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Daring Greatly

How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Narrated by: Brené Brown
Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
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Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Daring Greatly, written and read by Brené Brown.

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. Brené 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 - from revealing 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.

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©2013 Brené Brown (P)2018 Penguin Books Ltd

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This hits home!

I absolutely loved Brené Brown reading her book Daring Greatly! Why? Because it spoke directly into my heart and mind giving me the tools to live a braver life. I am no pussy cat by any stretch of the imagination but this book together with Rising Strong has transformed my way of thinking and being (I was going to say acting, but it’s not an act anymore) for the better. As I implement the principles from these books on a day to day basis my life feels richer and I feel like I’m becoming a truer version on myself. Thank God for Brené Brown!

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If you're struggling, read this book!

I read this book after it was recommended to me by my boss shortly after breaking down in front of him. This is a really inspiring book to understand how being vulnerable can be positive, and shouldn't be something you're afraid of. Brené narrates the story with great passion.

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An honest insight to the mind

A topic that took me by surprise. everyone can relate to this book! We all feel this.

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Life changing

Loved the book and the stories contained in it. It had me cry a few times, but most importantly inspired me to start changing the way I live my life... Daring greatly instead of living in shame.

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Powerful learning experience

I love the vibrant, authentic way Brene Brown shares her research, the results and real life implementation.
'Daring greatly' challenges us to have the courage to see ourselves in our human development; to be open and challenge our world views; to be vulnerable and recognise this as a strength worth cultivating in our pursuit of joyful living.

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Pep Talk

This book is a good source of a pep talk when you feel out of balance/stuck due to shame, humiliation, disappointment or guilt.
It is a listen you can go back to and there is lots of lessons that can help with dealing with situations involving self doubt that arises from shame.

It is however does not reflect much of the data driven research that you get in the TED talk the author did on Vulnerability.

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Wonderful!!

Thank goodness Brené narrated it this time!! A great book, like all of her others, full of humour & simply fantastic stories. Read it!!!!!

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Brilliant

Superb book and excellent being able to hear author read it just fantastic thank you

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love this book

I love Brenè her words teach me so much, this book had laughing and crying and enjoying every minute

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Just wow!

Inspired from the first few lines. Beautiful. Personable. It will make you laugh and cry and the cry some more. It will pull on your heart strings as you grapple with these life defining emotions and experiences. For those wanting to progress. To stand up and be counted. To become a better individual. This book is so for you.