Krishna Pendyala is an unconventional coach, social entrepreneur and change agent who uses a playful approach to empower people make mindful choices in life. He is founder and Chief Empowerment Officer of the ChoiceLadder Institute whose mission is to illuminate our many blind spots and restoring the power to choose back in our hands. What inspires Krishna to devote his attention to helping people make wiser choices is his belief that every person has the potential to thrive in all aspects of their lives. Krishna has been blessed with a major gift, a fifth lease on life. He takes this opportunity very seriously and feels that it is his moral obligation and duty to share his many poor choices from his personal experiences so that others could learn from them. From this source comes a level of authenticity, genuine empathy and compassion for others and their lives. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed book Beyond the PIG and the APE: Realizing Success and true Happiness and blogs at www.MindfulChoices.org . Learn more here .