Embracing Indigenous Wisdom for a Heart-Centred World with Shobana Kataria

Join us for an enlightening conversation with Shobana Kataria, a visionary entrepreneur and a bridge between modern business acumen and ancient indigenous wisdom.

With over 25 years in the IT industry, Shobana has embarked on a transformative journey, intertwining her rich Indian heritage with her roles as a naturopath, herbalist, acupuncturist, and energy healer.

Her work with the Mother Earth Delegation and the Land Back scheme highlights her commitment to indigenous people’s rights and environmental stewardship.

In this exclusive interview, Shobana invites us to re-examine the narratives that shape our world, urging us to ponder the critical question: “What’s mine to do in these times of radical change?”.

She advocates for a shift from ownership to custodianship, emphasising the role of businesses in serving the whole and fostering a legacy for future generations.

Prepare for a session filled with profound insights and actionable takeaways on making a difference as individuals and communities, and learning from indigenous wisdom to create a world that works for everyone.

This episode will be airing live on 22nd December 2023 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about guest Shobana Kataria:

Shobana Kataria, a entrepreneur with a quarter-century running an IT business, sensed a deeper purpose beyond mere profitability and growth. Unveiling profound realizations about societal inequality and environmental degradation, she embarked on a transformative journey.

Shobana seamlessly intertwines her cultural roots in India and her roles as a business woman, naturopath, herbalist, acupuncturist, and energy healer with her profound expertise in cultivating new paradigm thinking.

Today she also works with indigenous people’s rights through her work with the Mother Earth Delegation and their Land Back scheme. As well as helping her friend to build a learning centre for the Teiku Community in Columbia. Please support them raise £8000 to finish the school – https://www.gofundme.com/f/dzsrfe-creative-learning-center-for-local-children

Shobana invites us to scrutinize the narratives shaping our journey, encouraging introspection on the stories we have told ourselves to reach this point and explore how we can create a world that works for everyone.

Shobana urges us to address the critical question: ” “What’s mine to do in these times of radical change?” and explores the profound impact each individual can have in shaping a future in right relationship with all life.

Shobana emphasizes the role of business in service to the whole as the true purpose of each business.

Her holistic approach encompasses not only business but also our individual and collective relationship with the planet, prompting a paradigm shift that aligns our actions with our deep desire of leaving a legacy for future generations.

This episode will be airing live on 22nd December 2023 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


More about host Chris Cooper:

Chris Cooper is a leadership and business elevation strategist, speaker, broadcaster, and author, with a career spanning over three decades, where he’s made a significant mark both in the UK and globally. 

Chris has a rich history of collaborating with many organisations, from prominent international brands to dynamic start-ups. He’s renowned for his ability to develop top-tier leaders, cohesive teams, and business cultures buzzing with engagement.

Since 2011, Chris has hosted The Business Elevation Show on Voice America.  By 2019, his show earned the accolade of being the most accessed business programme on the platform.

Chris is co-author of “The Power To Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It Or Not)”, published by Perigee (Penguin Random House New York). He also lent his insights to the 2021 international bestseller “Play The Game”.

As a seasoned coach, consultant, facilitator, and speaker, Chris stands out for his engaging approach and profound wisdom. He founded the Elevation Collective, an international community bringing together extraordinary individuals for the greater good.

Based in Leicestershire, UK with his wife and two teenage sons, Chris loves the great outdoors, adventure and music. In 2019 he tackled Scotland’s most challenging one-day endurance event for charity.

Today he is supporting Siobhan’s Trust which provides meals and support to the people of Ukraine.

This episode will be airing live on 22nd December 2023 at 8am(PT)/11am(EST)/4pm(GMT). To listen live or later from the archive please visit http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1959


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