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Brave, not perfect: fear less, fail more, and live bolder
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Published:
New York : Currency, 2019.
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Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
197 pages ; 22 cm.
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Louisville New Adult Non-Fiction
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Description
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER * Inspired by her popular TED Talk, the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code urges women to embrace imperfection and live a bolder, more authentic life. "A timely message for women of all ages: Perfection isn't just impossible but, worse, insidious."--Angela Duckworth, bestselling author of Grit Imagine if you lived without the fear of not being good enough. If you didn't care how your life looked on Instagram. If you could let go of the guilt and stop beating yourself up for making human mistakes. Imagine if, in every decision you faced, you took the bolder path? As women, too many of us feel crushed under the weight of our own expectations. We run ourselves ragged trying to please everyone, pass up opportunities that scare us, and avoid rejection at all costs. There's a reason we act this way, Saujani says. As girls, we were taught to play it safe. Well-meaning parents and teachers praised us for being quiet and polite, urged us to be careful so we didn't get hurt, and steered us to activities at which we could shine. As a result, we grew up to be women who are afraid to fail. It's time to stop letting our fears drown out our dreams and narrow our world, along with our chance at happiness. By choosing bravery over perfection, we can find the power to claim our voice, to leave behind what makes us unhappy, and to go for the things we genuinely, passionately want. Perfection may set us on a path that feels safe, but bravery leads us to the one we're authentically meant to follow. In Brave, Not Perfect, Saujani shares powerful insights and practices to help us let go of our need for perfection and make bravery a lifelong habit. By being brave, not perfect, we can all become the authors of our best and most joyful life.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Saujani, R. (2019). Brave, not perfect: fear less, fail more, and live bolder. First edition. New York: Currency.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Saujani, Reshma. 2019. Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder. New York: Currency.

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Saujani, Reshma, Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder. New York: Currency, 2019.

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Saujani, Reshma. Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder. First edition. New York: Currency, 2019. Print.

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