Here's a condensed set of slides from the sixth session on Vulnerability in The Art of Self-Coaching, a new course I'm teaching at the Stanford Graduate School of Business this Spring, and the readings for this session are shown below. If you'd like to learn more about the topics being covered, here's my syllabus.
CLASS 6: VULNERABILITY
- Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead (Brené Brown)
- Chapter 2, pages 33-56, “Debunking the Vulnerability Myths”
- Brené Brown, Vulnerability, Empathy and Leadership
- The Power of Vulnerability (Brené Brown)
- Shame & Empathy (Brené Brown)
- For further reading: Brown, Chapter 3, page 61-111, "Understanding and Combating Shame"
Here are some other readings that I referenced in class or that have informed my approach to today's topic:
- Parental Meta-Emotion Philosophy and the Emotional Life of Families: Theoretical Models and Preliminary Data (John Gottman, Lynn Fainsilber Katz, Carole Hooven)
- The Concept of "Metaemotion": What is There to Learn From Research on Metacognition? (Elisabeth Norman & Bjarte Furnes)
- Conscious Competence in Practice
- How Great Coaches Ask, Listen, and Empathize
- How to Express Empathy: Avoid the Traps! (Michael Sahota)
- Safety, Trust, Intimacy
And here are some additional related posts of my own: