The Power of Vulnerability


Brené Brown studies human connection – our ability to empathise, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.

Brené Brown’s TED Talk on Vulnerability is one of the most-watched TED Talks on You Tube. Upon its release 5 years ago, it sparked a revolutionary, global conversation about the way we deal with courage, shame and worthiness.

Take just 20 minutes and hear her wise words:

Brené Brown has written two previous New York Times No 1 bestsellers: Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection. She also gave the closing talk, ‘Listening to Shame’, at the 2012 TED conference in Long Beach. She is a research professor at the University of Houston. Brené is founder and CEO of The Daring Way, an organization that brings her work on vulnerability, courage, shame and worthiness to organizations, schools, communities, and families.

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