Make Your Bed by William H. McRaven audiobook

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

By Admiral William H. McRaven
Read by Admiral William H. McRaven

Grand Central Publishing
1.88 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781478968177

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The inspiring #1 New York Times bestseller that "should be read by every leader in America." (Wall Street Journal) "Powerful." --USA Today "Full of captivating personal anecdotes from inside the national security vault." --Washington Post "Superb, smart, and succinct." --Forbes BASED ON THE INCREDIBLE GRADUATION SPEECH WITH OVER 14 MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBE 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 more, even in life's darkest moments.

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Summary

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A #1 Audible.com bestseller

USA Today bestseller

A New York Times bestseller in Advice, How-To, and Miscellaneous

The inspiring #1 New York Times bestseller that "should be read by every leader in America." (Wall Street Journal)

"Powerful." --USA Today

"Full of captivating personal anecdotes from inside the national security vault." --Washington Post

"Superb, smart, and succinct." --Forbes

BASED ON THE INCREDIBLE GRADUATION SPEECH WITH OVER 14 MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBE

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 more, even in life's darkest moments.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

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
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Exquisitely simple...superb, smart, and succinct ideas. Forbes
“Exquisitely simple…Superb, smart, and succinct.” Forbes
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“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
“Should be read by every leader in America…a book to inspire your children and grandchildren to become everything that they can.” Wall Street Journal
“Full of captivating personal anecdotes…He devotes the ten-chapter book to lessons about moving beyond failure, standing up to bullies, and giving others hope.” Washington Post

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Author Bio: Admiral William H. McRaven

Author Bio: Admiral William H. McRaven

Admiral William H. McRaven is the most well-known and decorated admiral in recent American history. He served with great distinction in the US Navy, first as a SEAL and then later as the commander of the Joint Special Operations Command and as the head of the operation that took down Osama bin Laden. He is a public speaker in high demand in the business and education circuits.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 1.88
Audience: Adult
Language: English