How to Develop The World Class Mindset

of a World Class CISO

In this episode of Life of a CISO, like many episodes, Dr. Cole begins with actionable tips that you can use to develop the emotional fitness it takes to become a world class CISO.

You can choose to have a good day or a bad day by focusing on the positive or negative, respectively.

Once you begin your day with positive energy, you are one step closer to becoming world class.

In this episode:

  • 0:15 The primary goal of every episode
  • 1:30 The power is already within you
  • 3:07 I do not need to create, I need to chip away at the parts of you that are not great
  • 4:32 I value your time
  • 4:58 Limiting beliefs
  • 5:40 Debunking phrases
  • 7:00 How to have a good day or a bad day
  • 8:48 Be careful what you say to yourself
  • 9:57 Change limiting beliefs to empowering truths
  • 11:04 It’s all about mindset
  • 12:55 CISO strategy
  • 13:41 4 possible threats
  • 14:35 You can’t control threats you can only control vulnerability
  • 16:04 CISO (Executive) Risk Assessment
  • 17:21 You can’t skip this step
  • 18:47 What is your name, what business are you in, what’s your P&L?
  • 20:00 Stick to the 4 main threats
  • 22:18 You can’t protect what you don’t know
  • 23:35 The biggest threat to clients is email
  • 25:05 Three columns, cheat sheet