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We are Ron Eddings and Chris Cochran from the Hacker Valley Studio podcast. We explore the human condition to inspire peak performance in cybersecurity. Join us on our quest to find inspirational stories and knowledge to elevate ourselves and our communities.

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We are Ron Eddings and Chris Cochran from the Hacker Valley Studio podcast. We explore the human condition to inspire peak performance in cybersecurity. Join us on our quest to find inspirational stories and knowledge to elevate ourselves and our communities.

    Episode 195 - Shades Of Yes with David Chislett

    Episode 195 - Shades Of Yes with David Chislett

    In this episode, Ron and Chris are joined by author, poet, musician, artist and entrepreneur, David Chislett. David dives deep into the beauty and power of creativity and the creative process. The trio explore reasons we become less creative over time, how technologists can begin tapping into their creativity and why we should start replacing “but” with “and.” 


     


    Key Takeaways:


    02:37  Bio


    03:42  Origin as a creative


    05:40  Losing creativity over time


    10:23  A daily commitment to creativity


    12:05  Structure in creativity


    15:10  The hero’s journey


    23:34  Innovation vs. Creativity


    25:38  Defining creativity


    28:59  Get in touch


     


    Links:


    Hacker Valley Studio: Swag | LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram | Email Ron & Chris | Website


    David Chislett: Website | LinkedIn | YouTube


    Support Hacker Valley Studio on Patreon


    Join our monthly mastermind group via Patreon


    This episode is sponsored by our friends at Uptycs and Axonius

    • 30 min
    Episode 194 - Priming the Mind for Happiness with Zahra Karsan

    Episode 194 - Priming the Mind for Happiness with Zahra Karsan

    In this episode of Hacker Valley Studio, Ron and Chris are joined by the author of 6 Weeks to Happy, success coach extraordinaire and CEO of GetZend, Zahra Karsan. The trio examine happiness and why it is so difficult to define and what role does personal freedom play in the matter. Zahra speaks on retraining your brain for success, learning the tools to thrive and recognizing your fears in order to make change. Furthermore, the group discusses energy and ego depletion and how it affects will power and overall performance. 


     


    Key Takeaways:


    03:03 Bio


    04:19 What is happiness?


    10:52 Seeking freedom


    14:10 Will accomplishing goals make us happy?


    17:29 Regaining control over our lives


    22:20 Understanding how to change mindsets


    28:42 Will power and ego depletion


    33:42 Advice for an action plan


    36:18 Get in touch!


     


    Links:


    Hacker Valley Studio: Swag | LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram | Email Ron & Chris | Website


    Zahra Karsan: LinkedIn | GetZend | Twitter


    Support Hacker Valley Studio on Patreon


    Join our monthly mastermind group via Patreon


    This episode is sponsored by our friends at Uptycs and Axonius

    • 37 min
    Episode 193 - Love is the Name of the Game with Tyrone E. Wilson

    Episode 193 - Love is the Name of the Game with Tyrone E. Wilson

    Happy Holidays from Hacker Valley Media!


    Tyrone E. Wilson is a passionate information security professional with 24 years of experience in information technology and has a mission to improve as many lives as possible through education in cybersecurity. Currently, Wilson is the Founder and CEO of Cover6 Solutions, LLC; which teaches companies and professionals various aspects of information security, penetration testing, and IPv6. Wilson is also the organizer of The D.C. Cyber Security Professionals. Join Chris, Ron and Tyrone as they help uncover the truth about being your true self. 


     


    Key Takeaways:


    02:38 Bio


    07:34 The “E” story


    09:16 Reality TV star?!


    15:30 Opportunities from being more open in public


    18:25 Doing more to be better | taking control of the moment


    22:00 Getting around personal resistance


    25:21 Lessons learned building communities & being yourself


    27:00 “I understand.”


    29:42 Get in touch


     


    Hacker Valley Studio: Swag | LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram | Email Ron & Chris | Website 


    Tyrone E. Wilson: Instagram | Twitter | LinkedIn | Website


    Support Hacker Valley Studio on Patreon


    Join our monthly mastermind group via Patreon


    This episode is sponsored by our friends at Crowdstrike

    • 31 min
    Episode 192 - Wisdom and Celebrity with Clint Arthur

    Episode 192 - Wisdom and Celebrity with Clint Arthur

    Today Chris and Ron are joined by Clint Arthur. Clint is an actor, public speaker and mentor to many. He has had the pleasure of meeting some of the most influential people in the world, and has decided to use this to help people all over the world discover their meaning and drive them to self-fulfillment and success. Tune in for experiences, stories and advice from one of the most well-traveled, well-written people they’ve ever met!


