Summary, Analysis, and Review of William H. McRaven's Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life and Maybe the World PLEASE NOTE: This is a key takeaways and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Start Publishing Notes' Summary, Analysis, and Review of William H. McRaven's Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life and Maybe the World includes a summary of the book, review, analysis & key takeaways, and a detailed About the Author section. PREVIEW: Make Your Bed presents ten life lessons William H. McRaven gleaned from his training as a Navy SEAL and his career in the military. Each lesson is illustrated with anecdotes drawn from McRaven's experiences. The book was inspired by a 2014 commencement address McRaven delivered at the University of Texas, Austin. That speech is reprinted at the end of the volume.