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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead (Paperback)
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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead (Paperback)

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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 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.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241257401
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 213 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
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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“Daring Greatly”

In this examination of the negative power of shame, Brown argues that when we try to conceal our perceived weakness with a carapace of strength, we can cut ourselves off from what is most important and vital in our... More

Paperback edition
24th July 2013
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“Breakdown or Spiritual Awakening?”

I read this book in one sitting. A couple of days later, I started reading it again.
I hadn't read any self-help books before this one. I normally think "what qualifies this author to advise me on how to... More

Paperback edition
20th July 2013
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