• Humanizing the Workplace

    The Courage Factory works with organizations, like yours, to increase the impact of their work in the world. We do this through innovative coaching, leadership development, and culture change programs.

  • Leadership Development

    Culture Change

    Executive Coaching

  • Are Your Leaders Thriving?

     

    If you’re like most scaling organizations, you want to be a place that puts your people first, has a positive social impact, and continually increases your revenue,

     

    You’ve got great talent already, and have spent countless hours (and money!) investing in their professional development and in team building activities to keep your employees engaged and excited to show up every day.

     

    You’re committed to helping your people thrive, but don’t know the right way to support their growth or development.

     

    With so many potential options and you’re not sure which is the best way forward.

  • The Courage Factory helps organizations that are looking to make a bigger impact in the world create a high-engagement culture that empowers your best people to thrive.

     

    Want to learn more? Schedule a no-obligation consult here.

  • Are you:

    • Struggling to get the right training & development or leadership programs in-house to support your leaders and teams to thrive?
    • Overwhelmed with options for how to help your leaders grow?
    • Worried that your company culture hasn't evolved along with the rest of the organization?
    • Scaling so fast you can hardly keep up?
    • Always trying to recruit new talent while continuously watching good people leave?

  • As a results-driven leader, you are committed to supporting your leaders & employees to thrive within your organization. You strive to provide them with the right development opportunities and mindset to overcome whatever challenges they may face.

  • Getting Results That Matter

    The Courage Factory supports you to go from feeling overwhelmed and worried about the future of your organization to creating a high-engagement culture where your leaders and teams thrive.

     

    Together we will create a completely customized leadership development or culture change program that supports your organization’s growth and development.

    As a result, you will:

    • Be clear on the skills that are needed to help your organization grow to the next level.
    • Be confident that your leaders are gaining the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.
    • Stop wasting time trying to find the right solution to tackle the challenges your organization faces.
    • Reduce the time and money spent on recruitment.
    • Feel like you’re finally tackling your biggest organizational challenges, (at least as far as people are concerned!)
  • The Courage Factory helps you go from feeling overwhelmed and worried about the future of your organization to fostering a high-engagement culture where your leaders and teams thrive.

     

    Together we will design a customized leadership development or culture change program that supports your leaders' growth and development.

  • How We Work Together

    The Courage Factory works closely with you and your organization's leaders to identify the most effective solutions to tackle your unique challenges.

    First, we do an in-depth analysis of the whole system. This is done through consultations with leaders & employees as well as surveys or focus groups (as appropriate and necessary.

     

    This helps us to understand the key organizational and leadership needs and determine which intervention fits best - based on your goals, timing, and budget.

     

    Then, we begin an ideation phase to propose a high level design of the solution that will best meet the needs of your organization. We work closely with you to ensure our program(s) meet your needs and are built for long-term impact and sustainability.

    Next, we go into the detailed program design, aligning with industry best practices and the latest thought leadership to ensure your program utilizes the most up-to-date and relevant knowledge to tackle your unique challenges.

     

    Once design is complete, we move into program delivery where your leaders and teams gain world-class training and practical classroom experience to grow into the leaders who will take your organization into the future.

     

    Lastly, we evaluate the program along with you to be sure we've delivered on all of your learning and development objectives, and to see where we can continue to support your leaders moving forward.

    Here's What's Included

    Leadership Development

    Leadership Development is customized to fit the needs of each organization.

     

    Leadership Development Programs:

    • Support your leaders to develop - benefitting the organization and own personal development
    • Clarify the skills that will be needed to help your organization grow to the next level
    • Empower leaders to integrate learnings directly into their day-to-day work
    • Develop latest skills and mindsets needed to thrive in complex work environments
    • Are customized to the specific needs and challenges of the organization

    Culture Change

    The culture of your organization is the key to getting the right kind of people in the door, and keeping the ones you love to work with.

     

    Culture Change Programs:

    • Make teams more efficient and productive
    • Increase the flow of communication and transparency within the organization
    • Create buy-in from employees at all levels
    • Attract winning talent
    • Empower individuals to be a part of the greater vision for the organization
    • Increase retention and reduce turnover

    Executive Coaching

    Executive Coaching is a powerful tool that brings your leaders greater clarity about their leadership style & strengths and helps them continue to grow and lead the organization into the future.

