• Helping Leaders Lead

    The Courage Factory works with organizations, like yours, to help leaders lead with confidence, courage, and purpose

  • The Courage Factory Offers

    1:1 & Team Coaching

    Online or F2F

  • We also work with you to design custom solutions to tackle your biggest leadership challenges.

  • Are Your First Time Leaders Leading?


    As a high-performing organization, you are committed to helping your leaders to hit the ground running, but don’t know how to best support them to be more inspiring and engaging.

  • The Courage Factory Solutions

    Leadership Development Programs:


    The Courage Factory offers 3 Signature Programs

    We also work with you to design customized solutions to fit the needs of your organization.

    • Support your first time leaders to hit the ground running in their new roles
    • Clarify and translate the skills that will be needed to lead your organization to the next level
    • Empower new leaders to integrate learnings directly into their day-to-day work
    • Tailor leadership development to the specific needs and challenges of your organization
  • Bring your leaders greater clarity about their leadership style & strengths and help them tackle their biggest leadership challenges through continued one-on-one support.


    Executive & Leadership Coaching Programs:

    • 4-Months, customized to meet the needs of leaders
    • Increase self-awareness and identify development needs
    • 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
    • Inspire teams to give their best & feel fulfilled at work
  • Getting Results That Matter

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

    We do this through:


    1. In-Depth Analysis of the whole system to understand key organizational and leadership needs and determine which intervention fits best - based on your goals, timing, and budget.


    2. Ideation Phase to Create a High Level Design of the solution that will best meet the needs of your organization and ensure long-term impact and sustainability.


    3. Detailed Program Design utilizing the most relevant thought leadership and best practices in adult learning to tackle your unique challenges.


    4. 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.


    5. Evaluation of the program to see how it measures up to your specific leadership and learning objectives.

  • 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.


    We have engaged with a wide range of leading organizations, including:

    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


    Innovation & Behavioral Change

    World Economic Forum

    Team Cohesion & Collaboration

    Deutsche Telekom

    Leadership Skills & Culture


    Coaching Skills for Leaders

    WWF Germany

    Organizational Development


    Culture Change & Empowerment

    Ride Berlin

    Founder and Brand Vision & Values

    Groupe Chantelle

    Effective Team Communication

    Shop Direct

    Leading Through Change

  • About Amanda

    Founder of The Courage Factory, entrepreneur, leadership coach and facilitator dedicated to helping your first time leaders hit the ground running.

    Amanda is a Leadership Coach and Facilitator who helps first time leaders hit the ground running so they can succeed in their new role.


    She helps leaders go from feeling anxious about leading a new team to feeling confident about what it means to be a good leader, and helps them develop the skills they need to have a positive impact on the business.


    With over a decade of experience in Leadership Development, Coaching, and Project Management, Amanda will help you identify the exact skills your leaders need to be successful in their new role and feel confident about their abilities.

  • Professional Experience

    Founder, The Courage Factory

    Helping first time leaders succeed in their new role


    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 & 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



    Associate Certified Coach (ACC)

    ICF (International Coach Federation)


    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




    WorkPlace Big Five Profile

    Paradigm Personality Labs, LLC


    FIRO-B / FIRO-Business

    The Myers-Briggs Company


    Influence Style Indicator

    Discovery Learning Inc.


    Benchmarks® 360 Assessment Suite

    Center for Creative Leadership


    360 Degree Feedback


    Want to learn more about Amanda?

    Download her professional bio here.

  • Ready to help your first time leaders hit the ground running?

    Schedule a no-obligation discovery call here.

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