How can I stop feeling guilty about making easy money?

guilty about making easy money

Should we feel guilty about making easy money? Heidi is feeling guilty because she’s still making money from writing she did four years ago. Somehow it just feels too easy to make money without doing any hard work. Let’s look at the unhealthy mindset behind that feeling. Episode #660 April 19, 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 … Read More

This is what it takes to …

how to get booked

How To Get Booked As a Speaker, Comedian, Singer, Magician, Coach A listener wants to break into doing magic presentations. In this episode we hear from a very experienced magician who stays booked at $15K a day – and shares his magic formula for keeping his schedule full.  This is a perfect guide for how to get booked if you’re a speaker, comedian, singer, magician, or even a coach. The magic formula: make 30 calls and see what happens. Episode #659 April 12, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show … Read More

This just isn’t fair …

being fairly paid

Are you being fairly paid for the work you do? A listener just saw some new employees start at the company he works for – and they are being paid the same as he. Is this fair? Well, there’s an interesting parable in the Bible that addresses this exact issue. How to determine if you are being fairly paid — and what to do if you’re not. Episode #658 April 05, 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 … Read More

Dan’s Children on Education and Career Choices- Legacy

education and career choices

I had the privilege of having all three of my children in my office this week. We had a chance to talk about their early influences and their education and career choices. And how you can help your children make those important choices. Episode #657 March 29, 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 … Read More

But he doesn’t have a college degree …

college degree

What does this current college admissions scandal really mean? Do you really need a college degree? How important is it to get into the right college? What will that mean ten years from now? The real stats may surprise you.  Episode #656 March 22, 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 … Read More

I’m the fool on the hill …

work from home opportunities

A listener thinks he may be the ultimate fool – bad resume, time gaps, industry changes, terminations, and family damage as a result. Yet in pointing the finger at himself, he has already moved toward the solution. If you know your thinking or actions have been “foolish” you have turned the corner to becoming wise. PLUS: a direct click-to list of work from home opportunities. Episode #655 March 15, 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 … Read More

Don’t wait for your ship to come in, swim out

Waiting for your ship to come in

Waiting for your ship to come in If you can see your “ship” somewhere out there in the future, don’t just wait for it come all the way to the shore. Instead, jump in the water and swim out to grab it. That means you’ve made a plan and are taking massive action. Taking action means discouragement, frustration, disappointment, resentment and guilt all start to diminish immediately. Instead, you’ll see hope, optimism, boldness and confidence begin to grow and expand.  Episode #654 March 08, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller! You’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where … Read More

I’m not proud of the work I do but …

A listener is making a great living with his cleaning business but is embarrassed that it’s not something more professional. Let’s look at the value of this work and the benefits of having a profitable business. However, he can also move his proven business skills to another business that blends his passion.  What To Do If You’re Not Proud of the Work You Do Episode #653 March 01, 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 … Read More

Aren’t goals that don’t produce income a waste of time?

goals

A listener wonders why he should spend time on something he loves if it doesn’t move the needle financially. But yes, there are many worthy goals that are helping make our lives better – even if they aren’t changing our finances. Obviously we need significant activities that do generate income, but certainly not all meaningful activities do.  Episode #652 February 22, 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 … Read More

How do I keep my dream alive when it’s not paying the bills?

creativity vs paying the bills

This question was prompted by a very painful note from a Dad, who has a 17 yr-old son who wants to be a writer. So this is especially for all of you artists, musicians, writers, sculptors, comedians, and performers. How do you keep nurturing your dream when you can’t pay the rent and there are no groceries in the refrigerator? Do you have to choose between nurturing your creativity vs paying the bills? Episode #651 February 15, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take 48 … Read More