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

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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 is the best!

PLUS BONUS COACHING - 'Circle Back' Group Coaching session 4-weeks after the workshop - (Value $700)

Group Discounts Available - contact the organiser

Day 1: Tue 08th Oct- 8:30am - 5.00pm 

Day 2: Wed 09th Oct- 8:30am - 5:00pm 

Day 3: Thu 10th Oct - 8:30am - 5:00pm 

Why Dare To Lead™ Leadership?

The Dare To Lead™ program cultivates brave leaders and courageous cultures with a focus on accountable, self-aware and empathic leadership skill development. Leaders will strengthen skills to enable rising up from failures and set-backs, to align values into behaviours, to unlearn and relearn what vulnerability is and is not. This program supports your emotional well-being, and is transformational in 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 and 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 professionals, 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
  • Increase innovation and creativity
  • Operationalise your values - reset and realign values to meaning and purpose 
  • Build empathy and the practice of self-care and emotional wellbeing
  • Build trust through accountability, reliability and settiing boundaries 
  • Rise from setbacks – aquire strategies and skills to reset from failure and disappointment

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Defining your Leadership identity 
  • Identify the 4 skill sets 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
  • Why self-protection (armour) - not fear - is our greatest obstacle in daring leadership
  • Identifying the myths of vulnerability
  • Understand how courage is measurable, teachable and observable
  • Cultivating an essential feedback culture

Program Includes

  • A copy of Brené Brown's New York Times #1 bestselling book Dare to Lead™
  • Dare to Lead™ official 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
  • Resources to continue and embed the learnings 
  • Access to ANEWDAY's private group coaching circles. Exclusive to DTL graduates 

Morning & afternoon Tea, and a nutritious lunch will be 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 as a Daring Team's Co-ordinator. Register your interest at

Virtual Delivery Option

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

When delivering virtual programs we have invested in studio quality broadcast equipment and visual solutions. We also have a technical producer working with us to ensure high quality delivery and learning.

About Debra Birks - your facilitator

Debra, a Leading Certified Dare to Lead™ (CDTLF) and Daring Way™ Facilitator (CDWF) since 2016, an ICF, IECL Lvl 3 Executive/Leadership Coach of 17 years, and an experienced executive leader of 35+ years, she is also the Program Director & Facilitator of Dare To Lead™ at Monash University Executive Business Education where she provides open programs for Dare to Lead™. 

Debra will facilitate and guide you through...

  • the Dare To Lead™ 3-day curriculum - this is not a self directed learning. All lessons are completed in the face to face delivery.
  • all lessons using Debra's 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 five #1 New York Times bestsellers.

    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
    • Tools for grounded confidence
    • Self-awareness and emotional literacy

    Rumbling with Vulnerability

    • Myths of vulnerability
    • Building shame resilience
    • Empathy and self-compassion skills
    • Emotional literacy

    Living into our Values

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

    BRAVING – Trust

    • Anatomy of trust 
    • 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 rewrite a new ending


    Contact information

    For any enquiries about the Dare To Lead™ event please contact the facilitator


    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 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 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?

    Parking is available at Oaks Elan Hotel for $5 per day, however limited spots availabe. Please go to reception before entering the carpark to obtain your access card. Alternatively McMinn car park is close by.

    Is there accommodation at the hotel?

    The Oaks Elan Hotel can take care of any accommodation needs should you wish to stay at the hotel venue. Please book early to avoid disappointment. Ph;1300 542 502

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    Refund policy

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