“My passion doesn’t pay” – how to leverage what you love

I love ____________, but it doesn’t pay enough.  No, the issue is not that it doesn’t pay enough.  The issue is you need to be more creative in your thinking.  With an abundance mentality you can always find ways to generate extraordinary income – far beyond “industry standards.”   You inspired me to do my own thing after reading 48 days. I started buying wrecked BMW’s and Land Rovers and selling the parts on Ebay for extra money. In 2015, we sold 3.5 million dollars in parts on our website and on Ebay. I have a stable job but dread … Read More

Your success is guaranteed – if you do this

Investing in yourself, Jim Rohn, Rich People, Libraries, Books

Your success is guaranteed – if you do this “Here is a rule that will guarantee your success – and possibly make you rich: Invest 3 percent of your income back into yourself.” That’s great advice from Brian Tracy. I’m going to show you the formula that can double or triple your income. Stocks, bonds and mutual funds are for conservative people who just want to protect the money they already have.  I will describe the only investing strategy I recommend if you want to exponentially increase your income — investing in yourself. It will work for you whether you … Read More

Are my skills appreciated by anyone?

Are my skills and specialized job training appreciated by anyone? Many of you have job training in specific areas.  That can give you an advantage or make you feel trapped.  The key is to draw a line in the sand and take a fresh look at what unique skills you have, what kind of environments you most enjoy, and what are your recurring dreams.  It may confirm what you’re doing now, or it may alert you that a change is needed.  There are too many options to feel trapped.   If I work overtime I’m neglecting my family, if don’t … Read More

“I almost got the job” – why little things make a difference

Do small things with love.

“I almost got the job” – why little things make a difference My son-in-law beat out every other applicant for a desirable position.  When he asked why he was given the opportunity, rather than the many who had better credentials and work history, the hiring manager said he was the only one who stood up when she walked in the job interview room.  How interesting – the little things that make us stand out – good or bad.  Listen to my interview with Andy Andrews on his new book – The Little Things. Should I care that my son wears … Read More

I’ve got a PhD but no JoB

Cherish your visions and dreams

I’ve got a PhD but no JoB  I’ve got B.S., and MBA, a PhD, a DDS – and no job. My heart breaks every time I see these painful letters.  Typically the writer has a mountain of student loan debt, the embarrassment of no job, and few marketable skills.  In this episode I talk about redefining “education” and getting degrees for the personal experience, not for the “job.” I have a dream to help divorced moms When is it better to simply apply for a job and when is it better to invest time and effort in a resume and … Read More

Why I’ve had a lifelong love affair with money

Why I’ve had a lifelong love affair with money. That may sound like a selfish admission, but I changed my thinking about money years ago.  My Dad was a pastor and I heard plenty about “the love of money.”  And while I respect his deep devotion, I think he misunderstood the message.  In today’s podcast I want to address these questions: How can I increase my sense of “deserving” success? What is your mindset about money? How can I address my “upper limit challenge?” How can I learn to serve from a full cup? “Money and success don’t change people; … Read More

The 10% Entrepreneur

The 10% Entrepreneur   I interviewed Patrick McGinnis, author of The 10% Entrepreneur Is one job enough in today’s workplace? How can I try something new with a zero “opportunity cost?” What is The Imposter Syndrome and how can I avoid it? Should everyone be an entrepreneur? Show Notes: Episode – 02-17-17 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this episode, Dan Miller interviews Patrick McGinnis, author of The 10% Entrepreneur. One of the things that might be hindering people from testing the waters of entrepreneurship is their love of their full-time jobs. However, Patrick believes you don’t have to give … Read More

Got musical talent? Here’s your chance!

Got musical talent?  Here’s your chance!   I am a single mother of 3 with a recent felony. I am at a loss of how I can over come this and find work to support my family.v I’ve never been very interested in the work I’m doing now and have been wanting to do something that more directly helps people. Can we organize all the resources Dan shares on his podcast? I have developed a solar powered security camera with internet access built into the box.  What should I charge? “Some prisons don’t require bars to keep people locked inside. … Read More

Grow your business with only 15 hours a week

Can I really grow a business with only 15 hours a week?  It seems every week I’m asked about that question – and the answer is a resounding Yes!  But you have to devote time to each of four critical areas.  Otherwise you may just learn more but never really develop a “business.”  Or you may create a “job” for yourself without ever getting closer to having a business.  In this episode I explain the four areas that need attention and give you a formula for how many hours to spend in each area with those 15 hours. I have … Read More

Make money and serve as a 48 Days Seminar Presenter

When opportunity comes its too late

Make money and serve as a 48 Days Seminar Presenter John Lee Dumas identifies the roots of his success How can I move from linear income with my physical business to passive income. I just don’t know how to dive right in and make money as a Realtor. I have given up the pursuit of money and moved towards doing what I love. “When opportunity comes it’s too late to prepare” – John Wooden [Tweet This] Show Notes: Episode – 01-27-17 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this episode, Dan Miller features John Lee Dumas who is launching his new … Read More