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Make Your Bed

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'A book to inspire your children and grandchildren to become everything that they can' - The Wall Street Journal ' Superb, smart, and succinct' - Forbes THE INCREDIBLE No. 1 New York Times BESTSELLER ____________ 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 . . . · Begin each day with a simple task · Help one another you through life · Respect everyone · Know that your life won't be fair · That you will fail often · Take risks · Step-up when times are tough · Face-down the bullies · Lift-up the downtrodden · And never ever give up Do these things and we will live in a far better world than the one before it. 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, 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 more , even in life's darkest moments. ...

Autorentext
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.

Zusammenfassung

THE INCREDIBLE No. 1 New York Times BESTSELLER

'Superb, smart, and succinct' Forbes

Learn lessons to live by . . .
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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.
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'A book to inspire your children and grandchildren to become everything that they can' - The Wall Street Journal

Produktinformationen

Titel: Make Your Bed
Untertitel: Small things that can change your life... and maybe the world
Autor:
EAN: 9780718188863
ISBN: 978-0-7181-8886-3
Format: Fester Einband
Genre: Belletristik
Anzahl Seiten: 144
Gewicht: 195g
Größe: H17mm x B184mm x T138mm
Veröffentlichung: 12.07.2017
Jahr: 2017