Family business sacrifice

Did you know that the principles of legacy and sacrifice in the Navy SEALs have a surprising parallel in family business succession? In this insightful video, Greg Sisa, a former Navy SEAL turned Succession Advisor with The Rawls Group, delves into the depths of commitment and dedication required to sustain a family legacy.


Key highlights:

  • Sacrifice Beyond the Battlefield: Greg shares a unique perspective on sacrifice, highlighting that while SEALs choose their path out of passion, the real sacrifices often fall on their families.
  • Parallel to Family Business: He draws a compelling parallel between the sacrifices made in the military and those required to sustain a family business across generations.
  • The Weight of Legacy: Greg underscores the importance of recognizing the efforts and sacrifices of past generations, as well as the pivotal role of key individuals who’ve contributed to the business’s success.
  • A Call to the Next Generation: He emphasizes the critical need for incoming generations to understand and embrace the sacrifices necessary to continue their family’s legacy.
  • Universal Truths: Greg concludes with a powerful reminder that the commitment to maintaining a legacy transcends industries, requiring unwavering dedication and sacrifice.


Join Greg Sisa as he unveils the essence of building and preserving a family business legacy through the lens of a Navy SEAL’s dedication and sacrifice.

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.

Family Dynamics and Family Governance

Family and Business alignment is hard to find when business issues liven up family dynamics.

However; with proper process, governance policies, and mutual respect built over time, a Family Business can thrive through multiple generations. Click the following links for more drill-down resources on  Family Dynamics and Family Governance.

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