Could we all be a pastor?
A lady’s question recently made me pause and think. With a little research, I discovered some traits we all want to display that could in fact make us be seen as a “pastor.”
Episode #736 July 24, 2020
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 passion, deciding what kind of life you want to live – and then finding or creating work that allows you to show up every day, excited to be able to do something that is meaningful, fulfilling – and profitable. This is where normal, indecision and ambiguity come to die. Welcome to the 48 Days Radio Show.
I’m in my mid-50s and a lifelong photographer. Unfortunately, photography is now a supersaturated field and very low paying.
Try to see what you’re doing with new eyes.
Think of the kerosene seller after the invention of the lightbulb.
Vincent Pugliese is a perfect example in photography. He has a course teaching parents how to take sports photos of their kids.
David Molnar is another photographer who has developed a course on how to take photos with their iPhones.
Where can I get training on becoming a bookkeeper?
Go to linkedinlearning.com/days – you’ll find 210 courses for bookkeeping.
What’s the best way to market my “how-to” process on paying for college by only using scholarships?
Launching a book is like starting any other business. Don’t try to write a book and launch it unless you approach it as a true business.
Writing the book is only 10% of the process.
Budget $3-5,000 to write a book.
A few tips:
- make your how-to a course that people can purchase for $17
- volunteer to speak with a 20-minute presentation for local organization
- be an interesting guest on podcasts and radio shows
- have a free resource that you give away that will add people to your email list so you can build a relationship with them
Need help getting started with your book, go to 48days.com/author
How to become a “pastor” to everyone you meet.
7 Traits We Expect of a Pastor (how many of these things are true for you or the leader you are looking to follow)
- Vision and Insight
The Stages of Life As It Relates to Career
- Learning – In your 20s – A time when you try lots of things to see which ones motivate you. There are not many things you can do in your 20s that I would consider mistakes.
- Experimenting – In your 30s – You sort out your interests (and your friends) to eliminate the ones that don’t fit who you are and where you’re going.
- Mastery – In your 40s – You focus on the things you’ve kept after the experimenting stage. You’re developing your skills and becoming an expert at them.
- Reaping – In your 50s – The period you reap the rewards of the decisions you’ve made previously and create systems to reach your highest earning potential.
- Guiding – In your 60s – You mentor others with the wisdom you’ve gained in prior years and leverage your major life message
- Legacy – In your 70s – The decade you put things in place that will live on when you’re no longer here.
- Maximizing Your Zone of Genius – In your 80s – You spend 75% of your time doing the one thing you do best
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