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...you're eager to learn from Michelle Obama how she moved from a well established career in law to a completely different career in non-profit, and why she did it (way before she became the First Lady). In these videos you will learn:
- What made her feel stuck in the wrong career
- How she got stuck and found the courage to follow her heart by moving to a non-profit
- How she negotiated her salary to make the move sustainable
- How you can follow in Michelle’s footsteps and find your ideal 9 to Alive career in the non-profit sector.
The information shared in these videos come from her autobiography "Becoming".
PART 1: What we Learned from Michelle Obama’s Career Change
What inspired Michelle Obama to leave her high-paying job as a lawyer for a 9 to Alive career in non-profit? And what steps were involved in finding the right charity to work for? In this video, we’re taking a look at Michelle’s career journey as outlined in her best-selling book, Becoming.
Find out how she made the journey from a stifling job in a top law firm to a custom-made career in a non-profit dedicated to turning talented young people into leaders.
PART 2: How to Follow Michelle Obama’s Career Change
So what can you learn from her journey and what actions can you take to secure your dream 9 to Alive career? In this video, we're inviting you to follow in Michelle Obama's footsteps and examine what actions you need to take to find a job that ‘[feels] like destiny’. Find out how she leveraged her story and perspective to find the perfect career in non-profit – and learn how you can do the same.
Please note: The interview between Michelle Obama and Oprah originally aired on the Oprah Winfrey Network. You can view the full interview here: https://bit.ly/2U7ZmkI
Michelle Obama renounced to her well-paid career in favour of a more meaningful career in the non-profit sector. While this hasn't been an easy decision, it has allowed her to honour her integrity - all the rest followed suit.
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So how does Michelle Obama's career change story make you feel? What thoughts has it sparked about your own career journey?