Expert on Authenticity, Vulnerability and Courage. Best-selling author and media personality
Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past thirteen years studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame.
Brené is a nationally renowned speaker and has won numerous teaching awards, including the College’s Outstanding Faculty Award. Her groundbreaking work has been featured on PBS, NPR, CNN, and has appeared in The Washington Post, Psychology Today, and many other national media outlets.
Brené is the author of three #1 New York Times Bestsellers: Rising Strong, Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection. In her latest bestseller, Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts, she teaches leaders to first put a significant amount of time and attention to their own fears and feelings, otherwise they’ll spend an unreasonable amount of time trying to manage ineffective and unproductive behavior.
She is also the Founder and CEO of The Daring Way and COURAGEworks – an online learning community that offers eCourses, workshops, and interviews for individuals and organizations ready for braver living, loving, and leading.
Brené’s 2010 TEDx Houston talk, The Power of Vulnerability, is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world, with over 25 million viewers.
Brené lives in Houston with her husband, Steve, and their two children, Ellen and Charlie.
The Power of Vulnerability
The Art of Acceptance
The Inspirational Leader: Why Courage, Authenticity, and Calm Matter
Great Expectations: What Leaders and Managers Need to Understand about Goals
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