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Brené Brown

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Speaker:

Dr. Brene Brown

Author of  The Gifts of Imperfection & I Thought It Was Just Me and  professor and vulnerability researcher at the University of Houston

Speech Topics Include:

Rising Strong

Daring Greatly Or The Power Of Vulnerability 

Daring Leadership™ 

Daring Classrooms™


Dr. and keynote speaker 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.

Keynote speaker Brené Brown is the author of three #1 New York Times Bestsellers: Rising Strong, Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection.

She is also the Founder and CEO for 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.

As a speaker Brené Brown’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.

Speaker Brené Brown

Rising Strong

In this keynote/workshop we will:

  • Explore the critical role emotion plays in a behavioral change and the connections between emotion, thought and behavior
  • Define integrity and explore how offloading emotion moves us away from our values and corrodes culture
  • Examine the power of storytelling and the dangers of confabulations and conspiracies
  • Explore the three elements of the Rising Strong process (The Reckoning, The Rumble and The Revolution)
  • Develop actionable strategies for getting back after a fall or setback so that we can live, love, and lead with greater courage

Daring Greatly Or The Power Of Vulnerability 

In this keynote/workshop we explore:

  • The critical role vulnerability plays in our personal and professional success
  • The four major myths of vulnerability
  • The relationship between vulnerability and creativity, innovation, trust, engagement and joy
  •  The most common strategies we use to avoid and minimize vulnerability and how they move us away from our goals
  • Actionable strategies for leaning into our discomfort and embracing vulnerability as a source of courage

Daring Leadership™ 

In this keynote/workshop, we explore:

  • The relationship between vulnerability innovation, creativity, trust, adaptability to change, and accountability
  • The role of courage (and discomfort) in authentic leadership
  • The five most common strategies we use to avoid and minimize vulnerability and how they move us away from our goals
  • How fear, blame, and scarcity sabotage the goal process
  • Actionable strategies for leaning into our discomfort and embracing vulnerability as a source of courageous leadership

Daring Classrooms™

In this keynote/lecture, we explore:

  • The relationship between learning, creativity, and vulnerability
  • How and why teachers, students, and parents armor up in the classroom
  • How shame affects social and academic learning
  • Why boundary-setting (with students and parents) is necessary to cultivate compassionate classrooms
  • How teachers and school administrators can turn difficult situations into opportunities for connection and growth
  • How and why we are physically, emotionally, spiritually hard-wired for connection
  • Strategies for helping children develop hopefulness, perseverance, and a stronger tolerance for disappointment
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