Rasmus Hougaard is the founder and managing director of 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 among others across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Rasmus has led more than 1,500 workshops and programs and is recognized as a leading international authority on training the mind to be more focused, effective and clear in an organizational context. He is co-author of the book entitled One Second Ahead – Enhance Your Performance with Mindfulness published by Palgrave in 2015.
Rasmus is a regular contributor to renowned publications such as Business Insider and Harvard Business Review for his thought leadership and knowledge. His next book is called The Mind of the Leader – How to Lead Yourself, Your People and Organization for Extraordinary Results and was published by Harvard Business Press in March 2018. The book shares stories from executives of some of the most successful organizations in the world, including Accenture, Microsoft, Google, Marriott and Cisco, and explains how those companies are working to create people-centric organizations with leaders who are bringing their whole self to work.