International Partner & Director, Potential Project
Why is Jacqueline speaking at WorkHuman?
We have entered the Attention Economy. How can employees remain mentally on-task? By training the mind to be more focused and clearer. At WorkHuman, Jacqueline is co-leading a hands-on mindfulness training to equip attendees to face the pressures of a complex and fast-paced work environment.
Jacqueline is a partner and director of North America for Potential Project, a global leadership training, organizational development, and research firm. Potential Project helps leaders and organizations enhance performance, innovation, and resilience through mindfulness and practices grounded in neuroscience and research.
Jacqueline has more than 20 years of consulting and management experience. She works with large corporations around the globe to improve focus, clarity, teamwork, and results. Her clients include Cisco, Google, Sony, American Express, RBC, EY, and KPMG, to name a few. She is also a seasoned change management and organization development expert. While with Deloitte Consulting for several years, she was a recognized leader within Deloitte’s Change Practice.
Jacqueline has spoken at numerous conferences and has appeared on television and radio talk shows. She is co-author of the book “The Mind of the Leader” (Harvard Business Review Press, March 2018), which is the most pre-ordered book HBR has ever published. The book is based on research on 35,000 leaders and executives and provides a pathway to great leadership in the 21st century. Jacqueline is also co-author of “One Second Ahead – Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness,” published in November 2015. Additionally, she has written articles for a range of publications including Harvard Business Review, American Management Association, Leader to Leader, Mindful Magazine, Business Insider, and many more.
Jacqueline holds a M.Sc. in organizational behavior and a B.Sc. in labor management relations and mathematics. She has worked in Canada, the United States, Australia, and Singapore, and currently lives in Calgary with her family.