JAQ POUSSOT
JAQ POUSSOT
TRANSFORM YOUR SELF | TRANSFORM THE WORLD
 

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about JAq

DESIGNER OF MINDFULNESS PRACTICES THAT REDUCE STRESS, INCREASE TEAM ENGAGEMENT, AND IMPROVE ORGANIZATIONAL ADAPTABILITY TO COMPLEXITY AND CHANGE. 

Trained in Emotional Intelligence Leadership Facilitation by SIYLI: Engage (Google's EQ program) and Immunity to Change by Minds at Work

A recent graduate from the Interdisciplinary program at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, with concentrations in Contemplative Psychology and Peace Studies. Currently a consultant for Wisdom Labs in San Francisco.  

Jaq designs learning and development programs that use neuroscience, cognitive psychology, adult development and contemplative mindfulness practices to reduce stress, generate healthy habit change, and build dynamic human-centered interpersonal systems for organizations. 

Experienced in Emotional Intelligence, Organizational Management, Conflict Resolution, Interpersonal Neuroscience, Empathy Leadership Development, Team Building, Facilitation, Design Thinking, and Bias for Action.


 
Happiness is not something you pursue, it is something you allow.
— Chade-Meng Tan

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REcent Projects

 
 

Internship @ Wisdom Labs
San Francisco

It's really exciting to be joining the team at Wisdom Labs for a summer internship.  I'm excited to learn from the experts about how to help teams build resilience through mindfulness practices. 


26 Sept 2017 | Arts Based PRactice Day

Designing an awesome Arts-Based Practice Day. Think of it as meditation in action.  I'll be incorporating some edgy components like Virtual Reality to help people learn about the power of storytelling for cultivating compassion. 

17-21 Aug 2017 | Teaching Mindfulness @
StartingBloc NYC

Exciting announcement!  It is my honor to have the opportunity to teach mindfulness to an amazing group of emerging leaders.  To all the fellows of StartingBloc NYC 2017 - I can't wait to meet you!


On-going | SIYLI: Engage

SIYLI: Engage is a program born from Google and based on neuroscience that aims to develop teachers and endow them with the knowledge, tools and leadership capacities to bring the benefits of mindfulness-based emotional intelligence (EI) to the workplace.

Guest lecturers include Wendy Palmer, Daniel Siegel, Paul Eckman, Daniel Goleman, and other specialists in the fields of psychology, emotion, neuroscience and mindfulness.

 
 

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resume: selected highlights

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                                  www.wisdomlabs.com

                                www.wisdomlabs.com

WISDOM LABS                                                                   
San Francisco, CA (June 2017-Current)                  

INTERNSHIP (Summer 2017)

Involved in curriculum management for sustainable learning and development of individuals, teams and organizations as a work-place ecosystem. Content design is centered around the neuroscience of Mindfulness, Cognitive Adult Development, and adult behavior change.

-Content Creation & Program Design for online 5-week webinar and in-person keynotes reaching 19,000+ clients
-Project Management and launch of Salesforce’s Global Meditation Room Roll Out (31 Locations)

 
 
 
                        www.ourroots.life

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Our Roots                                                                                          
Boulder, CO (
feb 2017 - CUrrent)

CO-FOUNDER & C.O.O.

-Fascilitated day long Team Building Workshop resulting in key asset of Company Culture Code and Lived Values; essential to establishing long term partnerships internally among employees and externally with clients and investors.
-Established systems to maintain company archives, legal documents, team work-visas and financial documents
-Manage Human Resources, including hiring, onboarding, & firing all personnel 

 
 
 
 With Sam Elmore

With Sam Elmore

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Org x DEV                      
Boulder, CO (
Aug 2016 - Apr 2017)

APPRENTICE in ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT & COACHING

-Company Culture Audit and Employee Experiential Onboarding for tech starts ups | Kapost & SimpleEnergy
-Facilitation of End of Year Review & 2017 Goal Setting with 8-person C-Suite Team

 
 

MCKINSEY & COMPANY                 
New York, NY (AUG 2005- MAY 2007)

CONFERENCE CENTER & EVENT COORDINATOR

-Managed 200 room conference center for 700+ person corporate headquarters
-Drove team system change to deliver “Swiss Hotel” level customer service to staff and Fortune 500 clients

 

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Jaq's Launch pad

201 Post Street
San Francisco, CA