The Talks

Disrupt HR

Overstepping HR Boundararies: New Way to Manage an Employee in Crisis

"On April 16 at 1:16 am, I watched my 44-year old husband take his last breath. What the company he worked for did next crossed the imaginary work/life boundaries we often put around employees in crisis and it was the best thing they could have done. It’s time to disrupt how we manage an employee in crisis."

Cancer Support Community LA

How to Ask For, Accept and Get the Help You Need

You have cancer and your friends, co-workers, and family want to help but how do you manage their support AND your own well-being?  You don’t! Kim Hamer will show you how to set up a community of support around you so you can focus on healing and they can focus on you! 

Other Topics

After Death: 5 Mantras To Help Manage the Pain of Loss


Kim’s husband died of cancer at the age of 44 leaving her with three young children to raise. She started repeating little mantras to herself just to get up out of bed.  They worked. Learn about the mantras Kim developed and how to come up with your own.

Cancer and Work: 5 Ways to Support without Overstepping Boundaries


Recent studies have shown that the greatest benefit employees in crisis gain from their employer is the emotional support afforded by the social network at work. In this talk, the audience will be guided through simple and easy steps that allow a company to remain connected to an employee in crisis.