Dr. Kim Hires

Global Leadership Burnout Expert, Strategist, Author and host of the Leadership Antidote Podcast

  • Equips leaders and organizations with the tools they need to create burnout proof spaces that support wellness, innovation, and optimal performance
  • Author of The Leadership Innovation Manifesto where she lays out the mindset needed for every leader to create a culture of innovation
  • Dr. Kim uses interdisciplinary strategies to move leaders and organizations out of "survival mode" so they can thrive in business and life

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Dr. Kim Hires is an international Keynote Speaker, Strategic Consultant, and Coach who is dedicated to leadership development and helping leaders achieve their highest potential. Her work focuses on burnout prevention and cultivating cultures of well-being which she has been doing for over a decade.

In 2014, after surviving her own experience with burnout, Dr. Kim founded The Nightingale Firm with the mission to ignite regenerative innovation in people and organizations. She has since developed a client portfolio that includes individuals and organizations across a variety of industries and sectors that generate over $1 billion in annual revenue. Dr. Hires works closely with leaders and teams to co-create cultures that improve well-being, shift paradigms, and ignite innovation from within.

As Kimberly A. Hires, PhD, RN, her professional career includes degrees and experiences from some of the top institutions in the US including Johns Hopkins University, the National Institutes of Health, and the University of Miami. She maintains an honorary faculty appointment with the Durban University of Technology in Durban, South Africa. She is the author of the highly rated book, The Leadership Innovation Manifesto. Dr. Kim is also the host of the Leadership Antidote Podcast where she interviews leaders about their strategies for thriving in times of turbulence and transformation. When not working with leaders, Dr. Kim enjoys spending time with her husband and son in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

 

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BUILDING FORWARD: HOW TO LEVERAGE BURNOUT TO SPARK INNOVATION. 

This unique and engaging program will captivate every attendee as they learn about the power in keeping perspective with burnout. Burnout can be a powerful tool for sparking innovation when leveraged to transform the culture of an organization. Attendees will walk away understanding how burnout communicates a need for change, and identify key opportunities to make the organization a regenerative, burnout proof space where all employees thrive.

BETTER & DIFFERENT: THE POWER OF BELIEF IN DRIVING INNOVATION.

Best for: Senior Leaders

Innovation has become one of the most sought-after commodities in the business world. Across all industries, organizations are striving to be more innovative and find new ways to bring value to their customers. But what is innovation, really? And how can you achieve it in your own organization? A large part of driving innovation comes down to belief - believing that you can create something better and different, and then putting that belief into action. In this inspiring program, attendees will explore the power of belief in driving innovation and walk away with core beliefs needed to create a culture of innovation within their own organizations.

BLACK SWANS, WHITE SWANS & CANARIES: HOW CAN THEY HELP US LEAD AFTER THE CRISIS?

Best for: Mid to Senior Level Leaders

In this thought provoking program, Dr. Kim inspires attendees to answer: What does it mean to lead after a crisis? While the world is still reeling from the COVID crisis, organization leaders are working hard to figure out what comes next. For many, this pandemic has forced them to re-think every aspect of business. Navigating these uncharted waters can be difficult, but not impossible. What if we could predict the future? Dr. Kim helps attendees learn that there are ways to better understand and prepare for unforeseen events by prioritizing the well-being of organizations' most valuable asset: the People.

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