There is a story told about a farmer who grew discontent with his farm. He complained about the lake on his property that always needed to have the fish thinned out. The rolling hills made it more difficult for him to run the fence rows. Sometimes he couldn’t even see his cows because they had…Details
I got a note from Paul who just joined our Coaching Mastery Program. He’s an Air Force Veteran and has been working in a government position as an HR Specialist. He’s passionate about teaching and mentoring others so he decided to go through our coaching program and transition out of his job into full…Details
In last week’s Podcast I answered a question from Art: Hello Dan, recently I read 48 Days and No More Mondays. Great books! Like you I’m a car guy! I worked as an ASE certified technician for 6+yrs then opened up a used car lot which let to a bankruptcy (have to admit fixing cars…Details
In challenging times I see people managing their money better. And I commend them on getting involved with Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University as thousands of you have done. But here’s an important principle — Not only is it important to manage your money better; it’s also important to realize that now is a great time to figure out how to make more money.Details
Someone alerted me to this recently and I just had to pass it along. Would you like some of those great lines to kiss up to your boss? Here….let me carry those boxes. Why that’s the most sensible thing I’ve heard all day. You make it look so much easier than it really is. I…Details
This is a guest post by Joanne Miller. She is my wife and is affectionately known as Queen Mother in the 48Days community. She writes, serves the needs of others and spends time with her grandchildren. Her newest book is titled Be Your Finest Art and that’s also the name of her group here in…Details
You’re brilliant, you do good work, you’re responsible – and yet, you’re not getting the opportunities you want. Could the problem be your image? Oh sure, you’re saying. That’s an old mentality; today dress doesn’t matter. Everyone is casual in today’s workplace.
Well, studies continuously show that image does matter. You may have the RIGHT to wear jeans with holes in them, have a tattoo on your forearm and ignore using deodorant. But exercising your right to do so will also definitely limit your success and opportunities.Details
Procrastination is the biggest hurdle that I had to overcome in pursuing my vision. I prayed about it, talked about it, listened to encouraging messages for inspiration and received wise counsel from mentors, but I continued to struggle with procrastination.
I had great ideas of things I wanted to do. I wrote them down. I shared them with my wife and everyone who would listen.Details
My left brake handle was acting up yesterday. And since we had a bicycle shop just down the street, it seemed prudent to have the bicycles checked out. The mechanic was able to troubleshoot my brake problem quickly. And, as good mechanics do, he was able to find other issues that neither Debbie nor I would have found, and fix them before they caused more serious troubles down the road.TimBishop
As he worked on the two bikes, we talked about our tour, since he was quite interested in how things were going. When we admitted to our deficiency with mechanical matters, he made this comment: “Anyone who goes on a tour of this magnitude should be able to completely tear down and rebuild his own bike.”Details
I love this question from Mike: “Dan, I’ve seen the quotes about security being the enemy of creativity and passion. I was wondering what motivates you and your other successful friends that I assume probably have a fair amount of financial security? What keeps you and others like you working hard after achieving financial success?”…Details