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Daring Greatly

by Brene Brown

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ISBN: 9780241257401
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Every time we are introduced to someone new, try to be creative, or start a difficult conversation, we take a risk. We feel exposed. Most of us try to fight those feelings, we strive to appear perfect. In this book, the author challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability, and dispels the accepted myth that it's a weakness.
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  • Paperback
    $29.06
ISBN: 9780241257401
ANNOTATION:
Every time we are introduced to someone new, try to be creative, or start a difficult conversation, we take a risk. We feel exposed. Most of us try to fight those feelings, we strive to appear perfect. In this book, the author challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability, and dispels the accepted myth that it's a weakness.

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Every time we are introduced to someone new, try to be creative, or start a difficult conversation, we take a risk. We feel exposed. Most of us try to fight those feelings, we strive to appear perfect. In this book, the author challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability, and dispels the accepted myth that it's a weakness.

Publisher Description

Every time we are introduced to someone new, try to be creative, or start a difficult conversation, we take a risk. We feel uncertain and exposed. We feel vulnerable. Most of us try to fight those feelings - we strive to appear perfect. In a powerful new vision Dr. Brene Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability, and dispels the widely accepted myth that it's a weakness. She argues that, in truth, vulnerability is strength and when we shut ourselves off from vulnerability - fromrevealing our true selves - we distance ourselves from the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives. Daring Greatly is the culmination of 12 years of groundbreaking social research, across every area of our lives including home, relationships, work, and parenting. It is an invitation to be courageous; to show up and let ourselves be seen, even when there are no guarantees. This is vulnerability. This is daring greatly.

Author Biography

Brene Brown, Ph.D., LMSW is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. Her groundbreaking work was featured on Oprah Winfrey's Super Soul Sunday, NPR, and CNN. Her TED talk is one of the most watched TED talks of all time. Brene is also the author of The Gifts of Imperfection and I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't).

Review

The world needs more guides like her who are showing us a wiser way to our inner world. Daring Greatly is all the navigation you'll need -- Maria Shriver In an age of constant pressure to conform and pretend, Daring Greatly offers a compelling alternative. Dare to read this book! -- Chris Guillebeau, author of The $100 Startup The brilliantly insightful Brene draws upon extensive research and personal experience to explore the paradoxes of courage. I can't stop thinking about this book -- Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project Brene writes with wisdom, wit, candor and a deep sense of humanity. You should read this book. I double dare you -- Sir Ken Robinson It's thought-provoking stuff Stella Magazine, The Sunday Telegraph A wonderful book: urgent, essential and fun to read. I couldn't put it down, and it continues to resonate with me' -- Seth Godin, author of Linchpin

Product Details

ISBN-10
0241257409
ISBN-13
9780241257401
Format
Paperback
Author
Brene Brown
Pages
304
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Language
English
Year
2015
Publication Date
2015-12-03
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Subtitle
How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Short Title
Daring Greatly
Audience
General/Trade