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blend purpose and passion

Can you blend purpose and passion?

A listener wants to know if it’s possible to blend purpose and passion with making money. Not only is it possible – it’s essential. Without purpose and passion you will burn out. Making money alone is not enough compensation for investing your time and energy. 

Episode #681 September 13, 2019

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.

Questions:

1. Is it possible to make money and stay true to your purpose?

If there’s not a blend of passion, talent and money, people will burn out.

Find out more about how to make money in a mission-based business here.

2. They saw promise where I perceived uncertainty. They saw opportunity where I perceived deception.

Can you find 15 hours a week to start your side business? 

Yes you do have the time:

If you really don’t think you have 15 hours a week in your schedule, I recommend you do a quick time tracking of a typical week. We all start with 168 hours – if you’re working 40 hours a week, spending another 10 hours commuting, sleeping 8 hours a night, 4 hours in church work, and 4 hours a day just with family, you still have 30 hours of discretionary time. If you dedicate just half of that to your business you can indeed have a thriving, prosperous business.

3. I just need to let you know that I’ve used LinkedIn about 90% of the time in my career and it has been very efficient and effective.

Listen in to what Dan recommended regarding LinkedIn last week.

4. I  still don’t get it, though. “what I love to do and do best” is writing software. That’s not unique at all.

Share the things that make you unique — that make you stand out.

Find out more about your finding Zone of Genius here.

5. I’m in a rock band. How can we be more confident in our pricing and our worth?

Quotation:

“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?’” – George Bernard Shaw

Submit your Questions to: askdan@48Days.com

Resource: Acres of Diamonds – 48days.com/acres

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