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About Dr. Brené Brown


The Daring Way™ method is based on the research of Brené Brown, Ph.D. LMSW. Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the last 12 years studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. Her groundbreaking research has been featured on PBS, NPR, CNN. The Katie Show, and Oprah Winfrey’s Super 

Soul Sunday. 


Brené is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers: Rising Strong: The Reckoning, The Rumble, The Revolution (2015) Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead (2012), the New York Times bestseller The Gifts of Imperfection (2010), and I Thought it Was Just Me (2007). Brené’s 2010 TEDx Houston talk “The Power of Vulnerability” is one of the top ten most viewed TED talks in the world, with over 11 million viewers.


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The Power of Vulnerability – is one of the top ten most viewed TED talks in the world, with over 21 million viewers. Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.

Listening to Shame - Shame is an unspoken epidemic, the secret behind many forms of broken behavior. Brené Brown, whose earlier talk on vulnerability became a viral hit, explores what can happen when people confront their shame head-on.

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