Portrait of Jeremy Hunter

Jeremy Hunter teaches courses on the Executive Mind, the Practice of Self-Mastery, and Navigating Transitions. Hunter’s work accelerates a leader’s personal evolution so they can be more effective in a changing and challenging world. He is also the founding director of the Executive Mind Leadership Institute.

Students who work with him learn to enhance clarity, focus, and judgment, be more skillful decision-makers, and improve their communication and interpersonal relationships and quality of life. They move beyond their past limitations to higher levels of contribution and well-being.

He is also a core faculty member in the global Inner MBA program. He is co-founder and partner of Transform LLC in Tokyo, Japan, with Drucker alums Soichiro Inagaki and Katsu Fujita. He leads the Self-Management for Social Leaders program with ETIC. Japan.  He co-created and co-leads the Leading Mindfully Executive Education program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and leads the Mindfulness for Effective Leadership Certificate at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. He also co-founded the Quality of Life Research Center with Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Jeanne Nakamura in 1999.

He has been a keynote speaker at Wisdom 2.0 (San Francisco), TEDxOrangeCoast, the Mindful Leadership Summit (Washington, DC), the Mindful Leadership Global Forum (Sydney), Mindfulness in Business Conference (Stockholm & Copenhagen), Sweden Mindfulness Week (Tallberg), Mindfulness at Work (UK), and the Mindfulness at Work Conference (Berkeley).

Hunter has written many of the foundational works on mindfulness and leadership. He is writing about long-term mindfulness practitioners, and the effects practice has on positively transforming their lives and enhancing their professional commitments.

He has designed and led leadership development programs for various organizations, including those in Fortune 200 aerospace, Fortune 50 banking and finance, accounting, law, pharmaceuticals, the arts, and civic nonprofits. Program impacts have led to positive professional, personal, and financial outcomes.

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“A Practice to Embrace New Beginnings” Mindful.org/Mindful Magazine (July 27, 2020)

“Finding Your Way Forward When the Path Is Not Clear” Mindful.org/Mindful Magazine (July 21, 2020)

“How to Capture Leadership’s Lost Moment” With Lili Powell Leader-to-Leader https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/ltl.20519 (June 26, 2020)

Co-authored with alum Soichiro Inagaki. “The Self-Management Course of The Drucker School: Transform Your Results” President (2020)

“Seven Questions to Ask Yourself if you Want to Thrive” Mindful.org (April 16, 2019)

“Three Signs your Attention Just Got Hacked” Mindful.org (April 2, 2019)

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