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The Mind of the Leader

Learn to be a More Mindful and Compassionate Leader

April 12 - 12, 2018

Thursday - Thursday, 0 nights

$349 Tuition

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Program Description

Daylong Intensive—Learn how to be a more mindful and compassionate leader.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Jacqueline Carter, MS

    Organizational development expert

    Jacqueline Carter, a management and organizational development expert, is an international partner of the Potential Project, whose mission is to enhance organizational and individual performance and well-being through skillful application of mindfulness in a corporate context.

    Also the director of the North American branch of the organization, Jacqueline has more than 20 years of experience supporting organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors going through large-scale change.

    With a master’s degree in organizational behavior, she has held a wide range of leadership and consulting roles across a range of industries, including transportation, oil and gas, insurance, and government. For the past decade, Jacqueline has been teaching mindfulness in organizations, helping them integrate mindfulness practices into daily organizational life in order to increase focus, clarity, and results.

    Her clients include Google, Sony, American Express, Suncor, and RBC, among others, and she has led sessions on corporate mindfulness at numerous international conferences. She contributes regularly to the Huffington Post and has appeared on Breakfast Television as well as radio talk shows.

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    Rasmus Hougaard, MA

    Thought leader and director of The Potential Project

    Rasmus Hougaard is the founder and managing director of the Potential Project, whose mission is to enhance organizational and individual performance and well-being through skillful application of mindfulness in a corporate context.

    With a master’s degree in organizational development and adult learning, and more than 15 years experience in practicing and teaching mindfulness training, Rasmus launched the Potential Project in 2009, following years of working with leading scientists, corporate executives, and mind-training experts. The organization works with Fortune 500 companies in more than 20 countries—their clients include Accenture, Nike, American Express, Microsoft, and Google.

    Rasmus and his 100 colleagues in the Potential Project have helped countless individuals and organizational teams become more mindful and effective in everything they do.

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    Program Schedule

    Thursday, April 12, 2018, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm



  • About 1440 Multiversity

    Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

    1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life's most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.

    You'll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you've pretty much captured what you'll experience here.

  • Accommodations

    At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.

    Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.

    Per-person per-night rates include:

    • nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
    • daily meditation and yoga classes
    • non-ticketed evening events
    • use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.

    Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.

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