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 BlogWhy I entered a Contest without a Goal of Winning

Tweet I recently entered a contest – two, actually – for the sole purpose of forcing myself to up my game.   I auditioned for America’s Got Talent and for The Voice.   In each case, I had 60-90 seconds to “show my stuff,” to express who I was and what I am capable of doing as a singer.   Think about that.  90 seconds.   I had to BRING IT in ways I never had before.   I knew … Continue reading

CEO BlogSuccess Advice from Harry Connick, Jr.

Tweet I recently watched an episode of American Idol. Speaking to one of the contestants, Harry Connick, Jr., said something along the lines of:  “I like the way that when you find an area that needs improving, you go out and find a way to improve it.  That’s the way you’ll succeed in this business.” He was speaking, of course, about the music business, but I think it is good advice for ANY area where you want success in your … Continue reading