William mcraven commencement speech transcript. My Story: Change the World

Gordon Your by Admiral William H. McRaven
  • Denver If you want to change the world, find someone to help you paddle.
  • Mario The instructors threatened us with more time in the mud if we kept up the singing—but the singing persisted. It is on Wednesday of Hell Week that you paddle down to the mud flats and spend the next 15 hours trying to survive the freezing cold mud, the howling wind and the incessant pressure to quit from the instructors.
Sandra Admiral McRaven Commencement Speech
  • Bernardo And this was a difficult time for me.
  • Odis Moments away from beginning your journey through life.
Thaddeus William H. McRaven: How I Went Through Hell Week
  • Billy No one wanted a circus.
Herman Your by Admiral William H. McRaven
  • Cesar I re-watched this speech for weeks following graduation.
  • Silas And that was about 35 years ago.
Abraham Admiral William H. McRaven Speech: Change the World
  • Morton I decided to take a deeper perspective when writing for you guys this time around, because I think this one is important.
  • Roberto If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed. A snippet: During the land warfare phase of training, the students are flown out to San Clemente Island which lies off the coast of San Diego.
Lynn Admiral William McRaven Your Commencement Speech Transcript
  • Edmund But, you are also taught that if a shark begins to circle your position, stand your ground. One is the night swim.
Carroll McRaven to Grads: To Change the World, Start by Making Your Bed [Watch]
  • Charlie You had to climb the three tiered tower and once at the top, you grabbed the rope, swung underneath the rope and pulled yourself hand over hand until you got to the other end.
Alden My Story: Change the World
  • Rene Not your color, not your ethnic background, not your education, not your social status. But if you take some risks, step up when times are the toughest, face down the bullies, lift up the downtrodden, and never ever give up.
Bernard Adm. McRaven: My 10 Life Lessons From SEAL Training
  • Jared Make your bed will also reinforce the fact that the little things in life matter.
  • Cornelius Every paddle must be synchronized to the stroke count of the coxswain.