A NEW DAY: Time to be remarkable

We Build Brave Leaders and Courageous Cultures

Dare to be courageous

  • Leadership development

  • Leadership is a practice not a position. It takes both hard and soft skills to succeed.


  • Coaching

  • We don’t just believe in your potential; we expect you to be in the arena, practicing.


  • Speaking

  • On brave leadership, courage cultures, high performing teams and more.


Creating high performing teams with meaningful relationships
Engaging people in readiness for change
Embed effective communication and embrace tough conversations
Strengthening leadership alignment and teams
Cultivating a trusting, values-driven culture
Establishing cultural transformation


ANEWDAY is a holistic leadership development and executive coaching practice; our purpose is to build brave leaders and to transform organisations and teams to a culture of courage.

Our programs are designed to provide organisations the opportunity to reset, reignite and realign leadership styles and skills to personal and company values to achieve business objectives.

ANEWDAY is led by Debra Birks, a highly skilled Leadership and Executive Coach and Certified Dare To Lead™ Facilitator.

Debra fuses decades of business acumen and leadership experience with the evidenced based tools of positive psychology, wellbeing strategies, neuroscience and the ground breaking leadership research of Dr Brené Brown’s Dare To Lead™, an empirically based ‘courage-building’ program for leaders. Debra is a Certified Dare To Lead™ Facilitator (2018), and Certified DaringWay™ Facilitator (2016), both certifications are based on the research of Dr Brené Brown. Debra is a Master of Leadership candidate from Deakin University.


Leadership Development

Your future leaders may already reside in your business. ANEWDAY leadership programs exist to mobilise the leadership revolution within your organisation.

  • Dare to LeadTM
  • Strength Based Leadership
  • Wellbeing Program
  • Women in Leadership
  • Rising Strong TM
  • Daring Greatly TM


ANEWDAY’s holistic executive coaching is designed to suit each individual’s needs. We’re going to roll up our sleeves and get our hands dirty. We don’t just believe in your potential; we get in the arena to help you realise it too.

  • Executive Coaching
  • Dare To Lead™ Leadership Coaching
  • Private Coaching for Professional Talent
  • Team Coaching
  • Group Coaching
  • Transitional Coaching
  • Shadow Coaching


ANEWDAY’s founder, Debra Birks, loves to tell a good story. Whether for small or large groups, Debra draws on her experiences and wisdom to deliver insightful and motivating talks on brave leadership, courage cultures, high performing teams and how to maintain resilience through it all.

  • 60-90 minute Keynotes
  • 90 minute Lunch & Learns
  • 90 minute Breakfast Bites


Dare To Lead™ Workshops


How do we develop braver more daring leaders? How do you embed the value of courage in your culture to navigate change and drive performance results?

Take part in this 3-day workshop to learn the skills to build brave leaders & courageous cultures.



Dr Brené Brown on CBS

A Call to Courage – Netflix trailer

Ted Talk – Listening to Shame

This is a Call To Courage

The world needs Brave Leaders, Brave Boardrooms, Brave Teams, Brave Educators, Brave Communities and Brave Organisations. If you want to future proof your organisation in readiness for complexity and challenge, then you better develop your leadership pipeline.