Tag Archive - TEDx

Be Vulnerable

I’ve given a lot of thought to vulnerability lately. The power of being vulnerable and the courage that it takes. Many of us believe the opposite. We protect ourselves with a shield of false bravado. Allowing ourselves to be vulnerable means overcoming fear of failure or ridicule if we’re not accepted. Our relationships require it or they don’t succeed. We all make mistakes and have to apologize or we don’t move on. We perform better at work if we have permission to screw up as part of the process of learning.

The path to each other starts with our own vulnerability.” says Brené Brown in her talk, The power of vulnerability, from TEDxHouston. Watch it below…

Is there something that gives you courage? Or allows you to be vulnerable? Please share.

TEDxNextGenerationAsheville – Birke Baehr – “What’s Wrong With Our Food System”

I’m a big fan of TEDx as an inspiration and a movement.  It’s awesome to see the interest in sharing such powerful ideas.  This recent video from a youth focused TEDx event in Asheville, North Carolina features 11 year old Birke Baehr.  He’ll make you reconsider your diet!