What are the notes in the symphony of your life – Mr. Holland’s Opus

1. What suggestions would you give to a medical professional on developing alternative streams of income? 2. I recently started a tutoring business here in Texas. My prices are $30 an hour. People say they can’t do that price. How do I show how valuable I am? 3. What I am left with in reading your book is this: if a person does not have selling skills either to find a job for someone else or to start their own business, they will not do well. 4. I’m 61 years old and for the last 10 years, I’ve been unsuccessful … Read More

No Job. No Income. No Food – no hope

1. How important has persistence and determination played in any of your endeavors? Do you find that many people just simply give up too soon? 2. You talk about how much you help ministers write resumes for companies. I feel like my resume is too “churchy” and it’s not getting the looks it needs to impact non-profit organizations and the marketplace. 3. The past 8 years of my work has been accidental, but how do I intentionally pursue what I love if I don’t know what that is? 4. I want to start my own home inspection business but I … Read More

Difference between “working hard” and “workaholism”

1. Thanks for being a Father to the Fatherless. All my life I’ve been looking for a father to teach me. How would you suggest we find & pursue mentors truly willing to pour into hungry young entrepreneurs? 2. I want to start a business taking photographs of children playing sports. I just bought a great digital camera but I’m afraid to get started. I guess I’m afraid of failure or success. 3. Dan can you explain the difference between working hard and workaholism? So many families and churches are hurting because of the workaholism in the culture. 4. I … Read More

Is the Law of Attraction un-Christian?

What are your thoughts on the “Law of Attraction”, the thought that many self-improvement writers seem to forward. Being a Christian it makes me uneasy, as if it’s some sort of magic.

I can get every job I don’t want

I have a job where they constantly try to promote me. It seems like I can get every job I don’t want but can’t get jobs I really want. How do I break the chains and go in a different direction?

48 Days has made our life more difficult

I’m afraid 48 Days has made our life much more difficult. My husband has many, many talents…art, music, people skills, design of any and everything…How can he make money at that?

Why are the Amish successful in business?

What do you generally do after tea and muffins with Joanne? Could you share a few key ideas on how to find satisfaction at work? What percentage do you pay contracted employees? Could you share a little bit about your background, and your connection to the Amish? What kind of a role do you see faith or spirituality playing in having a fruitful, rewarding career?

Strong Woman – needs freedom

I am a woman (primary care physician) with a TAKE CHARGE personality, who enjoys exercising power and authority, who communicates boldly, directly, and who is very determined and extremely competitive…how could I transition my current career track to a more fitting vocation?

I’m dismal at Sales

Having taken your Personality Profile I found that I have none of the characteristics needed to sell myself. How do I overcome this problem as I work to create an income from home with my own business? I love helping and teaching people one on one and have many skills but am dismal at sales of any kind. Please help!

Is 48 Days just hype to make Dan rich?

Dan is your 48Days a self help program and will it find me a better job or is that all hype to sell your book? If it does work do you have any proof of this? I am a critic as I believe you are trying to sell me something that may not work just so you can get rich.