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#5: Why You Need to Read Atlas of the Heart NOW

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About the Episode

In order to be a better, more empathetic leader, understanding all of the different emotions is critical. This week, Dan’l and Megan share why it’s imperative for leaders to be reading Brené Brown’s most recent book Atlas Of The Heart NOW. The New York Times best-selling author breaks down 87 different emotions in this book and gives readers a language to share those emotions more clearly and effectively. Right on theme, Dan’l shares the top songs she’s currently listening to that evoke emotion in today’s music moment.

Show Notes

  • Atlas Of The Heart book – Brené Brown
  • Unlocking Us podcast: “Places We Go When the Heart Is Open From Atlas Of The Heart” – Brené Brown
  • 1A podcast: Brené Brown On The Power Of Naming Our Emotions – NPR
  • Super Soul podcast: “Atlas of the Heart Part 1” – Oprah
  • We Can Do Hard Things podcast: “How To Know Ourselves & Be Known By Our People” – Glennon Doyle
Dan'l and Megan

About the Hosts

We’re Dan’l Mackey Almy and Megan Zweig, the hosts of the Self Smarter podcast. We’re wives, mothers, and friends and have spent the majority of our careers leading a full-service marketing agency that serves the fresh food, floral, and better-for-you foods industry. Our chats usually involve the latest marketing insights, leadership lessons, and self-awareness tools. These chats always include lots of laughter, the occasional tear and are mostly discussed over a cocktail… or three. We’re passionate about sharing what we’ve learned, the highs and the lows, to help other leaders in the journey of becoming self smarter.

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