About Kelly Hallock

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Kelly Hallock, RN BScN, is passionate about building people. She embraces opportunities to add value to others, whether that is through conversation, working as a nurse, or teaching others. Kelly has worked as a nurse for the past 15 years in various roles, from Intensive Care, Emergency, Oncology, Transplant and Organ Donation, and as a Nurse Educator.

Kelly’s passion for people started as a youth watching her mother and father transform others throughout their lives and careers. She believes that all people deserve to have hope, find their purpose, and achieve their full potential.

Kelly is a dynamic speaker, trainer, and coach. She embraces personal and professional growth, which led her to becoming a Certified Speaker, Trainer and Coach with Maxwell Leadership in 2017. Kelly’s work within healthcare led her to desire to reach more people.

Kelly has taught all streams of disciplines in the healthcare sector on topics from health-specific, mental health, leadership, and resiliency. She is the past Co-Chair of the Professional Development Committee with the Association of Regulated Nurses of Manitoba, where she delivered a wide range of education sessions to healthcare professionals, patients, and administration.

Kelly is currently the Lead for the Referee Mentorship and Development Program for the Red River Rec Soccer League, creating, mentoring, and developing the skills and confidence for soccer referees of all ages.

Kelly believes in developing others and building people to achieve their highest potential. She believes that having a growth mindset is key to personal and professional success.

When Kelly is not working as a nurse or teaching, she and her father, Shaun Hammond, are busy building Avante Leadership Consulting Ltd, their leadership development business, on the soccer pitch in the summer coaching her 2 kids and mentoring referees or bundled up with a cup of coffee at the ice hockey rink cheering on her little hockey players.

Unleashing Inner Strength: Building Resilience and Confidence in Life’s Challenges

We all experience challenges in our lives. Whether they be from the ever-changing global environment or closer to home with personal life changes, they all can have an overall impact on us as humans. Through this presentation, you will learn how to build resiliency through challenging times, how confidence can shine in the face of adversity, and be inspired to take on life’s challenges with a positive mindset.

Each one of us has a story, has life experience that compels us to become something far greater than we could ever imagine. Strength, confidence, and resilience lie within each and every one of us! Come discover how to unlock it!

One of Kelly’s favourite quotes is: “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you imagined.”

- Henry David Thoreau