The first test is to see how well your team can recite these guiding principles. Secondly, they should be able to provide tangible examples of how, when and where they have seen an employee execute daily operations based on this mantra.
We are fortunate that we have heroes that truly embody the concept of special forces. The missions are distinctly different, but how we build our organizations should be similar in nature. In fact, building a SEAL-like organization not only inspires the people within the firm, but it also becomes a beacon within the industry as the standard bearer of excellence.