Anna Ranaldo is Director of AR Consulting and Collective Courage. Her passion is aligning strategy and people through courageous conversations, values-based leadership and fortifying teams through change. With a background in psychology and as member of the global Dare to Lead™ Facilitator (CDTLF) team, Anna works at an individual, team or cultural level to focus purpose, identify change barriers (ADKAR) for success. It's gritty work. It requires courage AND it works.

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Dare to Lead™

Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program.

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. Facilitated by Anna Ranaldo a certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator.

Daring Greatly™, Rising Strong™ & BOLD ™

The Daring Way™ is committed to creating a global conversation on courage, vulnerability, shame and empathy and strives to ensure empirically based research is accessible to all communities. Programs are delivered by Daring Way™ Certified Facilitator Anna Ranaldo and include: Daring Greatly™, Rising Strong™ and BOLD™ the courage building curriculum for teens.

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Dare to Lead™ Course

4-5 December - Adelaide Book here

29 Feb-1 March- Adelaide Book here

13-14 June - Adelaide Book here

24-25 October - Adelaide Book here

Based on the groundbreaking research of Dr Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage and change resilience program for Leaders & Change Agents. Dare to Lead™ is the NY Times best seller based on 7 years of research, 400,000 pieces of data and interviews with C Suite Leaders on the future of Leadership. In this program you explore the research findings and learn the four critical skills of courageous leaders:

  • Navigating Vulnerability
  • Leading with Values
  • Building Trust
  • Rising from Setbacks

Dare to Lead™ Team Culture Assessments Available Now.

Dare to Lead™ for Educators

A Dare to Lead™ program specifically contextualised for Teachers and leaders working within education.

30-31 May - Adelaide Book Here

15-16 Aug - Adelaide Book Here

Dare to Lead™ - for Educators is specifically contextualised for those working in the education sector. You will complete the Dare to Lead™ curriculum, learn how to build brave school cultures and support student resilience by unpacking the four skill sets of courage with other educators:

  • Rumbling with Vulnerability
  • Living into Values
  • Building Trust
  • Rising from Setbacks

Further embed your course experience into your learning community by gaining access to Daring Classroom™ resources and/ or attend our exclusive Dare to Lead™ Teachers Graduate Webinars.

Book Now For intact schools or teams Dare to Lead™ Team Assessments and Culture Audits available upon request.
QLD Programs visit QELI. For SA/ VIC/ NSW /WA dates contact us here.

Daring Teams

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The Daring Teams program provides Dare to Lead™ graduates with the ability to coordinate a short series of lessons (with team workbook and content) within your own team or organisation. An incredibly powerful opportunity to shift culture and imbed the work of Dr Brené Brown further within your organisation.

Program Modules:

  • Heart of Daring Leadership + 5 Cs
  • Values + Vulnerability, + Myths
  • Armoured vs Daring Leadership Shame + Empathy
  • Shame, Empathy + Misses
  • Engaged Feedback + Defensiveness.
  • Trust with Self and Others
  • Rising from Setback + Learning Plan

Note: To be eligible you must have completed Dare to Lead™ V2 (after March 2021) program with a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator

Change Management – Leading through Change

6 March - Adelaide Book Here

8 May - Adelaide Book Here

We are currently navigating a climate of unprecedented disruption to business, work practices and personal connection to work.

Now more than ever how we lead, how we manage disruption, and how we support others through change fatigue is a core differentiator for successful organisations.

This workshop explores the neuroscience of change and provides you with best practice research and practical change tools. During the workshop you;

  • Understand the core skills of effective Change Managers
  • Complete a Change Assessment to determine scope, readiness & risk
  • Understand the role courage plays in change and how to manage emotions in self and others
  • Identify and explore how to manage key stakeholder groups
  • Complete a Barriers to Success Assessment & identify strategies to manage resistance.

Navigating Difficult Conversations 

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Do you find it difficult to manage strong opinions, provide feedback or stay in hard conversations? In this one-day intensive we explore the neuroscience of how to make it safe to talk about hard topics and why our brains try to hijack our confidence and assertiveness. No role plays here!. We deal with your real challenges including:

  • How to manage strong emotions (in self or others)
  • Providing constructive feedback
  • Managing Up with confidence
  • How to gain agreement and build connection

Supported by pre and post workshop resources these skills are a must for your workplace toolkit!

Contact us for a course brochure info@collectivecourage.com.au

Rising Strong™ Retreat

Renew, Revitalise, Rise Strong

19 - 21 January 2024 - Adelaide Book Here

Nestled in the heart of the Barossa wine country "Seppeltsfield Estate", you will be guided through the Rising Strong™ process by certified Daring Way™ and Rising Strong™ facilitators Juliette Ransley and Anna Ranaldo (DWCF) who will help you take charge of your goals, emotions and success.

