Building a business is very much like putting a puzzle together. We begin with a clear picture of the end goal, we work on little pieces while knowing they have to fit into the end result, we collaborate with others and compliment them, our brain releases dopamine with our little wins to encourage us on, and many more benefits occur. You might even find your great idea while working on a puzzle.
Episode #724 May 01, 2020
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 every day, excited to be able to do something that is meaningful, fulfilling – and profitable. This is where normal, indecision and ambiguity come to die. Welcome to the 48 Days Radio Show.
Ten Characteristics of People Who End Up Rich
- Expect Success
- Create a clear plan
- Work Hard
- Avoid Debt
- Be teachable and a lifelong learner
- Exercise self-control, persistence, and delayed gratification.
- Accept Personal Responsibility
- Keep Good Company
- Remain Opportunity conscious
- Enjoy the present but plan for the future
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Why I enjoy jigsaw puzzles
A puzzle has many of the same benefits and processes as starting a business and can really help you if you’re feeling stuck:
- You have a clear picture of the end goal.
- You can start immediately segmenting and grouping pieces to determine what fits together.
- Different people can work on separate projects, realizing that eventually everything fits together for the big picture.
- Puzzles foster cooperation, mutual respect and social connection.
- You don’t have to stick with one vision forever. You can put it back into the box and start another one.
- The fun is in the process of getting there.
I’m a physician with lots of credentials and feel it’s time to transition to the vocation that is a match for my unique abilities, talents, and work-style.
85% of the process is looking inward first.
Go to 48Days.com to explore the ways we work with people. This can help you get clear on what your own solutions are. We often have people that get the clarity they need from the application alone.
I dread speaking but love speaking. What’s wrong with me?
Check out last week’s podcast with Kent Julian about framing your message.
You never want to get so relaxed that you don’t take it seriously.
The goal is not to remove fear. Ruth Soukup shared with our 48 Days Eagles recently that the goal is not to get rid of fear. It can help us if we understand our fears and how to use them to our advantage.
Can I use a quotation from a copyrighted book in my own book?
I use quotations liberally in my books. They offer an implied credibility lift in associated yourself with people who have a lot of credibility.
You can use those without asking permission. If you use 250 words or more, you do need to get permission from a publisher.
But if you’re using poetry or song lyrics, you have to really be careful about.
In terms of a song, like “Taking Care of Business” that I use at the beginning of the podcast, I have a licensing agreement with Sony to use that.
Quotation:“One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” —Henry FordClick To Tweet
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1. Ten characteristics of people who end up rich
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4. Do what you fear and fear disappears
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