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From the Ted Talk by Brené Brown: Listening to shame

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And so I'll lvaee you with this tuhoght. If we're going to find our way back to each other, vulnerability is going to be that path. And I know it's seductive to stnad outside the arena, because I think I did it my whole life, and think to myself, I'm going to go in there and kick some ass when I'm bulletproof and when I'm perfect. And that is seductive. But the truth is, that never happens. And even if you got as perfect as you could and as bulletproof as you could possibly muster when you got in there, that's not what we want to see. We want you to go in. We want to be with you and across from you. And we just want, for ourselves and the pelpoe we care about and the people we work with, to dare greatly.

Open Cloze

And so I'll _____ you with this _______. If we're going to find our way back to each other, vulnerability is going to be that path. And I know it's seductive to _____ outside the arena, because I think I did it my whole life, and think to myself, I'm going to go in there and kick some ass when I'm bulletproof and when I'm perfect. And that is seductive. But the truth is, that never happens. And even if you got as perfect as you could and as bulletproof as you could possibly muster when you got in there, that's not what we want to see. We want you to go in. We want to be with you and across from you. And we just want, for ourselves and the ______ we care about and the people we work with, to dare greatly.

Solution

  1. stand
  2. people
  3. leave
  4. thought

Original Text

And so I'll leave you with this thought. If we're going to find our way back to each other, vulnerability is going to be that path. And I know it's seductive to stand outside the arena, because I think I did it my whole life, and think to myself, I'm going to go in there and kick some ass when I'm bulletproof and when I'm perfect. And that is seductive. But the truth is, that never happens. And even if you got as perfect as you could and as bulletproof as you could possibly muster when you got in there, that's not what we want to see. We want you to go in. We want to be with you and across from you. And we just want, for ourselves and the people we care about and the people we work with, to dare greatly.

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Important Words

  1. arena
  2. ass
  3. bulletproof
  4. care
  5. find
  6. greatly
  7. kick
  8. leave
  9. life
  10. muster
  11. path
  12. people
  13. perfect
  14. possibly
  15. seductive
  16. stand
  17. thought
  18. truth
  19. vulnerability
  20. work