Secret Agent Man


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Kenneth Earl is a retired Navy Master Chief Cryptologist who served 21 years in the Navy. He is a cybersecurity strategist with extensive federal government and military experience.

Kenneth is also the author of ‘Illegitimate Sun: How a Naval Cryptologist Cracked the Code of Life Lessons’ which tells his humble beginnings as a person of color in the Deep South to a career in international espionage.

In this episode, Kenneth shares his inspiring story and several life lessons you can use to overcome challenges and live your dreams.

Talking Points:

  • Cryptology and its importance in modern warfare
  • How his mother inspired him to achieve his greatest potential in life.
  • Life in the covert departments of the military
  • Why buying a house isn’t always the best financial decision


“No matter what you do in life, no one can beat you at being you.”

“When you think about the past, that brings depression. When you think about the future, it brings anxiety. When you think about the present, that’s where your freedom is.”

“The unexamined life is not worth living”

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