I make over $100,000 a year and I’m not happy…

How Do You Measure Success? A listener feels stuck. He’s making a lot of money but feels no sense of fulfillment in the work he’s doing. Guess what? With that success he’s not stuck. With the life experience he has at 45 years old, he can do a little introspection and move right into a better opportunity. Oh, and by the way, don’t assume your income will drop. Doing something that’s a better fit will set the stage for dramatic increase – even without a college degree.  Episode #665 May 22, 2019 –  Hi, this is Dan Miller – and … Read More

10 Steps to an “education,” jobs and wealth


Do you need a college degree to get ahead today?  That’s one of the hottest topics out there and a continuing question I am being asked.  (I included a new chapter in the revision of 48 Days to the Work You Love titled Yes, I Have an “Education.”)   I love the process of learning and have pursued that in multiple ways.  Yes, I did go to college and have both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology.  I completed my doctoral studies but never turned in a dissertation. Instead of creating a document for four old guys to read … Read More

Find a Life Coach

find a life coach
So how do you find a life coach that’s right for you?There is a lot that goes into finding the perfect life coach: specialty, budget and personality fit. We have a full team of 48 Days Certified Coaches in a variety of specialties and some unique new ways to get you the coaching you need to fit your budget. Our professional life coaches provide coaching in a variety of areas, including: | financial planning | spiritual direction| health and nutrition | anxiety and ADHD coaching | diabetes guidance | marriage and parenting | understanding personality styles and cultivating healthy relationships ... Read More


Need a Coach
NOW is the time to work with a personal coach48 Days Career Coaching Services Working with a life coach or career coach is often the first step many individuals take as they plan for a career move, a new job, a promotion, or anticipate a new “season” in life. If the need for a change has come unexpectedly, it’s easy for self-confidence to be low and frustration to be high, with the effects of these spilling over into family and personal ife. Making changes of this magnitude, especially without any counsel, can be very intimidating, but it can also be ... Read More

Are you sure God called you to do this?

finding joy in your calling

Is It Possible To Find Joy In Your Calling? A college student wants to know if I’ve always been sure about doing what God has called me to do. And the answer is Yes – I’ve always been pretty clear about my call, even though my work has changed many times. Our work can change even while our call remains the same.  Episode #636 November 16, 2018 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take 48 minutes to dive into real life questions about finding your … Read More

How To Find a Job You Love

How to find a job you love

If you truly want to find a job you love, first and foremost, it’s a paradigm shift.  It’s not about simply applying for a job, but recognizing that you aren’t merely looking for another “boss” – You are your own boss. Look Inward First To find a job you love, start with identifying your: God-given skills & abilities – what are some things that you do well. Can you teach, organize, supervise, plan, develop systems, sing, construct, etc.? If you have trouble coming up with these, ask 3 to 5 friends or family members for their input. Ask yourself why someone … Read More

To make money do something meaningless…

both purpose and profit

A listener writes:  “I have a near hatred towards people that talk about enjoying their lives and their work. Work seems to be a burden for the whole lot of us. Nothing that has purpose makes a profit, and nothing that makes a profit has purpose.  If there are any exceptions to that, I would like to know.  To make money, you have to do something meaningless at best. Am I missing something?” In this episode Dan unpacks these very common questions. Episode #624 August 10, 2018 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days … Read More

Does God want me to “swallow poison” every day?

does God want me to suffer

Patrice wants to know why she has been unable to develop her passion, and the only jobs available are ones that she hates. Here’s part of her lengthy letter: “After everything I’ve been through I’m afraid that somehow, God’s will for me is actually not to pursue the sole vocational passion He appears to have put in my heart, but to do this office work that feels like I’m swallowing poison every day.  Maybe I’m projecting my family’s patterns onto God – child abuse survivors do that, probably even more so than those with healthier backgrounds – but I’m afraid that, counterintuitive … Read More

Stop paying for low return degrees!


Our business partner today is Freshbooks Questions: I’m a successful aerospace engineer – and I can’t take it anymore.  Dan, I earn over $100,000 yearly and I hate my job! I owe nearly $300,000 in college debt and I want to be the person where my cup is overflowing which allows me to freely give to others.  Dan, if I get career coaching and still don’t get a job I want you to pay for it. Good News More questions Cliff Feightner poem: Is the job that you work a true calling Or on your family’s desires are you falling … Read More

How can I serve others when I’m not smart enough to get into graduate school?

invest in yourself

Questions This Week: I’ve worked ridiculously hard to face and resolve my fears but at 40 I’m still struggling. I would like to leave my job and work full on my side projects but being realistic, at what point should I leave my job? In the webinar you mentioned a woman who got into voice over work and last year grossed $106,000. Can you connect me with her? I am happy to be the first blind person taking the new online 48Days course so that I can let you know if there’s anything that can be adjusted to make things … Read More