How to create successful aspirations and goals as a CISO

In this episode of Life of a CISO, Dr. Eric Cole breaks down the idea of having future goals into realistic six-month targets that can easily be achieved. Your goals can either be brilliant or crazy, but they need to be exciting to stay motivated. What are you focused on and how close are you to achieving it?

In this episode:

  • 1:05– Where is your life currently going?
  • 1:18– Where have you been for the last 6 months?
  • 2:40– Where do you wish to be in 6 months?
  • 4:30– Ideas are either crazy or brilliant
  • 5:30– Targets, focus, and prioritization
  • 9:30– Have specificity to set a target
  • 13:20– Goals will keep changing
  • 14:00– Get clearer on a 6-month target
  • 14:26– Meet the CEO every week
  • 15:09– Have exciting 6-month targets for motivation
  • 15:30– To be World-Class, you must be trusted by the CEO
  • 15:58– Brief the board at every meeting
  • 17:16– Take care of your personal goals
  • 22:20– What to do to meet your targets
  • 24:00– Come up with very clear monthly goals
  • 29:50– How will you move closer to your 6-month goals?