Book: The Power of Vulnerability

Show Up and Let Yourself be Seen

I read this book by Brené Brown a few years back and it made an impression. I am about to finish another of her books; Daring Greatly. Her work touches and inspires me to be more authentic, brave, and open up to more.

From the presentation of this book we can read the following;

“Is vulnerability the same as weakness? “In our culture,” teaches Dr. Brené Brown, “we associate vulnerability with emotions we want to avoid such as fear, shame, and uncertainty. Yet we too often lose sight of the fact that vulnerability is also the birthplace of joy, belonging, creativity, authenticity, and love.” On The Power of Vulnerability, Dr. Brown offers an invitation and a promise – that when we dare to drop the armor that protects us from feeling vulnerable, we open ourselves to the experiences that bring purpose and meaning to our lives. Here she dispels the cultural myth that vulnerability is weakness and reveals that it is, in truth, our most accurate measure of courage.”

If you are curious about this book , I highly recommend that you listen to Brené Browns Ted Talk;

Book: The Power of Ritual

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Book: Rethinking Agile

In the book “Rethinking Agile, why Agile Teams Have Nothing to Do With Business Agility”, Klaus Leopold takes us through pitfalls in an Agile Transformation by presenting a Case Study on how the outcome is not as expected even in an organization where all teams are “Agile”.  He explains 4 main root-causes of this. In short […]

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