Dare To Lead

Leadership research reveals that the ideal leader is someone who cultivates a culture in which brave work, tough conversations, and whole hearts are the expectation. Based on the research of Brené Brown, this program gives leaders the tools to engage in brave leadership and create the kind of authentic cultures that are needed to thrive.

The program Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program offering leaders skills for having hard conversations, holding themselves and others accountable, leading with empathy and connection, taking smart risks that lead to innovation, building trust, resetting quickly after disappointments and setbacks, and giving and receiving feedback – even when it’s tough. Especially when it’s tough.

Dare to Lead™ is the ultimate playbook for developing brave leaders and courageous cultures, with a collection of four courage skill sets that are 100% teachable, observable, and measurable:

1. Rumbling with Vulnerability

Face risk, uncertainty, and emotional exposure with courage, clarity and empathy.

2. Living into our Values

Identify what you stand for and how to show up from a place of integrity every day.

3. Braving Trust

Create meaningful and authentic connections in relationships with your teams, colleagues and community so you can work together from a foundation of trust.

4. Learning to Rise

Learn and grow from the failures, setbacks, and disappointments that are inevitable when we are brave with our lives.

I believe a leader is anyone who takes responsibility for finding the potential in people and processes, and who has the courage to develop that potential. Leadership address the problems without a clear solution, problems that require us to unlearn old habits and patterns, develop more inclusive environments and find

In this 20-hour training, you will grow your willingness to step up, put yourself out there, and lean into courage. You will practice having honest and real conversations and address real and current challenges and dilemmas your organization is facing. You will begin to create a climate where authenticity, vulnerability, and dignity are actually lived out as a principles of practice.

Research findings that support Dare to Lead are a combination of 20 years of research on courage, vulnerability, empathy, and shame, and 7 years of researching leadership including interviews with 150 leaders across disciplines from special forces military to Pixar, from Oil and Gas in Asia to nonprofits in Europe, and data collected from instrument development with MBA and eMBA students at Wharton, Kellogg, and the Jones School at Rice.

This program can be offered over 4, five-hour sessions or in a 2 – 2.5 day intensive. This program will equip participants with language, tools, and exercises to put the Dare To Lead™ approach into immediate practice.

BECOME A BRAVE LEADER:

A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for finding the potential in people and processes, and who has the courage to develop that potential. Leadership address problems that don’t have a clear solution, problems that require us to unlearn old habits and patterns, develop a more inclusive and engaging environments, and find courageous and creative solutions.

TRAINING OPTIONS:

This program can be offered over 4, five-hour sessions or in a 2-day intensive. This program will equip participants with language, tools, and exercises to put the Dare To Lead™ approach into immediate practice.

Individual modules are also available. The Dare to Lead™ Keynote is an informative and engaging way to begin a retreat or a meeting, and any of the four modules can be offered individually. Fully customized options are also available.

The training is always customized to your organizational needs, and I spend time with key leaders and stakeholders with meetings, interviews and surveys to fully understand your company culture, the relevant issues you are facing, the vision of where you would like to go in order to make the program relevant and useful to you and your team.