CISO Tradecraft

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January 22, 2021  

CISO Tradecraft: Executive Competencies

January 22, 2021

Have you ever wanted to become an executive, but didn’t know what skills to focus on?  On this episode of CISO Tradecraft, G Mark Hardy and Ross Young provide guidance from the Office of Personnel Management (Chief Human Resources Agency and personnel policy manager for the US government).  The podcast discusses the 6 Fundamental Competencies and the 5 Executive Core Qualifications required by all federal executives.


Fundamental Competencies:

  1. Interpersonal Skills
  2. Oral Communication
  3. Integrity/Honesty
  4. Written Communication
  5. Continual Learning
  6. Public Service Motivation

Executive Core Qualifications

  1. Leading Change
  2. Leading People
  3. Results Driven
  4. Business Acumen
  5. Building Coalitions