Welcome to KBCC – How can we help you?

What We Bring To Your Business

Our Master, Elite Trainers and Consultants come with an impressive track record. All of our coaches and trainers have worked using our systems with real life experience. We provide custom consulting solutions by highly trained individuals to ensure you are not getting a page-by-page, reading from a training text, talking head, on the other end of your consulting call. There is nothing worse than great information at the wrong time or weak content when you need a solid system to rely on in your business. For immense success, we know you require custom approaches, from where your business is at now, with a plan to quickly achieve your next milestone.

With certifications in ABNLP NLP Practitioner, NLP Coach, Human Potential Energetic Life Map (TM), DISC Trainer’s Certification, KBCC DISC Trainers, Mastery Level KBCC Systems Coaches, and extensive knowledge of personality profiling for recruiting, hiring, coaching and training, we offer a unique spectrum of skills to adapt to your needs and take your training to the next level.

We apply an understanding that personal and professional development are linked and required to reach top levels of achievement. This helps business owners and their teams reach a level of achievement by production, or income, rarely achieved in the real estate world. All this while living a life of harmony between their business and personal lives. Sound too good to be true? Check out our testimonial page and real life track records.

Our highly refined systems deliver a tried, tested, and true return that is predictable for the agents who use them.


Meet The Dream Team


Kathleen Black

CEO | Speaker | Elite Coach

Kathleen Black is one of Canada’s leading Real Estate Coaches and Trainers, delivering her proven success techniques to Agents and Teams across North America.

Beginning her career as a ReMax Real Estate Agent and working her way to being recognized within the top 1% of Realtors in both the Durham Region and on the Toronto Real Estate Board, many would agree that this level of success is the pinnacle achievement amongst their peers; but for Kathleen it was only the beginning.

Kathleen quickly realized that her success was attributed to programs that she had developed internally over years of perfecting her craft as an Agent. Recognizing the demand for such programs, Kathleen set out to work on further developing each system and building out a robust platform of educational programs and coaching methods designed to provide Real Estate Agents with the tools and techniques needed to progress forward both personally and professionally. In 2015, Kathleen Black Coaching & Consulting (KBCC) was formed.

With the launch of KBCC and building upon her 10+ years of Team and Agent development and guidance, hundreds of teams have attributed their growth and success to Kathleen’s leadership either directly or through one of her coaching programs. Her credibility and understanding of the Real Estate market has guided countless teams to be Top 1% Producers.

The success of KBCC centers around integrity, honesty, and results-driven measures, the very things that represent Kathleen. Her “practice what you preach” mantra has served both herself and her clients well with over 80% of them at the top 1% of production across the country.

If being a CEO, development coach, professional speaker, and educator weren’t enough, Kathleen is also a dedicated mother and has been named one of the Top 100 Elite Women Driving the Future of Real Estate by REP Magazine, and in 2018 as one of the Top 20 Emerging Leaders by T3 Sixty.

Kathleen is also the driving-force behind the Ultimate Team Summit, the largest team specific Real Estate summit in North America and the premier event destination for top producing teams and professionals.


Kevin Avery

KBCC Elite Coach

Kevin is a professional KBCC Elite Real Estate Coach, Team Leader, and Salesperson, with over 24 years of Real Estate sales experience. In his time as an Agent, Kevin’s team was in the top 2% amongst all Royal LePage Canada and was consistently the top in production at his Brokerage.

Kevin believes that hard work and consistency are some of the keys to success. His years of dedication to his craft has provided him with a wide breadth of knowledge and experience in training, leadership, sales skills, systems, management, and marketing.

Taking the approach of looking at every Real Estate deal like a puzzle, Kevin believes that by putting the pieces together correctly, without compromising or cutting corners, and without forcing pieces in place but rather guiding them to their appropriate spots, he will walk away from every assignment with a positive result for both his team and his client. For Kevin, it’s the journey that’s equally as important as the destination.

Kevin is expertly trained in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) as a Practitioner, and DISC Profiling, and truly believes that everyone is in complete control of how they choose to react and respond to any circumstance, and that we all have the capability to shape and direct our businesses and personal lives into the results we desire.