     


    Key Takeaways:


     


    02:59 Bio and beginnings


    06:07 No more Hollywood


    09:37 20 books?!


    12:57 Finding value, giving value and feeling valued


    17:32 John Travolta said fly high. What does that really mean?


    20:40 Matchstick secrets


    22:54 Impactful moments


    33:47 Get in touch


     


     


    Hacker Valley Studio: Swag | LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram | Email Ron & Chris | Website 


    Clint Arthur: Website | Book


    Support Hacker Valley Studio on Patreon


    Join our monthly mastermind group via Patreon


    This episode is presented to you by our good friends at CrowdStrike. Join the CrowdStrike team here.

    • 34 min
    Episode 191 - Listen as I Fall Out of This Window with Tyler Foley

    Episode 191 - Listen as I Fall Out of This Window with Tyler Foley

    Sean Tyler Foley is an accomplished film and stage performer and has been acting in film and television since he was 6 years old. He has appeared in productions including Freddy Vs Jason, Door to Door, Carrie, and the musical Ragtime. Tyler is passionate about helping others confidently take the stage and impact an audience with their stories. He is currently the Managing Director of Total Buy-In and author of the #1 best-selling book The Power to Speak Naked. Join Chris, Ron and Tyler for a schooling in presenting yourself and engaging with others.


    Key Takeaways:


     


    03:06 Bio


    04:55 The journey to now; acting to public speaking


    11:07 Making safety training engaging


    14:38 Re-kindling the story for the listener


    18:22 Engaging remotely


    22:27 The driest safety subject – fall protection


    24:49 Nobody likes getting should on


    25:40 Tyler’s book – The Power to Speak Naked


    28:24 Getting your story out


    32:06 Get in touch


     


    Links:


    Hacker Valley Studio: Swag | LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram | Email Ron & Chris | Website


    Tyler Foley: Total Buy In | Book | Website | LinkedIn | IMDb


    Support Hacker Valley Studio on Patreon


    Join our monthly mastermind group via Patreon


    This episode is presented to you by our good friends at CrowdStrike. Join the CrowdStrike team here.

    • 34 min
    Episode 190 - Maintaining a Fuel for Life with Nate Palmer

    Episode 190 - Maintaining a Fuel for Life with Nate Palmer

    Nate Palmer is a fitness and nutrition expert, coach, speaker, and writer who believes that being in incredible shape gives a massive advantage in business, focus, and relationships. He also happens to be a dad, husband, and the #1 bestselling author of The Million Dollar Body Method and Passport Fitness. Nate helps business owners and entrepreneurs improve their physique, finances, and family time using fitness and nutrition as force multipliers. Join Chris, Ron and Nate to change the way you approach your mind, body and soul in this episode of Hacker Valley Studio.


     


    Key Takeaways:


    03:12 Bio


    06:34 Controlling your diet and exercise


    08:30 Maintaining energy / Chris’ journey in weight management


    10:25 Maintaining a fuel for life


    13:47 Tactics for exercise and nutrition


    16:58 Nutrition and fitness for the mind


    22:10 Nutrition and fitness for the soul


    26:14 Architecting your day


    30:00 Win the morning


    31:15 Get in touch with Nate


     


    Links:


    Hacker Valley Studio: Swag | LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram | Email Ron & Chris | Website


    Nate Palmer Book | LinkedIn | Twitter | Website


    Support Hacker Valley Studio on Patreon


    Join our monthly mastermind group via Patreon


    This episode is presented to you by our good friends at CrowdStrike. Join the CrowdStrike team here.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
49 Ratings

49 Ratings

ClintArthur ,

Great Professional Show!

These guys run a very tight ship and a very professional podcast. I enjoyed being a guest and they got a lot out of me that will help a lot of listeners. Five stars!

Arbrnchck ,

A little something for everyone

As I become more and more familiar with HVS, I become more and more of a fan. There’s a little bit of something for everyone in each episode. Chris and Ronald do an amazing job of selecting quality guests and teasing out a wide array of stories that each of us can relate to.

BarbiLou1967 ,

Non Hacker

Hacker Valley Studios is great source of knowledge / inspiration no matter your expertise! I really enjoy the variety of guests and the quality of information they’re able to share with each episode!

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