The Uniformer - Anil Kariwala And The Conscious Approach to Uniform Industry Leadership
In this episode of The Uniformer, host Rick Levine, Executive Director of the NAUMD, engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Anil Kariwala, CEO of Kariwala Industries. Anil shares his unique perspective on leadership, emphasizing the importance of being a coach rather than just an executive. He delves into his innovative approach to business, highlighting the 'three C's' - Coach, Connect, and Conceive, and how these principles guide his leadership style.
Anil also discusses the critical role of creative and analytical thinking in driving business success, and how integrating various forms of thinking, such as design and systems thinking, can lead to groundbreaking ideas and strategies. The conversation takes a deeper dive into the philosophy of 'business yoga', exploring how the principles of yoga can be metaphorically applied to business practices, emphasizing the union of mind, body, and consciousness in both personal and professional realms.
Furthermore, Anil talks about the social and environmental responsibilities of businesses, sharing insights into Kariwala Industries' commitment to empowering women, utilizing solar energy, and engaging in socially responsible activities. He stresses the importance of happiness and purpose in the workplace, and how these elements contribute to both employee well-being and business success.
This episode is a must-listen for anyone in the uniform, image apparel, and workwear industry, offering valuable lessons on leadership, sustainability, and the power of a purpose-driven approach to business. Join us on The Uniformer for an inspiring journey into the mind of one of the industry's most forward-thinking leaders.
More information about Kariwala: https://www.kariwala.com/
More information about NAUMD: https://naumd.com
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