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My Next Big Investment


In yesterday’s blog post, I shared that I’m about to make my next big investment in my business and I’m in the midst of that ‘big gulp’ that comes right before it.

My mind is going nuts with all the reasons this is a BAD idea.

I could lose all my money.

It could fail.

I could get ripped off.

Maybe it won’t work.

What if I fail?

I’m sure you are intimately familiar with these stories yourself.

So now, I’m going to let you know how I get beyond these stories and keep moving forward, confidently saying yes to the next right thing that is going to take my life and business to the next level.

First, the investment …

I’m about to invest $25,000 up front + $10,000 per month for a company to build out and manage the entire marketing funnel that will lead more people deeper into my work.

I looked into working with this company a year ago and did not make the decision to hire them then because I knew my company wasn’t ready for the influx they would bring.

I spent the past year getting ready. Building up the team, the infrastructure, knowing we could provide the support to our members.

And now that we know the product rocks, what’s next is creating an influx of a lot more people.

I see a lot of people who do this all backwards (and heck, I’ve done it backward myself in the past).

They want to invest in marketing before knowing that they have a great product.

They want to invest in getting more traffic to their website before even ensuring their website converts.

They want to invest in learning how to speak to sell before they even have a clear offer (packages) nailed down.

They want to learn how to have enrollment conversations before they even know what they are enrolling people into.

They want to learn how to bring their business online to reach millions before ensuring the model even works on a small scale.

I get it. It all sounds so exciting! And it can be hard to know what order to do things in when you are getting marketed to from all directions.

Often, whoever is best at marketing their stuff wins your attention and so you find yourself doing the wrong things first (mostly around sales and marketing because the people who market the best are usually teaching that) and wasting a lot of time, energy and money in the process.

I only know because I’ve been there myself.

It’s why I created the Money Map. I needed to map out the straightest line possible from where I was, to where I wanted to go, so I could stop circling my success and systematically get to the next vista point as quickly and with as much clarity as possible.

And, stop investing in things I wasn’t ready for while at the same time knowing what I DID need to invest in next. What I see a lot of people doing and what I did myself after I made a few “I wasn’t ready for that” investments is freeze up and do nothing.

Freezing up and doing nothing is almost worse than making the wrong investments because at least you learn from the wrong investments.

When you freeze up and do nothing, you don’t learn, you simply get stuck. Deer in the headlights. Not going anywhere. And that can be far worse.

So I knew that last year was not the right time to make a big, scary investment in a team to build out my marketing funnel. I needed to hire a CEO first and get my team and product straightened out.

Now we’re ready for the marketing.

So while this investment is scary, I know that building out our marketing funnels is next because we’ve got clear offers, great products, great results, great customer service and a super foundation to support it all.

But I’m still scared.

I don’t think that part goes away, ever.

And, I am not even entirely sure where the money is going to come from for this investment. Sure, the company brings in $135,000-$150,000 every month, but we use it all to pay our existing team and expenses.

I have some ideas though, and one thing I know for certain is that every single time I have committed to an investment, even (especially?!?) when I haven’t known where the money would come from to pay for it, the resources have shown up.

In my next post, I’ll share with you where I think the money may come from to support this investment and how I’m going to make it all work.

For now though, I’d love for you to consider — what’s your next big investment?

If you are currently providing one to one services (sage guide archetype) and still charging hourly or don’t have clear packages so that it’s easy for people to say yes to working with you, consider our packaging course starting Monday.

To your eyes (and heart) wide open life,


PS — Want to know if the packaging course is right for you? Consider this:

The packaging course is for anyone who knows who they serve and how they serve them, but you aren’t enrolling (enough) people in your services because you don’t have a fluid, easy, clear way to say to people — this is how we work together and here’s how you’ll pay for it.

  • You either think your services can’t be packaged because they are too individual for each person (I guarantee I can change that thinking and create packages out of what you do);
  • Or you think you have to charge hourly because each engagement is simply too variable (yep, that’s what a lot of the lawyers I work with think too — I can fix that right quick);
  • Or perhaps you think that you must charge by the hour because your license or regulations require it (I’m pretty good at finding a way around that one too).

