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 ,, , , ,, , ,, , ,, , ,, . 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 onWilliam H McRaven, Make Your Bed Little Things That Can Change Your LifeAnd Maybe the WorldThis 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. 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.Admiral McRaven speaks of 10 steps to follow if you want to change your life or maybe the world I won t list the steps here however, I will say that I was very taken by this book and the Admirals experiences, as well as those who served with him, to make the USA and the world a safer place The book is only 12 short chapters but is loaded with life changing information that can lead any individual to find purpose and self worth in improving their life and the lives of others I recommend this book to all my GR friends and to all others as well. . 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. 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, became Commander of all U.S Special Forces and led the operation that vanquished Osama Bin Laden This book, an expansion of a 2014 commencement speech at the University of Texas, is inspiring with its succinct, yet powerful messages I recommend listening to this reserved, accomplished man reveal the values that have shaped his life and that can be guiding principles in yours. Listening LengthHour AndMinutes If You Want To Change The World, Start Off By Making Your BedOn May , , 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 BetterAdmiral McRaven S Original Speech Went Viral With OverMillion 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 . 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
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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