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Stay away from negative “friends”

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  Stay away from negative “friends” Here’s how I’m attending Escaping Shawshank!   Update on Caleb’s progress I’m trying to jump-start my career and it’s depressing to get negative feedback from family and friends. I am discouraged because I feel like I’m not qualified and worthless. What can a Christian wife do (besides nagging) to help her husband find a new path and a new direction? Would you consider advertising through a vehicle wrap on our 30 ft Airstream? “Keep…

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Can you change how you see your circumstances?

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  I really want to make $150,000 + this year.  I saw your interview with Michael Hyatt about how to do that.  Do you think someone can do this starting (nearly) from scratch? How can I get past a poor work history? Can I leave a good job after only 10 months? Life does not allow me to do what I most enjoy. What are your thoughts on the statement, “Jack of all trades and a Master of none.” “We…

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Why do the rich get richer and poor get poorer?

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  Hundreds of you responded to this question.  Here are the common themes and principles we can all be encouraged by. Here are the 10 Principles repeated over and over again from listeners said to be true of the person headed toward success and wealth. Expects Success Creates a clear plan Works Hard Avoids Debt Is teachable and a lifelong learner Exercises self-control, persistence, and delayed gratification. Accepts Personal Responsibility Keeps Good Company Is Opportunity conscious Enjoys the present but…

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Is it Expensive or Valuable?

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  Here’s how I’m attending Escaping Shawshank! I am becoming more and more afraid for my kids as they are going through public school. How can I pursue my dreams when I’m paying off student debt and buying off brand macaroni and cheese and still just trying to figure out my life? How do we change what we feel we deserve? “Monotony is the awful reward of the careful.”  A.G. Buckman Helpful Resources – use 48Days as the code to…

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What makes you unique?

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What am I giving up for my success in business? I want to do something stupid. Is it true that Entrepreneurs suck at mental health? Why don’t we just close our schools for two years and see what happens? What are 12 things that make you unique? If they don’t care – don’t waste your time. If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach…

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Are you prepared for this?

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I don’t think this is anything more than a J-O-B for me Should my introduction letters be physical mail or emails? Could I pick up and do the Innovate seminar you used to do? My profession is being eliminated – what should I do? “When opportunity comes it’s too late to prepare.” – John Wooden Helpful Resources – use 48Days as the code to get $5.00 off your purchase Escaping Shawshank – the event in August where we’ll look at…

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Dreamin comes easy

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I have a “fear of missing out” when it comes to personal improvement. This work is not fulfilling to me though it pays a nice 90,000 per year and I feel it’s very secure. I procrastinated for 6 years then got a great job in 3 days when I got in the game. How does Jared move so easily and how does he go about making a living abroad, housing arrangements etc? I’ve discovered I accept the success I feel…

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The Glory of God is Man Fully Alive

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This is an interview with Ken Davis, author of Fully Alive How do we move from wishing and dreaming to doing? Do you believe each person has a chance to do “a very special thing?” How do we find the market for what we do – if what we do is something creative? Many people are not comfortable making money with their most creative talents.  What would you say to them? “The glory of God is man fully alive”  …

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If you’re angry you’re losing twice

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1. Am I not getting job offers because of my age – 58? 2. I’ve set aside 20-30 minutes each morning before work to myself but I don’t know what I should be doing during that time. 3. Is your 48 Days Outro song available for purchase on iTunes? 4. Can one put down self-employed/freelance experience on a resume? “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” ― Harry S. Truman Helpful Resources – use 48Days as…

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I’m reading, listening and learning but my life hasn’t changed

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1. The more I listen to your podcast or similar podcasts (Michael Hyatt, Dave Ramsey/Entreleadership) the more helpless I feel in my search for career happiness, at times I’m starting to feel bitter. 2. Dan every night I listen to podcasts, watch ted talks and listen to audio books about finding your passion, starting a business or personal development. I’ve listened to over 30 of the books most entrepreneurs say to read. I’ve done this since 2008. There has been…

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