Rising Strong

How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

301 pages

English language

Published Nov. 7, 2015

ISBN:
9780812995824
OCLC Number:
909776909

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3 stars (3 reviews)

"The physics of vulnerability is simple: If we are brave enough often enough, we will fall. The author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection tells us what it takes to get back up, and how owning our stories of disappointment, failure, and heartbreak gives us the power to write a daring new ending. Struggle, Brene Brown writes, can be our greatest call to courage, and rising strong our clearest path to a wholehearted life"--

"With her 2010 TED talk on the power of vulnerability (over 18 million views), her bestselling books on the transformative gifts of shame and vulnerability, and her inspiring call for wholehearted living, Brene Brown has changed the cultural conversation. Her work has been embraced by Oprah Winfrey and corporate leaders alike making her a highly sought after public speaker. For Brene, the conversation about vulnerability and shame naturally …

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Rising Strong

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1) "Here’s how I see the progression of my work: The Gifts of Imperfection—Be you. Daring Greatly—Be all in. Rising Strong—Fall. Get up. Try again."

2) "I once made a map of my heart, and smack-dab in the center of that map I drew Lake Travis. [...] After long mornings of delivering Avon, we’d make sandwiches, pack them up, and grab a handful of worms from the worm farm Uncle Joe had made in a converted 1930s Westinghouse Coca-Cola ice chest in their backyard. With our lunch and bait, we’d head down to the dock to fish and float in inner tubes on the lake. I was never happier anywhere in my life than I was floating around on Lake Travis. I can still close my eyes and remember what it felt like to drift along in my tube, feeling the warm sun on my skin as …

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Subjects

  • SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Courage
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Emotions
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Motivational