How to be an effective CISO by being an

effective communicator

In this weeks Life of a CISO, Dr. Eric Cole explains what the main thing that holds a CISO back from being a world class CISO is.

Often, it’s communication.

A great CISO is a great translator.

A good CISO treats people the way he wants to treated, but a great CISO treats people the way they want to be treated.

Join Dr. Cole to find out how to be an effective CISO by communicating at a world class level.

In this episode:

  • 1:01 Change your language from future to present
  • 1:57 Michaelangelo chipped away the marble that didn’t look like David
  • 3:23 What holds people back from being world class?
  • 3:53 Communication
  • 6:11 When was the last time the executives asked to have a 1 on 1 meeting
  • 7:07 My criterion for a successful presentation
  • 10:16 Master communicators follow one rule: Treat people the way they want to be treated
  • 12:21 Improve communication by learning the language
  • 14:24 Be a good listener
  • 18:09 Be an influencer
  • 20:30 When things go right, look externally, when things go wrong, look in the mirror
  • 21:44 Do you need to be the hero?
  • 23:20 You need to feel comfortable talking without slides
  • 25:58 Add your feedback below