As a leader, can I trust myself?
Krishna Pendyala, Founder and Chief Empowerment Officer of the ChoiceLadder Institute and the President of Mindful Nation, joins Enterprise Radio today to talk about the importance of leaders and entrepreneurs refining their judgment skills and being able to trust themselves.
- Could you clarify why it’s so important for leaders to ask themselves this?
- Why is judgment so important for a leader?
- How can a leader improve upon their judgment skills?
- What other factors can come into play here?
- Based on your experience, what are some of the consequences that could stem from a leader not being aware of their ABCDs – so to speak?
Krishna Pendyala is a noted author, speaker and social entrepreneur. He is also the founder and Chief Empowerment Officer of the ChoiceLadder Institute, a social enterprise with a ‘pay it forward’ mission to enhance the skills of human judgment and choice-making by providing training and education.
After more than 25 years as an academic, technology entrepreneur and financial services executive and coach, Pendyala spent the past three years as president of Mindful Nation, speaking around the world and working alongside leaders, veterans, teachers, care providers, entrepreneurs and front-line workers. His interaction with hundreds of other individuals following the release of his critically acclaimed book Beyond the PIG and the APE: Realizing Success and True Happiness helped him gain further insights into the human condition.
The ChoiceLadder Institute helps people learn to choose consciously and be more effective in all aspects of life by producing both intensive and executive workshops that break down the process of making choices into a simple to learn, easy to apply and highly engaging experience. The institute focuses on day-to-day choices that take less than five minutes and highlights the impact of unconscious bias, social conditioning and conventional beliefs on our judgment. The aim of the organization is to enable participants to operate “in the zone” whenever they choose to be there.