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Daring Greatly

How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Written by: Brené Brown
Narrated by: Brené Brown
Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
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Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Daring Greatly, written and read by Brené Brown.

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.

In a powerful new vision, Dr. Brené Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability and dispels the widely accepted myth that it's a weakness. She argues that, in truth, vulnerability is strength, and when we shut ourselves off from vulnerability - from revealing our true selves - we distance ourselves from the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives.

Daring Greatly is the culmination of 12 years of groundbreaking social research across every area of our lives including 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.

 PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2013 Brené Brown (P)2018 Penguin Books Ltd

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Nothing new and becomes boaring after some time. I had to somehow complete since I paid

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A very deep touching and inspiring book.

A must read for anyone and everyone. I simply loved listening to this book. my favourite chapter was the chapter on parenting, parenting maefesto. the experiences that the author recites are so touching and so true. I wish she could interview me too..

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  • Kerli Girl
  • 26-06-19

Read it!

Yes read it, think about it and live it. You can only be better, live better from investing your time here.

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  • Ms. Kirsty L. Collins
  • 29-05-19

A great comfort

This book is a great comfort and tool to help me survive going deaf. It has given me words that help explain and understand what I'm dealing with every day in a hearing world in my sudden unwanted isolation a loss of quality of life.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-10-19

Daring Greatly

Remembering My humanity truth as possibilities regardless of my perceived circumstances 💗 blessings hugs and thank you Brené and all who share their vulnerabilities in this space 🙏🏽🥰 Sally 🌷

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 27-07-19

Invaluable in every way.

Brene has put her years of research and personal experience together perfectly. Her humor and openness make the book feel like listening to a friend. Excellent

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  • Chloe Harper-Ashton
  • 09-01-19

If you're struggling, read this book!

I read this book after it was recommended to me by my boss shortly after breaking down in front of him. This is a really inspiring book to understand how being vulnerable can be positive, and shouldn't be something you're afraid of. Brené narrates the story with great passion.

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  • Ellie P
  • 04-09-18

This hits home!

I absolutely loved Brené Brown reading her book Daring Greatly! Why? Because it spoke directly into my heart and mind giving me the tools to live a braver life. I am no pussy cat by any stretch of the imagination but this book together with Rising Strong has transformed my way of thinking and being (I was going to say acting, but it’s not an act anymore) for the better. As I implement the principles from these books on a day to day basis my life feels richer and I feel like I’m becoming a truer version on myself. Thank God for Brené Brown!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-07-19

Brilliant

Brilliant analysis of what it is to be vulnerable, and the difficulties we all have in doing so. A book I will continue to revisit.

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  • jonty59
  • 01-12-18

Loved the Ted Talk , loathed the book

Absolutely loved Brené Brown’s Ted Talk and looked forward to more of the same from the audible book. What a disappointment. I get what she’s trying to say about shame and vulnerability but this just seemed to be lots of spurious facts and figures about how shame is the new Oedipus complex mixed with mundane anecdotes from her life. Combined with Brown’s nasalised twang and the compulsory inclusion of the ‘s’ word at least once in every sentence, I found the book almost unlistenable to. I just had to give up.
If you want to read a book that might really help give you a new perspective on life, give this a miss and try Edith Eger’s ‘The Choice’. Eger’s book is an example of how to write an intelligent and completely engaging psychology self-help book.

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  • Salima Namatovu
  • 12-11-19

Game changer!

Loved it! So many GEMs to take away! Gonna have to buy the hard copy now! Very well narrated. Took away a lot of lessons to apply. Jumped onto the Brené Brown ship late but glad I'm here!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-11-19

Dared Greatly.

Really helped frame all aspects of my life. Helped with crucial conversations, and allowed me to not fear rejection or shame, but in fact embrace them as opportunities to overcome. To be better.
Everyone should read this book, if only to hear someone say “you are enough”.

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  • N W.
  • 27-10-19

Just love Bernè Brown

Great listen, very relatable and makes you think about lots of different things. Throughly recommend.

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  • Gillian Kincaid
  • 24-10-19

Inspiring!!

Love all of Brene Browns books, she has so much wisdom to offer, all books are informative and inspiring!!

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  • Jenbobs
  • 15-10-19

This is a must read !

From someone who is always second guessing their self , their parenting, trying to find the easy way out, and to hide in the back ground- this has given me wings.

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  • Lone Jensen
  • 15-10-19

Absolutely wholehearted and amazing!

I love Brené Browns books. I have listened to Daring Greatly again and again. I learn something new with every listen-through. It has really changed my life and how I see, talk to and interact with people. And I think people feel the same way about me. I was raised on shame and I've struggled with it my entire life. It made me shame others as well. I was lashing out because of it. This book opened up a whole new perception of myself and I can feel how I'm freeing myself from all the shame I've been living with.

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  • Avid Reader
  • 09-11-18

Finally understand shame!

I loved this book. I've just finished listening to it and I'm eagerly awaiting the arrival of my hard copy version, which I intend to use as a reference.

I've learned so much about shame, the impact it has had on my life and best of all, I've learned so much about shame resilience. I cannot recommend this book highly enough.

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  • Anna Jane Grantham
  • 28-11-18

Daring Greatly is the absolute best business book

a fantastic study with practical suggestions on living a wholehearted life. I LOVED it, thank you Brene.

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  • Holly Priddis
  • 06-11-18

A bit too similar to the authors earlier books

I normally love Brene's work but I just couldn't stick this one out. I really enjoy that she narrates her own work which is why I gave 5 stars for performance, but it felt like I was just listening to one of her earlier books as they all have the same message. A real shame as I really enjoyed her other books.

Would no doubt be enjoyed by someone who is new to the authors work.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-11-18

Life changing

It took to full two listenings of this audible book to really digest entirely; there is so much to absorb and comprehend. Brene’s narration is natural and very easy to listen to. I will strive to dare greatly from now on!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 21-08-18

Game changing; Engaging stories backed by research

If you're looking for a game changer in life. Be it work, parenting, relationships, dealing with fear, vulnerability & shame- This is it!👌👌👌

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-09-18

I used to believe the myths...

This book has really broken the myths for me. Vulnerability is not my long suit, nor did I think I even “did” vulnerability. Your research seems solid and your words made sense Brene Brown. I will use this in my life now.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-09-18

Fantastic

Brene Brown has so much insight and wisdom. This book has encouraged and challenged both my husband and myself. Looking forward to listening to / reading more from Brene.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-09-19

Confronting, inspiring and compassionate

Brené Brown, thank you for writing and recording your story and the story of so many others. At first I found what you were saying quite confronting as I wrestled with what you were saying against my own ego and shame. It has truly helped me realise so many of my own previously unconscious behaviours that were underpinned by shame. You’ve taught me to be more open with my husband and the children I teach and ultimately be more compassionate with myself, and release the ideals of perfectionism that were affecting me to my core. Thank you!

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  • Lauren
  • 08-11-19

brilliant

If I'm so glad I downloaded this book! loved it, because shes so clear and passionate

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  • Mr John R Allan
  • 23-10-19

Phenomenal

Must read for anyone who wants to understand what it means to be human in this modern world.