So if you are ready to move beyond hourly billing (and any focus on trading your time for money) plus be ready to enroll the folks who are interested in your services into paid work with you, make this your next big investment. It’ll pay off in spades.

[Meditation Music Video] A Rare Glimpse into an Extraordinary World

When exactly did you realize that you aren’t quite like other people?

{Take a look at our meditation music video below to fully experience a wold that works for everyone.}

Was it when you were a kid (it was for me), or later in life?

Maybe, like many of the folks around here, you created “success,” the job, security, mortage, family – and woke up one day, looked around, and realized that something about this life you’d created just didn’t feel right.

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You crave more, but not in the same way many of the people around you seem to crave more.
They seem to be craving more of the same.
More prestige.
More money.
More stuff.
More toys and trips and status.

And while all that is nice, you sense there’s something even bigger.

If you had more money, you’d use it to buy yourself more time, more freedom, more experiences, more travel, more … you aren’t sure what, but you can feel the longing for it.

We get it. We’ve been there too. And, like you, we didn’t know exactly what it was we were looking for, but when we found it, we knew.

Well, here it is:

The more you’ve been looking for is more Life.

More of your Self. More liberation, feeling, expression, connection, community, harmony, understanding, love, joy, peace, ease, trust, faith, relaxation.


When you watch our meditation music video, we imagine you’ll experience a sense of coming home. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of your true desires and your next steps to seeing them become a reality.

We want this for you because we know that when you step beyond the old economy and into the New Economy, the world becomes a better place.


It’s a world where your unique desires, gifts and talents can be used to create more life and abundance on the planet, and everyone else’s can too.

So how?

Well, the first step is to watch our new video series ( Leave your comments… Engage.

We can create this together.

This is the actionable path into the New Economy. It is waiting for you. Simply watch this video and your journey begins..


How to Have What You REALLY Want

Are you realizing your deepest desires? Are you living the life of your dreams? Is your life and business everything you’d imagined it would be?

Or are you like I was, stuck wondering how you can have what you really want?

Here’s a video recorded to help a friend answer that very question. Take a look:

Video Transcript:

I want to talk to you about something that came up when I was speaking to a friend..

She is just at the beginning of her journey. And as I was speaking with her, I realized…

I’ve made it to a place that I once only dreamed about.

A life of travel and connection and family and creativity.
And the ability to take almost two weeks of being fully unplugged while my businesses not only serve and continue to make an impact, but new creations are arising.
Amazing, incredible things are being created without me even being involved.

I’m at a place where I’m able to vision and see the realities become true – very fast.

As we spoke about the beginning of her journey, I remembered being in a place where manifestation did not happen very rapidly.

I have years worth of journals where I wrote about the life that I wanted – the impact that I wanted to have, the people that I wanted surrounding me, the family, the love, the laughter.

So much of it felt so far away.

And I remember being trapped and stuck in a loop of how.

How can I have what I really want?

And I heard my friend reflect that today in her own words and thoughts of being stuck in the how.

So what I want to offer you today is the gift of a shortcut.

Don’t worry about the HOW. And I know it’s easier to say than to do.

But take on the practice of focusing on the WHAT.

What do you want? What do you want your life to look like?

Write it down. Speak it. Feel it. Allow it to permeate your being with not a shred of consideration for the how.

Because as I look back over the years, I see so much time and energy wasted on the how. And that the more I got clear on the what and surrendered any attachment to how that showed up, the faster, more rapidly my dreams came true.

That’s happening now. And it can happen for you too.

The key to having what you really want is to relax the HOW and get super clear on the WHAT. {Tweet It!} 

If you want more support with this, tune into our brand new video series happening NOW.


It’s going to support you to get evermore present and clear about the what and the life you.

And when you do, the how will naturally unfold.

Now it’s your turn!

I’d love to hear your WHAT – what you want to create if there was no restriction, no hold-back – what are you wanting now? Leave me a comment below.

