Daring Greatly: Summary Review

Is The Book Worth Reading?

This is a summary review of Daring Greatly containing key details about the book.

What is Daring Greatly About?

Daring Greatly dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and argues that it is our most accurate measure of courage. Being able to push on new things head-on takes a lot of courage that gives a powerful new vision for letting ourselves be seen. Being vulnerable comes with difficult emotions like fear, grief, and disappointment but at the same time gives birth to love, belonging, joy, empathy, innovation, and creativity. (Full Summary…).

Who is the Author of Daring Greatly?

Dr. Brené Brown is an author and research professor at the University of Houston, where she holds the Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair at the Graduate College of Social Work. She also holds the position of visiting professor in management at the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business.

Favorite Quote: “Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” ― Brené Brown – Daring Greatly Quotes

Book Details

  • Print length: 287 pages
  • Audiobook: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Genre: Nonfiction, Self Help, Psychology, Personal Development, Audiobook

Book Chapters

Chapter One – Scarcity: Looking Inside Our Culture of “Never Enough”
Chapter Two – Debunking the Vulnerability Myths
Chapter Three – Understanding and Combating Shame

Is Daring Greatly worth reading?

We give the book a thumbs up. 👍


Chief Editor

Tal Gur is an impact-driven entrepreneur, author, and investor. After trading his daily grind for a life of his own daring design, he spent a decade pursuing 100 major life goals around the globe. His journey and most recent book, The Art of Fully Living - 1 Man, 10 Years, 100 Life Goals Around the World, has led him to found Elevate Society.