A speaker, writer, comedian, actress and mother of three, Kate Davis has the unique ability to find humor in any situation. Theatrically trained in England, Kate returned to Canada to a successful run on Canadian stage and through the many stages of motherhood found a passion in comedy.

A five-time nominee at the Canadian Comedy Awards and star of her own hour-long comedy special on CTV and Comedy Network, Kate has appeared on Breakfast Television, Star TV, Toronto 1, Prime, WTN, TVO, CBC Radio One The Debaters and The Mom Show. She was a finalist for the 2008 season of Last Comic Standing, and appeared in NBC's Stand up for Diversity. Through a re-inventive outlook, Kate created successful parenting with humor workshops. These have transformed to the full range of presentations, exploring the positive effects of humor on life. From the corporate world to the bedtime story, Kate's insight and vision reveals the healing thread of humor.

Kate has a monthly article in the Mom and Caregiver magazine and has been published in Today's Parent magazine. Kate released her book The Breast Feeding Diaries in 2007.

 

 

BALANCING LIFE WITH HUMOR: WE ARE ALL JUGGLERS AND THE FIRST BALL TO DROP IS USUALLY OUR OWN

Kate Davis has the unique ability to find humor in any situation and to offer creative solutions to defuse the frustrations in the home and workplace. Kate's generous insight and outspoken character, provide a powerful combination to help organizations empower their staff with effective tools for managing stress and sustaining motivation.

FUNNY MOMMY PARENTING WITH HUMOR LECTURE AND WORKSHOP

This lecture/workshop gives parents, caregivers, educators, and social service providers the tools to help defuse the chaos and stress of their lives through humor. Kate helps them to remember themselves, accept where they are, and not feel guilty about where they are not. It combines stand-up comedy with practical techniques to raise children. This lecture blends techniques of improvisation, visualization, and affirmations.

INNOVATION THROUGH CONNECTIVITY

In this talk, Kate Davis shows the audience how to establish, cultivate, and keep connections that lead to productivity and success both in business and our personal lives. Whether it's a CEO connecting with their staff, a client connecting with their customer, or departments connecting with other departments, good communication and rapport within an organization are the sources of flow that lead to creativity, quick resolutions, and a deeper understanding among staff regarding the overall business purpose. Staying connected to colleagues keeps things on track and is one of the most important elements to an organization's success.

 

Your presentation certainly matched well with our Work/Life Balance theme of the AGM. As you could tell by the laughter, participants enjoyed your entertaining talk on “Balancing Life with Humour”.
— Canadian Mental Health Association