Daring Greatly

Daring Greatly

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Researcher and thought leader Dr. Brené Brown offers a powerful new vision in Daring Greatly that encourages us to embrace vulnerability and imperfection, to live wholeheartedly and courageously. '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 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 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. Challenging everything we think we know about vulnerability, Dr. Brené Brown dispels the widely accepted myth that it's a weakness. She argues that vulnerability is in fact a strength, and when we shut ourselves off from revealing our true selves we grow distanced from the things that bring purpose and meaning to our lives. Daring Greatly is the culmination of 12 years of groundbreaking social research, across the 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. 'Brilliantly insightful. I can't stop thinking about this book' -Gretchen Rubin Brené 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. Brené is also the author of The Gifts of Imperfection and I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn't).

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author by : Brené Brown
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2013-01-17
File : 304 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780670923533


Dare To Lead

Dare To Lead

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she’s showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and lead. Look for Brené Brown’s new podcast, Dare to Lead, as well as her ongoing podcast Unlocking Us! NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BLOOMBERG Leadership is not about titles, status, and wielding power. A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas, and has the courage to develop that potential. When we dare to lead, we don’t pretend to have the right answers; we stay curious and ask the right questions. We don’t see power as finite and hoard it; we know that power becomes infinite when we share it with others. We don’t avoid difficult conversations and situations; we lean into vulnerability when it’s necessary to do good work. But daring leadership in a culture defined by scarcity, fear, and uncertainty requires skill-building around traits that are deeply and uniquely human. The irony is that we’re choosing not to invest in developing the hearts and minds of leaders at the exact same time as we’re scrambling to figure out what we have to offer that machines and AI can’t do better and faster. What can we do better? Empathy, connection, and courage, to start. Four-time #1 New York Times bestselling author Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying the emotions and experiences that give meaning to our lives, and the past seven years working with transformative leaders and teams spanning the globe. She found that leaders in organizations ranging from small entrepreneurial startups and family-owned businesses to nonprofits, civic organizations, and Fortune 50 companies all ask the same question: How do you cultivate braver, more daring leaders, and how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? In this new book, Brown uses research, stories, and examples to answer these questions in the no-BS style that millions of readers have come to expect and love. Brown writes, “One of the most important findings of my career is that daring leadership is a collection of four skill sets that are 100 percent teachable, observable, and measurable. It’s learning and unlearning that requires brave work, tough conversations, and showing up with your whole heart. Easy? No. Because choosing courage over comfort is not always our default. Worth it? Always. We want to be brave with our lives and our work. It’s why we’re here.” Whether you’ve read Daring Greatly and Rising Strong or you’re new to Brené Brown’s work, this book is for anyone who wants to step up and into brave leadership.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author by : Brené Brown
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2018-10-09
File : 320 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780399592522


A Season Of Daring Greatly

A Season Of Daring Greatly

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Eighteen-year-old Jill Cafferty just made history. Her high school’s star pitcher, she is now the first woman drafted by a major league baseball team. Only days after her high school graduation, she’ll join the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Class A Short Season team . . . but not everyone is happy to have her there. On top of the pressure heaped on every pitcher, Jill must deal with defying conventions and living up to impossible expectations, all while living away from home for the first time. She’ll go head-to-head against those who are determined to keep baseball an all-male sport. Despite the reassurance of coaches and managers alike, a few of her teammates are giving her trouble. The media presence following her at each game is inescapable. And to top it all off, Jill is struggling with the responsibilities of being a national hero and a role model for young women everywhere. How can she be a role model when she’s not even sure she made the right choice for herself? Didn’t baseball used to be fun? This literary and engrossing story of a young woman trying to mark out a place for herself in a male-dominated world will captivate fans of Friday Night Lights, The Art of Fielding, John Corey Whaley, and Laurie Halse Anderson.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author by : Ellen Emerson White
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2017-02-14
File : 432 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780062463234


