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

Can you be rich and still have a peaceful mindset?

creating a course

Leveraging your unique knowledge by creating a course, writing an ebook, starting a membership. I share the story of an actor who is giving away his $714 million nest egg. He says he just wants a normal life and peace of mind? Would you still have peace of mind if you had millions to your name? If you aren’t confident you could, then you may be sabotaging your ability to increase your wealth.  Episode #683 September 27, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take … Read More

Don’t chase the snake of revenge

revenge

If you feel like someone has done you wrong, don’t seek revenge – listen in. How often I see people chasing the snake and seeking revenge in their own lives.  The company folds or you just simply get laid off.  The immediate reaction may include anger, resentment, bitterness, and backstabbing.  These lead to discouragement, frustration, guilt and depression.  Be aware that all of these revenge focused reactions and feelings focus on the past.  Turning around and looking to the future opens up confidence, boldness, and enthusiasm. Episode #682 September 20, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days … Read More

I don’t want to lose what I have, but I also don’t want to lose who I am

blend purpose and passion

Can you blend purpose and passion? A listener wants to know if it’s possible to blend purpose and passion with making money. Not only is it possible – it’s essential. Without purpose and passion you will burn out. Making money alone is not enough compensation for investing your time and energy.  Episode #681 September 13, 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 – … Read More

Frustrated college graduate?

college graduates

College Graduates will be homeless slaves with massive debt…the story continues Two years ago I wrote this piece that continues to get input. In this week’s episode I share current questions from college graduates who feel trapped by virtue of their college degrees. But no one is trapped. We all have so many options to take our personal talents and move into our dream position. Episode #680 September 06, 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

I just want to give up on my stupid dreams! 

Don’t give up They say ignorance is bliss. And sometimes I hear from people who wish they had never had their eyes opened to bigger possibilities. Do you think it’s time to give up on your dreams? Or do they keep pulling you to new adventures and new levels of success? Check out this week’s quotation – yes, I think your dreams are “the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” Episode #679 August 30, 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 … Read More

Should you follow your dreams and risk failing or protect yourself by not trying?

follow your dream

Episode #678 August 23, 2019 Is it too risky to follow your dreams? Are you following your dreams or living out other people’s expectations? Are you comfortable with failure knowing that it’s like steps on a ladder that will get you to ultimate achievement? 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 up … Read More

Is your life like a crappy movie?

movie of your life

What if viewers were watching a movie of your life so far. Would they be glued to their seats because of the excitement and scenes of victory? Or would they walk out in boredom? Here’s a process for directing the movie of your life that would be captivating – and inspiring. Episode #677 August 16, 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 – … Read More