Kate Emmerson (THE QUICK SHIFT DEVA) is known for her “KickassKate” style of facing life head on as she delights and inspires audiences to let go of all those things that no longer serve you, be it physical clutter, emotional baggage or toxins at a body level.
As a clutter expert and well known professional lifestyle coach for the past 9 years she shares practical life changing insights and tools with her audiences. She enlivens you to think big, be prepared to LIVE LIGHT so you can LIVE LARGE and reminds you that everyone can deal with whatever life throws your way. Her boundless energy, ideas and inspiration translate into helping thousands of women to re-evaluate their lives and make inspired choices to achieve juicy goals.
Kate is a true professional calling on her energy and heart to connect with the audience whilst ensuring you have time to reflect. The advantage of her experience with clients facilitates great question and answer sessions to connect with the audience at a more personal level, and no question is EVER out of bounds. Kate shares freely as she uses her own life, her wild laugh and her lessons to share her humanity with you.
Kate draws on her vast experience and colourful life- owning her first family business at age 25, executive chef in Provence, heading the sexy Fashion TV destination at Silverstar, riding a Harley Davidson at 40 to appearing on TV 14 times in 2010 alone. She is a well known speaker for women’s groups, a published writer and has appeared as an expert in virtually every magazine in SA.
Kate's topics include: • Wanna Live your vivacious life? - Be BRUTAL with your clutter • When the Rabbits Stomp – her personal inspirational story of loss and burnout • Live light, live large – A wake up call about why you should Spring Clean Your Life • Efficient is so last season – time management for life • Know your Signature Self – living authentically with courage and self awareness to Step Up • Confidence myth busters! - How to ignite your life • Summer Survival Toolkit
Kate was awarded the Woman's Woman Feather Award in 2008 for her contribution in transforming women's lives in South Africa.She was also a finalist In the Lady Rocci Woman of the Year 2012.
What our clients say ...
"Incredibly inspiring. Exceeded our expectations. Engaging speaker with excellent content! Can’t think of anything we’d ask her to do differently." Meenal Harry, Marketing Manager: Brutal Fruit
“Kate really got us talking and thinking about the impact of clutter in our lives with many of us inspired to tackle at least one thing over the weekend – our bedside tables! And what a difference! Can’t wait to try more of her tips!!” Dominique Valente Marketing Coordinator, Marketing Business Development, Arup
"Despite her diminutive stature, Kate has a commanding presence and in no time at all had the audience’s full attention. Her practical approach and absolute understanding of the principles of life coaching when it comes to mind, body and the logistics of the physical environment, had the audience fascinated. A definite lesson to all in what can be done to make your life simpler, less complicated and a lot less cluttered! All in all an extremely successful event for which we are extremely grateful to Kate." Tracey Leppan & Cathy Robertson, Country Club Johannesburg
"Kate is a dynamic presenter, engaging the audience with practical advice and tools people can take home and utilise long after event. She is an amazing life coach and is able to interact with the audience to make them part of her talk so it becomes a two way conversation. Kate is a true professional and I would highly recommend her for anyone looking to add value and something special to any event." Lori Milner, Beyond the Dress