How to keep your actions in alignment with your goals

In this episode of Life of a CISO Dr. Eric Cole asks the question, “Where are you going?”

As you move forwards in your career and your life you have to create actionable goals and work towards them or you are working without purpose. 

You need to make the time to spend one hour each day thinking about those goals, and what steps you can take to accomplish them.

Join Dr. Cole in learning how to create goals that are worth striving for as a World Class CISO.

In this episode:

  • 1:31 World class CISOs know where they are going
  • 2:22 Movies
  • 3:14 The monk walks down a path
  • 4:22 Where are you going?
  • 5:15 Did this year turn out the way you thought it would?
  • 6:33 Have a clear mission statement. Pick 3 accomplishments that will advance your career
  • 7:52 Does this align with my mission?
  • 8:14 Is this more important than the other one?
  • 10:45 Decisions are driven by pain
  • 12:19 The trick to making time
  • 14:06 Are you really that important?
  • 16:17 What if there was an issue and half the team got laid off?
  • 19:29 CISOs who have the discipline to do this are successful
  • 21:45 Planning exercise
  • 23:50 We all have 24 hours in a day
  • 25:05 Spend 20 minutes on goal 1, 2, and 3.
  • 26:06 There will always be distractions
  • 27:15 Is your current job aligned with your goals?
  • 28:27 “Bad boys horse scene.”