About Shannon Milliman

Shannon Milliman is an Alaskan grown, Pacific Northwest (Portland, Oregon) blooming speaker and performer. Shannon’s creations take many forms including human, theatrical, written and artistic. She and her musician husband, Simon Eli Milliman (producer credit) have five blond mirror-image children ages 15, 13, 11, 8 and 7. Shannon is a published poet and columnist. She’s been a lead dancer in Weiden & Kennedy produced music video. Modeling for Aveda Dosha Salon and independent fashion designers she has learned first-hand that blondes really do have more fun. She is a has-been actress so, naturally, she finds her motivation in community theatre and thus she naturally keeps her day job empowering adults to seek life long progress in the Learning & Development field. Her professional experiences range from corporate training, facilitation, learning design as Training and Quality Manager to service through the public sector where always her drive is to inspire all to seek life-long progress.
She studied theatre and achieved a BA in English from Brigham Young University and studies memoir writing through the Attic Institute in Portland. Shannon performs her original, one-woman play for intimate settings and larger audiences. Not So Supernova is a great fit for women’s retreats, new mom groups, marriage retreats and work life balance efforts. She speaks professionally for organizations and businesses, retreats, workshops if you are looking for originality and pizazz for your next event. Favorite keynote speaking topics include:

-Movement in Professional Presentations to Persuade and Negotiate
-Championing Family and Nature Connection
-How to Not Let a 40 Hour Work Week Suck Your Soul
-Change Readiness – Management and Saying Yes to the Improvisation Life Brings

Through Not So Supernova you will embrace and find your truth in your unexpected life lessons, re-evaluate change management and believe that the impossible is possible.