Nah – that wasn’t God’s idea……just your own

decisions

Making Good Decisions Is it really God’s blessing if we buy a new car – financed for seven years? I fear we often frame our decisions as God’s will when we’re just rationalizing our own questionable decisions. We can feel good about those decisions – but let’s not ignore wisdom and common sense. The story in this episode is nothing short of alarming. PLUS a business idea you’ve probably never heard of. Episode #693 December 06, 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

Selling horse poop and other sweet ideas

side business idea

Side Business Ideas That Have Worked I recently mentioned this very real side business idea shared by a young podcast listener. Curiously, it prompted a lot of interest. I think people wondered if such a smelly idea could really be profitable. In this episode I share that idea and more. it’s amazing how simple ideas, when acted upon, can create that side biz income you’re been dreaming about.  Episode #692 November 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 … Read More

Increase your confidence immediately by doing this one thing….

increase your confidence

Sometimes we look for complicated solutions – when a simple solution is right in front of us.  Remember The King’s Speech? There is one critical scene where the king discovers his own power that explodes his credibility. You can increase your confidence by doing the very same thing!  Episode #691 November 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 … Read More

Are you paying for “education” or a piece of paper?

college degree

How Important Is Your College Degree? In today’s rapidly changing work environment, we have to be very clear on what really is required to get a job or start a business. Never borrow more than your anticipated income for one year for a college degree or any academic degree. And be confident that a valuable “education” comes in many forms. Episode #690 November 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 about finding your passion, deciding what kind … Read More

God has a plan for you … Really?

god's will

How To Discern God’s Will For You These platitudes about God’s will can sometimes leave us sitting on the side of the road feeling lost. God is not going to tell you to buy a Ford vs a Chevy. You’re gonna have to do the research to make an intelligent decision. Being in God’s will is like being on a cruise ship – you need to be on the ship but you get to choose your cabin. I’ve got specific instructions for this listener to take action. Episode #689 November 08, 2019 Hi this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re … Read More

I’m not an early bird. Can I still get a worm?

early bird

I say trust your natural rhythm. Don’t force yourself to be an early bird / morning person if you’re not. I know – we keep hearing about that early bird – but then all he got is a worm. I know plenty of highly creative and productive people who don’t get started until noon.   Episode #688 November 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 your passion, deciding what kind of life you want … Read More

Am I selling out if I give up and get help?

getting help in your business

Getting Help In Your Business You’re slamming the door on any hope of success if you DO NOT reach out for help. I really can’t imagine any business where any one person could do it all alone. If you’re an artist – chances are strong you need someone to help sell your work. If you’re a writer – you’re going to need an editor and a publisher – otherwise, you’re going to have a book that sells 100 copies. Episode #687 October 25, 2019 Hi this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show … Read More

My parents don’t support my dreams!

should I give up my dreams to please my parents

A listener asks: should I give up my dreams to please my parents? When I put this phrase in a Google search it gave me 48,800,000 results. Apparently that’s a challenge for quite a few people. You can love your parents but don’t let them bury your dreams. Everyone will end up resentful. Go ahead and surprise them by being successful!  Episode #686 October 18, 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 … Read More

Giving up isn’t the same as moving on!

Give up

Should I just give up? I test lots of things for one year. If at that time it is not the success I had planned for, I typically stop spending time and money there and move on to the next opportunity. But that’s much different than giving up. All of life’s experiences are preparing us for things to come. If we give up, it implies we stop and just wallow in our misery and disappointment. I give more examples of what this looks like in this episode.  Episode #685 October 11, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes … Read More

I love my job – it’s my career that I hate!

stay optimistic

How To Stay Optimistic, Enjoy Your Work and Your Life Several of our questions this week lead back to how to stay optimistic. Plus a listener unpacks his own question. He has a side business that’s very profitable and now he’s bored at his regular job. No surprise there! Once you realize you can be the captain of your own ship, it’s hard to be a shipmate on someone else’s. Check out my advice. Episode #684 October 04, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we … Read More