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Dare To Lead™ Sydney - Presented In-Person by Debra Birks

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Building Brave Leaders & Courageous Cultures

Delivered by Leading Facilitator, Experienced Certified Dare To Lead™ Facilitator & Leadership Coach - Debra Birks.

ALL NEW curriculum - delivered over 3-DAYS IN-PERSON for the full experience. No self-directed learning.  All lessons completed in the room with your fellow Dare to Lead™ participants.

Learn, Connect, Celebrate and Graduate to-gether...it is the best!

PLUS BONUS COACHING - 'Circle Back' Group Coaching session 1 mth post the workshop - (Value $700.00)

Group Discounts Available - contact the organiser

Day 1: Tue 26th Mar - 8:30am - 5.00pm 

Day 2: Wed 27th Mar - 8:30am - 5:00pm 

Day 3: Thu 28th Mar - 8:30am - 5:00pm 

Why Dare To Lead™ Leadership?

The Dare To Lead™ program cultivates brave leaders, resilient leaders, accountable and self-aware leaders; leaders that can quickly reset after falls, leaders willing to do the brave work and have the tough conversations that will harness and navigate change in complex times. This program is transformational for leadership, and life.

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. This is a highly interactive and experiential workshop that delivers on its research in clear and practical ways.

Who should attend?

Brené defines a leader as "someone who takes responsibility for finding the potential in people and processes and has the courage to develop that potential."

A 'Call to all Leaders'. People leaders, self-leaders, emerging leaders, educators, community and business leaders; health practitioners, coaches and consultants, this is a deep dive into 'Brave Leadership', and if you're committed to leading authentically, ethically and inclusively, with your whole heart then this program is for you. 

Discover how to...

  • Cultivate courageous cultures and brave leaders
  • Cultivate innovation and creativity
  • Operationalise your values personal and professional
  • Build Empathy and the practice of emotional wellbeing
  • Build Trust through accountability, reliability and boundaries 
  • Rise from setbacks – strategies and skills to reset from failure and disappointment

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Defining your Leadership identity 
  • Identify the 4 skill sets of of Courage
  • Recognise the critical role that self-awareness plays in daring leadership
  • How to show up for hard conversations
  • Understand why Courage requires vulnerability
  • How self protection (armour) is our greatest obstacle in daring leadership
  • Identify what vulnerability is and is not
  • Courage is measurable, teachable and observable
  • Cultivating a feedback culture

Program Includes

  • A copy of Brené Brown's New York Times #1 bestselling book Dare to Lead™
  • Dare to Lead™ workbook only available from your Certified Dare To Lead™ Facilitator 
  • Dare to Lead™ ‘Participant Trained’ digital LinkedIn credential* a globally recognised leadership credential
  • Daring Leadership Assessment - measuring individual's courage skills-set
  • Trust Assessment - (in-house team's only)
  • Culture Assessment - assesses behaviours of Daring vs Armoured behaviours - (in-house team's only)
  • Brené Brown videos - created exclusively for the Dare To Lead™ program, you'll feel like she's in the room with you
  • Resources to continue and embed the learnings 
  • Access to ANEWDAY's private group coaching circles. Exclusive to DTL graduates - (Value $2,000)

Morning & afternoon Tea, and a nutritious lunch is provided

*This program does not provide you with a Dare To Lead™ Certified Facilitator accreditation to facilitate the Dare To Lead™ program. However once the 3 day curriculum is completed, you may be eligible to deliver the Daring Teams Rollout Program to your broader team/s as a Daring Team's Co-ordinator. Register your interest with debra@anewday.com.au

Virtual Delivery Option

N.B if for any reason outside our control, the program will be moved an alternative in-person date.

About Debra Birks - Your Facilitator

Debra, an experienced Certified Dare to Lead™ (CDTLF) and Daring Way™ Facilitator (CDWF), ICF- IECL Lvl 3 Executive/Leadership Coach and a deeply experienced executive leader of 30+ years, will facilitate and guide you through...

  • Dare To Lead™ the full 3-day curriculum - no self-directed learning.
  • All lessons using her own personal stories, humour, knowledge and wisdom to compliment the research and science 
  • The skills, common language and tools required to operationalise your own courage in your organisation, workplace and life.

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 10 year study on courageous leadership. She is the author of six #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

The Heart of Daring Leadership

  • The foundations of Daring Leadership
  • Identifying your call to courage as a leader
  • The 11 elements of daring vs armoured leadership behaviours
  • Armour vs fear and the armouring up process
  • The 5Cs of strategic thinking, decision making and delegation
  • Tools for grounded confidence
  • Self-awareness and emotional literacy

Rumbling with Vulnerability

  • Vulnerability - risk, uncertainty and emotional exposure 
  • Myths of vulnerability
  • Building shame resilience
  • Empathy and self-compassion skills

Living into our Values

  • Identify core values 
  • Operationalise your values into behaviours
  • Rumble skills, tools and language
  • Giving and receiving engaged feedback vs defensive feedback


  • Anatomy of trust and psychological safety
  • Trust with self, within teams and others 
  • Practicing boundaries integrity and generosity

Learning to Rise

  • Getting emotionally hooked
  • Barriers and strategies for reckoning with emotions 
  • The reckoning - getting curious about emotional hooks
  • The rumble - conspiracies and confabulations of our stories
  • The revolution - reset and practice

Integration Plan

  • Review, reflect and commit to your daring leadership practice


Contact information

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


Will there be regular breaks during the program?

Yes. Over the 3-day in-person your wellbeing is important, so regular breaks and activities are provided for optimal engagement and learning.

Do you deliver Dare To Lead™ for in-house teams?

Yes. You can either attend a public program or bring Dare To Lead™ into your organisation. Both options are a 3-day format either in-person or virtual.  Please email the organiser to register your interest and discuss options.

Can I record the sessions?

No. The Dare to Lead program IP belongs to the Brené Brown Education and Research Group so recordings, redistribution, sharing or copying of videos or workbooks or presentations is strictly prohibited". 

Is lunch provided?

Yes. A delicious morning and afternoon tea is provided, plus a nutritous and plentiful lunch will be served to all attendees. 

Can I be invoiced rather than pay through Humanitix?

Yes. Please contact debra@anewday.com.au direct to arrange payment. Payment must be made within 7 working days to secure your seat as limited spaces available.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?


What's the refund policy?

No refunds available.

Is my ticket transferrable?

Yes. Tickets are transferable to another person or to another workshop date. Please notify debra@anewday.com.au 3 weeks prior to the program commencement date if you require a transfer. Alternate date transfers must be taken within 12 months from your first booking. One transfer is permitted. If transferring within 7 days (including weekends), of commencement  date, a transfer and administration fee of $250 may be applied.

Is there parking at the event?

Yes Free Parking is available for the duration of the program at Moore Park Golf Club. 

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