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    • Make Your Bed

    • Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World
    • By: William H. McRaven
    • Narrated by: William H. McRaven
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,074
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,354
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,330

    On May 21, 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 10 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Watch the YouTube video

    • By A. Yoshida on 01-31-18

    Regular price: $18.24

    • The Chosen Few

    • A Company of Paratroopers and Its Heroic Struggle to Survive in the Mountains of Afghanistan
    • By: Gregg Zoroya, William H. McRaven - foreward
    • Narrated by: Gregg Zoroya
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 44

    The story of one of the Afghanistan war's most decorated units and their 15-month ordeal, culminating in the Battle of Wanat, the deadliest battle of the war. A single company of US paratroopers - calling themselves the "Chosen Few" - arrived in eastern Afghanistan in late 2007 hoping to win the hearts and minds of the remote mountain people and extend the Afghan government's reach into this wilderness. Instead, they spent the next 15 months in a desperate struggle, living under almost continuous attack, forced into a slow withdrawal, and always outnumbered by Taliban fighters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow! What an amazing group of men!

    • By Mila on 06-22-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Make Your Bed

    • Small things that can change your life...and maybe the world
    • By: Admiral William H. McRaven
    • Narrated by: Admiral William H. McRaven
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    'What starts here changes the world' was the university slogan that inspired William H. McRaven to take charge of the small things that could change his life...and even the world. Here McRaven shares the 10 life-changing principles he learned during his 37 years as a Navy SEAL. These 10 philosophies helped him to overcome challenges not only in his career but also throughout his life. What's more anyone can use these basic lessons to change themselves, and the world, for the better....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • does the job

    • By jjlaw on 06-05-18

    Regular price: $19.18