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Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, this Dare to Lead table guides founders, overachievers, leaders, trailblazers and entrepreneurs from armored leadership to daring leadership.

  Armored Leadership Daring Leadership

1

Driving Perfectionism and Fostering Fear of Failure

Modeling and Encouraging Healthy Striving, Empathy, and Self-Compassion

2

Working from Scarcity and Squandering Opportunities for Joy and Recognition

Practicing Gratitude and Celebrating Milestones and Victories

3

Numbing

Setting Boundaries and Finding Real Comfort

4

Propagating the False Dichotomy of Victim or Viking, Crush or Be Crushed

Practicing Integration—Strong Back, Soft Front, Wild Heart

5

Being a Knower and Being Right

Being a Learner and Getting It Right

6

Hiding Behind Cynicism

Modeling Clarity, Kindness, and Hope

7

Using Criticism as Self-Protection

Making Contributions and Taking Risks

8

Using Power Over

Using Power With, Power To, and Power Within

9

Hustling for Our Worth

Knowing Our Value

10

Leading for Compliance and Control

Cultivating Commitment and Shared Purpose

11

Weaponizing Fear and Uncertainty

Acknowledging, Naming, and Normalizing Collective Fear and Uncertainty

12

Rewarding Exhaustion as a Status Symbol and Attaching Productivity to Self-Worth

Modeling and Supporting Rest, Play, and Recovery

13

Tolerating Discrimination, Echo Chambers, and a “Fitting In” Culture

Cultivating a Culture of Belonging, Inclusivity, and Diverse Perspectives

14

Collecting Gold Stars

Giving Gold Stars

15

Zigzagging and Avoiding

Straight Talking and Taking Action

16

Leading from Hurt

Leading from Heart

 

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The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
– Joseph Campbell

With infinite grace,

xo, Ella

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Ellany LeaAUTHOR • When Ellany said yes to freedompreneurship, she had no idea it'd turn into a spiritual quest of reclaiming the 1,000 pieces of her soul.