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Embrace the Suck

Embrace the Suck

The Navy SEAL Way to an Extraordinary Life

Thrive on adversity and find your purpose with this raw, brutally honest self-help guide from a Navy SEAL combat veteran and businessman.

During the brutal crucible of Navy SEAL training, the instructors often tell the students to “embrace the suck.” Meaning that the students should start getting comfortable being very uncomfortable and lean into the pain — enjoy it even. Those that are successful in this transformation go on to become the most elite warriors the modern world has ever known.

As a Navy SEAL combat veteran turned business speaker and consultant, Brent Gleeson details the principles he learned as a Navy SEAL, which can empower anyone to continually expand their comfort zones and to live more fulfilling purpose-driven lives. Through candid story-telling, behavioral science research, fascinating historical references and plenty of self-deprecating humor, Gleeson shows the reader how to:
  • Remove temptation and build self-discipline
  • Do something that sucks every day
  • Choose wisely what you suffer for
  • Learn how to fail successfully
  • Get off your ass and execute
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Genre: Mind, Body, Spirit / Self-help / Personal Growth / Success

On Sale: December 22nd 2020

Price: $25.98 / $32.98 (CAD)

ISBN-13: 9781549126826

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Reader Reviews


"Resilience is key to overcoming all obstacles in life, of which there are many! Embrace the Suck masterfully guides the reader through measurable ways to optimize their personal fortitude and become their best self."—
Mark Owen, #1 NYT bestselling author of No Easy Day and No Hero
"The one constant that connects us all is that every single one of us is going to get knocked down in life. What defines us and our character is not just what we do next, but how we do it. Brent Gleeson recommends you embrace the suck and get after it. I agree. It's time to execute!"—Jack Carr, New York Times bestselling author of Savage Son
"This riveting step-by-step manual boils it down to the one founding principle we are taught in the SEAL Teams--you have to learn to "embrace the suck." I highly recommend this book to anyone looking to level up with a proven process to overcome the adversity we all face in life and business!"
Jason Redman, US Navy SEAL (Retired), NYT bestselling author of The Trident and Overcome
"Tough times don't last, but tough people do. Whether in business or in life adversity is often viewed as the enemy. Mindset however, is the antidote and solution. Embrace the Suck is a no-nonsense field manual that will empower anyone to turn adversity into an advantage so that you can overcome any setback and dominate life. Brent Gleeson delivers the goods through his real world, in-the-trenches experience as a Navy SEAL warrior and leadership expert."
Bedros Keuilian, bestselling author of Man Up and founder of Fit Body Boot Camp
"No matter how you define success, the path to achieving it will require determination and resilience in the darkest of moments. In this no-nonsense self-help guide, you'll learn that in order to fulfill your goals, you have to be willing to embrace the suck."—
Todd Hymel, CEO, Volcom
"Regardless of all the inevitable obstacles we face from the day we're born until the day we go over the great divide, if we simply embrace the suck and go all in, there's no limit to what we can accomplish."
from the foreword by David Goggins, New York Times bestselling author of Can't Hurt Me
"A book like this deserves its own category. Embrace the Suck is a book about resilience, personal development, and self-mastery. Each chapter is full of engaging stories of Navy SEAL missions complemented with real-life application for readers. This book screams, take action with your life. Indeed a work of art that I won't soon forget."—Alex Sanfilippo
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