I’ve been let go and I’m in a total state of shock right now

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I’ve been let go and I’m in a total state of shock right now I just found out this morning I was let go from my government position How many members should a Mastermind have? After years of searching and always knowing God has given me talents that are not being utilized to their fullest potential, I believe I have finally found what makes me happy. Are there enough potential customers for one more self-help, motivational messenger like Dan Miller,…

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And the times, they are a’changin

By | Finding Passion, Job Search, Just a Job | 8 Comments

Change we can count on – but that doesn’t mean opportunities are decreasing.  True, not all change is progress, but all progress does require change.  Embrace the change by positioning yourself for new options. I recently worked with a young lady who had lost her job, making in the mid 70s.  Panicked and convinced she could never find another job in that income range, she had decided she would have to start her own business.  However, after identifying her unique…

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How can I make a comeback!

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How can I make a comeback! I am now 54 years old and have lost all my retirement and savings.  I do not own a home or land. Hi Dan. I am 54 yrs old and so unhappy with my work in corp america for 30+ yrs. I desperately want to make a change and pursue my gifts and passion. My daughter just graduated from high school. Though she’s been mindful of finding a career /vocation/business, she’s still not hearing…

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Jelly on my hands

By | Finding Passion, No More Mondays | 2 Comments

The comic strip, Peanuts, has some excellent examples of the obstacles we all encounter.  One of my favorite examples involves Lucy and her little brother, Linus, who is constantly hanging onto his security blanket. In this particular cartoon, Linus is in the kitchen, eating a jelly sandwich.  As he finishes the sandwich, for the first time in his life, he notices the hand that held the sandwich.  He begins to admire the hand.  Then, without realizing it, he drops his…

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Living Well Doing Good

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  Living Well Doing Good   What does it mean to give from a full cup? How can I do good without damaging the recipient? Does being selfish really make me more compassionate? What does it mean to Live Well – Emotionally, Physically and Spiritually? Show Notes: Episode – 07-08-16 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this episode, Dan is joined by his friend and fellow Christian Chris McCluskey to discuss the unnecessary separation between doing “good” for others and…

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Why did God do this to me?

By | Finding Passion, Personal Development | 6 Comments

Here’s a question from a reader – an engineer.  (We’ll call him Bill) I’m at a job that I hate mainly because I feel like every day I’m set up to fail. There’s no job satisfaction. I go to work and try my best but the bosses and organization demand excellence in everything that we do. That is a good goal to have but there’s no way to accomplish all that needs to be and do it perfectly. ………So why…

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Can’t we just be normal?

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Can’t we just be normal? How do I deal with a wife who has a different personality? Is the entrepreneurial lifestyle as perfect as it sounds? I like stability – my husband likes change.  Can we survive together? What does this make possible? “If it’s important to you, it’s important to me!”  Joanne Miller   Show Notes: Episode – 07-01-16 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this episode, Dan is joined by his friend, confidant, and all-around rockstar wife Joanne…

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My Life is too Small

By | Finding Passion, Loving Relationships | 13 Comments

Recently a 36 yr old MBA in exec position in an exciting industry shared this concern in her coaching profile:  “I have a vague sense that my life is too small.” Living large does not necessarily mean a bigger salary, house, cars or retirement fund.  It has nothing to do with fancy vacations or the latest fashions.  Rather, it means having a life that is full of meaning and purpose.  And that can occur – or be absent – at any…

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Finding Your Sweet Spot

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Finding Your Sweet Spot Do I have a business or just a hobby? Does everyone have a “Zone of Genius?” How can I find that blend of Passion, Talent and Money you talk about? What is the Upper Limit Challenge and how can I break through mine? Show Notes Episode – 06-24-16 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this episode, Dan answers a TON of questions from the 48 Days community, while focusing on today’s topic: “Thank God you’re different,…

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Will having more get me what I want?

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Sometimes “success” is right under our nose.  I love this story that I’ve told many times over the years:    An American businessman was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow fin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took to catch them. The Mexican replied, “Only a little while.” The…

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