The Smartest Person in the Room | Christian Espinosa


December 3rd, 2021

1 hr 1 min 4 secs

Season 19

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[00:24:58] "...the final step is Kaizen. Kaizen is a is a Japanese word that means constant and never ending improvement with any of the six steps prior or the entire methodology. It's a journey, and you're not going to perfect it right out. The gate is taking this first step and the next step and the next step, and then making improvements as you move along. So that's the seven steps to the secure methodology."

Highlights of the Show:

[00:01:15] Guest Introduction.

[00:02:43] Where you grew up and what it was like there?

[00:05:43] Does Christian has the crazy interest to climb mountains?

[00:06:13] When you're growing up as a kid man, did you ever think that you'd be this crazy ultra marathon running Iron Man, mountain climbing cybercriminal fighting awesome individual?

[00:06:48] Where does that self rigor to be able to want to put yourself through these really challenging types of situation come from?

[00:09:19] What does it mean to be the smartest person in the room? What does that mean to you and when is it a bad thing?

[00:12:33] Is there a correlation or a relationship between the need to be the smartest person in the room and having like a fixed mindset?

[00:14:14] Who are these "paper tigers" and why are they so dangerous?

[00:19:20] How can you tell that somebody knows what their 'why' is? How do you assess for fit against a cultural fit?

[00:20:53] What is "secure methodology"? What are the seven steps involved in it?

[00:31:08] Do you think it's possible to identify whether we have a real growth mindset or a false one?

[00:33:02] Being congruent with your belief and the philosophy behind growth mindset.

[00:33:57] What are these NLP presuppositions in the context of your secure methodology?

[00:35:00] What are your top two favorite presuppositions for the communication part of the security framework?

[00:39:49] What is mono tasking?

[00:43:17] What are some of the NLP presuppositions that we can use to remind ourselves that it is time to get down to to multitasking?

[00:45:28] What are a couple of presuppositions that we should have in mind for the Kaisen?

[00:46:38-00:46:38] Talk to us about the four phases of kaizen.

[00:50:57] It is one hundred years in the future. What do you want to be remembered for?

[00:51:37] Random Round.

[00:51:37] When do you think the first video to hit one trillion views on YouTube will happen and what will it be about?

[00:52:11] What do most people think within the first few seconds of meeting you for the first time?

[00:52:41] What are you currently reading?

[00:53:35] What song do you currently have on repeat?

[00:53:59] What's your earliest memory?

[00:54:32] When was the last time you changed your opinion about something major?

[00:55:37] What's the best piece of advice you have ever received?

[00:56:29] What's the right way going about finding a mentor in your experience?

[00:59:01] Who was your favorite teacher and why?

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