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307: Closing the Confidence Gap & Leaning on Your Intuition - Kelli Thompson

On Air with Ella - podcast episode 307

Kelli THompson is ON AIR WITH ELLA

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What does confidence mean to you?

Kelli Thompson, a women's leadership coach and author of "Closing the Confidence Gap," joins us on the podcast to discuss the true meaning of confidence. We explore how confidence is the ability to trust oneself and take action, rather than arrogance or "proving" energy. Kelli shares personal stories and practical tips for reconnecting with your intuition and listening to your body. They emphasize the importance of slowing down, checking in with yourself, and honoring your own YESes and NOs. This conversation highlights the power of confidence and intuition in both personal and professional life.

Confidence is not about being the loudest talker in the room or having all the answers.

It's about trusting yourself, being curious, and taking action based on that trust. I hope this conversation helps you go out there and be boldly YOU! - Ella

In this episode:

  • Exploring the concept of confidence and how it can be applied in both business and life

  • Kelli's personal journey discovering the difference between confidence and cockiness

  • How to learn to trust our intuition

  • Practical tips to start dialing into our intuition, getting out of our heads and into our bodies

  • Nurturing this connection with our intuition from a young age so children can develop the confidence to make decisions that align for them

  • Small steps we can easily take to boost confidence and reconnect with our intuition

Confidence is the ability to trust oneself and take action based on that trust. - Kelli Rae Thompson

Key Takeaways:

  • Confidence is the ability to trust oneself and take action based on that trust.

  • Confidence is a gentle knowing and a willingness to remain curious and open to learning.

  • Confidence without curiosity is cockiness.

  • Trusting your intuition can be a powerful tool in decision-making.

  • Getting out of your head and into your body through movement can help you connect with your intuition.

  • By nurturing this connection with our intuition from a young age, children can develop the confidence to make decisions that align with their true wants and needs

  • Pausing before saying yes to give yourself time to check in with your feelings can help you make more aligned decisions.

  • Boosting confidence and reconnecting with our intuition is a journey that starts with small steps

Your intuition is gentle, fear is urgent. - Kelly Rae Thompson

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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 Closing The Confidence Gap: Boost Your Peace, Your Potential & Your Paycheck.

Visit Kelli at:

Instagram: @kelliraethompson

Linkedin: in/kelliraethompson


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