1. The Mindful Coach Kedar Kale: Walking the Mystical Path with Practical Feet Anu Arora 36:23

The storm rages outside, yet within lies the calm. Join Kedar Kale, executive coach and former Apple leader, as he dives deep into the power of mindfulness for navigating tumultuous times as a leader. This episode explores the delicate dance between external pressures and inner peace, offering practical tools to:

  • Anchor yourself in presence: Uncover the transformative power of mindfulness amidst deadlines and demands. Learn breathing exercises and simple techniques to cultivate groundedness and clarity.
  • Transform pressure into fuel: Discover how reframing your perception of pressure can unlock greater Resilience and creativity. Kedar shares his own experiences leading high-performing teams at Apple under demanding circumstances.
  • Lead with empathy and compassion: Navigate challenging situations with emotional intelligence, fostering stronger connections with your team. Explore practices to nurture self-awareness and develop genuine empathy.
  • Make wise decisions under pressure: Learn to tap into your inner wisdom in moments of turmoil. Kedar guides you through a reflective exercise to access deeper insights and make choices aligned with your values.

This episode is your invitation to step onto the “mystical path with practical feet,” as Dr. Angeles Arrien reminds us. Equip yourself with the tools to lead with intention and grace, even when the world around you feels chaotic.


Connect with Kedar and find more:


PebbleCompass Website: https://www.pebblecompass.com/   Schedule an introduction call with Kedar: https://www.pebblecompass.com/talk-to-us   Kedar’s LinkedIn profile: www.linkedin.com/in/kgkale

Anu Arora Mindful Leader Practices with Anu Arora

Anu Arora is an Executive coach, Mindfulness teacher, and host of the "Mindful Leader Practices" podcast. Anu is a highly regarded professional known for her expertise in coaching, leadership development, emotional intelligence, and psychological safety.

With a passion for guiding leaders towards their full potential, Anu serves as an executive coach, empowering individuals to unlock their leadership capabilities and cultivate mindful practices. She specializes in building authentic connections, fostering positive work cultures, and facilitating meaningful growth.
As a mindfulness teacher, Anu shares the transformative benefits of mindfulness in leadership development. By integrating mindfulness practices, she helps leaders enhance self-awareness, improve decision-making, and foster well-being in both professional and personal lives.

Anu's insightful blog delves into topics such as leadership, emotional intelligence, and psychological safety. Her writings provide practical guidance and actionable insights for individuals striving to become effective leaders and create inclusive work environments.