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Jacqueline Carter

 

Jacqueline Carter is passionate about working with leaders to enhance performance, effectiveness and well-being. She is a Partner with The Potential Project and has worked with leaders from around the globe including from Sony, American Express, RBC and KPMG to name a few. She is a co-author of the book One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness.

 
 
  

Stories by Jacqueline Carter

Articles: How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day

By Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter | April 11, 2016

Tips for increasing focus and awareness and decreasing stress at work.

 

Articles: How to Thrive in the Attention Economy

By Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter | November 3, 2015

Now more than ever, we need to learn to practice mindfulness.

 

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