Do More Great Work

Do More Great Work

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A self-coaching book that helps you find challenging, fulfilling, and impactful work “in a manner similar to What Color Is Your Parachute?” (Seattle Pi). When you’re up to your eyeballs answering emails, returning phone calls, attending meetings, and scrambling to get that project done, you can turn to this inspirational, motivating, and at times playful book for invaluable guidance. In fifteen exercises, Do More Great Work shows how you can finally do more of the work that pushes you forward, stretches your creativity, and truly satisfies you. The exercises are “maps”—brilliantly simple visual tools that help you find, start, and sustain Great Work, revealing how to: Find clues to your own Great Work—they’re all around you Locate the sweet spot between what you want to do and what your organization wants you to do Generate new ideas and possibilities quickly Best manage your overwhelming workload Double the likelihood that you’ll do what you want to do All it takes is ten minutes a day, a pencil, and a willingness to change. Do More Great Work will not only help you identify what the Great Work of your life is, it will tell you how to do it. “Great work really does come in small packages! This little book is a dynamo of ‘great work truths.’” —Marshall Goldsmith, #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Triggers “[Stanier] has an ability to shake our tree and make us more conscious and responsible. And the best part—he makes it easy and fun.” —David Allen, New York Times–bestselling author of Getting Things Done

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author by : Michael Bungay Stanier
Publisher : Workman Publishing
Release : 2010-02-22
File : 200 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780761158271


Life Leverage

Life Leverage

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You are just one small step away from the life you know you deserve. It's time to leverage your life. Life Leverage means taking control of your life, easily balancing your work and free time, making the most money with the minimum time input & wastage, and living a happier and more successful life. Using Rob Moore's remarkable Life Leverage model, you'll quickly banish & outsource all your confusion, frustration and stress & live your ideal, globally mobile life, doing more of what you love on your own terms. Learn how to: - Live a life of clarity & purpose, merging your passion & profession - Make money & make a difference, banishing work unhappiness - Use the fast-start wealth strategies of the new tech-rich - Maximise the time you have; don't waste a moment by outsourcing everything - Leverage all the things in your life that don't make you feel alive 'This book shows you how to get more done, faster and easier than you ever thought possible. A great book that will change your life'. Brian Tracy, bestselling author of Eat That Frog

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author by : Rob Moore
Publisher : John Murray
Release : 2016-03-23
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781473640290


I Thought It Was Just Me But It Isn T

I Thought It Was Just Me But It Isn T

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Draws on research with hundreds of interviewees to identify the pervasive influence of cultural shame, discussing how women can recognize the ways in which shame influences their health and relationships and can be transformed into courage and connectivity.

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Genre : Psychology
Author by : Brené Brown
Publisher : Avery
Release : 2008
File : 303 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781592403356


Broken Open

Broken Open

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This inspiring guide to healing and growth illuminates the richness and potential of every life, even in the face of loss and adversity—now updated with additional toolbox materials and a new preface by the author In the more than twenty-five years since she co-founded Omega Institute—now the world’s largest center for spiritual retreat and personal growth—Elizabeth Lesser has been an intimate witness to the ways in which people weather change and transition. In a beautifully crafted blend of moving stories, humorous insights, practical guidance, and personal memoir, she offers tools to help us make the choice we all face in times of challenge: Will we be broken down and defeated, or broken open and transformed? Lesser shares tales of ordinary people who have risen from the ashes of illness, divorce, loss of a job or a loved one—stronger, wiser, and more in touch with their purpose and passion. And she draws on the world’s great spiritual and psychological traditions to support us as we too learn to break open and blossom into who we were meant to be.

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Genre : Self-Help
Author by : Elizabeth Lesser
Publisher : Villard
Release : 2008-10-30
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781588361592


Daring Greatly In 30 Minutes The Expert Guide To Brene Brown S Critically Acclaimed Book

Daring Greatly In 30 Minutes The Expert Guide To Brene Brown S Critically Acclaimed Book

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This is intended for purchase alongside Brene Brown's original book, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead. Do you cower away from life's challenges in fear of failure? Life is not about winning or losing, it's about having the courage to fully engage and live authentically. Daring Greatly ...in 30 Minutes is the essential guide to quickly understanding how to live wholeheartedly and embrace vulnerability as outlined in Daring Greatly, by best-selling author Brene Brown. Daring Greatly ...in 30 Minutes offers: Insightful information about Brene Brown, her popular TED talk, and the words by Theodore Roosevelt that inspired her An explanation of key concepts, including why vulnerability is often the origin of success and happiness Applications and key takeaways for utilizing Brown's theories to live a worthy, connected, and authentic life Critical reception to the work, highlighting essential arguments by major publications and thought leaders In Daring Greatly, best-selling author and research professor Brene Brown explores the world of shame and vulnerability. Having spent ten years conducting research on the subject, Brown posits that life is about having the courage to dare greatly. According to Brown, people's belief that they are not enough, and do not have enough, spills over into their workplaces, affects their social lives, and causes distress within their families. In Daring Greatly, Brown explains that if people can learn to practice vulnerability, they can find deeper connections with family members, friends, and coworkers-and, perhaps most important, they can establish compassionate and loving relationships with themselves. An essential read for anyone who aspires to bring purpose to their life, Daring Greatly ...in 30 Minutes provides the essential tools for living a fulfilled, connected, and authentic life. About the 30 Minute Expert Series The 30 Minute Expert Series is designed for busy individuals interested in acquiring an in-depth understanding of seminal works. The series offers detailed analyses, critical presentations of key ideas and their application, extensive reading lists for additional information, and contextual understanding of the work of leading authors. Designed as companions to the original works, the 30 Minute Expert Series enables readers to develop expert knowledge of important works ...in 30 minutes.

