Dr. Kim

Dr. Kim

Dr. Kim Hires, Founder & CEO, The Nightingale Firm

Keynote Speaker | Consultant | Coach | Author

Dr. Kim is a global thought leader in transformative leadership, she is renowned for shaping leaders and fostering thriving organizational cultures. With a distinguished background spanning influential institutions including Johns Hopkins University and the National Institutes of Health, she brings unparalleled expertise to the forefront of leadership development. As an award-winning Professor and member of the HBR Advisory Council, Dr. Hires is a catalyst for growth, coaching and inspiring teams worldwide. Dr. Kim harnesses the power of wisdom and practice to drive enduring change, making her a driving force in the evolution of leadership and the future of work.

What sets us apart?

We bring a global perspective to our coaching and consulting services, drawing from diverse cultural experiences and insights.


Our team consists of seasoned professionals with a wealth of experience in coaching, consulting, and sustainable wellness.


We are committed to delivering tangible results. Our coaching and consulting services are designed to drive positive change and impact.


We take a holistic approach, considering both individual, organizational and community well-being, to create lasting change. Our dedication to regenerative innovation ensures that our clients not only succeed in the short term but also contribute to a sustainable future.

Programs & Services Offered

Corporate Renewal Program

Igniting Success Through Burnout Breakthrough

Empower your corporation to thrive with our comprehensive consulting service. This program offers a strategic organizational assessment meticulously designed to uncover the specific factors driving stress within your company. Through in-depth analysis, we identify pivotal opportunities for growth and collaboration, paving the way for enhanced productivity, employee satisfaction, and sustainable success. Let us guide your corporation towards a future of resilience, innovation, and unparalleled achievement.

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The Leadership Antidote Academy

Small Doses of Leadership Development

Healthy futures demand resilient leaders equipped with self-awareness, interpersonal finesse, and stress management prowess. Welcome to the Leadership Antidote Academy, your gateway to transformative online courses and tools tailored for bite-sized, yet impactful leadership development. Empower yourself with the skills and strategies needed to thrive in today’s dynamic world.

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Virtual & In-Person

Elevate your potential with Dr. Kim’s top-notch keynote speaking services. Dive into cutting-edge topics such as regenerative recovery from burnout and purposeful innovation in leadership and life, essential for shaping the future.

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Revive & Thrive

Group Coaching & 1:1 Coaching

Break free from the grips of burnout and reignite your passion for life with personalized strategies and support. Dr. Kim is dedicated to guiding you towards renewed energy, balance, and fulfillment, empowering you to thrive in both your professional and personal pursuits. It’s time to reclaim your vitality and excel with purpose.

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Happy Clients!

  • She was very engaging and confident. I found her Keynote compelling and passionate. I think she would be an excellent speaker for some of your other events. We NEED this kind of discussion within healthcare. Her background as a RN in infectious disease lends her credibility with healthcare professionals, and its time we shake things up on the healthcare side!

    Conference Attendee at the Tennessee Oncology Practice Society Annual Conference in Nashville, TN, USA

  • Dr. Kim’s unique focus on burnout from the perspective of science, wellness, and community health really resonated with our small business community. We loved all the actionable steps and perspectives offered in her Keynote. It was one of our favorite sessions!

    Zoe, Event Coordinator at Emblossom Herbal Conference (Virtual)

  • Dr Kim’s Keynote has lead to many critical conversations at our organization, beyond the team that was present. We are seeing positive change as a result of this talk.

    Lorin, Culture Operations & Events Lead at Shopify, Inc in Ottawa, Canada

Blog Posts

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Lifestyle ➤ April 15, 2024

Expect Hills and Valleys in Burnout Recovery

Burnout is an insidious condition that can creep into our lives, affecting our mental, emotional, and physical well-being. It’s a common misconception that recovery from burnout is a straightforward, linear process. The path to recovery…

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