‘Superb, smart, and succinct’ Forbes Learn lessons to live by in 2020 . . . _____________
If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.
In 2014, Admiral William H. McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas, in a video which has since been watched over 10 million times.
He shared the 10 principles he had learned during his Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his long Naval career, but also throughout his life. He explained how anyone can use these basic lessons to change themselves – and the world – for the better . . .
Building on these principles in this book, McRaven recounts tales from his own life and from people he encountered during his military service who dealt with hardship and made tough decisions with determination, compassion, honour, and courage.
Told with great humility and optimism, this timeless book provides simple and universal wisdom, practical advice, and words of encouragement that will inspire readers to achieve. _____________
‘A book to inspire your children and grandchildren to become everything that they can’ – The Wall Street Journal
“Should be read by every leader in America… [MAKE YOUR BED] is a book to inspire your children and grandchildren to become everything that they can. It is a book to discuss with your executive leadership team as a spur to meeting shared goals. Most of all, it is a book that will leave you with tears in your eyes.”―Wall Street Journal
“Full of captivating personal anecdotes from inside the national security vault…McRaven’s lessons, like his commencement speech, extend far beyond his bed-making. He devotes the 10-chapter book to lessons about moving beyond failure, standing up to bullies and giving others hope.”―Washington Post
“McRaven…has taken the genesis of what he learned during SEAL training and his nearly four decades in Navy Special Operations into a thin, powerful book.”―USA Today
“Exquisitely simple…superb, smart, and succinct ideas.”―Forbes