Alexis Martin NeelyThis Really ucks Me Up Every Time

I sure am glad I overcame my fear and came fully out of the closet about all of what’s really happening in my life. The thing holding me back from it the most has been my fear that the lawyers I serve will read about my bankruptcy, freak out and stop trusting me to deliver great things for them.

Ah, fears. How they hold us back from making the impact in the world we could be making if we just showed up fully as we are! To remind me of that, today, I got this note from one of my lawyer members:
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CEO BlogMy Dear Friend’s Wedding Nightmare — and How To Avoid It

A couple years ago, I was delighted to be invited to an old friend’s wedding — and a little surprised, honored, really, because we had not been in very close contact in recent years. So, I arrived at the wedding in a jolly, just-happy-to-be-invited state of mind. The ceremony was performed on a yacht (a large yacht) but not a large enough yacht for all the guests. Most of us stood on shore and watched from afar. Then, after the vows were exchanged, the boat literally sailed off into the sunset with the small subset of guests aboard for champagne toasts and photos. Continue reading

CEO BlogMusic and Money: Success

Tweet We know what music and money are. What is success? To me, success is living a joyful life on your own terms, to coin a new term: to be self-sovereign.  (I just love that word — it came out of the Money Map course I am taking.) I have written a lot about success.  In fact, it is the real subject of my book Be True Rich.  In the book I define a True Rich life as one in … Continue reading