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Enhancing Performance at Work With Mindfulness

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT  
Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Rasmus Hougaard, Founder and Managing Director, Potential Project and Jacqueline Carter, International Partner and Director, North America, Potential Project

We need tools to help us maintain focus, clarity, and calm at work. Mindfulness is an ancient technique that can help us be more effective, creative, collaborative, and kind. In this webcast, we will share stories from working with companies like Accenture, Microsoft, and Lego to enhance performance with mindfulness. The webcast will look at the science and practice of mindfulness. It will include strategies for immediate application as well as tips on how to introduce mindfulness in your organization. You’ll receive:

  • practical information regarding the nature of the mind and the nature of our attention
  • practical tools and techniques to integrate mindfulness into daily work-life
  • basic mindfulness training with specific workplace application.

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Rasmus  Hougaard
Rasmus Hougaard

Founder and Managing Director, Potential Project

Rasmus Hougaard is the founder and managing director at Potential Project, the global leader in customized leadership and organizational training programs based on mindfulness. With a proven track record of enhancing individual and collective performance, resilience, and creativity, Potential Project works with Fortune 500 companies such as Accenture, Nike, KPMG, Microsoft, EY, and Sony. Rasmus is recognized as a leading international authority on training the mind to be more focused, effective, and clear in an organizational context. His book, co-authored with Jacqueline Carter, One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance With Mindfulness, was published by Palgrave McMillian in 2015. Rasmus is a regular contributor to renowned publications such as Business Insider and Harvard Business Review for his thought leadership and knowledge. He is currently writing his next book, The Mindful Organization, which will include interviews of the CEOs of Accenture, Microsoft, Citrix, and more. It will be published by Harvard Business Press in 2018. 


Jacqueline  Carter
Jacqueline Carter

International Partner and Director, North America, Potential Project

Jacqueline is an international partner and director of North America at Potential Project. Jacqueline has more than 20 years of experience working with organizations to enhance effectiveness and improve performance. She is also a long-standing mindfulness practitioner who works with forward-thinking organizations to improve focus, clarity, and results through training the mind. Her clients include Cisco, Accenture, Google, LVMH, KPMG, and the Royal Bank of Canada. Jacqueline is co-author with Rasmus Hougaard of One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work With Mindfulness, published by Palgrave Macmillan in November 2015. She is currently working on a mindful leadership book in partnership with Harvard Business Press that will be published in March 2018. Jacqueline holds a master’s degree in organizational behavior and worked with Deloitte consulting for many years in its change leadership practice. Jacqueline has lived and worked in Canada, the United States, Australia, and Singapore.