In the latest episode of “Life of a CISO,” Dr. Eric Cole emphasizes the importance of a mid-year evaluation for personal and professional growth. As we approach the halfway mark of the year, he encourages listeners to assess their current status in terms of job title, responsibilities, work hours, and salary, comparing it to where they were six months or a year ago. He stresses the need for a clear, specific roadmap to achieve desired career goals, focusing on what actions to start, stop, and continue. Dr. Cole highlights the importance of managing time effectively and overcoming limiting beliefs about money to ensure continuous growth and success.

Dr. Cole also addresses the common fixation on making more money, suggesting that a shift in mindset is necessary. He argues that money is abundant and easy to make, but time is the true limited resource that should be prioritized. By creating a detailed action plan and regularly checking progress, individuals can make significant strides in their careers. The episode serves as a motivational guide, urging listeners to take control of their professional development and maximize their potential through strategic planning and self-awareness.

In this episode:

  • 1:00Introduction
  • 2:00 – Reality Check
  • 6:45 – Wealth Beliefs
  • 10:00 – Breaking Plateaus
  • 16:00 – Career Roadmap
  • 18:00 – Action Plan
  • 20:00 – Fun & Balance
  • 24:00 – Weekly Check-ins