Jacqueline Carter

Jacqueline Carter is an American author, public speaker, and change management and organization expert. Carter coaches leaders on how to engage their work with more clarity by advocating for self-care, mindfulness, honing attention, and compassion.

One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness

With the new mindset proposed in One Second Ahead, readers will be able to put an end to ineffective multitasking, unproductive meetings, poor communication, and other unhealthy workplace behaviors by applying mindfulness to every day work life.

Are You Addicted to Doing?

When work life is overwhelming, we can get stuck in a loop of "busyness"—keeping the mind occupied with tasks to avoid work, which increases our stress levels. Explore these mindfulness tips to slow down so you can get more done.

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

Join the global movement that's making corporations more people-centric to achieve great results. The world is facing a global leadership crisis. Seventy-seven percent of leaders think they do a good job of engaging their people, yet 88 percent of employees say their leaders don't engage enough.

The Dangers of Being an Empathetic Leader

To enhance engagement, many leaders are told they need to be more empathetic. Empathy is the skill of understanding and recognizing others' feelings and perspectives.

If You Aspire to Be a Great Leader, Be Present

To truly engage other human beings and create meaningful connections, we need to silence our inner voices and be fully present — and being more mindful can help. This requires discipline to stay on task — not letting yourself be affected by nagging challenges or distracted by mental chatter.

How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day

You can train your brain to focus better by incorporating mindfulness exercises throughout your day. Based on our experience with thousands of leaders in over 250 organizations, here are some guidelines for becoming a more focused and mindful leader.


Jacqueline Carter Talks the Mind of the Leader

Assessment: How Mindful Are You?

Mindfulness is the ability to stay focused, while being aware of your thoughts and surroundings and being able to recognize and move past distractions as they arise.


Jacqueline Carter | Why Is It Important for Leaders to Be Compassionate?

Jacqueline Carter shares what it means to be a compassionate leader. The Art Of has an unwavering commitment to helping individuals and organizations be more successful by delivering world-class learning experiences.

The 3 Qualities of a Successful Leader

Based on extensive research, Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter reveal the three qualities present in the minds of great leaders.