• Daring Greatly

  • How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
  • By: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Brené Brown
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 26-07-2018
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • 5 out of 5 stars (145 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Brilliant

A must read for everyone.
I just love Brene! She speaks the truths most people dare not even acknowledge and then encourages you to rethink your position and become braver, more daring.

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Shame, the skeleton in the closet that affects our lives

A profound book about a little written subject that affects many of us.
Highly recommended.

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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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For everyone..

For every parent, friend, child, Family member, leader, ... human being! This book is inspiring and gives constructive techniques to help us be our true authentic self and to help guide the next generation to be more real, feel like they belong, learn how to trust and believe in themselves. What a great listen! I think everyone can learn something from this book.

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  • Ellie P
  • 04-09-2018

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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  • hoba
  • 05-12-2018

this book dares greatly

this book has changed my relationship with myself in a good way. ank you Brene Brown.

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  • jonty59
  • 01-12-2018

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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  • Holly
  • 20-11-2018

life changing

open your mind and this book will help you be the person you wish you were

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  • Kate Hennessey Bowers
  • 19-11-2018

This has been incredibly life changing.

I have thoroughly enjoyed listening, the impact has been profound - as a parent, wife, teacher, health coach and beyond. Thank you so much for the work you do.

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  • SHAD AHMAD
  • 10-11-2018

Some great points...but

English is my 3rd language and I love reading English books. That is the reason when I rate books the simplicity and clarity of the idea is also very important to me. There are some great ideas and points about shame, vulnerability and “good enough is good”. However, I expect so much more from this books but I’m not satisfied. I need more reading to be full understand, and this should not be the case.

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  • cathryn
  • 20-10-2018

Daring greatly

I loved this book . Thankyou so much. I would recommend it to parents but also to anyone facing challenge in their lives. I particularly like your openness and willingness to share your own lived experiences and those of the people you meet. This honesty helps me know that it is ok to be honest about truth and vulnerability.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-10-2018

Inspiring

A hugely comforting listen. Truly one you carry with you like a protective blanket from scarcity and fear. Helped me understand the world around me. Thank you.

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  • James
  • 06-10-2018

Life changing

Beautiful. Brené is a phenomenally engaging reader. Listen and give to everyone you know. It will change you

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  • GMoore
  • 25-09-2018

This one's a keeper

I'll be listening to this again and again.
So many important important ideas explored here.
I love that Brene has narrated this herself: no-one else could do it justice.
Will be recommending to my best friends.