To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others

To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others No driver’s license yet but making money as a photographer. Does my age mean my opportunities are diminishing? Should I put the $250 it will cost to take an insurance course on a credit card? Dear Dan, I need a complete career makeover. how do I get started? How can I help my cousin help herself? I am tired of feeling sorry for myself, tired of wanting to die. “The appetite of laborers works for them;     their hunger drives them on.”  Proverbs 16:26  Show Notes: Episode – 11-04-16 Title: … Read More

10 companies no longer require a degree.

10 companies no longer require a degree. I have $200,000 in student loan debt and hate my job. Should a man consider getting rid of facial hair to eliminate a possible negative impression? I’m writing this today, 2 months after transitioning to part time, a changed man. I have found hope again. Homeschooled and now making $70,000 as a software developer. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.”  Carl Jung Show Notes: Episode – 10-28-16 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this episode, Dan Miller sits down to share success stories on the … Read More

I’m overeducated and can’t find a job.

I’m overeducated and can’t find a job. I’m an accountant in name only. It’s not in my heart. I feel that I am taking someone else’s oxygen and should just not try anymore. I was a teacher who was depressed from the pain of conforming to my boss’s unrealistic expectations of me. How can I increase my income as a minister? I’m over-educated but lacking in work experience. If someone dropped $10,000,000 in your lap tomorrow, would it change anything you do or how much you work? “Never follow your passion but always take it with you.”  Mike Rowe Show … Read More

Here’s my resume and a box of donuts.

Here’s my resume and a box of donuts. Can I buy one book and copy the worksheets to teach my classes? How can I connect with influential people? How can I get maximum value from attending a conference? Do these corny ideas with resumes really work? How many hours should I spend coaching clients now that I have a full-time coaching business? “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” ― Albert Einstein Show Notes: Episode – 10-14-16 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this episode of the 48 Days Podcast, Dan stresses the importance of standing out … Read More

There is SO MUCH MORE out there than the crummy job you hate right now.

There is SO MUCH MORE out there than the crummy job you hate right now. How can I get paid for my writing? How do you continually come up with new and fresh topics to discuss. How do you stay current? Can I be a selling superstar while only working a 40-50 hour work week? Rabbi Daniel Lapin seems to disagree with you on the importance of enjoying our work. How can I market my coaching and training services? “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. … Read More

I’m inspired but don’t know what I want to do

I’m inspired but don’t know what I want to do How do you avoid being the “starving artist”? I’m 38 and making good money but don’t know what I really want to do. Mentally I feel burned out and have no excitement left in my tank. As a high I the ideas never stop, but the follow through though never seems to happen. I feel like a high powered rocket with a wet fuse. How do I ignite? How do you change boats in mid-stream? Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. ― Oscar Wilde Show Notes: Episode – 09-30-16 … Read More

I’m tired of working hard to make someone else’s dream come true

I’m tired of working hard to make someone else’s dream come true Should I ramp up my business or get another job? This seems like a simple way to make some cash. I’m unhappy with my boss and tired of working hard to make someone else’s dreams come true. How does playing it too safe limit my success? “You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.” Mark Twain  Show Notes: Episode – 09-23-16 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this week’s episode, Dan fields a flurry of questions from the 48 Days community centered on the … Read More

My manager is rude and demanding – should I leave?

My manager is rude and demanding – should I leave? I have $90K in student loan debt. Should I live the life I love or focus on paying that debt? How can being a podcast guest help me get exposure? My manager is extremely rude and demanding. I have tried my best to work for her but I feel myself getting deeper into depression over the situation. “Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn.” — Miguel de Cervantes Show Notes: Episode – 09-09-16 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: In this week’s episode, Dan talks to … Read More

Take this job …… and love it

Take this job …… and love it How do you monetize wanting to encourage people? How do you mix creativity and encouraging others? How can I be paid for my rhymes? Because I am happy, my situation is a little different from others who write to you with hopelessness and despair. I actually like my job. How can we use an acre of land to bring in some cash, other than the obvious option of growing fruit & vegetables. “”Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, you ought to set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” — … Read More

I just want to change the world

I just want to change the world Dan, How do you stay so positive? How do I choose what business to start? I struggle with the concept of doing a job we completely love. I want to leave my job in the next 48 days – and have a successful business up and running. I have a business idea that’s so great I don’t want to tell anyone about it. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”  Harriet … Read More