#184 A Holistic Approach to Mentoring – Find Your Inner Calm with Catherine Clark, GrowCFO Mentor

Catherine Clark and Kevin Appleby discussed the importance of addressing personal and professional growth through holistic mentoring, emphasizing the role of emotional intelligence in decision making and relationship dynamics in business. Catherine is head of mentoring at GrowCFO. She frequently supports her mentees when they need to have a difficult conversation.

Key topics covered include:

  • Catherine Clark’s holistic approach to mentoring, which involves unlocking a mentee’s personal potential and limiting beliefs to enable professional success.
  • The importance of self-care, resilience, and mindfulness for professionals, and creating recovery time and daily routines to stay balanced.
  • Active listening techniques and authentic relating that Kevin and Catherine apply in their consulting and mentoring work.
  • The value of meditation, reflection, and forgiveness in personal growth and accessing inner wisdom and creativity.
  • Finding gratitude even in past struggles and applying lessons learned.
  • Catherine Clark’s journey with Reiki and emphasizing energetic connection and self-healing.
  • Strategies for starting the day in a calm, focused state through activities like meditation and dog walks to boost productivity.



  • Mentoring and unlocking personal potential for professional success. 0:11
  • The importance of self-care, resilience, and mindfulness in professional settings. 7:26
  • Mentoring, coaching, and personal growth. 15:41
  • Personal growth, energy, and gratitude. 23:07
  • Meditation, mindfulness, and productivity. 27:38

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