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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by [Brown, Brené]
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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 It's thought-provoking stuff Stella Magazine, The Sunday Telegraph Brene writes with wisdom, wit, candor and a deep sense of humanity. You should read this book. I double dare you -- Sir Ken Robinson 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 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 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

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The #1 New York Times bestseller, now in paperback. From thought leader Dr. Brené Brown, a transformative new vision for the way we lead, love, work, parent, and educate that teaches us the power of vulnerability.
 
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; . . . who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly.”—Theodore Roosevelt

Every day we experience the uncertainty, risks, and emotional exposure that define what it means to be vulnerable or to dare greatly. Based on twelve years of pioneering research, Dr. Brené Brown dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and argues that it is, in truth, our most accurate measure of courage.

Brown explains how vulnerability is both the core of difficult emotions like fear, grief, and disappointment, and the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, empathy, innovation, and creativity. She writes: “When we shut ourselves off from vulnerability, we distance ourselves from the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives.”

Daring Greatly is not about winning or losing. It’s about courage. In a world where “never enough” dominates and feeling afraid has become second nature, vulnerability is subversive. Uncomfortable. It’s even a little dangerous at times. And, without question, putting ourselves out there means there’s a far greater risk of getting criticized or feeling hurt. But when we step back and examine our lives, we will find that nothing is as uncomfortable, dangerous, and hurtful as standing on the outside of our lives looking in and wondering what it would be like if we had the courage to step into the arena—whether it’s a new relationship, an important meeting, the creative process, or a difficult family conversation. Daring Greatly is a practice and a powerful new vision for letting ourselves be seen.

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  • Print Length: 290 pages
  • Publisher: Avery; Reprint edition (Sept. 11 2012)
  • Sold by: Penguin Group USA
  • Language: English
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 43 customer reviews
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My summer self improvement program included reading two books just for me :) - This was by far my favourite. Brene Brown writes with empathy for the human condition, she's an encourager, and inspirer. I loved reading this book and have shared it with friends. Sometimes we just need a friend to say "It's okay, we're all scared sometimes to show who we are - but i'll go first, and you can follow me."
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I'm trying. I really am. I like Brené Brown's Ted talks so much; I had high hopes for this book. I just can't seem to get into it! Her writing is fine, her voice is true, and I can hear her as I read. But something is off a beat for me. I can't tell if it's how it is written, or the layout of topics, or if she really is just better on screen? I think this book can be really helpful to many people, as a reminder on wholeheartedness, or on a basic "it's going to be ok" level. I'm just not gobbling it up as I had hoped I would.
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This book is easily readable and useful for the individual hoping to understand their own pain and therapist helping their clients understand and cope with emotional pain. Brown uses her own examples of vulnerability to highlight the struggles that many people face. The research findings in this book are easily translatable to clinical practise and dovetail nicely with strategies and theory from other fields of clinical practise such as schema work and short term psychodynamic work. I highly recommend!
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In the absence of connection with oneself, others and or God recognizing our moments of vulnerability indicators offers people the opportunity to overcome. In a world in the absence of connections with others due to human folly, ignorance, sin and or evil God does offer that connection with Him. And often the need to understand connection with others often depends on others ability to be open and honest (vulnerable) and recognizing those who are and those who are not. So for me personally this book offers for me healing in understanding that in the absence of openness and honesty trust my instincts.
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Outstanding. A real book that really helps one cope in a complex world. It is one thing to be introspective and it is another to find solutions to what you find. Dr. Brown's efforts offer an opportunity to move beyond the counter productive mind noise and I personally cannot thank her enough.
If you want to get an overview watch her TEDx Talk. It is worth it.
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This book will not disappoint. It challenges you to think and grow as a person. It is very well written and engaging. I love that Brene Brown writes in such a way that you can relate to her stories and use them in your everyday life. She inspires you to do better and be a better person.
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This book is a definite life-changer. Before I was even done reading it, I ordered another copy for my sister. Full of healing wisdom and ideas to make life more authentic and fulfilling. Plus Brene is a total sweetheart, which you can tell from her stories and the way she tells them.
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Worthy of ones time to read. The book digs deep into ones vulnerabilities and the reader needs the courage to go into those dark shadows of personal shame and guilt to discover those encounters that deeply affect us all. Right off the top, you'll need courage to face those demons.
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