Jacqueline Carter

Jacqueline Carter

Leadership & Mindfulness Expert

The world is facing a global leadership crisis. 77% of leaders think they do a good job of engaging their people, yet 88% of employees say their leaders don’t engage enough, and 65% of employees would forgo a pay raise to see their leaders fired. Leadership and mindfulness expert Jacqueline Carter explains how organizations can confront and solve this crisis by putting their people at the center of their strategy.

Offering immediately implementable takeaways, Jacqueline explains how leading with three core values of mindfulness, selflessness, and compassion can result in strengthened teams and improved bottom lines.

Jacqueline has over twenty years of experience working with organizations around the globe to enhance performance, resilience, and creativity through understanding and training the mind. She is currently the Interntional Partner and the North American Director for Potential Project, a global leadership training, organizational development, and research firm, where her clients have included Cisco, Accenture, Marriott and Bank of America, and many more.

During her career, she has held fiscal and resource accountabilities for budgets of over $60M and teams of more than 100 people. She is also a seasoned change management and organization development expert and worked for Deloitte Consulting for several years, recognized as a leader within Deloitte’s Change Practice. In addition to serving her clients, Jacqueline supported Deloitte in developing tools and methodologies to support large scale change initiatives.

With Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline is the co-author of One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness, and of The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People and Organization for Extraordinary Results. She has written articles for a range of publications including The Harvard Business Review, American Management Association, Leader to Leader, Mindful Magazine, Business Insider, and others.

Jacqueline holds a M.Sc. in Organizational Behavior, and a B.Sc. in Labor Management Relations and Mathematics. During her graduate studies, Jacqueline supported research on entrepreneurial organizations and how they navigate the challenging process of rapid growth and development. She also conducted research on innovation, creativity and workplace diversity.

The Mind of the Leader – How to Lead Yourself, Your People and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results

Based on the book The Mind of the Leader, this interactive and engaging talk provides leaders with practical take-aways for immediate application. By gaining an understanding of how their own mind works and training it for the most essential qualities, leaders can learn to lead themselves first, in order to better lead their people and tap into their human need for meaning, fulfillment and human connectedness.

Enhance Performance at Work with Mindfulness

Based on the book One Second Ahead. As pressure and demands on our time increase, we all need to have calm, clear, creative and effective minds. This engaging and interactive talk will explore ways to enhance performance, resilience and creativity leveraging the tools and techniques of mindfulness. The session will include practical takeaways for immediate application by leaders and/or your workforce.