Founding Director and Associate Professor of Practice; Executive Mind Leadership Institute, Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management Claremont Graduate University

Dr. Hunter serves as associate professor of practice and is the founding director of the Executive Mind Leadership Institute at the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University. He also serves as visiting professor at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, where he developed and co-teaches the Leading Mindfully executive education program. Dr. Hunter received a BA in East Asian studies from Wittenberg University in 1994, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, and received an MPP from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 1996. In 2001, he received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago (Department of Psychology, Committee on Human Development) under the direction of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, author of Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. Dr. Hunter has more than a decade’s experience helping leaders to relentlessly develop themselves while retaining their humanity in the face of monumental change and challenge. His work redefines and enhances productivity by cultivating quality of mind. He created and teaches The Executive Mind, a series of demanding and transformative executive education courses dedicated to Drucker’s assertion “You cannot manage other people unless you manage yourself first.” He also teaches mindfulness for corporate clients in the Executive Education program at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University.

Pre-Conference Workshop Day: Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

12:00 PM Attention, Mindfulness & Systematic Abandonment: Learning to See (Not Just Look) in Order to be Agile to Change

Organizations often use mindfulness as a tool for well-being and strategic action to help create better options to meet ongoing challenges. We will look at the perils of mindlessness in a changing world and the value of mindfulness and other selfmanagement methods as a tool for finding clarity and taking effective action.

Step 1 – Insight Segment
  • How can you improve you and your team’s capacity to take effective action?
  • We will work through a systematic process to find clarity regarding a challenging situation.
Step 2 – Scaling Segment
  • Explore how you can incorporate this method into your working life both as an individual and a team.
Step 3 – Roadmap Segment
  • Identify issues that you can apply this method towards.

Main Conference Day One: Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

5:00 PM Upskilling Ourselves: Recharge your Leadership through Self-Management

While most leadership development programs train skill, many gloss over a critical component: self-management. As research indicates, leaders who have prioritized self-management and mindfulness are not only better equipped to lead, but help boost their organization’s financial performance, among many other tangible results. Focusing on focus, this session will walk you through ways of refining your leadership presence, to in-turn lead thriving teams in today’s knowledge-based economy.

  • Underpin self-management and attention’s role as the most critical 21st century leadership skills
  • Treat Executive Attention Deficit Disorder–untie your internal knots to better communicate, foster innovation and teamwork
  • Minimize distraction triggers-acknowledging and resisting cognitive closure

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining JEREMY.

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