Financial Freedom is a Lie – Experience Financial Liberation Today

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You’re probably sick and tired of wondering if you’ll experience the financial freedom you long for, especially if:

  • You’re stuck in a job because you need the money;
  • You’ve escaped the 9-5 wheel but you’re not quite making it financially;
  • You’re making good money, but not through sharing your Great Work and gifts with the world or you have to hide parts of yourself to keep earning what you need;
  • You’ve built your own successful business but feel trapped by it instead of inspired.

Financial freedom suggests that one day when you’ve saved enough money or invested in enough assets, then you’ll have freedom.  

Then, you can leave the job you hate, then you can stop working that business model that doesn’t work for you, then you’ll be able to feel good.  

Finally. Then.

Bullshit. The truth is that you have a sneaking suspicion that you’ll never have enough to be truly free. Not on your current trajectory. And, if you ever do, by the time you do, it’ll be too late to enjoy it and live this one precious life you’ve been given to the fullest.

Financial Liberation vs. Financial Freedom

In contrast to your never-ending quest for financial freedom, you can experience financial liberation right now.

No matter how much you’ve got saved for retirement (or don’t), no matter how much you have put away for a rainy day, or saved up to pass on to your kids, whether you’ve got $1 in the bank or $1,000,000, some simple shifts in your mindset can liberate you from the chase and allow you to live your best life starting today.

Isn’t that truly the freedom you are seeking? The freedom of knowing that you can make your life choices driven by what you truly want, seeing money as the fuel for your heart projects and creative dreams, rather than the compass that drives your life?

If so, it’s time to shift your chase for financial freedom into creating a true plan for financial liberation now.

Financial liberation happens when you know you can earn what you need, when you need it, on demand, doing meaningful work and being all of who you truly are.

When you’ve got this kind of certainty, you can work from anywhere, you don’t have to hoard resources in savings or retirement, and you can wake up every day totally tapped into your creativity and joy ready to serve with your very best gifts and be all of who you are in the process.

So, how do you actually reach this place I’m calling financial liberation?

Financial Liberation means you deeply know and trust (with a clear plan, not just based on a wing and a prayer) that all the resources you need are within reach and can be accessed at will.

It starts with absolute clarity about the “what” of the life you really want to live, getting into truth about what that NOW life costs you and how much time you really have to create it, what the NEXT life you want looks like, what it’ll cost to have it, and how much time you have to create it.

Then, we completely re-design your relationship to time, money and how you get paid.

You’ll know you are “there” when there’s no more “mind spin” around whether you have enough, are getting paid enough, are on the right track or are using your resources in the best way for the life you want to live.

You’ll reclaim all that wasted creative energy and KNOW with absolute clarity what you are doing, why you are doing it, what resources you need, how to access them, and be able to move forward with powerful (and often vulnerable) action that you are certain is totally right-aligned.

If you can feel the power in KNOWING so you can stop the mind spin once and for all, and know you’ve got a life plan to use your resources with absolute clarity in service to the life you are here to live, get started with our Money Map Life and Income Planning Series here.

Getting to know what’s really true for you and building your life and income on a foundation of truth is what sets you free – stop chasing financial freedom and step into financial liberation today.

ali Alexis Neely is a new economy personal finance expert on a mission to guide you to live your best life now by taking back your creative energy from the false quest for financial freedom.  Alexis is recognized as a leading entrepreneurial strategist bringing forth a new economy paradigm for your personal finance and business decisions.

After achieving massive “conventional” success, including national television appearances, a best-selling book, and building two million-dollar businesses, Alexis let it all go on a quest to deconstruct what works in business and what needs to be massively transformed. She has since helped thousands of entrepreneurs (and those who want to be) to create the lives and incomes they really want – a life and income that allows you to do what you love every day, be all of who you are, and achieve new heights of true wealth and success on your own terms.

Alexis is thrilled to offer you the Money Map Life and Income Planning Series. Begin your deep relationship with truth and come into right relationship with time, money and how you get paid. This is a crucial system that will guide you to use your resources (time, energy, attention and money — we call them your TEAM resources) so you can shift from seeing money as the compass that tells you where to go into understanding and using it as the fuel for a life worth living. Get started here: