Dare to Leadâ„¢ based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown

  • Presented By: Courageous Leadership
  • Speaker / Facilitator: Kimberly Knull, Registered Psychologist
  • Topic Area: Business Development, Individual Growth and Development, Career / Vocational, Health & Wellness

  • Start Date: 03/18/2021
  • Duration: 3 hours a week for 8 weeks
  • Daily Schedule: 9:00AM - 12:00AM
  • Recurring: Every Thursday morning for 8 weeks
  • Registration Deadline: March 1, 2021

  • Location: , ,
  • Fee Info: $1749 paid by e-transfer or cheque. Qualifies for grant which pays 2/3 of tuition, Canada Alberta Job Grant (CAJG)
  • Open To: General Public, Other (see description)

  • Contact Information: RSVP to kim@courageousleadership.ca


This training is designed to provide new knowledge, skills, and tools for emerging
leaders, as well as seasoned, executive leaders in the workplace.


Who the Event is For

Courageous Leadership is hosting an 8-week Dare to Lead™ leadership training for individuals committed to being more courageous leaders at work or in their communities. This training is designed to provide new knowledge, skills, and tools for new leaders as well as seasoned, executive leaders.

About the Dare to Lead™ Program

Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, research professor and author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers. This 8-week training focuses on the four skill sets of courage identified through Brené’s research. These skill sets are 100% teachable, making daring leadership possible for all seeking to be brave and cultivate courageous cultures.

What’s Included

Official Dare to Lead™ workbook

Follow-up 1-hour coaching phone call

Upon completing the training, you will receive a “Dare to Lead™ Trained” certificate and digital LinkedIn credential*

Program Features

24-hour curriculum designed by the Brené Brown Education and Research Group

In-person, co-creative facilitation

Videos of Brené made exclusively for the Dare to Lead™ program

Small group and pair work

Interactive and reflective exercises to practice the four skill sets of courage

Program Learning

Participates will learn:

What courageous leadership and cultures look like and what happens when courage is absent. Spoiler alert: Without courage, toxicity thrives.

What gets in the way of us showing up as our whole selves and being brave. Spoiler alert: It’s not fear.

The four skill sets of courage and how to immediately begin building them and putting them into practice. Spoiler alert: This includes having tough conversations.

Highlighted Focus Areas

Skill Set #1: Rumbling With Vulnerability

Define your call to courage as a leader

Understand the role of courage and vulnerability in daring leadership

Understand shame and empathy and their role in daring leadership

Recognize armor and articulate how it gets in the way of daring leadership

Understand the behaviors of armored versus daring leadership

Understand how to develop grounded confidence to replace your armor

Skill Set #2: Living Into Our Values

Learn how values operate in our lives and their role in integrity and daring leadership

Identify your core values and operationalize them into observable behaviors

Learn the daring skills that support you in tough conversations

Skill Set #3: Braving Trust

Understand how trust is built and its role in connection and psychological safety

Learn the seven elements of trust and identify observable behaviors for these elements

Skill Set #4: Learning To Rise

Learn the critical role curiosity and emotional literacy play in developing rising skills

Recognize common strategies for offloading emotions and learn more effective behaviors for managing them

Understand how our brain is wired for stories and how the stories we create affect our behavior and ability to effectively lead and interact with others

Learn how to rumble with our stories

Recommended Prework

Read Dare to Lead

Watch Brené’s TED talks: The Power of Vulnerability and Listening to Shame

Watch Brené’s Netflix Special: A Call to Courage

Take the Daring Leadership Assessment: https://daretolead.brenebrown.com/assessment/

Cancellation and Refund Policy

You can transfer your paid registration to another participant if you notify the organizer (kim@courageousleadership.ca).

If you cancel your registration before one month prior to event you will be given a full refund of your registration price minus a $100 cancellation charge.

If you cancel your registration after one month prior to event you will be refunded half of your registration price.