Jan 8, 2021
This week, Misty and Lisa review the #1 New York Times bestseller The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown.
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.
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's TED talk - The Power of Vulnerability - is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 35 million views. She is also the first researcher to have a filmed talk on Netflix. The Call to Courage special debuted on the streaming service on April 19, 2019.
In this Gifts of Imperfection book review podcast, we talk about what the gifts of imperfection are, each of the guideposts Brené lays out for wholehearted living, and what can get in the way.
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