     

    Executive Coaching Programs:

    • Are customized to meet the needs of Leaders and Executives
    • Identify leadership strengths and weaknesses
    • Clarify leadership style and develop the skills necessary to carry out leadership vision
    • Give a greater sense of fulfillment and purpose in Executive's work
    • Inspire team members to create positive change in their lives

    Are you ready to:

    • Start empowering your leaders to take your organization to the future?
    • Get clear on the skills that will be needed to help your organization grow to the next level?
    • Feel confident that you can support your leaders to develop for the benefit of the company and their own personal development?

    Schedule a no-obligation consult here.

  • Latest Engagements

    The Courage Factory works with organizations across the globe to tackle some of the biggest problems faced by leaders today; ranging from creating a high-engagement culture, increasing diversity in leadership, and improving leadership skills of leaders at all levels.

     

    Here are some of our latest engagements.

     

    *client work in association with May & Company

    World Bank Group*

    Female Leadership Development

    Dojo Bali

    Coaching Skills for Leaders

    Deutsche Telekom*

    Leadership in Digital Transformation

    IE Business School Singapore

    Leading Virtual Teams

    WWF International

    Growth & Fundraising

    Nokia*

    Innovation & Behavioral Change

    World Economic Forum*

    Team Cohesion & Collaboration

    Deutsche Telekom*

    Leadership Skills & Culture

    Zalando*

    Coaching Skills for Leaders

    WWF Germany

    Organizational Development

    UNICEF*

    Culture Change & Empowerment

    Ride Berlin

    Founder and Brand Vision & Values

  • About Amanda

    Founder of The Courage Factory, entrepreneur, leadership coach, and eternal optimist dedicated to helping your organization increase the impact of your work in the world.

    Amanda works with organizations, like yours, that want to have a bigger impact in the world.

     

    The only problem is you are struggling to get the right training & development programs in-house to support your leaders, you're overwhelmed with options for how to help your leaders grow, and you're worried that your company culture isn't evolving as quickly as the rest of the organization.

     

    Working will Amanda will help you clarify the skills that will be needed for your organization to grow to the next level, empower your leaders to take charge of their own growth, and increase the impact of your organization in the world.

    Professional Bio

    Amanda is a Leadership Coach and Facilitator who helps purpose-driven organizations that are growing fast, are overwhelmed by the options for how best to grow and empower their people, and worry about how to meet their growth goals in the future to create the right environment and provide the right development opportunities for leaders to overcome whatever challenges they may face.

     

    She supports you to go from feeling overwhelmed and worried about the future of your organization to creating a high-engagement culture where your leaders and teams thrive.

     

    Amanda helps organizations tackle their leadership and culture challenges so they are prepared to face the future with confidence.

     

    With more than 12 years of experience in Leadership Development, Coaching, and Project Management, Amanda understands what is important to growing organizations today.

    Professional Experience

    Founder, The Courage Factory

    Empower purpose-driven individuals & organizations to increase the impact of their work in the world.

     

    Learning Solutions Associate,Center for Creative Leadership

    Design & delivery of world-class leadership development program
     

    Learning Experience Architect, General Assembly

    Build innovative enterprise programs & courses with proven results
     

    Chair of the Alumni Committee, The Coaching Fellowship

    Increase alumni engagement within SF-based non-profit providing coaching and leadership development to emerging women leaders in social impact

     

    Director of Product Design, May & Company

    Designed landmark pilot programs for large UN organizations and high-growth tech startups

     

    Organizational Development Manager & Project Manager, WWF Germany

    Strategy development for global Organizational Development program, and managed multi-year conservation program to protect forests and wetlands in South America

    Qualifications

     

    Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC)

    CTI (Co-Active Training Institute), Munich & Singapore

    Executive MBA

    IE Business School, Madrid, Spain

    Certificate in Change Leadership

    Cornell University, New York

    B.A. in Latin American Studies and Spanish

    Tulane University, New Orleans​

    Want to learn more about Amanda?

    Get her Professional Bio here.

  • Ready to tackle your biggest leadership challenges?

    Schedule a no-obligation consult here.

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