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Kelly McNelis is the founder of Women For One, a global community that empowers women to embrace their voices and make life happen, on their own terms. With over 20 years of experience as a nonprofit and small-business consultant, Kelly empowers generations of women around the world to build the relationships, community, and confidence they need to achieve their wildest dreams. She travels the world as a speaker, teacher, and facilitator of workshops, helping others tap into lives powered by truth. Kelly’s dedication to truthtelling helps women and men share their powerful stories with the world. She is a bestselling author whose first book, Your Messy Brilliance: 7 Tools for the Perfectly Imperfect Woman, was released in Fall 2017 by Enrealment Press. She finds daily inspiration in spending time with her husband and children in her home outside of Seattle. Kelly offers hour-long Clarity Calls to passionate, curious, committed women who are ready to make powerful changes in their lives. Book a Clarity Call with Kelly here.



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NBC Connecticut: Author of Your Messy Brilliance Stops By

Kelly shares her ideas about how we can use our voices to create transformation, and why our stories and actions count if we want to be role models for our daughters and other young women (even when we don’t think we have all the answers).

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KING 5: Celebrating Father’s Day in a Blended Family

In honor of Father’s Day, Kelly discusses her experiences of being a mom in a blended family—and what it means to guide your kids in honoring their dads and the male role models in their lives, through open and respectful dialogue and by modeling healthy attitudes and behaviors.

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New Day Northwest: Manage your stress and boost confidence along the way on

Now is the perfect time to evaluate all the things in your life that may be introducing unnecessary pressure or strain so that you can start owning your confidence and find balance. Kelly discusses why the best way to combat stress is to stop apologizing, embrace your mistakes, and say what you feel.

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Women are accustomed to that age-old question: How do you achieve the perfect work-life balance? Kelly dives into how she stays on top of her busy life (hint: it’s all about plenty of self-compassion and self-care along the way, as well as the willingness to say “no” a lot more often).

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Brit + Co: Why you shouldn’t be afraid to have the hard conversations

Nobody ever said hard conversations are fun, but they’re necessary for “adulting.” Kelly shares her tips for getting through those dreaded “can we talk?” moments in this Q&A with Brit + Co. She discusses how to keep a cool head when things get heated, and why truthtelling through vulnerable and honest sharing is a must. 

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Kelly shares her story of how she created Women For One to connect and inspire a global community of women. In this Q&A with A Plus, Kelly talks about how women entrepreneurs can tap into their truth and the power of sisterhood to make life happen, while uplifting the world in the process.  

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