'Make Your Bed' And Other Life Lessons For Security
Dark Reading, July 14th, 2020
July 26, 2020,
Volume 268, Issue 4

Follow this advice from a famous military commanders' commencement speech and watch your infosec team soar

Joshua Goldfarb writes in Dark Reading, "In his 2014 commencement speech at the University of Texas at Austin, Admiral William Harry McRaven stated:

If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed. . If you make your bed every morning, you will have accomplished the first task of the day. It will give you a small sense of pride, and it will encourage you to do another task and another and another. And by the end of the day, that one task completed, will have turned into many tasks completed. Making your bed will also reinforce the fact that the little things in life matter. If you can't do the little things right, you'll never be able to do the big things right. And if by chance you have a miserable day, you will come home to a bed that is made, that you made. And a made bed gives you encouragement that tomorrow will be better...'"

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