Kymm Nelsen has been on a mission to inspire professionals toward holistic business practices for nearly 20 years. Her goal with this podcast is to challenge our assumptions about the role of business and leadership. As a long time small business owner and consultant, her contributions have always focused on improving mindset, motivation, and adult learning.
Always innovative, Kymm launched a web design business in 1997 to help small businesses break through the technical glass ceiling and enter the digital marketplace. She has operated Great Life Training & Consulting for over ten years, providing training services for corporations and agencies, and personal development coaching for individuals and executives.
Ms. Nelsen is an instructor and consultant for the UC Davis Extension Center for Human Services at University of California, Davis. She is completing her doctorate in Social Psychology, with her dissertation research focused on the impact leader stress has on organizational success. She has a BA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, is a Certified Trainer of NLP, a Master Hypnotherapist, and coach. She has worked with numerous large and small organizations, but her favorite engagement so far has been the eight+ years she worked as a training consultant for Nike, Inc. She has trained thousands of individuals in the public and private sector across a variety of professional domains.
She is the Co-Founder of the Conscious Capitalism Portland Regional Chapter, also serving on the Executive Team. She currently serves on the board of the Association for Integrative Psychology, is a past Vice Chair of the faith-based mentoring program, Highland Access to Re-entry and Recovery Program (HARRP) in Portland, OR, and has held a number of leadership roles in professional chapters throughout her career.
Now she steps into her greatest purpose – to help remove the tarnish greed-based business has left on capitalism and empower today’s business professionals to create a positive legacy for this and future generations.