Arka Leadership is a collaboration of highly credible and experienced coaches and leadership experts, who offer individual coaching and customized solutions to develop authentic leaders across different verticals of society.
Credible Sounding Board
Authentic leaders are holistic human beings, who balance different roles of life, by staying true to themselves. Life is not limited to only being a parent, or leader, or coach, or friend or colleague, it’s about experiencing and enjoying life as a human being.
There is no role model for that – we all have to find our own answers by living in alignment with our inner voice. Living such, we can perform all roles with dexterity and play the game of life to the fullest.
The foundation of our work is based on the confluence of the teachings of ancient Vedic philosophy and the science of coaching. We act as a catalyst to help clients to grow into authentic leaders through:
Innovation, collaboration, creativity, agility, speed in decision making, resilience, are all marks of an authentic leader. Such leaders have the ability to create trust, communicate with clarity and hold a vision together because they come with clarity of purpose and have courage to explore and experiment. Above all, such leaders are holistic human beings, who balance different roles of life, by staying true to themselves. Our Associates help to develop such leaders through our offerings of
“In group interactions...Ashu helped those group detoxify the relationships between the bosses and the more junior folk...her honesty is just amazing, honesty that she has and forces on you by making you confront things that you may not want to confront about yourself.”
Mr. Frank Hancock(Country Head, Hakluyt & Co; Former MD, Barclays India)
“Ashu's approach was very simple conversations coupled with very powerful questioning which led to deep introspection... she awakened the tools that we have within ourselves and put it to good use.”
Mr. Vivek Venkatachalam(Region Director, Oiltanking(ME & I) and MD, Indian Oiltanking Ltd)
“Ashu has a knack for cutting to the heart of the matter, no matter how complicated it may be. Her direct approach towards stating the issues up front, and then exploring solutions works very well. ”
Mr. Ashok Bajpai(Group Head of Operations & Integration, IHH Healthcare Berhad; Former CEO & Regional Director, Essar Steel.)
“Working with JP was a delight as his passion for perfection and improvement reflected clearly in all his actions….Having worked closely with JP as a Director in Trivitron Healthcare, it was immensely useful taking his inputs and guidance for various business scenarios. His coaching and training sessions were a big hit and immensely valuable to the participants.... ”
Mr. Sameer Saral(Business Unit Head at Labsystems Diagnostics Oy Vantaa, Southern Finland, Finland)
“Ashu has worked as a coach with my team on a few occasions to help improve teamwork and team dynamics. Working with a group of type A investment bankers can be pretty tough. Ashu was able to draw out the team to share their views openly in a constructive manner. ”
Mr. V Anantharaman(MD & Regional Head - Origination and Client Coverage & Co-Head - Wholesale Banking, South Asia, Standard Chartered Bank)
“...having Ashu as your coach is a God send. Because, Ashu's primary focus is not limited to addressing the immediate areas of concern but to transform you inside out. She helps you (if you let her) discover and reinforce your own core beliefs, values and approaches. Her approach is to focus on you such that you can grow across all dimensions, making you capable of reaching the "here" seamlessly... and empowering you to reach the future "theres" as well! ”
Mr. Rajeev Ved(VP & Country Head Ansaldo STS)