Each one of us is a product of how we think and interact. When we have a secure base in our lives—someone who provides a sense of safety and trust—we can push the edge, take risks, and ultimately unleash our full potential. Only when we know that someone cares and stands behind us can the defenses of our brain shut down and allow us to really “Play to Win”—to truly dare ourselves to do the impossible. A defensive mindset produces fear, resulting in our “Playing Not to Lose.” Being and having a secure base creates environments where teams, families, communities, and organizations focus on opportunity through creativity and innovation, unleashing full potential: a process of self-leadership and the leadership of others. This is the idea behind Care to Dare.
Participants will learn through mini theory presentations, action learning, group process, role playing, and action planning. There will be an opportunity to do personal work on unleashing the potential of self and others. The program draws on a major research study conducted with more than a thousand senior executives around the world, which revealed nine core characteristics of a Secure Base Leader.
This course can be taken on its own or together with Leading the Edge: How to Reach Extraordinary Performance (August 7-12).
Recommended reading: Kohlrieser, Goldswothy and Coombe, Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential through Secure Base Leadership.
CE credit for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs;