TBLP073 | Kunal Gupta: Mindful Leadership

Kunal is the CEO of Polar, a technology provider to major media publishers, with offices around the world. He is also passionate about finding calm and focus in a modern era and writes regularly on the topics of leadership, mindfulness and technology culture on his blog, findfocus.today.

When he is not running the business, Kunal spent a lot of time learning more about himself. He does meditation, practices yoga, a lot of reading and a lot of other activities that Kunal found a lot of joy and meaning from.

In today’s episode, Kunal and Edwin deep dive on topics that will support up and coming business leaders on how to become a mindful leader. Listen and enjoy this episode and write down many takeaways that are actionable for your day to day life as a business leader.

What You Will Learn From This Episode

  • What Polar Mobile Group does that made large media companies use it to power their website, advertising, analytics, and their content
  • Key takeaways from Kunal when he faced challenging decision making that made him grow as a business leader
  • How Improv Courses helped Kunal harness his creative thinking
  • The five reasons why anybody works at any organization
  • How mindful leadership made Kunal an effective business leader
  • Best practices shared by Kunal for the emerging business leaders

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Thanks to DJ Dopey, one of Toronto’s top DJ’s, 2003 DMC World Champion, for providing the fresh new intro music, the track is called “Got To Be“.

Thanks to our wonderful episode sponsors

Thanks to media sponsors IT World Canada and Startup Canada.

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This podcast is produced by Slingshot VoIP, a business telecommunications leader.