Kellie MillsKellie Mills is a teacher and influencer, the Senior Practitioner, Specialist Trainer and Coach at Mills-Eaton Training, based in Newcastle (Hunter Region) in New South Wales, Australia. Creator of the 100 Alice Stories Project.
For the last nineteen years, Kellie has been designing and presenting results-focused training and reflective coaching in over 80 towns and cities across Australia (and in the USA). She is a noted conference presenter – delivering keynote addresses and workshops for a wide variety of clients and is highly respected by business and government organisations. She has presented workshops on several occasions for Australian Human Resources Institute in Newcastle.

Keen observation of human behaviour over the last 35 years has allowed Kellie to apply knowledge gained to training content and style. The resulting practical, no-nonsense approach has proved to be enormously effective in assisting the more than 1000 individuals she works with annually.

Kellie is qualified in the application of Belbin Team Roles, Lego Serious Play and Genos Employee Motivation Assessment.

The primary focus of Kellie’s work is in the areas of Leadership, Team Development, and Communication. She has developed a reputation as the ‘Team Whisperer’ due to her continued success in transforming dysfunctional teams. Over four years ago, Kellie developed an innovative leadership program focused on the practical application of leadership in the workplace. Over 450 people in groups of 15 have completed the program. Client response has been outstanding.
Kellie is noted for her passion for working with women.

During her time in Port Macquarie, Kellie was heavily involved in the business community.  She founded the Hastings Business Women’s Network (HBWN) in 1999 and served as President for the first six years. HBWN now boasts a membership base of around 200  women. She served as President of the Hunter Business Women’s Network in Newcastle from 2009-2011. The Business Women’s Networks in Albury, Coffs Harbour and Kempsey, NSW used Kellie’s concepts in setting up their networks. She has been honoured for her work, becoming the 2005 Woman of the Year for Port Macquarie and being placed on the 2005 Premier’s Honour Roll for Women.

Kellie has been nominated as Telstra Businesswoman of the Year on several occasions, and is highly respected by business and government organisations.  A Novocastrian by birth, Kellie lived in Port Macquarie from 1982 until January 2006 when she relocated back to Newcastle.

Why the 100 Alice Stories Project?
Kellie is a coach, mentor and a creative thinker and leader with a real passion for working with women to achieve both personal and professional success. Having experienced Domestic Violence as a child, she has been seeking an opportunity to make a difference in this area. The 100 Alice Stories Project is designed to let women tell their story of survival and escape to benefit women still trapped in a Domestic Violence situation. In order to disguise the identities of the story tellers (for safety and security), they are all named Alice. The 100 Alice Stories Team is seeking more stories from women who as a child or adult experienced and survived their situation.

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