How does the Navy SEAL Creed help guide succession?

Is the guide to success in enduring business leadership hidden within the Navy SEAL Creed? Discover how Greg Sisa, a former SEAL turned Succession Advisor, unveils the powerful tenet of being ‘ready to lead and be led’—a principle that could revolutionize your approach to succession planning and secure your company’s legacy. Dive into the insights that bridge the gap between military excellence and family business success.

Key Highlights:

  • Navy SEAL Principles Applied to Business: Insights into how the disciplined, principled approach of the Navy SEALs can transform business leadership and management.
  • Leading and Being Led: The critical balance of guiding and accepting guidance, fostering a resilient leadership culture within family businesses.
  • Empowering Future Leaders: Strategies for nurturing leadership potential within your team, ensuring a robust succession plan.
  • Strategic Planning and Adaptability: The importance of recognizing when to lead and when to follow, particularly in strategic business planning and navigating generational transitions.
  • Learning Through Leadership: The invaluable lessons learned from making decisions, taking risks, and even making mistakes.
  • Preparedness for Leadership Transitions: Drawing parallels from military to business, highlighting the need for early leadership opportunities to prepare for unforeseen changes.
  • Embracing Change in Succession Planning: Understanding succession as a dynamic process of change is crucial for the longevity and legacy of a business.

Join us as we explore these transformative strategies that blend the disciplined focus of a Navy SEAL with the visionary outlook of a seasoned business leader.

For more insight:

Visit the “Commanding Success in Leadership & Legacy” discussion page or select one of the additional episodes of the series below:


  • Succession Readiness Survey:  A 7-minute investment in time will put you in an informed position of opportunities many business owners overlook, impacting business value, growth, and lifestyle and ultimately achieving your vision.
  • Contact a Succession Planner: The Rawls Group can help you with insights and other resources and see if it makes sense to work together. At the very least, in 30 minutes, you may get some ideas to apply to your business immediately.

Management Synergy and Teamwork

Management’s capacity to work together and unite towards a common purpose, vision, and goals impacts an organization’s resources. Teamwork is not a natural behavior, but it can be taught and can result in a high-performing culture.

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We can help you with insights, other resources, and see if it makes sense to work together. At the very least, in 30 minutes, you may get some ideas you can apply to your business right away.