Can’t we just be normal?

Can’t we just be normal?
  1. How do I deal with a wife who has a different personality?
  2. Is the entrepreneurial lifestyle as perfect as it sounds?
  3. I like stability – my husband likes change.  Can we survive together?
  4. What does this make possible?
“If it’s important to you, it’s important to me!”  Joanne Miller

 

Show Notes:

Episode – 07-01-16

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Summary:

In this episode, Dan is joined by his friend, confidant, and all-around rockstar wife Joanne Miller. Listen as Dan and Joanne dive headlong into the various elements that equate to a healthy, happy marriage. They also talk about entrepreneurship, the importance of overcoming distinct interpersonal differences, and why it’s so important to practice the principle of “YES” with your children.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:38 – Preview of Today’s Show with Joanne, on living the Entrepreneurial Lifestyle
    • How do I deal with a wife who has a different personality?
    • Is the entrepreneurial lifestyle as perfect as it sounds?
    • I like stability—my husband likes change—can we survive together?
    • What does this make possible?
  • 01:25 – The appealing lifestyle
  • 01:50 – Adventure, curiosity, and awe—the elements that make life worth living
  • 05:36 – Personalities Styles—Why Can’t We Just Be Normal?
    • 07:49 – Any strength when overused is a weakness
    • 08:54 – The austere Christmas
  • 11:20 – Conservative Mennonites don’t get excited about anything
  • 12:40 – Read in a Haven of Peace— Kickstarter.com search Joanne Miller
  • 13:30 – Embrace the difference between you and your spouse
  • 13:59 – Never undermine the other parent
    • 14:22 – Say yes to just about anything you children ask you unless it’s immoral or dangerous
    • 14:49 – The default response for most parents is NO
    • 18:40 – If you want to have a better relationship with your children, you need understand your children.
    • 21:35 – Don’t try and re-wire your child, re-wire your learning to your child
  • 25:25 – If I want to be treated well, I need to treat everybody else well
    • 26:16 – Don’t let them not like you
  • 27:04 – If you want a successful marriage, embrace each other’s talents
  • 29:44 – Don’t live your life subject to What IF?
  • 32:22 – Being your own boss gives you peace and comfort in that you only answer to yourself
    • 32:50 – When you work for yourself there’s also a boatload of stress
  • 33:00 – A good education will get you where you want to go…NOT true
  • 35:10 – Focus on what you do REALLY well
  • 38:50 – Marriage is about making it a win-win for both spouses
  • 40:12 – Joanne has had 23 different homes in her life
  • 41:40 – Kids get their sense of security from their parents
  • 42:20 – “Security is a superstition” – Hellen Keller
  • 43:00 – Progress, by its very definition, requires change
  • 46:03 – If it matters to you, it matters to me

3 Key Points:

  1. You don’t need money to have a REALLY fun Christmas.
  2. Say yes to just about anything you children ask you unless it’s immoral or dangerous.
  3. If you want a better relationship with your child, you have to understand that child.

 

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Credits:

  • Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

 

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