Rasmus Hougaard

Rasmus Hougaard is the founder and CEO of Potential Project and the author of the ground-breaking and best-selling book by Harvard Business Review Press, “The Mind of the Leader”. Rasmus is nominated by Thinkers 50 as one of the eight most important leadership thinkers in the world today. He writes for FORTUNE, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes and Business Insider. He is a sought-after keynote speaker and leadership developer who coaches and supports C-suite executives at global organizations such as IKEA, Accenture, Wal-Mart, and Unilever. His newest book, "Compassionate Leadership: How to Do Hard Things in a Human Way", was published by Harvard Business Review Press in January 2022.

Select Speaking Engagements

HBR Live

Leaders Who Make A Difference

Apr 2021
Global Peter Drucker Forum

Mindful Leadership

Dec 2018

Orchestrating Winning Performance

Jun 2018
10% Happier Podcast with Dan Harris

How to Get Work Done at Home

HBR Book Launch

HBR Presents The Mind of the Leader


The Neuroscience of Mindfulness

Mindful Leadership Summit, USA

Learn to Be a More Mindful and Compassionate Leader