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Hola dearests,

The late bird catches the worm…
We’re giving you a free ticket to our webinar!!!

How To Use Masterminds To Accelerate Your Biz: The Do’s + Don’ts You Need To Know

I have been a part of masterminds for about 7 years. I honestly count them as being essential to my success. I absolutely would NOT have gotten as far and as fast as I have without them.

They are the places I’ve gotten:

  • free business advice
  • brainstorming when my brain just wouldn’t function anymore
  • support so I don’t feel so damn alone on this crazy journey
  • referrals of clients
  • some of my best joint venture partners
  • fantastic testimonials
  • referrals to contractors + software

I’ve been part of great ones. Crap ones. Paid ones. Free ones. During this call, I’ll tell you all I have learned in the last 7 years. What works. What doesn’t. And how to get the mastermind you need to go faster and further in your business.

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During the call you’ll learn:

  • Exactly how to grow your business exponentially using masterminds.
  • How to get the most out of any mastermind (paid or free) instead of it just being a big old waste of your time.
  • When masterminds go bad: When you need to exit + how to do it gracefully.
  • The systems + structures you need in your mastermind in order for it to work.
  • The hidden mastermind habits of the world’s biggest entrepreneurs.



Tuesday, September 29th – 2:30pm US PT
Wednesday, September 30th – 7:30am AUS ET

Will it be recorded?

Yes! You will get it as long as you have registered for free here.

See you there, care bear!

Can’t wait to share what I know!

Big love and light,

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by Guest Post on September 15, 2015


Hola possums,

Maybe you don’t know this already — but we have an incredible affiliate program to thank all our loyal supporters who want to share the word along about the work that we do.

As an affiliate, all you need to do is tell your friends, family + audience about us and the Academy – and we’ll send you whopping 50% of the membership fee as a very special THANK YOU.

We send THOUSANDS of dollars out every single month. In the last year alone, we’ve paid our wonderful affiliates a massive $75 000! 

And for the next two weeks… we’re making it even more divinely delicious!!!

Our Shining September sale is going great guns — and we’re having so much fun that I wanted to share the abundance along to all of you as well!  

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Strength Used Well

by LDI Team Members on August 17, 2015


Hola possums,

A blog from Grant today – my Chief Operations Officer/BFAM (Brother From Another Mother). Sharing a gift of wisdom that’s a little bit about my recent fuck up , and a lot about what it made him think of.

It’s a real blessing to be able to hear his take on the fuck up. It helps me understand even more my own role, and power, and how to do it all with love + gentle strength.

Grant’s kind of like the Malcolm Gladwell of the heart – he uses analogy + snapshots of story to share the bigger picture. I learned so much from this. I hope you do too.


Strength Used Well

I remember right after high school I worked on a building project. We were nailing up cedar siding. I had done a lot of framing, the parts of building that never really get seen, but this job was different. The nails and the siding would be seen, visible, forever. It was my first experience where swinging the hammer wasn’t just about strength, but accuracy was important. No one wants big dings in their siding.

I have a friend who is a modern-day metalsmith of sorts. He takes dents out of cars. His forearms are ripped with sinewy muscles from twisting his tools all day, lifting little dings and dents. He says it isn’t hard to move the metal, it’s hard not to move it too far. His most important tools are a bright light that shines on the surface and his eyes to watch. He can always spot the amateur’s work because the innies become outies. They don’t know when to stop.

In the mountain town where I live, there are lots of ways to tear up a shoulder or a knee. A friend of mine works in the operating room sometimes and he told me about a doctor trying to remove a pin from a leg. For thirty minutes the operating room reverberated as the surgeon used a slide hammer to try to dislodge the metal. So much force required, on something so fragile – a body.

So what ties all these tales together?

It’s this balancing act of strength and skill that each of these real-world tasks require. Wood doesn’t give to a nail lightly, it has to be driven in. But there’s a risk that you miss and mar the surface you’re creating.

And metal is strong and don’t like to get pushed around, but watching a dent disappear is a pretty amazing process – realizing that it’s the skill of ‘just the right touch’ that makes the work awe-inspiring. I would just poke the tool right through the metal – boom, oops. Now how do we fix that?

And the pin, in a bone, that won’t come out? That one is hard for me to imagine. The whole story is a little far-fetched. That we can repair broken bones, that the miracle of healing can be facilitated, supported, and that even healing can require force and strength, but not too much. You don’t want to shatter something else in the process.

These stories of real work fascinate me.

I see a transfer into the world of virtual work, of relationships and leadership. So much work takes strength, and yet the skill is in not hitting too hard. Us entrepreneur types are strong, that’s what gives us the guts to face the world and live our dream so visibly. But that same strength has a risk. You might mar the wood. You might go too far.

Part of having strength is a responsibility to use it well. A responsibility to know that you have it. To know how hard you’re hitting and where. To stop before there’s a mark – on the wood, in the metal, on a soul.

While we’re building our business, our family, our team, there’s a time for the gift of strength.

Work takes strength, takes power, takes force. But if the only force we have is adolescent me driving the nail with all the power one can muster, it’s the wrong kind of force.

We need skillful force. Mature strength. Surgeon’s hands.

It takes time to learn it, and time to master it.

But it is time well spent.

Blessings on your journey,

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Editor’s Note from Leonie:

Grant said to me a couple of things in the manager-mistake-mending process that stuck with me, and that this story enunciates so well.

Firstly, he said:

I don’t think you quite realise how strong you appear. You seem so assured of yourself, so certain, so forceful with your will. I don’t know how to argue against that sometimes. I don’t think you realise how you appear.

And I had to take a moment to let it soak in.

He was right. I had no idea. I’m so used to being Leonie The Force of Nature that I don’t realise how it affects other people, especially my staff. And if I want to create a culture of support + stability within my company, I need to temper some of my wilder ways in certain places. I’m not going to eradicate it at all – heck, my wildish nature is a part of me, my creativity + my joy. But it is best served in the creative places, not the managing one.

Secondly, he said:

You, as the CEO, and as the company owner has the greater power in this situation. That’s not a judgment, it’s just what is. That’s how business works. You are powerful, and you need to understand and wield that power well.

Hiro elaborated more:

Leonie, as you grow, and as your company grows, you cultivate more power + influence. And you need to be conscious of the strength of that, and how you use it. For every action there is a reaction. Everything you do causes a greater effect now. You have the responsibility to learn how to hold it + use it well.

What a blessing to learn all this, hey?

My response to both of them was:

Well. FUCK! Why didn’t anyone tell me this in school? Shit! Okay! I’ll learn it now! 

And we all laughed and laughed and laughed.

Because it’s hard and yet it’s bloody hilarious really. All this learning + growing + getting over another chunk of your own stuff. Healing + blooming even more into yourself.

It’s the good work to do.

I should mention too – it’s not just me that’s getting my ass kicked into growing here. Ha! Grant will share his own lessons along the way too. That’s the beauty of surrounding yourself with other conscious, growing, evolving people – you have no choice but to up your own game too.

Love, the eternal student,

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