Can you build a bigger table?

Can you build a bigger table?

  1. How can I move from awesome corporate success to my own venture?
  2. Do you think it’s necessary to trademark a business name?
  3. Limited funds, and debt are a never-ending battle in moving my career forward.
  4. My standard of life does not match my blueprint, but I don’t know how to change my blueprint.
  5. How could I frame it so my employer would see the value of “paying me for my work instead of my time?”
  6. HOW do I get over my stinkin’ thinkin’ that the only way I can make a living is working Oil & Gas?
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Show Notes:

Episode – 05-13-16

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Summary:

In this episode, Dan tackles the theme: “Can you build a bigger table?” Parlaying corporate success to entrepreneurial success, understanding how to navigate around debt, building a better life blueprint, and learning to convey your value—those are the themes that Dan’s keeping in mind as he answers this week’s questions from the 48 Days community.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:28 – Preview of today’s topics and questions
    • How can I move from awesome corporate success to my own venture?
    • Do you think it’s necessary to trademark a business name?
    • Limited funds, and debt are a never-ending battle in moving my career forward.
    • My standard of life does not match my blueprint, but I don’t know how to change my blueprint.
    • How could I frame it so my employer would see the value of “paying me for my work instead of my time?”
    • HOW do I get over my stinkin’ thinkin’ that the only way I can make a living is working Oil & Gas?
  • 02:53 – Today’s Quote
    • “If you have more than you need build a bigger table – not a higher fence.”
  • 04:20 – What’s happening in the 48 Days Community
  • 06:30 – 15 Tips to get the most out of attending a LIVE conference
  • 10:42 – From Kristen – I want to develop my own business, but how do I utilized my developed network to launch my new venture incognito while at my current job?
    • Dedicate 10-15 hours a week to building your new business over the next 90 days
    • How will you structure it? What will you offer?
    • After 90 days, take another 90 days (10-15 hours a week) to start putting your ideas into action
    • Start making the deposits of success slowly
  • 13:55 – The three universal factors of millionaires according to Brian Tracy?
    • Clear Goals
    • Continuous Learning
    • Willingness to embrace risk
  • 17:30 – From Chris – Do you think it’s necessary to trademark a business name?
    • Yes and no…early on? No.
    • USPTO.gov
    • What IS important is buying the URL (domain name)
    • When you’re making $100K a year…then you can look at trademarking
  • 20:04 – From Lisa – I’m struggling to move my career forward, limited funds and debt are a never-ending battle in moving my career forward…help!
    • What does the blueprint of your life look like?
    • What does success look like in multiple areas of your life 3 years from now?
    • Look beyond career and personal finance
    • Not every hobby needs to become full-time work—if and when they do, they can stop becoming pleasures and start becoming pains
    • Be VERY careful about sabotaging something that’s working for you
  • 24:25 – From Andrew – I work for a state government agency and I often get my work done in less than 40 hours…how can I frame it so my employer would see the value you of “paying me for my work instead of my time?”
    • This is the problem with government work, with the system—it’s not true for everybody, but it is true for a lot of people
    • If you can get your job done in 20 hours—are you willing to be paid for only 20 hours? Or are you trying to get 40 hours of pay from 20 hours of work?
    • In government it is incredibly cumbersome to excise the accurate value of work done
  • 28:03 – From Lisa – How do I get over my stinkin’ thinkin’ that the only way I can make a living is working Oil and Gas?
    • Be intentional about following your passion—what could you accomplish if you really dedicated 10-15 hours a week to your chose arena?
    • Is Yoga therapy covered by Medicare?

 

3 Key Points:

  1. Be VERY careful about sabotaging something that’s working for you.
  2. Start making the deposits of success slowly, build momentum with time.
  3. Not every hobby needs to become full-time work—if and when they do, they can stop becoming pleasures and start becoming pains.

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Credits:

  • Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

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