Recovering executive KELLIE GARRETT, PCC, ICD.D, is a speaker, executive coach, corporate director and consultant on leadership, board governance, culture, team dynamics, and business strategy. A Certified Dare to LeadTM Facilitator (Brené Brown), Kellie offers the full curriculum, keynotes and workshops. Passionate about helping people get out of their own way so they can shine, Kellie is interested in the role of self-awareness, trust and constructive conflict in high performance. Awards include Canada's 100 Most Powerful Women and the Red Cross Humanitarian Award (SK) for autism advocacy. 

News & other stuff

Master Certified Coach Tracey Burns recently interviewed me on her podcast "Talk to T" about my shift from C-suite executive to entrepreneur. We also riff about motherhood, perfectionism, the drug of accomplishment and the relationship between contentment and elevated consciousness. 

Here are the links to the podcast:


Brené Brown's book Dare to Lead outlines four specific, teachable skills of brave leaders. I offer keynotes, half-day workshop and the full three-day curriculum. Several organizations have engaged me to deliver a monthly series to their leadership cadre that links the four courage skills to their organizational values and leadership behaviours.



To take the free daring leadership assessment, follow this link ...


I won a 50 Over 50 Award in 2018 that honours people who start businesses at age 50+. I was almost 54 when I started mine, and it's exploding. There is such variety in the winners!


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Julie Andrews commencement speech at U of Colorado Boulder: “Use your knowledge and heart to stand up for those who can’t stand. Speak for those who can’t speak. Be a beacon of light, for those whose lives have become dark. Be a part of all that is good and decent. Be an ambassador for the kind of world you want to live in.”


Great books


Dare to Lead by Brené Brown

What Got You Here Won't Get You There, Marshall Goldsmith


Atomic Habits, James Clear

Essentialism, Greg McKeown



Teaming to Innovate, Amy C. Edmondson


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Kellie's Whereabouts 

Staying at home! Stay safe, everyone!