Kevin contributes his success to his family including his wife Kate and his four beautiful children. Additionally, Kevin is passionate about the time he spends with his family, coaching his entrepreneurial clients, selling Real Estate, and raising quality beef cattle.

Kate Lowes

Kate Lowes

KBCC Elite Coach

Kate Lowes joins the KBCC team, eager to surround herself with other individuals who believe the sky is the limit. 100% committed to life long learning and a growth mindset, Kate believes in the potential of each person to reach greatness.

Kate has spent her real estate career in the Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough region, covering residential, rural residential, agricultural, and equestrian properties. Having been a member of one of the top teams in the Kawartha’s region she is a strong advocate for a dynamic team structure, that supports the success of the individual and the victory of the team.

As a master practitioner of NLP Kate brings a wealth of knowledge of the science of the mind, and tools to allow each person to truly harness their own potential for unprecedented success. The only limits that exist are those within your own mind, and with Kate’s help, clients will soon blow beyond those boundaries to their fullest potential.


Michelle Leong Francis, CHRL, CIPS

KBCC Performance Coach

Sherpa, Mountain Mover or Trusted Mentor, by any other name Michelle Leong Francis is a Business Architect who has lead direct reports 25 wide and developed teams 250 deep for iconic organizations like Rogers Communications, Cara Operations and Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario across the region as a Director of Business Development and VP, Human Resources & Operations.

With over 17 years in entrepreneurial start-up, Michelle has studied the psychology of Cultural & Emotional Intelligence, Cognitive Human Behaviour Modalities and Intervention as relevant competencies in Team Leadership and affirmation of her core values.

Michelle has travelled the business spectrum, transforming solo-business owners and intrapreneurs, into cohesive team members and designing compliant organizational processes. Michelle has become no stranger to the transformative power of consultative sales modelling and proficiency in the essentials to performance.

A Canadian Sports Hall of Fame recognized amateur athlete and professor; Michelle brings the edge of competitive sport and Outward Bound wilderness adventure to life through business performance acumen and strategy. Her perseverance, raw energy and ingenuity makes her a sought after coach and mentor.

Michelle is certified in Adult Education, Green Renovation, Board Governance, Human Resource Practitioner/Leadership and International Property & Relocation.

A true visionary, Michelle Leong Francis welcomes all to their potential!


Nabil Danial

KBCC Coach

Nabil Danial has spent 25 years perfecting his craft as a Real Estate Agent and is delighted to join the KBCC Team as a coach and mentor. Nabil’s passion for coaching and the on-going training he receives in self-improvement allows him to assist Real Estate professionals to obtain clarity, pursue what is important to them, understand how to make powerful choices, take courageous action when necessary, and create an environment where they can be fulfilled, and connected to others.

Nabil has had the distinction of being awarded the Centurion Award from 2007-2016, and has been inducted into the Master’s Hall of Fame and the Centurion Honour Society.

With several certifications and credentials, Nabil brings a significant number of accolades and prestige to the KBCC Team. He is certified as a Co-Active Coach from CTI (The Coaches Training Institute), an NLP Master Practitioner, an Ericksonian Hypnosis Practitioner, a CC-Competent Communicator from Toast Masters Intl., and is professionally trained in DISC Personality Profiling.

Shannon Smith

Shannon Smith

KBCC Coach

Shannon Smith has been instrumental with coaching and training systems that have proven successful to Teams across North America. Shannon began her career as an inside sales associate, generating leads for field agents on the team. Quickly mastering the scripts and skills needed to be successful at converting leads to appointments, Shannon succeeded as an Inside Sales Manager to one of the largest ISA departments in Canada. Shannon has developed the skills to train beyond just the ISA department including onboarding, hiring, recruitment, scripting, presentations and team dynamics.

Shannon has studied Psychology, Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of Toronto. After graduating, she attained her teaching certificate for private school. Teaching and public speaking are in her blood as she knew from an early age that was a path she wanted to follow. She puts those skills to good use and loves working with like-minded colleagues and clients, who have a passion for sales.

Shannon is married to her best friend and has two beautiful children.

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