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Dare to Lead

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Fall 2021 Course Registration is Open!

Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program designed for professionals. Dr. Brown has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy, and most recently completed a seven-year study on courageous leadership. The most significant finding from Brené's latest research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable. 

The Dare to Lead™ program focuses on developing these courage-building skills throughout the 25-hour course:

  • Rumbling with Vulnerability - Leaning into - and staying with - tough interactions that involve risk, uncertainty and emotional exposure.
  • Living Into Our Values - Walking our talk about what we believe and hold important, making sure our thoughts, intentions, words and actions line up with those beliefs and values.
  • Braving Trust - Learning the key aspects of trust and putting them to work as the glue that holds our teams and organizations together.
  • Learning To Rise - Developing the skills to get back up after a fall or a setback so we're willing to risk falling again.

Instructor: Diane Murray, LCSW, PCC, Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator
Tuesdays/Thursdays, Oct. 5 to Nov. 4 from 9:00-11:30 am (PT)
Online via Zoom - Cost $1,295 (includes workbook) - Registration/refund date is 9/28

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About Dr. 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

The most significant finding from Brené's latest research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable. The Dare to Lead™ program focuses on developing these courage-building skills through workshops, trainings, and coaching to help individuals, teams, and organizations move from armored leadership to daring leadership.

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