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eBook Ý Make Your Bed ì 2 pages ´ Listening Length 1 hour and 53 minutes If you want to change the world start off by making your bedOn 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 changeFrom 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 Rememberstart each day with a task completed Find someone to help you through life Respect everyone Know that life is fair and you will fail often But if you take some risks step up when times are toughest face down bullies lift up the downtrodden and never ever give up if you do these things then you can change your life for the betterand maybe the world 103 104It was in an op ed written in the Washington Post that introduced a man to the forefront of attention who through service dedication and sacrifice had protected and defended the United States for close to four decades mostly behind the scenes That man Admiral William McRaven would go on to offer much in the way of comfort and clear headed thinking the country may have lost over the past few years with regards to US leadership by stating such things as I am a fan of President Obama and President George W Bush both of whom I worked for I admire all presidents regardless of their political party who uphold the dignity of the office and who use that office to bring the nation together in challenging times McRaven went on to write Trump has embarrassed us in the eyes of our children humiliated us on the world stage and worst of all divided us as a nation The full article to those statements can be found here Admiral McRaven represents the cream of the crop when it comes to understanding leadership in accordance with American values much like recently ousted Secretary of Defense James Mattis In this short but sweet book entitled Make Your Own Bed Little Things That Can Change Your LifeAnd Maybe the World McRaven recounts his triumphs and tribulations through the intense training he undertook to become a Navy Seal and how these universally applied ideas can be translated in accordance with anyone one wants to achieve something higher in life Admittedly gems like never give up sound comically generic to any self help book but the way McRaven presents himself allows for this fact to be overlooked It's generally heart felt and sympathetic and interestingly McRaven is able to realise the lessons learned here aren't exclusive to the demanding of military professions He is someone who through openness and realisation can see the forest through the trees which sadly is uite refreshing in the current culture of tribalism and hotly contested ideas The book also has little tidbits of interesting information regarding the culture of SEAL training and membership alongside his interactions and observations with Saddam Hussain who was guarded directly after capture under McRaven's leadership Although not a ground breaking book in the art of self help it was a pleasant and soothing reminder of the benefits of hard work overcoming all the struggles we face in life and how sweet that can really be

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Raining 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 betterAdmiral 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 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 that life is tough but meeting challenges with discipline determination a positive attitude and the support of others will most often lead an individual to a meaningful life that will inspire others

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Make Your BedListening Length 1 hour and 53 minutes If you want to change the world start off by making your bedOn 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 t “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 no matter how hard you try no matter how good you are you still end up as a sugar cookie Don’t complain Don’t blame it on your misfortune Stand tall look to the future and drive on” Make Your Bed Little Things That Can Change Your LifeAnd Maybe the World William H McRavenThis is a gem of a book Packed full of wisdom and big lessons in 130 pages I read it slowly and took a different lesson in daily This is a book I will return over and over again Rather than go on and on about it I will share McRaven's lessons with you but trust me you will want to read this book to get the full impact of the lessons