What parents say when we asked "What difference did participating with BoldLeaders make for your son or daughter?" "She is a different person. I believe her outlook and experience will last a lifetime and possibly move her toward foreign service. She was more willing to share difficult situations with us and also knowing she has a new support group. I can't say enough about what the whole package meant to us. It's the best thing that molded her way of life." "She left with a great level of confidence, a desire to do more with causes she is passionate about and opened new interests for degree programs when applying to colleges this fall." "He is much more open
...of community training organizations over the past 10 years and can say that the BoldLeaders training curriculum, without a doubt, is the most advanced and cutting-edge leadership program that I have experienced. The BoldLeaders training material is simple and accessible; in and of itself, the content is a game-changer for individuals and organizations that desire shift. Yet, it is the advanced facilitation techniques and style of the BoldLeaders staff that supports a widespread transformation for participants. They are gifted facilitators who have mastered how to guide any demographic into new explorations of what it means to be a "leader." Working alongside these three, I never ended a day without a core shift in my own perspective or
Since BoldLeaders I have been more reflective of myself; of how I am listening to people, serving people, collaborating with people, minding "gaps" with folks, how I use language, and how I am interacting with folks in ways that make me uncomfortable, yet open."
The idea of working across barriers such as culture and language can be a daunting task. The BoldLeaders workshops gave me an entry point in which ALL human beings are connected and reminded me of resources we all have to empower ourselves and create change. By finding the common denominators we all share, it allows a bridge across common development roadblocks, allowing us to understand one another even better."
...allows me the profound experience of acting in a way that is guided by being human. This continuous learning and improvement is a 'new' way of operating in our world, and in that I see the opportunity for transformation of our world. BoldLeaders does not claim to achieve an idealistic world. Their work calls us to explore our potential as and by virtue of being human beings, and it is this exhibition of possibility that I feel holds immense power for anyone experiencing their workshops.