Kate leverages her expertise in creating concierge experiences to help individuals navigate the complex insurance world. In addition, she educates and inspires through speaking engagements and her group coaching programs to help others transition into the next chapter of their life with confidence and ease.
Kate has helped countless women through her professional and volunteer work with individuals, businesses, associations, non-profits, and women’s groups. Kate is also the Programs Committee Chair for WIFS PDX and the President of TSP Toastmasters, helping professional speakers create a more significant impact through their presentations.
She works with motivated professionals who might be people-pleasers, perfectionists or all-around overthinkers. Practicing Positive Intelligence can empower us to change the culture of self-sacrifice in professional circles and build more inclusive cultures at the same time. Ultimately, she works to plant seeds of peace one heart at a time.
Conflict has a way of bringing out our harshest inner critics. Some will judge the situation, the other person, or themselves unfairly. Others may make assumptions about why things have happened or avoid conflict at all costs. In this talk, I’ll show you how to get comfortable with conflict by reducing the emotional elements and inner critics and looking at the situation from a different perspective. You’ll learn how to use conflicts to strengthen relationships and move conversations forward.
In today’s business environment, it’s more important than ever before to maintain your ability to lead, respond and support your team at a moment’s notice. Positive Intelligence is the successful leader’s decisive resource allowing them to calmly connect with themselves and others in the face of uncertainty while creating a supportive and inclusive experience. This talk covers skills that will help you lead effectively under pressure, create an inclusive work environment and handle tough conversations with grace.