Kate speaks frequently to companies and associations on mindfulness in the workplace. She inspires people to make a change. 

Kate's talks are always tailored to your audience needs and can be delivered in person or via webinar.  All of Kate's workshops are filled with actionable, relevant take-aways, tips and practices. Here are four popular talks that Kate offers:


 

1. An introduction to mindfulness: incredibly simple ways to practice it anytime, anyplace

Description: Inspire and motivate your audience to take action and leave them with simple tools they can use as soon as they leave the workshop
Audience: Everyone
Length: 60-90 minutes, Q&A
What you'll learn: 

  • What mindfulness is and isn't
  • The neuroscience behind it
  • Compelling case studies which show the benefits
  • Experiential guided practices which you can apply immediately in your work and life
  • Easy to use handouts with techniques taught and Kate's go-to resources

 

2. Bringing mindfulness into the workplace: cost effective ways to leverage it in your organization

Description: Discover how mindfulness and being present can boost profit, strengthen engagement and cultivate self-aware leaders
Audience: Emerging leaders, executives, HR, employees, team building days, staff wellness events
Length: 1-2 hours, Q&A
What you'll learn: 

  • How companies like General Mills, Intel and Aetna are fostering mindful practices among employees
  • Why productivity rests on focused human attention
  • The key to building self awareness and emotional resilience
  • Practical ways to practice mindfulness at work  
  • Strategies to introduce mindfulness into your organization

 

3. Work-life balance: winning with mindfulness

Description: A surprising, thought-provoking look at how work-life integration is the new work-life balance and why mindfulness is the key to positive change
Audience: Anyone interested in supporting colleagues, co-workers and teams to reduce stress, strengthen resilience and improve work-life
Length: 1-2 hours, Q&A
What you'll learn: 

  • How our fast paced digital world is leading to alarming increases in stress, anxiety and depression 
  • Why striving to achieve the perfect balance does more harm than good
  • How to leverage mindfulness and present moment awareness to work smarter, not harder
  • How to make time to eliminate tasks with limited productivity value
  • Experiential practices you can introduce into the organization

 

4. Creating positive change: how to turn adversity to advantage

Description: In this candid talk you'll discover why stress isn't what you think it is, how mindfulness is a skill which teaches us to become more comfortable with adversity and how to build unshakable resilience
Audience: This talk is for everyone, but especially those who recognize it's becoming harder to bounce back from health stress, job stress and people stress
Length: 1-2 hours, Q&A
What you'll learn: 

  • Why you may not be as resilient and stress hardy as you think you are
  • The cost of stress on you and your organization 
  • How to bounce back quicker after organizational change
  • How to see failure as an opportunity
  • How to thrive in a stressful environment

Watch Kate in action 

Want Kate at your next speaking event? Get in touch

Kate's talks can run from 20 minutes to 1-2 hours and can be standalone, or part of a conference or corporate event. If you're interested in booking Kate for a future event, drop us a line.

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Some of Kate's speaking engagements:

  • Ontario Superior Court Of Justice
  • 2018 EHS&S Management Forum Conference, Louisville Kentucky
  • National Union of Public and General Employees Annual Leadership Development School, Toronto
  • Centre for Behaviour Health Sciences, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2017 NAEM Women's Leadership Conference, Portland Oregon
  • The Canadian Institute Conference - Women's International Forum, Toronto, Ontario
  • Scotia Wealth Management Staff Training Day, Toronto, Ontario
  • Sunlife Financial, Toronto, Ontario
  • Canadian Cancer Society, Toronto
  • DuPont USA
  • DuPont Canada
  • Human Resources Professional Association Conference, Toronto
  • Pink Triangle Press, Toronto
  • Waterloo Region District School Board Success Planning Day, Waterloo Ontario
  • ErinOakKids Centre For Treatment & Development
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Earthfresh Corporate Retreat, Deerhurst Resort
  • Elby Professional Recruitment Team Building Day, Ontario
  • TEDx Distillery District Women, Toronto, selected as speaker, conference cancelled
  • Company Of Women Conference, Ontario
  • MacLachlan College, Ontario
  • Telus Swing For A Cure, Toronto
  • Women Presidents' Organization
  • Young Presidents' Organization
  • New Roads Automotive Group, Ontario
  • Living Well with Lymphoma, Queensway Health Centre, Toronto
  • Blakelock High School Relay For Life