Why are you working a regular job when you’re so talented?

ashamed of you job

One of the stars of the Cosby Show was discovered working as a cashier at Trader Joe’s. Should he be ashamed of that because he was a celebrity 26 years ago? Let’s look at the benefits of doing quality work – in whatever way makes sense for this season of our lives while you look for that dream job.

Episode #627 September 14, 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 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.


1. I’m 33, I’m burned out! I know my job is not right for me, every day it destroys me more. I don’t know my purpose or even what I am passionate about. I just want to give up. 

2. How can I connect with other organizations that can support me?

3.  Is there a way to present health problems as an asset to a company?

4. Can pure spiritual motives compensate for poor quality work?


If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause… Click To Tweet

Your Challenge This Week:

Are you ashamed of the job you have? What are the reasons you stay?


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