Got musical talent? Here’s your chance!

Got musical talent?  Here’s your chance!  

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. Can we organize all the resources Dan shares on his podcast?
  4. 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. All it takes is their perception that they belong there.” 

― Lysa TerKeurst, Unglued: Making Wise Choices in the Midst of Raw Emotions

Show Notes:

Episode – 02-10-17

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Summary:

In this episode, Dan Miller answers an array of questions—from how to find a job that helps people to how to correctly price a solar-powered camera. Dan also shares tips and resources for ex-convicts who want to get back into the workforce, but need a helping hand. He also gives advice to a teacher who has found himself in a very, frustrating situation with his students. Tune in and find out what it takes to have that meaningful, fulfilling, and profitable life.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:36 – Dan loves doing the podcast, talking about the listener’s questions, sharing resources and finding ways to do things that are meaningful, fulfilling and profitable
  • 01:08 – FreshBooks is offering a 30 day, unrestricted free trial to my listeners. To claim it, just go to https://www.freshbooks.com/48days
  • 01:28 – Preview of Today’s Show
    • I am a single mother of 3 with a recent felony. I am at a loss of how I can overcome this and find work to support my family.
    • 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?
  • 02:39“Some prisons don’t require bars to keep people locked inside. All it takes is their perception that they belong there.” ― Lysa TerKeurst, Unglued: Making Wise Choices in the Midst of Raw Emotions
  • 03:06 – Dan shared this in the 48 Days Eagles group
  • 03:47 – Dan says his friend, David Webb, is looking for 35 finalists in the country music arena—go to Nashville Dreamin’ if you’re interested
  • 04:33 – Spencer says, I am currently looking for some talented music artists, performers and composers to produce original music or some short video stories I am creating for the essential oils company,doTERRA
  • 05:05 – Email Spencer directly
  • 05:18 – Create original music about people using essential oils
  • 05:46 – John Maxwell has a conference, in March, and they are looking for someone between age 15-35 who has vocal talent
    • 06:03 – Visit John Maxwell’s website
  • 06:21 – If you are a musician, get it out there
  • 06:40 – FreshBooks is offering a 30 day, unrestricted free trial to my listeners. To claim it, just go to https://www.freshbooks.com/48days
  • 06:59 – Bookkeeping is a problem often ignored by those starting out
  • 07:07 – Dan’s 9 year old granddaughter Clara wrote a book with Joanne called, “What if it were possible”
  • 07:20 – Clara is monitoring her expenses
  • 07:45 – Freshbooks has a brand new version of their cloud accounting software
  • 08:53 – Rocky says, I am a 35 year old project management professional for a larger utility here in Colorado. I’ve been doing this type of work for almost 10 years and I am starting to get burned out and depressed. The reason why is because I originally started an oil gas utilities due to how well it provided for my family financially, and how I had connections within the industry. However, I’ve never been interested in this type of work and have been wanting to do something that more directly helps people.
    • 09:39 – Rocky has read 48 days, is a member of the Eagles group, listens to Dan’s podcasts, visited a career coach, among other things
    • 10:05 – Dan advises Rocky to explore and define what it means “to do something that more directly helps people”
    • 10:55 – The idea of what directly helps people is very broad and the application of that comes from knowing yourself
    • 11:35 – Rocky is more introverted than outgoing
    • 12:06 – Rocky should not drop his job, as he might lose his income
    • 12:50 – Rocky should understand that helping people has a broad appeal and he should also look at the things that he is already doing that are already helping people
  • 13:05Tony thanks Dan and asks for good luck wishes as he is now starting a career search after 21 years in the same company.
    • 13:43 – Dan will send a copy of his book to Tony
    • 14:19 – There is a section in 48 Days about a young guy who got 6 job offers in 10 days
    • 14:53 – Dan shares tips regarding how to make contacts
  • 15:41 – Virginia says, I am a single mother of 3 with a recent felony. I am at a loss of how I can overcome this and find work to support my family.
    • 16:05 – Dan assures Virginia that she is not alone and there are resources and people who want to help her
    • 16:30 – In the Nashville area, Dan and his wife are involved in Leaving the Cocoon, a program for women who’ve committed felonies
    • 16:55 – The Next Door, Oak Shelter for Women, Men of Valor, Thistle Farms are some of the organizations mentioned by Dan, that help people who have records
    • 17:47Links to resources for after prison:

Prison Entrepreneurship

Prison Fellowship

The Potter’s House

Jist

CEA National

Rusty Boruff

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  • 19:54 – Rusty’s story inspired Matthew West’s song, We Are the Broken
  • 20:51 – Rusty has created four profit companies inside the umbrella of One Eighty
  • 22:25 – Dan talks about the obstacles Virginia will face
  • 23:44 – There was a job fair for ex-convicts, in Nashville, where 3000 people showed up
  • 24:40 – Dan tells Virginia to be entrepreneurial, as she also has 3 children to attend to
  • 26:45 – Steve asks, can we organize all the resources Dan shares on his podcast?
    • 27:24 – Dan thanks Steve for offering to organize the resources on his website
    • 28:00 – 48days.net is working on old technology and that is why 48dayseagles.com was created
  • 29:26 – William says, I’m a teacher and was accused of using my phone while I was supposed to be assisting my students cross the road. One student was almost hit, because they said I was using my phone. This is not true, because I was not using my phone.
    • 30:13 – Dan tells William to start his search for a new job, but not to leave before finishing the school year
    • 31:30 – Dan tells William to clarify his skills and abilities and focus on what work he wants to pursue
    • 32:15 – Don’t allow the accusation to cloud the value you can give to your students
    • 32:59 – Dan tells William to keep him updated about whether he will still be a teacher or not
    • 33:45 – There are facilitators for the 48 Days to the Work You Love seminar
    • 34:01 – Don’t let this damage your self-confidence
  • 34:25 – Adam says, I have developed a solar powered security camera with internet access built into the box. What should I charge?
    • 34:47 – Dan talks about the potential of Adam’s product
    • 36:06 – Dan shares Verne Harnish’s importance of having a pricing plan
    • 36:54 – Dan explains the computations that can help Adam with the pricing
    • 39:25 – Dan likes Adam’s idea
  • 39:42 – Dan had a conversation with David Ask, a talented musician with a full-time job who has a product he sells on Amazon and is now working with retailers
    • 41:46 – Dan told David he needs to maximize what he can do in the next 18-24 months and partner with agencies that can talk to the retail companies
  • 43:14 – Innovate – May 11-12, 2017
  • 45:10 – Coaching with Excellence – May 25-26, August 31-Sept 1, 2017
  • 45:56 – 48DaysEagles – on half price at $24/month until February 17
  • 46:25 – Social Media Marketing World – March 22-24th in San Diego
  • 46:50 – Dan closes today’s podcast

 

3 Key Points:

  1. If you are a musician, you have to get yourself out there.
  2. Every person deserves a second chance at work and in life.
  3. Know your value—this will determine the work that you do and how well you do it.

 

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Credits:

  • Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

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