This is how you find your best opportunity

This is how you find your best opportunity Do you really need to go back to school to unlock your dream? Can you find the seed of your best opportunity in what you’re doing now? Has all of your experience up to now been a waste? Are you really “starting over” or just ready to benefit from your preparation? You are, at this moment, standing right in the middle of your own ‘acres of diamonds.’ — Earl Nightingale (Click to Tweet) Diamond Mining To prospect your own acres of diamonds and unearth the opportunities that exist in your life right … Read More

Do we really become what we think about?

Do we really become what we think about? Can I think my way into being rich? Can I think my way into being a well known author? Can I think my way into being a great wife or husband? Can I think my way into having a Mercedes in the driveway? “The mind moves in the direction of our currently dominant thoughts.” Earl Nightingale Show Notes: Episode – 12-23-16 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this episode, Dan Miller discusses The Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale and how we tend to  become what we think about. This season, Dan encourages … Read More

It’s a time for Giving Well!

It’s a time for Giving Well! My $80K/year job doesn’t interest me nor does it utilize my skills and talents I’m feeling very unfulfilled, like I’m letting my family down, like I could be doing something so much better, making a much better contribution. Should I work on my weaknesses or focus on my strengths? I’m a framing carpenter and believe me, it’s not a passion of mine but just a way to pay the bills. “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.” ― Hamilton Wright Mabie Show Notes: Episode – 12-16-16 Title: N/A … Read More

If only I lived in a better location!

If only I lived in a better location! I’m starting over at age 48 I have an associate’s degree in computer science, but sadly live in an area that is severely lacking in software development jobs. I’ve been preaching full-time for almost ten years and I’m LOST. Should I leave a good job paying $80K for a jump to $90K? Will you connect me with the wild bird feeding lady? Stories of gratitude. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” Denis Waitley Show … Read More

Tell me “What do you do?” and win my favorite CD

We recently had members of the 48 Days Coaching Mastery program here for a two-day event.  One of the critical parts of that process was for each participant to clearly define their expertise.  It doesn’t matter what kind of work you do, being able to clearly communicate your unique value can explode your success.  Read on for a chance at a free gift. Here’s how most people introduce themselves: “Hi, I’m Dan Miller, and I’m an author and career coach. I have a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and did my doctoral work at Oxford.  I’m really looking for new clients.  … Read More

Is there a dream in your life you’ve given up on?

Is there a dream in your life you’ve given up on? Do you think I can start a Wild Bird Feeding Service? I’m making $19/hour selling free horse manure Have you ever thought about creating a career journal? Can I train others how to increase their productivity as I have? “Perfectionism is a 20-ton shield that we lug around thinking it will protect us when, in fact, it’s the thing that’s really preventing us from taking flight.” Brene Brown Show Notes: Episode – 12-02-16 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this episode, Dan Miller discusses the importance of giving and … Read More

My Thanksgiving is perpetual

My Thanksgiving is perpetual Can I continue to make progress on my goals even through the holidays? How can I move forward on my dreams with this level of fear and hate in our country? Should I go back to school for dental hygiene because of better pay? Can I really make money coaching other people? “I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” Henry David Thoreau Show Notes: Episode – 11-25-16 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this episode, Dan Miller answers questions from some of the 48 Days listeners while helping us understand … Read More

Why Eagles fly and Turkeys are dinner

     Once upon a time in the long, long ago the Eagle and the Turkey were very good friends. Everywhere they went these friends went together.  It was not uncommon for people to look up and see the Eagle and the Turkey flying side by side through the air.      One day while flying, the Turkey said to the Eagle:  “Let’s drop down and get a bite to eat.  My stomach is growling.” “Sounds like a good idea to me,” replied the Eagle.  So the two birds glided down to earth, saw several animals eating, and decided to … Read More

Should I give thanks for this?

I know that with downsizing, reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, and a very uncertain political landscape it may appear to be a bleak holiday season.  In a recent seminar, a lady shared that she had been on the receiving end of a “cost containment exercise.”  Another related that she had been given the “grace of interruption” in her work life.  Last week I shared about a guy that got an unexpected FedEx package with his “exit papers.”  Whoa! – great sounding terms for unwelcome change. This is a great time to be anticipating the beginning of a new year.  In 1937, Napoleon Hill … Read More

Would you take this job if we give you a turkey?

Yes, I’ve seen lots of posts from companies that need to hire people immediately.  And if you just show up for the training, you’ll get a Free Turkey!   The Tucson Clinica Medica Familiar says if you are over 21 and bring an electric bill in your name, you’ll get a free turkey just for showing up. Alpizar Law LLC will give out free turkeys, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at the firm’s office, 1528 Palm Bay Road NE, Palm Bay, FL. The law firm has sponsored the turkey giveaway for the last three years. This year the firm is … Read More