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Kate Davis

Speaker and Comedian
Toronto, Ontario

What Kate is Passionate About

Balancing Life with Humour: We Are All Jugglers and the First Ball to Drop is Usually Our Own 

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

Between our jobs, home, relationships with family, friends and co-workers learning how to balance our busy life demands a strong sense of Personal Development and most importantly a Sense of Humour.

People, who attend Kate’s “Balancing Life with Humour” lecture, leave with an understanding of practical techniques for refueling, rediscovering and reengaging their true selves. Learning to use humour as an instrument of communication creates an atmosphere of compassion, caring and productivity.

Kate has spoken at such conferences as the YPO Banff conference, the Ontario Coalition of CAPC/CPNP Projects, the YEO, CMHC, University of Toronto Faculty, Teachers Pension Plan and many more.

Innovation Through Connectivity 

We want the fasted most stable connection possible in all areas of our lives.

In “Connectivity,” 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 is the source of a flow that leads to creativity, quick resolutions, and a deeper understanding among staff of 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.

Why You Need Kate

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

Theatrically trained in England, Kate returned to Canada to a successful run on Canadian stage. From the theatrical stage Kate found her newest passion at an open mike one night at a local comedy club. Now, a five-time nominee at the Canadian Comedy Awards and star of her own hour-long comedy special on CTV and the Comedy Network, Kate has appeared on Breakfast Television, Star TV, Toronto 1, Prime, WTN, TVO, CBC Radio One The Debaters and The Mom Show. During the 2008 season of Last Comic Standing, Kate’s sense of humour endured and carried her into the finals.

Purpose met destiny when Kate created her successful parenting with humour workshops. These have now transformed to the full range of presentations, exploring the positive effects humour has on all aspects of life. From the corporate world to the bedtime story, Kate’s insight and vision reveals the healing thread of humour and how it can be utilized throughout our lives. An engaging speaker, Kate’s presentations focus on bringing a sense of humour into the home, the workplace and ultimately the balance of both.

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Why You Will Love Kate

“Kate was truly a hit. She conveyed many important messages to a group of women under stress by reminding them to incorporate things they love into their lives incrementally, to use their intuition, and to combat stress with laughter. Not only did she entertain these women with side-splitting stories with which every woman and mother can relate, she gave them a much needed shot of inspiration.”

The Junior League of Toronto

“You wouldn’t believe how much impact your workshop had on me!!! I attended your workshop for U of T “Humour at Work”… I am changing my attitude and the way of thinking. From this point of view, I would like to say “thank you” for your outstanding speech about humour and what it may bring to people’s lives.”

School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

“It was an absolute pleasure to have Kate Davis as part of our Professional Development activities. She brought humour, insight and optimism to our day. Many teachers commented that the opportunity to spend time with Kate as our keynote was a highlight unique to any other school-based PD they had attended. Kate’s dynamic personality was definitely an asset to her as she engaged the staff in trust-building exercises, which we hope to pursue further throughout the year.”

Bell High School

“We absolutely loved Kate’s presentation at both of our sites. She was personable and easy-going in our chat prior to the formal keynote address. I appreciated her relaxed approach when we were unable to provide both types of microphones at each site!! She truly practices and demonstrates what she “preaches” in her talk – taking everything in stride and LAUGHING about life’s ups and downs. We received great feedback from both audiences and I was really quite pleased with the events from beginning to end. I would highly recommend Kate!!”

William Olser Health System

“Kate was wonderful! The nurses had a great time (and you know we can sometimes be a tough crowd – we take ourselves very seriously!). Kate was warm and funny and engaged everyone in you presentation. Kate was very intuitive to who her audience was and I think by the time she left we felt we had made a friend! Thank you again for your support and please let Kate know we loved her!!”

Campbellford Memorial Hospital

“Kate did two sessions for Administrative Professionals Week for our Admin Team here at Holland Bloorview. Here topic ‘Humour in the Workplace & Work Life Balance’ really hit home with her audience. Using her own life experiences tempered with thoughtful tips from authors really helped to capture how important having balance in our lives really is. In a nutshell, Kate was enchanting, engaging and hilarious. I would definitely recommend her slant on this topic to other professional organizations.”

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

“Thank you once again for attending Gamma-Dynacare’s annual Symposium event this year and for your uplifting session. I think your key messages are very relevant. Most importantly, I think you struck a cord with our people – I don’t think I have seen them laugh this hard since I joined the company 9 months ago.”

Gamma-Dynacare

“On behalf of the Tillsonburg District Chamber of Commerce, I want to thank you for agreeing to speak at our Awards of Excellence event. The feedback from our guests has been overwhelming. They LOVED you! So many people took the time to grab me after the event was over to tell me how much they enjoyed having you there, and what a great addition you were to our program. On Friday, I received tons of emails saying the same.”

Tillsonburg District Chamber of Commerce

“The feedback I received so far from staff was that her talk was the highlight of the day. Her witty banter and engaging dialogue was superb and the broken telephone exercise was a hoot. However, it was Kate herself that made a difference and like our M.C. Ray summed up ‘she is a real live wire’.”

Ministry of the Environment

“Kate was truly a hit. She conveyed many important messages to a group of women under stress by reminding them to incorporate things they love into their lives incrementally, to use their intuition, and to combat stress with laughter. Not only did she entertain these women with side-splitting stories with which every woman and mother can relate, she gave them a much needed shot of inspiration.”

The Junior League of Toronto

“Thanks so much for making our event such fun. We all had a great time and certainly learned a thing or two from you. We were talking at lunch after you left and realized we were remiss in doing something for you. So we would like to give you your fourth standing ovation.”

The Scarborough Hospital

“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”.”

Christina Papadopoulos
Program Leader, Health Promotion, Education & Training, 
CMHA – Durham

“…in no time had us all giggling and laughing. Her subject matter fit perfectly with the age and diversity of our group.”

Doug Annis

Chairman, Southwest Ontario Dealers Association, Canadian Tire


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