In this Life of a CISO episode, Dr. Eric Cole highlights the importance of being the best version of yourself. He emphasizes key components one should work on in order to grow as a CISO which are: technical knowledge, team management, communicating, and having a profitable mindset.

In this episode:

  • 1:00– Being the best version of yourself
  • 5:00– Growing and expanding: lobster story
  • 8:00– You have to be vulnerable
  • 10:30– Four main components of growing as a CISO
  • 14:45– Grade yourself
  • 19:00– Balance vs. growing
  • 20:00– What do you want to achieve/endgame?
  • 22:00– 10 year plan
  • 25:00– Most dangerous thing you can do
  • 27:00– Yearly goal mistakes
  • 29:00– Obsessing with what you need to do
  • 30:00– Resetting & refocusing