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Genre : Psychology
Author by : The 30 Minute Expert Series
Publisher :
Release : 2013-05-01
File : 44 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1623151392


Workbook For Daring Greatly

Workbook For Daring Greatly

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Workbook For Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead HOW TO USE THIS WORKBOOK FOR ENHANCED APPLICATION This workbook is designed to help readers understand and connect with their true selves, by understanding that vulnerability is at the core of all feelings - not just bad ones like fear, anxiety and shame, but also good ones like love, joy, and passion. In the book "Daring Greatly" by Brene Brown, Brown leads us to understand that vulnerability provides the only way to live life to the fullest and develop real, honest and loving relationships. To get the best out of the book, and life itself, answer the questions, apply the lessons and follow the action steps provided in this workbook. The lessons contained herein are easy to understand and the action steps guide the reader aright as he employs the lessons learnt. With the checklist, the reader is set on the perfect path, being prevented from digressing but simply adhering to all that this workbook has to offer. A diligent, true, committed answering of the questions would open the reader up to a world of bliss, and expose him to areas hitherto untouched. The reader can be sure that their expectation for picking up the workbook is met. Have fun, be patient with yourself, and enjoy using this workbook. Scroll Up and Click The Buy Button To Get Started. Disclaimer: This is a Workbook review of the book "Daring Greatly " and not the original book

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Genre : Self-Help
Author by : Pocket Books
Publisher : Book Bound
Release : 2021-01-23
File : 56 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1638090041


Rising Strong

Rising Strong

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • When we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending. Look for Brené Brown’s new podcast, Dare to Lead, as well as her ongoing podcast Unlocking Us! Social scientist Brené Brown has ignited a global conversation on courage, vulnerability, shame, and worthiness. Her pioneering work uncovered a profound truth: Vulnerability—the willingness to show up and be seen with no guarantee of outcome—is the only path to more love, belonging, creativity, and joy. But living a brave life is not always easy: We are, inevitably, going to stumble and fall. It is the rise from falling that Brown takes as her subject in Rising Strong. As a grounded theory researcher, Brown has listened as a range of people—from leaders in Fortune 500 companies and the military to artists, couples in long-term relationships, teachers, and parents—shared their stories of being brave, falling, and getting back up. She asked herself, What do these people with strong and loving relationships, leaders nurturing creativity, artists pushing innovation, and clergy walking with people through faith and mystery have in common? The answer was clear: They recognize the power of emotion and they’re not afraid to lean in to discomfort. Walking into our stories of hurt can feel dangerous. But the process of regaining our footing in the midst of struggle is where our courage is tested and our values are forged. Our stories of struggle can be big ones, like the loss of a job or the end of a relationship, or smaller ones, like a conflict with a friend or colleague. Regardless of magnitude or circumstance, the rising strong process is the same: We reckon with our emotions and get curious about what we’re feeling; we rumble with our stories until we get to a place of truth; and we live this process, every day, until it becomes a practice and creates nothing short of a revolution in our lives. Rising strong after a fall is how we cultivate wholeheartedness. It’s the process, Brown writes, that teaches us the most about who we are. ONE OF GREATER GOOD’S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR “[Brené Brown’s] research and work have given us a new vocabulary, a way to talk with each other about the ideas and feelings and fears we’ve all had but haven’t quite known how to articulate. . . . Brené empowers us each to be a little more courageous.”—The Huffington Post

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Genre : Self-Help
Author by : Brené Brown
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2017-04-04
File : 352 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780812985801