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The Daring Way™


About The Daring Way™

The Daring Way™ is an empirically based training and certification program for helping professionals, based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. The work focuses on courage building, shame resilience, and uncovering the power of vulnerability. The methodology is designed for work with individuals, couples, families, and groups. More at The Daring Way - Brené Brown (

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About Brene Brown

Brene Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair. She 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, She is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers, and the host of the weekly Spotify Original podcasts Unlocking Us and Dare to Lead.
Her books include Dare to Lead, Braving the Wilderness, Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection. Most recently she collaborated with Tarana Burke to co-edit You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience.
The bottom line: she believes that you have to walk through vulnerability to get to courage, therefore . . . embrace the suck. Brene tries to be grateful every day, and her motto right now is “Courage over comfort.” She does NOT believe that cussing and praying are mutually exclusive. And, she absolutely believes that the passing lane is for passing only. She has been married to Steve for almost 25 years, and has two amazing kids, Ellen and Charlie, and a weird Bichon named Lucy.

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