Jul 5, 2022
Welcome to RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Manager at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society.
Today on RIMScast, Justin is joined by speaker, writer, comedian, actress, and mother of three, Kate Davis! Kate is a twelve-time nominee at the Canadian Comedy Awards and star of her own hour-long comedy special on CTV and the Comedy Network. She also has her own podcast, “So now you are dying, what are you doing to live?” Kate will also be the keynote at RIMS Canada Conference 2022 in Halifax from Sept. 11th‒14th!
In this episode, Kate shares a preview of her upcoming appearance at RIMS Canada, her philosophies on both life and humor, stories from her life as a comedian, and shares which ERM framework she prefers.
[:01] About the RIMS Membership.
[:14] About RIMScast.
[:26] About today’s episode with comedian, Kate Davis!
[:36] Upcoming RIMS webinars and workshops.
[1:38] About the upcoming RIMS Canada Conference in Halifax.
[2:01] More about today’s episode with comedian, Kate Davis!
[2:36] Justin welcomes Kate to the podcast!
[2:50] Kate shares the first thing many people say to her when they find out she’s a comedian.
[4:05] Shares her excitement for attending the RIMS Canada Conference in Halifax.
[4:31] What Kate will be speaking about for her keynote.
[5:52] Has Kate been doing live in-person addresses and sets in the last year?
[6:33] Kate shares how it felt to return to a live setting after being online for the last several years.
[8:27] What business professionals and risk professionals can take away from comedy.
[9:46] Is there a visual element to Kate’s addresses?
[11:03] RIMS plug time! Everything you need to know about upcoming events, webinars, and more!
[13:47] Does Kate find that the Canadian convention-goers are more relaxed than their American counterparts?
[15:31] About Kate’s podcast, “So now you are dying, what are you doing to live?”
[20:40] Kate shares some parting words of hope and wisdom.
[21:09] Does Kate prefer the COSO framework or ISO framework?
[21:44] Justin thanks Kate Davis once again for joining the podcast and shares some of the links to check in today’s show notes.
Mentioned in this Episode:
RIMS Events, Education, and Services:
RIMS Advocacy — Legislative Summit Returns on September 20th!
RISKWORLD registrants can still access educational sessions on-demand through the RISKWORLD app and through desktop here.
The 2022 Florida RIMS Educational Conference | Naples, FL | July 26‒July 30
Create a Contract that Effectively Transfers Risk | Naples, FL | July 30‒31 (Save $200 at checkout with code LEARNFL22 if you are also attending the Florida Educational Conference!)
“Captives as an Alternate Risk Financing Technique” — July 13‒14
“RIMS-CRMP Exam Prep Virtual Workshop,” co-hosted by St. John’s University — Aug 3-4
“Fundamentals of Risk Management” — Aug 10‒11
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“Laughter is one of the easiest and most authentic ways to be mindful. It’s impossible to laugh and not be in the moment.” — Kate Davis
“Humor connects us. It can connect us to each other, it can connect us to ourselves, [and] it can connect us to our purpose.” — Kate Davis
“If we can lighten up we can live a more soul-driven life.” — Kate Davis