In “Daring Greatly,” Brené Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability. Based on twelve years of research, she argues that vulnerability is not weakness, but rather a state of openness and essential to the human experience. She explains how daring greatly can enable us to engage with the world from a place of authenticity and worthiness, leading to profound transformation in our personal lives and relationships – even at work.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who want to understand vulnerability and how it affects their lives.
- This book is based on twelve years of research, making it a reliable and trustworthy source.
- It challenges the common idea that vulnerability equates to weakness.
- The concepts discussed in this book can lead to profound transformation in personal lives and relationships.
- Brown’s argument is heavily reliant on anecdotal evidence
- The book is poorly organized and difficult to follow
- Brown offers few practical solutions or recommendations
Learn more about the author
Brené Brown, Ph.D., LMSW, is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past twelve years studying courage, vulnerability, worthiness, and shame. Brené’s TED Talk on “The Power of Vulnerability” has been seen by more than twenty-five million people around the world.
“Daring Greatly is a 2009 book by Brené Brown, who defines the term vulnerability in her book. The books draws from both scientific studies and anecdotal evidence to explore the power of vulnerability . The title comes from Theodore Roosevelt’s speech “
“Daring Greatly has helped me understand myself, my relationships better and most importantly how to embrace vulnerability. Brené Brown articulates the concepts in a very simple manner which makes it easy for anyone to apply in their life.”
“Brené Brown has done it again! Daring Greatly is a masterpiece of vulnerability research that will inspire readers to think differently about their lives and relationships. This book isn’t about ‘dare to be different,’ it’s about dare to be vulnerable – and achieve greatness in the process.”