Innovation & Business Agility with Kate Arms

In The Lead: Leadership for Everyday People

Feb 17 2022 • 57 mins

Are you a recovering serious person who wants to be playful? In this weeks episode of the In the Lead Show, I talk to Kate Arms, Agile Coach. In this conversation we explore embodiment and neuroscience and how that impacts business agility and innovation. Kate says we can be really effective if we can integrate the body and the mind to create better outcomes, to be more innovative and more agile as a business.

Key Takeaways:

  • Business agility is all about pivoting. You cannot pivot if you're not centered where you are.
  • To be innovative and to have the ability to be agile requires nuance. Nuance in thoughts, nuance in feelings, nuance in understanding where you are.
  • If you are able to pivot, in collaboration with others who can pivot, then you have the ability to move more quickly.
  • Space between where we are and where we want to be requires being comfortable with the discomfort.
  • How mindful movement practices and allowing your body to respond can help you embrace & understand your body in a more powerful ways.

Kate Arms has spent the last 35 years studying how creative and sensitive people create successful organizations that honor and respect the inner lives of the diverse people who run them. Along the way, she has raised four kids, written four books, started two podcasts, and drunk an enormous amount of coffee. These days you can find her at ecobee, where she works as an Agile Coach, and on the Leadership Arts Review podcast, which she co-hosts and produces.


Jennifer Tsang is an ICF Leadership Coach who partners with executives, leaders & everyday people to build more consciousness into how they lead their teams and most importantly, themselves. She believes that leadership is an inside out approach. As someone who has worked on her own personal development and self-leadership for over 15 years, she started her coaching practice in 2020 to help others discover how to lead themselves and grow professionally and personally. Today, Jennifer offers a wide variety of programs and services – from individual coaching, to group and team coaching and facilitated group conversations.

If you want to contact Jennifer Tsang, visit

  1. Coaching Website: https://coachwithinsight.com/
  2. Show website: https://intheleadshow.com
  3. Twitter: https://twitter/com/jenntsang
  4. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenn-tsang
  5. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLH82NqeTJPyr3Yi_saY3Ng

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