Aug 17, 2020
When Kelly Blackmon was a child, his parents were drug addicts and he grew up in one of the worst neighborhoods on the west side of Chicago. His family moved from there to the projects. After a fall when he was three years old, his parents were told that if he lived he’d have severe brain damage. In addition, Kelly is Black man in America and he has every reason to believe in his failure. However, this year has been the best year of his life. Even with COVID. Even with all the racism. And it's due to his faith. Not faith like we think of it. Like "Blind faith". Kelly says faith is like watching the pattern and being able to see 2, 4, 6, 8 and knowing that if he’s asked what's next, he can say 10 with certainty. That's where Kelly lives. Consequently, it's brought him a great deal of joy and peace and comfort in times that are any but.
Kelly is the Owner of B.E. Consulting, a Chicago based consulting firm specializing in life and career coaching. Kelly specializes in helping people find their "why" through understanding themselves and letting themselves off the hook for their old perceptions.
In a small way, this is his version of saving the world. Furthermore, Kelly comes at every situation; every interaction, from a place of love. His belief is that it will help to make each person just a little bit better. And voila, the world starts to slowly shift from the butterfly effect. Hence, his company’s name, where B.E. Consulting.