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Brooke Deterline

Brooke Deterline

Keynote Speaker: CEO of Courageous Leadership; Certified Practitioner of 4 Stages of Psychological Safety; Leadership and Team Building Expert

Brooke Deterline Biography

As the CEO of Courageous Leadership, LLC, Brooke Deterline and her colleagues help boards, executives, and teams develop the understanding and skills to act with ethical courage and ingenuity to overcome complex and challenging social and business issues. Building on her experiences as the founding Corporate Director for the Heroic Imagination Project with Phil Zimbardo, she combines social and cognitive psychology and a strategic focus with a passion for leadership, empowerment, collaboration and impact.

Previously, Deterline co-founded Street Smart IR, a San Francisco-based investor relations firm, focusing on leadership candor and credibility and corporate social responsibility. A former journalist at SmartMoney magazine and trained mediator, she focuses on building positive relationships, surfacing individual and systemic challenges that interfere with collaboration, and helping teams achieve structural, team, and individual patterns that support long-term integrity, innovation and success. Deterline has a passion for working with multi-cultural teams and organizations focused on making a difference. She has completed numerous courses in leadership, multi-cultural facilitation and social entrepreneurship, including certifications in CSR and corporate board training at Berkeley’s Haas School, mediation training at the Justice Center of Atlanta, and exec finance at Stanford. Recently, Brooke completed an intensive professional course on Positive Neuroplasticity with Rick Hanson, PhD.

Deterline has also completed numerous courses in systemic oppression, liberatory and equitable relationship dynamics, leadership, multi-cultural facilitation and social entrepreneurship, including at the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, The Eikenberg Academy for Social Justice, Visions Inc, This Is Your Brain On Race: Transforming The Interpersonal Neurobiology of White Supremacy, Mindful Facilitation for Multicultural groups, Beyond Separation, certifications in corporate board training at Berkeley’s Haas School, mediation training at the Justice Center of Atlanta, and executive finance at Stanford.

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Brooke Deterline Speaking Topics

Women in Leadership

Understand the unique opportunities and challenges facing women in leadership. Empower women with the understanding and skills to positively and powerfully influence teams and organizations. Safeguard against invisible and negative situational influences. Help raise team and organizational awareness of unconscious bias and patterns that hinder the greatest engagement and collaboration.

Develop the Power of Courageous Leadership

Develop ethically courageous leaders who are trusted, respected, and effective by ensuring that they have the skills to act in accord with their values while under pressure to inspire the best in others.

Stress Management

Learn to leverage stress and adrenaline to improve performance, increase competence and collaboration, and improve well-being and performance.

Empowering a Diverse Workforce

Identify unconscious bias and social influences that can inhibit full engagement from diverse teams to honor and empower all voices and communication styles.

Risk Management

Ensure that teams have the required awareness and skills to consistently act with ethical courage under pressure. This circumvents the often invisible social dynamics that lead to small and large-scale disasters, scandal, and significant human capital and financial loss.

Brooke Deterline Videos

Creating ethical cultures in business Brooke Deterline at TEDxPresidio
Brooke Deterline speaks at MIT

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How much does it cost to book Brooke Deterline for a speaking engagement?

Speaking fees for Brooke Deterline, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Brooke Deterline are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and Below $10,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Brooke Deterline, click the Check Schedule button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.

What topics does Brooke Deterline speak about?

Brooke Deterline is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as TED, Business, Business Leadership, Female Leadership, Ethics & Integrity, Teamwork & Teambuilding, Leadership, Finance, Empowerment, Women's Empowerment, Diversity, Stress, Human Resources and Non-Profit & Association.

Where does Brooke Deterline travel from?

Brooke Deterline generally travels from San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

Who is the agent for Brooke Deterline?

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Brooke Deterline is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including TED, Business and Business Leadership. The estimated speaking fee range to book Brooke Deterline for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Brooke Deterline generally travels from San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Libby Gill, Eric Boles and Dr. Jackie Freiberg. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Brooke Deterline for an upcoming event.

Brooke Deterline Speaking Topics

  • Women in Leadership

    Understand the unique opportunities and challenges facing women in leadership. Empower women with the understanding and skills to positively and powerfully influence teams and organizations. Safeguard against invisible and negative situational influences. Help raise team and organizational awareness of unconscious bias and patterns that hinder the greatest engagement and collaboration.

  • Develop the Power of Courageous Leadership

    Develop ethically courageous leaders who are trusted, respected, and effective by ensuring that they have the skills to act in accord with their values while under pressure to inspire the best in others.

  • Stress Management

    Learn to leverage stress and adrenaline to improve performance, increase competence and collaboration, and improve well-being and performance.

  • Empowering a Diverse Workforce

    Identify unconscious bias and social influences that can inhibit full engagement from diverse teams to honor and empower all voices and communication styles.

  • Risk Management

    Ensure that teams have the required awareness and skills to consistently act with ethical courage under pressure. This circumvents the often invisible social dynamics that lead to small and large-scale disasters, scandal, and significant human capital and financial loss.

Brooke Deterline Videos

Creating ethical cultures in business Brooke Deterline at TEDxPresidio
Brooke Deterline speaks at MIT

Brooke Deterline Reviews

  • General Electric International, Inc. - Feb 11 2020

  • "Immediate utility! I left for a meeting during the session and was immediately able to apply supportive statements and question my negative thoughts in a director-level one-on-one. I want to die with gratitude. The examples that were drawn out were great"
    Google Participant - Oct 01 2015

  • "Armed with tools from Courageous Leadership, I began to expand my capacity to apply personal values in situations where I formerly coasted through on mental auto-pilot."
    Toigo Participant - Oct 01 2015

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