Each module will include current case studies, leadership literature, and practical strategies. The Kicking Ass in a Corset™ Empowerment Course will explore one module each week. The Kicking Ass in a Corset™ Coach Training & Certification will do a month-long deep dive in each module.
“Universal Truths” are Anything But –
Know Your Inherent Value
This module will use Elizabeth Bennet from Pride and Prejudice to learn to recognize your own internal and inherent value, especially in external environments that intentionally or unintentionally devalue you or create other outer conditions of unworthiness.
Being “Mistress of Myself” Ain’t Easy, Sister –
Respond to Difficulty with Problem-Solving Resilience
This module will use Elinor Dashwood from Sense and Sensibility to learn to respond to external tumult and adverse change with an internal calm, acceptance, and problem-solving resilience rather than as the passive victim of external circumstance and self-pity.
In Defense of Seafaring Folks with “Weathered” Skin –
Participate in Paradigms of Hard Work and Merit
This module will use Anne Elliot from Persuasion to learn to choose and create paradigms based on internal worthiness, hard work, and merit over external constructs that bestow the shortcuts of privilege, entitlement, and being a member of the “right” club.
“A Better Guide in Ourselves” –
Faithfully Follow Your Internal Moral Compass
This module will use Fanny Price of Mansfield Park to learn to follow your internal moral compass and normative principles, even in the face of external pressure, coercion, and material consequence.
“Learning to Love is the Thing” –
Protect Internal Dreaming, Wonder, Curiosity, Passion, and Hope
This module will use Catherine Morland of Northanger Abbey to learn to protect and retain your internal childlike dreaming, wonder, curiosity, passion, and hope—especially in an external world that can be discouraging, disillusioning, and full of despair.
“A Little Too Well of Herself” –
Remain Humble, Open, and Willing to Learn.
This module will use Emma Woodhouse from Emma to embrace being constantly be willing to learn from an internal place of openness and humility rather than project and misbelieve an illusory external image of perfection, superiority, and benevolence.