The Value of Vulnerability by Erika Guy, Dean of Students

Author and Nobles graduate Amor Towles, Class of ’83, was our most recent Assembly speaker. While he could have spent 60 minutes discussing his current best-selling novel, Rules of Civility, he chose rather to speak about “living a life filled with ‘passion, honesty and competence.’” He began by noting that high school “sucks.” He described it as a period of intense humiliation and vulnerability. The following TedTalk challenges us as students, parents and as people, to embrace vulnerability and have the courage to be imperfect. Brene Brown makes a convincing argument aboutthe necessity of these tasks in order to achieve “wholeheartedness.”
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