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A research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, Dr. Brené Brown’s TED talks on shame and vulnerability have garnered over 23 million views and have changed our cultural conversation. The author of two #1 New York Times bestsellers: Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené’s new book, Rising Strong, tells us what it takes to get back up after failure and teaches us how owning our stories of disappointment and heartbreak give us the power to write a daring new ending. BookPeople is pleased to welcome Dr. Brené Brown to Austin's Riverbend Centre to discuss Rising Strong. Tickets are required and include a pre-signed copy of Rising Strong. Riverbend Centre is located at 4214 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746.
Tickets are required to attend this event.
Tickets cost $35.00 and include a pre-signed copy of Rising Strong.
Tickets are only available online, they are not available in-store.
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.
Please note: Tickets will be processed by Brown Paper Tickets, not BookPeople. Brown Paper Tickets will issue a refund of the full face value of your tickets and the service fee within 12 hours of purchase or if the event is canceled or postponed. If you purchase a ticket, cannot attend the event, and cannot refund the ticket via Brown Paper Tickets, we will hold a copy of Rising Strong for you at BookPeople for 90 days after the date of the event. You may not pick up the book in advance of the event.
This event will take place at Riverbend Centre: 4214 N Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746.
Seating is general admission. Doors are at 5:45pm.
Books will be distributed at Riverbend Centre the evening of the event.
Dr. Brown will speak about her new book and take questions. There will not be a public signing.
We cannot take orders for signed copies of Rising Strong, or any of Dr. Brown's books, from people who are not attending this event.
MORE ABOUT RISING STRONG
For the legions of fans of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection, comes the next step in the groundbreaking research of thought leader Brené Brown, Ph.D. A research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, Brown’s TED talks on shame and vulnerability have garnered over 23 million views and have changed our cultural conversation. Brown has worked with organizations including Facebook, Microsoft, Pixar, AT&T, Costco, West Point, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and many others. Her new book, Rising Strong, tells us what it takes to get back up after failure and teaches us how owning our stories of disappointment and heartbreak give us the power to write a daring new ending. Struggle, Brown writes, can be our greatest call to courage, and rising strong our clearest path to a wholehearted life.
MORE ABOUT BRENÉ BROWN
Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past thirteen years studying vulnerability, courage,
worthiness, and shame. Brené is the author of two #1 New York Times bestsellers: Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfection. Her latest book, Rising Strong will be released on August 25, 2015. In Rising Strong, Brené writes, “If we are brave enough, often enough, we will fall. This is a book about what it takes to get back up.”
She is also the Founder and CEO for The Daring Way™ - an organization that brings her work on vulnerability, courage, shame and worthiness to organizations, schools, communities, and families. Brené’s 2010 TEDx Houston talk, The Power of Vulnerability, is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world, with over 19 million viewers. Brené lives in Houston with her husband, Steve, and their two children, Ellen and Charlie.