What enables people to connect, and what impedes human connection? These questions triggered Brené Brown’s intensive study of vulnerability. In this renowned TED Talk, the “researcher-storyteller” explains with delightful, self-deprecating humor how she learned to embrace her vulnerability – and why you should embrace yours. Brown’s theme is fundamental to the human experience, so getAbstract considers this lecture essential viewing.
In this summary, you will learn
- What impedes human connection,
- How some people evade or numb their vulnerability, and
- How to embrace your vulnerability and be emotionally courageous.
About the Speaker
Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. Her books include The Gifts of Imperfection and Daring Greatly.