Dare to Lead™ Program

Courageous, Inspiring, Committed Leadership Customized for Your Organization

Courage

About The Dare to Lead™ Program


Brought to you by tnm coaching and based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program designed to be facilitated organizational development professionals personally trained and certified by Brené Brown.

20 years and 400,000 pieces of data have illustrated that across industries and around the world, the number one trigger of shame for men and women in the workplace is the fear of irrelevance.

It may sound like: “Am I up to speed?” “Do I have what it takes?” “Am I ready for the future of work?” “Do I need to learn more about AI, VR, machine learning, Agile, the 4th Industrial Revolution?”

No matter how it sounds in your team or organization (or in your own head), we live and work in environments that make us feel uncertain, at risk, and potentially emotionally exposed – Dr. Brown’s definition of vulnerability.

Those are the environments in which we lead. How do we create spaces where people are resilient and it’s safe to be brave, take initiative, innovate? After all, Google Project Aristotle research has found that the #1 predictor of successful teams is psychological safety. This work is about creating those conditions.

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.

How can we roll out Dare To Lead™ in our organization?


The Dare to Lead™ Curriculum can be segmented and introduced as part of any existing program.

It can be adapted for mixed groups, intact teams, and executive leadership retreats.

The full Dare to Lead™ Curriculum is 16 hours face-to-face training which can be divided into 2 non-consecutive days or 4 half-days with time for personalized leadership project work in between sessions.

Dare To Lead™ can also be tailored to 1-day, ½ day or keynote session as needed.

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How are organizations applying this work

  • As the first or early module in leadership and team development curriculums (in-house or tnm designed)
  • Interventions with leadership executive committee, senior management, frontline leaders, and intact teams
  • Organization-wide culture development
  • Project teams with specific mandates (Culture, Innovation, Transformation, Change Management)
  • Diversity and Inclusion fora
  • Teams needing to develop resilience
  • Skills development for new managers and team leaders
  • Upskilling company's internal coaches, mentors and HR business partners
  • Keynote inspirational address at conferences or staff engagement sessions
  • Business school students
  • One-to-one coaching
  • Offsite residential leadership retreats

Who created the Dare To Lead™ Curriculum?


Dr. Brené Brown 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 lists.

Who will facilitate Dare To Lead™ in our organization?


TNM Coaching has multiple certified Dare to Lead™ facilitators, some who specialize in executive coaching, others who specialize in organizational transformation through leadership development. Your facilitator will depend on your specific needs. Dr. Rebecca L. Self is a certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator based in Zürich, Switzerland and oversees tnm’s Dare to Lead™ programs.

Individuals who successfully complete the full 16-hour Dare to Lead™ program will receive access to a Dare to Lead™ trained badge for their LinkedIn account.

Further information is available at https://daretolead.brenebrown.com

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