Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World




      Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World
Listening Length 1 hour and 53 minutes If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.On May 17, 2014, Admiral William H McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day Taking inspiration from the university s slogan, What starts here changes the world, he shared the ten principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his training and long Naval career, but also throughout his life and he explained how anyone can use these basic lessons to change themselves and the world for the better.Admiral McRaven s original speech went viral with over 10 million views Building on the core tenets laid out in his speech, McRaven now recounts tales from his own life and from those of people he encountered during his military service who dealt with hardship and made tough decisions with determination, compassion, honor, and courage Told with great humility and optimism, this timeless book provides simple wisdom, practical advice, and words of encouragement that will inspire readers to achieve , even in life s darkest moments. New Read [ Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World ] Author [ William H. McRaven ] – heartforum.co.uk

Admiral William H McRaven U.S Navy Retired served with great distinction in the Navy In his thirty seven years as a Navy SEAL, he commanded at every level As a Four Star Admiral, his final assignment was as Commander of all U.S Special Operations Forces He is now Chancellor of the University of Texas System.

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  • Audiobook
  • 2 pages
  • Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World
  • William H. McRaven
  • English
  • 03 February 2018

10 thoughts on “ Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World

  1. Judith says:

    Don t get me wrong, the author is an American hero and he deserves to make a buck with his advice and anecdotes, all wrapped up in time for graduation gift giving I don t doubt for a second that this advice is good for anyone who anticipates a military career You should learn how to make your bed with military precision, and you should appreciate teamwork, get over yourself and accept that life is not fair, and never give up, etc.,etc The obvious problem with this type of one size fits all Don t get me wrong, the author is an American hero and he deserves to make a buck with his advice and anecdotes, all wrapped up in time for graduation gift giving I don t doubt for a second that this advice is good for anyone who anticipates a military career You should learn how to make your bed with military precision, and you should appreciate teamwork, get over yourself and accept that life is not fair, and never give up, etc.,etc The obvious problem with this type of one size fits all advice is that some people who shouldn t be listening to it use it to justify their behavior For example, one of my pet peeves is people who are obese but have perfectly salon manicured nails The reason it bug...

  2. Sheri says:

    Fast, fun and motivational read filled with life lessons Written in a friendly conversational style, the practical advice can be applied by anyone Highly recommended

  3. Kenny says:

    It is easy to blame your lot in life on some outside force, to stop trying because you believe fate is against you It is easy to think that where you were raised, how your parents treated you, or what school you went to is all that determines your future Nothing could be further from the truth The common people and the great men and women are all defined by how they deal with life s unfairness Helen Keller, Nelson Mandela, Stephen Hawking, Malala Yousafzai, and Moki Martin Sometimes noIt is easy to blame your lot in life on some outside force, to stop trying because you believe fate is against you It is eas...

  4. Starjustin says:

    5 well earned stars for this motivational story of Admiral William H McRavens journey to becoming a navy seal This book was written and narrated in 2017 by the Admiral himself The book also includes his famous commencement speech, which took place on May 21st, 2014, for the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin.Admi...

  5. Mildred says:

    Straight talk from a former Navy SEALThere are many self help books on the market that contain solid information However, General McRaven s Make Your Bed comes across as refreshingly different from those books by well known self help gurus like Dr Phil or Tony Robbins mainly because the anecdotes he uses to illustrate his ten key points are gleaned from his experiences as a Navy SEAL I read this little book in one sitting and plan to buy copies for my children In a nutshell, McRaven says Straight talk from a former Navy SEALThere are many self help books on the market that contain solid information However, General McRaven s Make Your Bed comes across as refreshi...

  6. Victoria says:

    Simple things change a life While the rules are simple, thecritical among us say too simple, listening to the captivating stories Admiral McRaven shares, anecdotes from his Navy SEAL training, should leave you in awe He shares the fundamental life lessons he acquired through harrowing circumstances that are simple truths which anyone can apply to face the challenges of life And don t we all make life waycomplicated than it already is McRaven spent 37 years as a Navy SEAL, becameSimple things change a life While the rules are simple, thecritical...

  7. Cheese says:

    This is very Team America in parts with some mixed blessings.He means well, but saying at the start God bless all the american citizens who died in 9 11 , but erm what about all the other people who died who weren t american citizens ay Make your bed dammit

  8. Lisa says:

    MAKE YOUR BED is a thoughtful meditation of an American hero s collective experiences SUMMARYOn May 17, 2014, Admiral William H McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their commencement day taking inspiration from the University slogan what starts here changes the world, He shared ten principles he learned during his Navy seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his training and long naval career but also throughout his life If MAKE YOUR BED ...

  9. 7jane says:

    I use this kindle cover, because the hardback doesn t have the picture, which is the same as this This book is made out of the speech the author gave in 2014 10 principles learned during Navy SEAL training The principles are given as help to overcome challenges in training, career, and life, useful for all to change themselves and the world for the better Each principle including the one found in the book title is followed by real life Navy SEAL training story example and how each can be I use this kindle cover, because the hardback doesn t have the picture, which is t...

  10. Bianca says:

    I don t know why I requested this book, I thought maybe it ll inspire me to make my bed or inspire me to accomplish stuff.I should have checked the blurb and the author Thank goodness it was a very short book The author is an admiral, former SEAL, etc I would like to say that these accolades impress me, but that would be a lie After reading the preface, I remembered seeing his commencement speech given at some American university While it makes sense to make your bed if anything to start I don t know why I requested this book, I thought maybe it ll inspire me to make my bed or inspire me to accomplish stuff.I should have checked the blurb and the author Thank goodness it was a very short book The author is an admiral, former SEAL, etc I would like to say that these accolades impress me, but that would be a lie After reading the preface, I remembered seeing his commencement speech given at some American university While it makes sense to make your bed if anything to start your day accomplishing something it is simplistic, and depending on your personality, it may not mean much to you anyway The rest of the book has some SEAL training examples and personal snippets, but no...

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