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Dare to Lead™ Workshops in Australia

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth

In her New York Times bestseller, Brené Brown taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong and brave the wilderness. Through research conducted with leaders, change makers and culture shifters, she has shown us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead. Embracing the research conducted by Brené Brown, with leaders, change makers and culture shifters, Phillip Ralph, Managing Director, The Leadership Sphere, is a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator. Phil delivers the two-day Dare to Lead™ Program in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. What makes Phil’s delivery of the program unique is that he provides ongoing coaching and support to ensure the learnings are integrated and to help you move from armored leadership to daring leadership.

The Leadership Sphere Executive Leadership Development Programs

  • Build the Right Leadership Capability

    The Leadership Sphere executive leadership development programs enable you to build the right leadership capability for your unique situation. We have customised our programs for small and medium business and corporate leadership training for larger organisations.

  • Integrated Leadership Development Model

    Unlike generic leadership development programs, we use our Integrated Leadership Development Model to make a clear assessment of where your organisation is at and what needs to be achieved. This enables us to build the right leadership capability for the right reason. It is aligned to your strategic plan and focuses on leveraging current strengths and addressing the capability gaps that we have identified in consultation with your leadership group.

    Integrated Leadership Development Model

  • Customised Leadership Workshops & Training Courses

    Through a combination of customised leadership workshops and leadership training courses we can address leading self, leading others, leading managers, leading functions (business units) and leading the organisation.

  • Unique Top Down & Bottom Up Approach

    Our top-down and bottom-up approach to building leadership capability is unique to The Leadership Sphere. We can involve the executive leadership team, senior management group and other people leaders to provide an all-inclusive leadership capability framework and accompanying leadership skill development program for your organisation.

    Unique Top Down & Bottom Up Approach

About the Dare to Lead™ Program

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 lists.

The most significant learning within the Dare to Lead™ program 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 organisations move from armored leadership to daring leadership. In this two day workshop you will further develop your leadership skills in a way that incorporates courage, strength and bravery at a level you will not have experienced before.

“You will be challenged to become a more vulnerable leader, to lead with values, build trust and rise above setbacks.”

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Who is the Dare to Lead™ Program for?

Brené Brown defines a leader as “anyone who takes responsibility for finding the potential in people and processes and has the courage to develop that potential.”

If you are an executive, senior leader or people manager who wants to move from armoured leadership to daring leadership, this leadership and development program will inspire you to dare greatly, rise strong and brave the wilderness.

This program can also be delivered as part of other leadership and development programs, in-house, on-site and customised to meet the specific needs of your organisation.

“This leadership and development program will inspire you to dare greatly, rise strong and brave the wilderness.”

Dare to Lead™ Program Overview

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Living into our Values

  • Naming values
  • Taking values from BS to behaviour
  • Giving engaged feedback
  • Recognising defensiveness in feedback conversations

Rumbling with Vulnerability

  • Risk, uncertainty and emotional exposure
  • The six myths of vulnerability
  • A call to courage
  • Shame, empathy and emotional literacy
  • Armoured leadership versus daring leadership
  • Grounded confidence and rumbling skills


  • Building Psychological Safety
  • BRAVING – Learn the 7 Elements of Trust
  • Trust with Others and Self

Learning to Rise

  • Emotional hooks
  • Learn to manage yours and identify other’s offloading strategies
  • The reckoning: the importance of curiosity as a rumble tool
  • The rumble: the stories we tell ourselves and how they hold us back
  • The revolution: circle back, rewrite your story’s ending

Inclusions in the program

The experience involves a comprehensive and holistic approach not offered anywhere else, including the following ten inclusions:

  • 16+ hours of learning;
  • Two senior, experienced facilitators for every workshop (capped at 30 people) for a more personalised experience;
  • Dare to Lead Australia LinkedIn Private Group (moderated by Phil);
  • Exclusive Dare to Lead workbook only available through the program;
  • Habit builder app to build and strengthen leadership habits and behaviours (3 months post-program);
  • Copy of Brenè Brown’s book Dare to Lead;
  • On completion of the two days, a Dare to Lead™ participant trained certificate;
  • Complimentary online course “Leading Through Trust” with Phil (8 Modules and resources – read more here worth $375;
  • A 10% discount to future events and materials; and
  • 2 x 1-hour webinar follow-ups to support learning and embedding.

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Our insights into vulnerability in leadership and how to lead with values, build trust and rise above setbacks

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