“Love, Love, Love it – I learnt so much about myself”
“Fabulous, time to reflect of my life was invaluable”
“Heart felt...I wanted more!”
“Powerful – it’s given me courage to act on my dream of starting a not for profit”

Retreat Video

  • Understand Dr Brené Browns 3 Acts of Rising Strong™; The Reckoning, The Rumble, The Resolution
  • Discovers the physics of vulnerability and the shields that hold you back
  • Practice strategies for reckoning with emotion and anxiety
  • Learn how to trust and set healthy boundaries
  • Live BIG (Boundaries, Integrity, Generosity)
  • Write your next chapter for 2024 and beyond
  • Indulge with onsite yoga, beach walks or a swim in the resort pool

Spaces are limited – book now via Barossa Wellness.

**You can choose from a ‘Day Pass’ option, or the all-inclusive weekend retreat package. Payment plans available.

Leadership Essential Series

Five, engaging leadership modules to super charge your leadership effectiveness.

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Virtual Classroom - Learning your way
We know you’re busy, so we’ve bundled five, short, punchy leadership lessons to boost your leadership effectiveness in 2023. Join other leaders from around Australia for our virtual lunch time sessions as we address real leadership challenges hosted by Anna Ranaldo from Collective Courage.

Each month you'll join two, two-hour lessons (fortnightly) packed with practical advice and tools.
Leadership Modules:

  1. My Leadership Map
  2. Hybrid Working
  3. Team Success
  4. Powerful Feedback
  5. HR Fundamentals for Leaders

Team Development Workshops

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Creating high performing, resilient teams is an imperative in today's rapidly change environment. Whether you are a new team looking to define vision, strategy or establish role clarity or, an existing team seeking to deepen trust and change agility, our custom-made team interventions are powerful ways to elevate performance and drive accountability. Drawing on the latest in neuroscience and team diagnostics we liase with you to achieve clarity, accountability and shift cultures.

Manager as Coach

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Building a high-performance culture is a universal goal of organisations. To achieve this, workplaces must have regular conversations which provide development, challenge and recognition in order to elevate performance. Coaching is the process of imbedding these conversations. As an ICF ACC Certified Executive Coach and SEI Emotional Intelligence certified Facilitator I equip leaders with the Mindset, Process and Skills required for coaching success. Participants learn how to:

  • Differentiate leadership, coaching & mentoring
  • Understand how to diagnose performance gaps
  • Use emotional intelligence within coaching
  • Provide powerful feedback to hold others accountable
  • Create a Coaching Plan

Click here to download Manager as Coach Brochure

Courage Connect Webinars

Courage Connect Series

This virtual series offers practical tools to navigate fear, uncertainty and how to maintain productivity during uncertain times and as virtual workers. The first Webinar is free and features Juliette Ransley a clinical psychologist who is also a Daring Greatly™ Brené Brown Certified Facilitator (CDWF)

Covid -19 Anxiety: Leading & Connecting through Anxiety.

Understand the neuroscience of anxiety and fear. Understand how it shows up in teams and individuals and practical ways you can manage this as a leader. WATCH HERE

Virtual Teams & Vulnerability (Telstra Executive Team Case Study)

Learn from Adam Oliver, Telstra Head of State SA NT, Government & Enterprise on how he leads a cross functional, executive virtual team during change. WATCH HERE

Brave Business Forums – Dare to Lead™ Business Community

Brave Business Forums (BBF) are FREE punchy, 1.5 - 2 hr. forums for people wanting to imbed Dr Brené Brown research & create braver workplaces. Run quarterly, register on our mail database to get your invite to our next session.

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What to expect at a Brave Business Forum

  • Practice - bring purpose and passion to your role through practicing the four Dare to Lead™ courage skills learnt from attending a Brené Brown workshop, intact team intervention or coaching program
  • Connection - conversation with passionate leaders, HR, educators and industry experts just like you
  • Insight - explore new research, tips and practical ways to create courageous, change agile workplaces
  • Inspiration - hear from guest speakers in the fields of neuroscience, change management, coaching and psychology



The Daring Way™ Workshop Voucher

At Collective Courage we are all about empowering you to lead your best life by connecting you with the tools and strategies to lead and live a BIG Life! The Daring Way™ workshop is based on the ground breaking research of Dr Brené Brown. New York Times Best Seller & Ted Talk sensation.

Full Course Voucher, $50 & $100 Vouchers available. For more information email anna@collectivecourage.com.au

Rising Strong™ Workshop Voucher

At Collective Courage we are all about empowering you to lead your best life by connecting you with the tools and strategies to lead and live a BIG Life! The Rising Strong™ workshop is based on the ground breaking research of Dr Brené Brown. New York Times Best Seller & Ted Talk sensation.

Full Course Voucher, $50 & $100 Vouchers available. For more information email anna@collectivecourage.com.au

Ready to Show Up, Be Seen, Live Brave™. Contact me today to learn how to live your best life, or accelerate your organisations leadership impact.

email anna@collectivecourage.com.au phone +61 0418 253 138
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