If only I lived in a better location!

If only I lived in a better location!

  1. I’m starting over at age 48
  2. I have an associate’s degree in computer science, but sadly live in an area that is severely lacking in software development jobs.
  3. I’ve been preaching full-time for almost ten years and I’m LOST.
  4. Should I leave a good job paying $80K for a jump to $90K?
  5. Will you connect me with the wild bird feeding lady?
  6. Stories of gratitude.

tweet-graphic-75px“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” Denis Waitley

Show Notes:

Episode – 12-09-16

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Summary:

In this episode, Dan Miller shares a number of stories about gratitude and encourages us to be generous in spirit this holiday season. Tune in to hear our listeners’ questions for this week’s radio show that discuss how it’s never too late to start your life again and exploring the options that help you achieve that better life you’re looking for.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:41 – Preview of Today’s Show on If I only lived in a better location!
    • I’m starting over at age 48
    • I have an associate’s degree in computer science, but sadly live in an area that is severely lacking in software development jobs.
    • I’ve been preaching full-time for almost ten years and I’m LOST.
    • Should I leave a good job paying $80K for a jump to $90K?
    • Will you connect me with the wild bird feeding lady?
    • Stories of gratitude
    • “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.” Denis Waitley
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  • 03:50 – A note from Matt, who attended Coaching with Excellence last year, Kids as Entrepreneurs
    • 04:12 – Matt sharess the story of Hetti, his 10 -year-old daughter
    • 04:39 – Matt saw a mistletoe bush and remembers selling mistletoe as a kid
    • 04:47 – Hetti and her friend put up decorative ribbons on the mistletoe and sold it in front of a grocery store
    • 05:02 – Last night, Hetti sold her whole supply
  • 06:10 – Matt sent a note regarding his own business
    • 06:13 – After 8 months of providing content to the FFA Today Radio Show for free, it progressed to a paid contract
    • 06:30 – Matt is now paid as a correspondent to do interviews for that show
    • 06:40 – Last month, Matt launched a new service through his podcast regarding farm income
    • 06:48 – He already has his first client and is now in the process of creating a new podcast
    • 07:06 – Matt has already left his job as a police officer
    • 07:39 – He now works on his own farm
  • 08:25 – Share your success stories at AskDan
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  • 10:31 – A question from Jason, I have an associate’s degree in computer science, but sadly live in an area that is severely lacking in software development jobs.
    • 12:07 – The feelings of exhilaration and terror at the same time
    • 12:35 – Dan encourages Jason to move but not because of the lack of jobs
    • 12:43 – Move because you believe it will improve your life in general
    • 13:41 – Continue to be optimistic and continue to refine your skills
    • 14:13 – Dan shares about Joshua Kemp
    • 15:07 – Check out Joshua’s course: The Fastest Way to Land a Tech Job
  • 16:15 – Have any questions? Shoot Dan an email at AskDan
  • 16:30 – An audio from Jason Taylor, I’m starting over at age 48
    • 17:27 – You’re not starting from scratch
    • 17:56 – Jason has all his experiences in his life to build upon
    • 18:13 – Learn and experiment
    • 18:27 – Clarify your skills & abilities, personality traits, your values, dreams and passions
    • 18:41 – Explore the kind of work that would meld these parts of you together
    • 19:14 – A person who has had a business will find it difficult to return to a job
  • 21:00 – Heath says, I’ve been preaching full-time for almost ten years and I’m LOST
    • 22:20 – Clarify your vocation, career, and job
    • 24:18 – Increase your impact
    • 24:50 – Dan has worked with a lot of pastors in the past
    • 25:41 – Dan shares about the pastor couple who now sells shoes online
    • 27:16 – Identify the things that you do well
    • 28:58 – Leaving being a preacher does NOT mean you’re leaving the ministry
    • 31:06 – Dan recommends to read Serving Christ in the Workplace: Secular Work is Full-Time
  • 31:45 – Robert says, Should I leave a good job paying $80K for a jump to $90K?
    • 33:53 – Dan would NOT change jobs for $10,000
    • 35:15 – Dan highlights the story of a man leaving his job from last year
    • 36:29 – Explore your opportunities in your current company
    • 36:58 – Start with the end in mind—where do you want to be 3 years from now?
  • 38:40 – A note from John, Will you connect me with the wild bird feeding lady?
    • 39:39 – Dan loves to connect people
  • 41:14 – The time of year when people are being discouraged
    • 42:02 – Be aware that every 9 days, somebody ends their life on the Golden Gate Bridge
    • 42:19 – Dan shares about Dr. Jerome’s patient in the 1970s who jumped
    • 43:04 – Give a smile, time, a listening ear
    • 43:35 – “The moment I hit free fall was an instant regret”
  • 44:48 – Trisha says, 4 years ago she started handing out gratitude cards to those who serve her
  • 46:14 – Kim shares that they are part-time sellers on Amazon
    • 46:18 – UPS deliveries a couple of times per week
    • 46:24 – Kim purchased an Amazon gift card, pulled yummy samples from the products they were selling, and wrapped it as a present to give their UPS driver
  • 46:50 – Dan shares about his granddaughter Clara who never leaves without a note for waiters
  • 47:18 – “Make sure that you are sharing, giving, encouraging”
  • 47:48 – Dan closes today’s podcast

3 Key Points:

  1. Adjust your life not for a job, but for the improvement of your life as a whole.
  2. Explore the options that would work for you and the life you’re picturing for yourself in the future.
  3. Never forget to be grateful.

 

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Credits:

  • Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

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