In her second TED talk, Dr. Bren Brown talks about the myth that vulnerability is weakness. In fact, when she asked the audience if they think of vulnerability as weakness when they envision themselves being vulnerable, the majority indicated that they did. When, however, she asked them what they thought when they witnessed vulnerability when watching TED presentations, the majority responded that they viewed it as pure courage. Brown defines vulnerability as emotional risk, exposure, uncertainty, stating that it fuels our daily lives and is our most accurate measurement of courage.
What would you do, think or feel differently if you were to break out of the myth that vulnerability is weakness and act from a place of knowing that it is actually pure courage? Imagine how innovative and creative you could be?