Keynotes & Other Speaking

Actionable Insight

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Burnout Proof delivers action-provoking presentations and engaging workshops to leadership teams whose work is connected to a greater mission, whether for-profit, nonprofit, or public sector.

For broader, purpose-driven audiences, book Burnout Proof for an insightful keynote, panel discussion, or podcast.


  • honing modern leadership proficiencies like embodied leadership, sovereignty, and self-fluency,
  • establishing and maintaining resilience and work-life well-being - including strategies and tools for productive/impactful workdays, stress management, and preventing burnout,
  • cultivating a healthy, sustainable connection to purpose, and
  • the intersectionality of the above.

The awareness of energy, power of attention, and impact of action are themes woven throughout all topics.

The needs and preferences of millennial and gen z leaders is incorporated into our approach.

Meet Katie Sauer, Ph.D., Burnout Proof's Premier Speaker

Expertise coupled with approachability is her signature style.

She brings enthusiasm and levity to her educational presentations and insightful, fresh perspective to her discussions and keynotes.

With over 20 years of experience as a public speaker and facilitator, Katie’s audiences have spanned a wide range including those in academic settings, workplaces, board meetings, conferences, think tanks, and in train-the-trainer professional development contexts. She’s had international engagements which require collaborating with interpreters and has even given a U.S. Congressional briefing.

Katie is a voracious learner. She’s pursued formal training and credentials in numerous areas including change leadership, executive coaching, yoga and meditation, nutrition, and nonprofit management. Additionally, she is always learning something new through self-directed inquiry. Oh, and her doctorate? It’s in economics.

Speaking services are available virtually, on-location, or local to the Denver, CO / Front Range area.

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Ready to start a conversation about how our speaking services can ignite your audience?