Should You Ever Go Backwards In Your Career With Kelli Thompson

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Should you ever go backwards in your career? If you’re a long term listener of the podcast, you know I think the answer is absolutely yes. Sometimes the quickest way to get out of a problem and get oriented on a solution is to go back up.

But it’s not for the faint of heart. You have to have some faith and confidence in yourself and the path you choose.

Here to help us understand all of this and share her own stories is Kelli Rae Thompson.

Kelli Thompson is a women’s leadership coach and speaker who helps women advance to the rooms where decisions are made. She has coached and trained hundreds of women to trust themselves, lead with more confidence, and create a career they love. She is the founder of the Clarity & Confidence Women's Leadership Program, and a Stevie Award winner for Women in Business—Coach of the Year. She is the author of a newly released book, Closing The Confidence Gap: Boost Your Peace, Your Potential & Your Paycheck.


  • Kelli’s background
  • How Kelli knew she needed a career change
  • The process Kelli went through to evaluate what was most important in her career change
  • Kelli’s initial thoughts and resistance to taking a pay cut
  • What goes into confidence?
  • Closing The Confidence Gap: Kelli’s book
    • Who is Kelli’s book for?
  • The biggest barriers to confidence
  • How Kelli uses the Enneagram to help others
    • The Enneagram helps you understand what motivates you and what triggers you
    • Understanding your Enneagram can help you transform yourself and your confidence
  • How can thought leaders and coaches help people with confidence?


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