Brave Blog

What Bravery coaching means to me...

September 5, 2017 • No Comments
What Libby said about Bravery Coaching…. What difference does it make to you? “In my role as a manager leading a team who support people with disabilities who use individual budgets, I feel like the Bravery coaching has offered me a safe space to learn about how I facilitate better conversations with service users. I have had to face the facts that my...
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Balance of Power

September 4, 2017 • No Comments
Through Brave the Day and Bravery coaching we used exercises to develop thinking around personal and cultural power. it's about power the power we think we have the power we exert the power we deny we have the power we are clueless about It's about how kindly or thoughtlessly we use that...
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What we're learning about a Braver Attitude

September 4, 2017 • No Comments
Through Brave the Day and Bravery Coaching we learned that staff worked with the fearful and negative reality of 'uncertainty' on a daily basis, especially when supporting reducing budgets, advocating on behalf of vulnerable people within the external social care structures and culture. Staff were low in energy when they talked about creating outcomes with people...
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"Bravery is knowing you are the only one afraid"

August 29, 2017 • No Comments
“Bravery to me is about facing up to the things we find very difficult, often frightening, even terrifying, but which are important enough that we are prepared to take the risk to confront. It is currently a scary time  to think about acting bravely as just getting through each day is a real challenge for many. Bravery work with staff at all levels suggests...
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What Bravery means to me?

August 29, 2017 • No Comments
We asked Professor Kevin Mahoney, from School of Social Work, Boston College and founder of Applied Self Direction what bravery meant to him? To me, BRAVERY means being true to yourself and to the world. Everyone faces a few times in their lives when they have to make a basic choice between doing what is expected of them and following their inner self. We...
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"Person Centred Bravery" - A Testimonial from SOL

August 29, 2017 • No Comments
Person Centred Bravery  “Support for Ordinary Living (SOL) history and daily practice is rooted in the supporting the realisation of the Self-Directed Support (SDS) Act, protection of Human Rights and Person Centred Approach. Like many organisations we have been reviewing our recruitment and retention of social care staff. We recently did a trawl of all...
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"We are all Brave leaders" - A testimonial from Hansel

August 16, 2017 • No Comments
"It is clear from speaking to team members that the Bravery sessions and coaching has enabled them to learn more about themselves and also about each other as individuals. This increased self awareness has improved their confidence in leadership and we are seeing people being more assertive and decisive, having faith in their own ability and decision making. Knowing...
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