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#409: Brené Brown — Striving versus Self-Acceptance, Saving Marriages, and More

#409: Brené Brown — Striving versus Self-Acceptance, Saving Marriages, and More

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"We chase extraordinary moments instead of being grateful for ordinary moments until hard shit happens. And then in the face of really hard stuff — illness, death, loss — the only thing we're begging for is a normal moment." — Brené Brown

Dr. Brené Brown (@BreneBrown) is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation – Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. Brené is also a visiting professor in management at The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.

She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers: The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, Braving the Wilderness, and her latest book, Dare to Lead, which is the culmination of a seven-year study on courage and leadership. Brené hosts the Unlocking Us podcast, and her TED talk -- The Power of Vulnerability -- is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 45 million views. She is also the first researcher to have a filmed lecture on Netflix. The Call to Courage special debuted on the streaming service on April 19, 2019.

Please enjoy Brené's return to the show!

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Denny

This ep was for women, and very much ABOUT women. And delicate men. That's ok but for a solid man it is boring.

Feb 11th
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#409: Brené Brown — Striving versus Self-Acceptance, Saving Marriages, and More

#409: Brené Brown — Striving versus Self-Acceptance, Saving Marriages, and More