The Hero Code
Admiral William H. McRaven
From the bestselling author of Make Your Bed: a celebration of real-life heroes and lessons on inspiring trust, overcoming barriers and becoming a great leader.
What is it that makes a hero?
In the course of his distinguished career Admiral William H. McRaven has met some truly exceptional people, from the men and women he served alongside in the Navy SEALS, to inspiring doctors, scientists, politicians and philanthropists. Drawing on stories of their incredible compassion, humility, courage and capacity for hope, Admiral McRaven has distilled the Hero Code – the ten lessons that make ordinary people capable of extraordinary things.
This book will show how we can all persevere to rise above our failures, use humour as a source of strength and inspire trust through integrity, as well as offering practical advice on rising to the occasion and becoming our best selves.
The result is a heartfelt tribute to real heroes and the perfect guide for anyone wanting to overcome barriers, lead by example or reach for their ultimate dream.
A call to everyday heroism . . . McRaven put forth a 10-point credo called 'The Hero Code', building on many of the familiar ideas he discussed in his 2017 megahit, Make Your Bed . . . thoughtful and inspirational. * Kirkus *
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