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Daring greatly: A SEAL’s advice to change the world


Last updated 3/22/2018 at Noon

“If you want to change the world, slide down the obstacle headfirst,” wrote Admiral William H. McRaven (U.S. Navy Retired) in his book, “Make Your Bed”.

The need to dare greatly is one of 10 lessons McRaven shares from his experiences during Basic Underwater Demolition/SEALs (BUD/S) training that, when applied to life, can help make today greater than yesterday.

In Coronado, California, home of the Navy Special Warfare Center and BUD/S training, there is an infamous obstacle course featuring the “Slide for Life.”

Aptly named, “Slide for Life” features a rope attached on...

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