Michelle Thompson - Career Strategist and Lawyer

Michelle Thompson explains why calming the nervous system can make you a better lawyer and the importance of listening to your mom.

Michelle Thompson, a University of Iowa College of Law graduate, explains why she was hesitant to mention being a career coach and strategist and why it’s important to see yourself (and history) in the classroom curriculum.

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Michelle Thompson - Career Strategist and Lawyer

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Show notes

Michelle Thompson worked for not-for-profit organizations until the stress of her demanding career and poor coping mechanisms challenged her health. With the urging of her spouse, Michelle earned her Ph.D. and became an adjunct professor. Now, Michelle Thompson is the founder and career strategist for Resistant Vision, where Michelle teaches women to calm their nervous system, clarify what they want from life, and commit to taking steps to complete their vision. Every day, Michelle Thompson continues to work as the woman she needed when she was earning her Ph.D. and J.D.

Listen to learn:

  • The benefits of EFT tapping for professional clarity
  • The similarities between becoming a tenured professor and a law firm partner 
  • How to commit to taking the steps to carry out your vision

We also discuss:

  • How to recognize physical symptoms as signs of mental health issues
  • Best career choices if you have a JD and want to be a college professor
  • The book “We Should All Be Millionaires” by Rachel Rodgers

Michelle Thompson is licensed to practice law in Washington D.C. Learn more about Michelle Thompson:  

Instagram: https://instagram.com/resistant_vision

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ResistantVision

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mdionnethompson

On Tuesday, August 16, 2022, Michelle Thompson is hosting an event called, The One Tool to Lose The Stress. Use this link to register for the event: https://resistantvision.com/one-tool-to-lose-the-stress/

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