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Break Through the Cycle of Fear and Choose the Cycle of Courage



Dr. Kallschmidt speaks about overcoming fear by telling her story about her transition from a rural, southern, homeschooler to a Ph.D. who has conducted research on social identities in several large and elite organizations across the U.S. She shares vulnerable stories of how fear influenced her own biases, how these fears harmed her personally, and how confronting these fears improved her leadership and life in general. Her stories allow her audience to reflect on their own fears without shame.


After hearing Dr. Kallschmidt speak, your audience will be empowered to take initiative in their own life and work and have tools to help them shift from the Cycle of Fear to the Cycle of Courage. She leaves her audience with step-by-step tips on how to have courageous conversations about topics they fear while building trust and boosting psychological safety in their workplaces. 

After hearing Dr. Kallschmidt speak, your audience will:

  • Bolster Teamwork: Gain a new perspective on teammates they identify as “other.”

  • Improve Communication: Implement techniques to improve idea sharing and conflict resolution.

  • Identify strengths: Distinguish between accountability and shame.

Dr. Anna Kallschmidt, Keynote Speaker, Navigating Office Politics, Conflict Resolution at Work, Effective Workplace Communication, Speaker on Bridging Divides, Building Inclusive Teams, Diversity and Inclusion Speaker, Team Collaboration Speaker, Public Speaking Engagements, Virginia Motivational Speaker, Virginia Keynote Speaker, Virginia Inspirational Speaker, Maryland Motivational Speaker, Maryland Keynote Speaker, Maryland Inspirational Speaker, DC Motivational Speaker, DC Keynote Speaker, DC Inspirational Speaker, Inclusive Leadership Expert, Cultural Competence Speaker, Inclusive Leadership Development, Gender Equality Speaker, Inclusive Organizational Culture

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