During his 20 years in the military, Marty Strong, a combat-decorated former Navy SEAL, led combat missions and contributed to the development of special operations capabilities.
After leaving the Navy, Strong, 64, pursued a variety of careers, including account vice president, investment advisor, and his current positions as CEO, chief strategy officer, board director, and business investor.According to Strong, when it comes to effective leadership, modern managers and supervisors may learn a thing or two from the Navy SEALs.These are his top five military lessons for CEOs who want to “better their strategic planning process” and be successful at work.
1.Establish a “mission-driven” culture
2.Be willing to cultivate others
3.Practice ‘intellectual humility’
4.Practice ‘intellectual curiosity’
5.Expand your thinking