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Mike Sarraille

    • Former Recon Marine and Retired US Navy SEAL
    • Men’s Journal Lead Columnist & Podcast Host for the self-improvement focused ‘Everyday Warrior’ series
    • Co-Author of the Best-Selling Book “The Talent War: How Special Operations and Great Companies Win on Talent”
    • Founder and CEO of Talent War Group & ATTA
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$30,000 - $50,000

Virtual Fee:

$15,000 - $20,000

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Get to Know Mike Sarraille

Get to Know Mike Sarraille

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Mike Sarraille | Podcast

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Mike Sarraille Speaker Biography


Mike Sarraille is a retired U.S. Navy SEAL officer and a former enlisted Recon Marine and Scout-Sniper. A graduate of the University of Texas McCombs MBA Program, he is the founder and CEO of Talent War Group, a leading management consulting and executive search firm, which specializes in creating sustainable world-class leadership development programs within companies and sourcing executive talent to drive organizations to the next level. He is also the CEO of ATTA, a leadership mindset apparel company, whose motto is ‘One Step ATTA Time,’ advocating physical, mental, and spiritual fitness in order to live a balanced life of optimal performance.

He is co-author of the bestselling business book, ‘The Talent War: How Special Operations and Great Organizations Win on Talent,’ and a columnist for Men’s Journal under ‘The Everyday Warrior’ series, a no-hack, practical approach to living a more fulfilling, purpose-driven life. Mike is also the host of the Truth + Tribe Podcast, is an expert-led, leadership-guided journey, highlighting military life and Mike’s 20-year career as a US Navy SEAL and member of the U.S. Marine Corps, and a successful entrepreneur and CEO.

Mike enlisted in the Marine Corps after high school. He became a Recon Marine and also served as a scout sniper. He was selected for the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program (MECEP) to become a Marine Officer. After finishing his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Texas A&M University, he conducted an inter-service transfer to seek a commission in the Navy and try out for the SEAL Teams.

After completing the Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) Training, Mike served in SEAL Team THREE, where he led major combat operations during the Battle of Ramadi in 2006 and the Battle of Sadr City in 2008.

In 2008-2009, Mike served as the SEAL Junior Officer Training Course (JOTC) Director at BUD/s, the head of leadership development for new SEAL officer where he coached, mentored, and prepared those officers to lead combat operations during the Global War on Terrorism. Mike was then assessed and selected for assignment to Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), part of the elite Joint Special Operations Command, in support of global counter-terrorism operations. Mike completed a total of ten (10) combat deployments in support of the Global War on Terrorism. He is the recipient of the Silver Star, six (6) Bronze Stars for Valor, two (2) Defense Meritorious Service Medals, and a Purple Heart.

Mike is an Ambassador for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, which provides fully-funded college educations and additional educational opportunities, “Cradle to Career” (Preschool to College), to surviving children of special operations forces lost in the line of duty as well as children of all medal of honor recipients. SOWF also provides financial support to severely wounded, ill, and injured special operations personnel.

*A portion of all of Mike's speaking fees are donated to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation on behalf of his client. 

Talent War: Building High-Performing Team
Based on the best-selling book, The Talent War: How Special Operations and Great Companies Win on Talent.

After twenty years of experience as a US Navy SEAL, including Joint Special Operations Command, Mike’s ability to define and recognize elite talent is beyond comparison. In his best-seller The Talent War, Mike teams up with Strategic Advisor George Randall to translate the US Special Operations community’s ability to select and train raw talent into methods for the corporate world. In this talk, he explains how your team can make the shift from hiring skills to hiring character.

To build the strongest team, you must recognize the best talent. To build a winning team, you must then develop and manage your talent. Let Mike guide you to hire better people and build an elite team that can take on any challenge.

Lead Like Your Lives Depend on It
Mike’s leadership skills were forged through life-threatening situations during his time as a Tier One Navy SEAL. From escaping gun-fire to near-misses with grenades, he and his team survived it all by relying on the principles of his SEAL training. Mike has created a science for leading in high-pressure situations that will teach you how to remain composed and tactical under stress.

You don’t have to go behind enemy lines to learn Mike’s techniques. He’s sharing the lessons that built his unshakeable leadership to help you become a leader your team can trust.

Creating a Culture You Can Count On.
Mike has spent twenty years in the US Navy working with teams whose readiness, solidarity, and communication mean life or death. He will teach you how to recruit elite talent that will serve as a backbone for strong company culture, while his rare Navy SEAL insights will inspire your company to work as one through accountability and respect.

Bring your team together to be a steadfast unit that has each other’s back when it matters most, all leading to the creation of the only culture that matters – a culture of decentralized command.

Motivating Through Anything
Through stories from his time as a US Navy SEAL Special Operations Officer of a Recon Marine and Scout-Sniper, Mike will take you on a thrilling ride through the ups and downs his elite team experienced. Each account comes with a lesson that will broaden your view of working as a team, overcoming adversity, and being accountable to yourself and your team.

His exhilarating stories of surviving enemy attacks through tenacity and decisive leadership will inspire your team to persevere through any obstacle they may encounter.

Resilience: Overcoming Your Toughest Enemy.
Whether you’re fighting in a war or preparing an important pitch, we all have a common enemy—ourselves. During his Navy SEAL training, Mike learned there is no greater enemy than ourselves. Overcoming the doubts in our minds is the key to resilience and fortitude. There will always be external factors, like a client’s hesitation or an encroaching deadline, but your reaction determines the outcome.

Mike will show your team how to harness their individual power to champion any adversity and come back stronger than ever.

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