Motivational speaker for hire Brené Brown is an acclaimed research professor, author and speaker. She is a 5-time New York Times Bestselling author. Brown has also been featured in one of the most viewed TED talks in the world. She currently works at the University of Houston holding the Huffington Foundation – Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work.
Brown has become one of the most acclaimed researchers in the world. With research focusing on leadership and wholeheartedness, she translates her work to effective storytelling and charismatic analysis. She presented at a TED conference in 2012 and twice TEDx in 2010. Her TED talk, “The Power of Vulnerability” still stands as one of the most impactful talks in history, being one of the top 5 most viewed talks of all time, reaching over 40 million views.
Her first 5 books are critically acclaimed and have reached bestseller status. I Thought It Was Just Me, The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, and Braving the Wilderness all discuss her work analyzing the inner self, and how to achieve success despite adversity. Her most recent book was published in 2018, titled Dare to Lead.
Brown was recognized by Houston Woman Magazine as one of Houston’s most influential women of 2009, has been featured on Super Soul Sunday with Oprah Winfrey, and has had articles appear in many national publications.
Additionally, Brown is CEO for The Daring Way, a training and certification program aiding professionals who aspire to facilitate her work on vulnerability, courage, shame, and empathy.
Books: I Thought It Was Just Me, The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, Rising Strong, Braving the Wilderness, and Dare to Lead