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Dare to Lead™: From Armored Leadership to Daring Leadership

Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, this Dare to Lead™ table guides overachievers, phoenixes, wisdom keepers and entrepreneurs from armored leadership to daring leadership.

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Armored Leadership

 

Daring Leadership

1

Driving Perfectionism and Fostering Fear of Failure

1     2     3     4

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

2

Working from Scarcity and Squandering Opportunities for Joy and Recognition

1     2     3     4

Practicing Gratitude and Celebrating Milestones and Victories

3

Numbing

1     2     3     4

Setting Boundaries and Finding Real Comfort

4

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

1     2     3     4

Practicing Integration—Strong Back, Soft Front, Wild Heart

5

Being a Knower and Being Right

1     2     3     4

Being a Learner and Getting It Right

6

Hiding Behind Cynicism

1     2     3     4

Modeling Clarity, Kindness, and Hope

7

Using Criticism as Self-Protection

1     2     3     4

Making Contributions and Taking Risks

8

Using Power Over

1     2     3     4

Using Power With, Power To, and Power Within

9

Hustling for Our Worth

1     2     3     4

Knowing Our Value


10

Leading for Compliance and Control

1     2     3     4

Cultivating Commitment and Shared Purpose

11

Weaponizing Fear and Uncertainty

1     2     3     4

Acknowledging, Naming, and Normalizing Collective Fear and Uncertainty

12

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

1     2     3     4

Modeling and Supporting Rest, Play, and Recovery

13

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

1     2     3     4

Cultivating a Culture of Belonging, Inclusivity, and Diverse Perspectives

14

Collecting Gold Stars

1     2     3     4

Giving Gold Stars

15

Zigzagging and Avoiding

1     2     3     4

Straight Talking and Taking Action

16

Leading from Hurt

1     2     3     4

Leading from Heart

 

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
– JOSEPH CAMPBELL

(First Published Jan 12, 2020)

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Having navigated 131 countries, 87 emotions, 46.5 traumas, and 16 careers, Ellany Lea inspires and guides phoenixes, overachievers, entrepreneurs and wayshowers to live fierce, fulfilled and free.