This book attempted to be like a Chip/Dan Heath treatment but it totally lacked their substance and style. The examples were generally mundane and he dragged them out.
I tried to listen to this many times but gave up because it just didn't get below the surface. I finally accepted the fact that it was too torturous and threw in the towel
This is one of the best books I've listened to in years.
His self-deprecating style is authentic and entertaining.Probaby because he is a journalist and an anchor, his recounting of his journey and all of the people and experiences that brought him to his current conclusion was detailed and interesting.
This book is in my top five and I go back and relisten to chapters frequently.
By fully exploring each layer of the material, this book memorably teaches and relates so that when you get to the end you really get it and understand the science that got you there.
This would have worked as a course or set of lectures, but not so much as an audio book. I guess she got bogged down having to write fully formed paragraphs and sentences. Her spoken expressiveness carries so much meaning. I found the constant drum of key words like vulnerable really irritating. It would be great to match up Brene Brown's insight with David Sedaris' phrasing and style.
The reader was irritating. To sterile for BB's narrative.
Everything. I'm one of those people who can find value in almost any presentation and the narrator, the narrowness of the content and the pomposity of the authors got so far under my skin that I couldn't listen for more than 5 minutes at a time.It was all "how smart they are." After listening for about an hour (with my teeth gritted) I tried to skip around to see if I could find SOMETHING that had value to me and I couldn't.
Get over themselves.
Never. His style amplified the self-aggrandizement of the authors.
I hate that I wasted a credit on this. It was like buying a meal at a restaurant and finding it to be totally inedible. Would love to have a refund.
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