May 9, 2023

Paying the Piper in Cybersecurity: Balancing Success and Personal Life

by Hacker Valley Studio

May 9, 2023

Paying the Piper in Cybersecurity: Balancing Success and Personal Life

by Hacker Valley Studio

Show Notes

In this episode, Ron Eddings and Chris Cochran discuss the concept of "paying the piper" and its impact on their careers and personal lives. Paying the piper means facing the consequences of one's actions, whether they are good or bad. Chris shares his personal struggles and successes while working at Netflix, where he had to balance his career and family. Ron and Chris also discuss the importance of finding balance in one's life, understanding the consequences of one's actions, and recognizing the impact of one's legacy on both their family and the world.

 

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Impactful Moments:

00:00 - Introduction

01:18 - What does it mean to ‘pay the piper’?

03:22 - Sacrifices and paying your dues

05:06 - Icarus’ Balloon

07:16 - Maintaining a balanced life

08:36 - Join our community!

09:40 - What is your legacy?

13:32 - Conflict = growth

15:27 - Learning to love the process

18:05 - The power of exploration

19:34 - Staying committed

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