navigate difficult conversations and hold other’s accountable for success.

What's Included?

  • Dare to Lead™ workbook and materials

  • Earn a Dare to Lead™ Participant Trained Certficate* and LinkedIn badge

  • Morning and afternoon tea and a nourishing lunch will be provided

About the Dare To Lead™ program

Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program designed to be facilitated by organisational development professionals.

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.


Day 1 - Start 08:30 am - End 05:30 pm

Rumbling with Vulnerability

  • Vulnerability in Leadership
  • Risk, Uncertainty & Emotional Exposure
  • Myths of Vulnerability
  • How Shame shows up at Work
  • Empathy & Self-Compassion
  • Armoured vs Daring Leadership
  • Rumbling Skills & Grounded Confidence

Day 2 - Start 08:30 am - End 05:30 pm

Living into our Values

  • Clarification of Values
  • Taking Values from BS to behaviour
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Courageous Conversations

Braving Trust

  • BRAVING - 7 elements of trust
  • How Trust is built in Teams
  • Building Trust in your organisation's Culture
  • Operationalising Trust

Learning to Rise

  • Owning Your Story
  • Strategies for Reckoning with Emotion
  • Conspiracies and Confabulations
  • How to Rise from Setback and Failure
  • Be the Author of your New Story

About Your Facilitator

Debra Birks, a Certified Dare To Lead™ Facilitator and leadeship coach, is delivering Dr Brené Brown’s highly anticipated two-day courage building program, Dare to Lead™ to Australian organisations, leaders and their teams. You can attend a public program or have a workshop designed to suit your organisation's needs.

Debra was amongst a select group of global leaders chosen to be trained as a Certified Dare To Lead™ Facilitator, the first cohort to graduate in 2018. To find out more about Debra, please visit her LinkedIn profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/debra-birks-4083931/ or on the website anewday.com.au

Contact information:

Further information available at anewday.com.au

For any enquiries about the event please contact the facilitator at debra@anewday.com.au

Visit webstie for agenda details anewday.com.au


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is $35.00 per day at Ovolo (usually $45). There is Secure parking station at 1024 Ann St. $18.00 per day. https://www.secureparking.com.au/en-au/car-parks/australia/queensland/brisbane/fortitude-valley/1024-ann-street-car-park

Accomodation: Ovolo The Valley will take care of your needs.

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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 person or to a future DTL date. If less than 48 hours notice given an additional fee will be incurred to the transfered date.

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