Rasmus Hougaard

Rasmus Hougaard is the founder and CEO of Potential Project and the author of the ground-breaking book by Harvard Business Review Press, Compassionate Leadership: How to Do Hard Things in a Human Way. Rasmus was nominated by Thinkers 50 as one of the eight most important leadership thinkers in the world today. He writes for Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company, and Fortune. 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. Rasmus is also co-author of the best-selling book,  The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results (Harvard Business Review, 2018).

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

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