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The book about living powerfully no matter what life throws at you

Rise Through Struggle and Unlock Your Greatest Self

Brave Now

In this gripping real-life story, Radha Ruparell, a healthy, young professional in New York City suddenly faces the battle of a lifetime as she falls dangerously ill at the cusp of a global pandemic. 

To overcome the biggest challenge of her life, Radha draws on two decades of experience in the fields of leadership development and personal transformation, where she has supported CEOs, Fortune 500 senior executives, social entrepreneurs, and grassroots leaders around the world to unlock their leadership. 

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Will you let those moments knock you down, or will you rise up stronger than you started?

We all face        
moments in our lives 

challenging 

We all face             

moments in our lives 

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Brave Now serves up 19 practical lessons for unleashing your full powerful self. 

Whether you are dealing with a personal or professional challenge, or are feeling stuck in life, 

Deepen authentic relationships with others

Connect with what really matters to you

Stop hiding and live your dreams now

Break free of limiting beliefs that keep you stuck

Grow stronger through adversity and uncertainty

Slow down and appreciate everyday moments

Deepen authentic relationships with others
Connect with what really matters to you
Stop hiding and live your dreams now

Break free of limiting beliefs that keep you stuck
Grow stronger through adversity and uncertainty
Slow down and appreciate everyday moments

brave now

in                    ,
you'll learn how to

Author of Brave Now

Radha Ruparell

"Being brave is not an innate characteristic
reserved for a select few.
At any moment, any one of us can choose to be brave."

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Radha Ruparell is a global cross-sector leader, with expertise in the fields of leadership development and personal transformation. She has worked with CEOs, Fortune 500 senior executives, social entrepreneurs, and grassroots leaders around the world to unlock their leadership. Radha is currently building a Collective Leadership Accelerator to grow a new set of leadership capacities among social entrepreneurs, across 50+ countries around the world, who are reimagining education. She holds a dual Masters degree from Harvard University. 

Radha is also known for her adventurous spirit, leading her nieces and nephews to believe that her day job is an “explorer”. They may be onto something because Radha is eternally curious and seeks growth in every experience, whether it is learning to surf in Sri Lanka, spending 7 days in silent meditation, or navigating tough times.

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Managing Partner at New Profit

SHRUTI SEHRA

" Brave Now is a powerful firsthand account of how difficult times can lead to enlightenment. Radha shows us how, through our small daily choices, we can create the big lives we truly desire! "

Founder & CEO of Global Citizen Year

ABBY FALIK

" In Brave Now, Radha has transformed her brush with mortality into a clarion call for any human trying to live fully and with purpose. This book is a gift to us all, and a powerful roadmap for living life to the fullest -- starting now. "

New York Times bestselling author

AJ JACOBS

" Thank you to Radha Ruparell for being vulnerable and inspiring and, of course, brave. This book will help a lot of people. "

BILL GEORGE

                                   Harvard Business School Senior Fellow, former Chair & CEO of Medtronic and author of Discover Your True North

Harvard Business School Senior Fellow, former Chair & CEO of Medtronic and author of Discover Your True North

" Radha Ruparell’s moving book, Brave Now, is a testimony to human courage. In very personal ways, she shows us how to build resilience and relationships throughout her crucible, while rediscovering what’s truly important in life."

Co-Founder & CEO of Teach For All, Founder of Teach for America 

WENDY KOPP

" This beautiful book shares deep wisdom about the practices that can enable all of us to live our most conscious, most full lives. It’s filled with treasure and has only left me wanting to read it again! "

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