Brené Brown


#27 most followed

Brené hasn't connected with their friends on Goodreads, yet.


Brené Brown

Goodreads Author


Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
April 2013


Dr. Brené Brown 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
...more

Average rating: 4.21 · 394,654 ratings · 30,236 reviews · 48 distinct worksSimilar authors
Daring Greatly: How the Cou...

4.27 avg rating — 105,504 ratings — published 2012 — 82 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Gifts of Imperfection

4.21 avg rating — 91,899 ratings — published 2010 — 61 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rising Strong

4.24 avg rating — 47,080 ratings — published 2015 — 42 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Braving the Wilderness: The...

4.15 avg rating — 53,063 ratings — published 2017 — 36 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Dare to Lead

4.19 avg rating — 28,270 ratings — published 2018 — 22 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Power of Vulnerability:...

4.64 avg rating — 12,283 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
I Thought It Was Just Me: W...

4.24 avg rating — 13,834 ratings — published 2007 — 41 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Gifts of Imperfect Pare...

4.55 avg rating — 2,775 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rising Strong as a Spiritua...

4.50 avg rating — 2,234 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Men, Women, and Worthiness:...

4.50 avg rating — 1,713 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Brené Brown…

The Courage to Not Know

It’s not fear that gets in the way of daring leadership; it’s armor. When things get tough, do we lean in to vulnerability and get curious, or do we self-protect in ways that move us away from our values?

Having to be the “knower” or always being right is heavy armor. It’s defensiveness, it’s posturing, and, worst of all, it’s a huge driver of bullshit. It’s also very common—most of us have som...

Read more of this blog post »
20 likes ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on February 13, 2020 10:09

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Brené’s Recent Updates

Brené Brown wrote a new blog post

The Courage to Not Know

It’s not fear that gets in the way of daring leadership; it’s armor. When things get tough, do we lean in to vulnerability and get curious, or do w... Read more of this blog post »
Brené Brown is accepting questions on their profile page.
Rising Strong by Brené Brown
More of Brené's books…
“Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.”
Brene Brown

“We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the spiritual connection that grows from that offering with trust, respect, kindness and affection.

Love is not something we give or get; it is something that we nurture and grow, a connection that can only be cultivated between two people when it exists within each one of them – we can only love others as much as we love ourselves.

Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from which love grows. Love can only survive these injuries if they are acknowledged, healed and rare.”
Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection

“You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.”
Brene Brown

Polls

FAVOURITE RELATIONSHIP AUTHOR

 
  26 votes, 34.7%

 
  24 votes, 32.0%

Other
 
  9 votes, 12.0%

 
  7 votes, 9.3%

 
  6 votes, 8.0%

Brené Brown (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 1.3%

Stephenie Meyer (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 1.3%

tijan
 
  1 vote, 1.3%

More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Challenge: 50 Books: Rona's 50 for 2011 26 145 Oct 08, 2011 07:18AM  
The History Book ...: JUDY TANGUAY'S 50 BOOKS READ IN 2012 39 109 Dec 18, 2012 11:36AM  
Cover to Cover Ch...: Jen2013 13 49 Jan 02, 2013 11:40AM  
The Next Best Boo...: This topic has been closed to new comments. The Title Game 20277 14219 May 30, 2013 12:53PM  
2013 Books!: Currently Reading 64 84 Sep 17, 2013 03:13PM  
WACKY READING CHA...: Pennsylvania Spell Challenge 114 70 May 03, 2014 08:14AM  
Crazy Challenge C...: Winter 2013/2014 Scavenger Challenge 212 135 Jun 19, 2014 11:20AM  



No comments have been added yet.