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How Your Mindset About Work Can Make a Difference

When we say “I have to” our brains rebel – they naturally resist. Say “I get to” or “I want to” and see what happens. What statements can you reframe this week to change your mindset about work?

Episode #671 July 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 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.


What happens to your brain when you say “I have to”?

Listen in on the discussion in the 48 Days Eagles Community about our mindset about work and how just simply changing the way we view it and the way we say it changes the way we feel about it.

Challenge: Over the next 7 days, catch yourself when you say, “I have to” and change it to “I get to” or “I want to.” See if it makes a difference in your perspective.

As an introvert, how can I improve my networking skills?

Our Monday Mentor Training this week was with Marianne Renner . She is a high SC personality style as you are. We reviewed how to grow your business in 15 hours per week. You have to have activity in all these areas or your business won’t happen.

You can create the very best product in the world, but if you don’t engage and do the marketing, it won’t go anywhere.
Marianne was very intentional about making those contacts, even though she is an introvert.

What would you pay for lunch with someone to get their advice?

Find out how much some paid recently for lunch with Warren Buffet.

If I’m starting a business should I burn the boats so I have no other option?

Let’s look at the concept and history of the saying “burn the boats.”

There is merit in that, however I like to see people stage starting a new business. Work on your side business for 15 hours per week until it’s generating 50% of your current income. If you do that over three months consistently, then you can easily leave your regular job to fully launch your business.

Likewise, in business, I recommend you break down your business into multiple areas (see Dan’s Venn Diagram). This allows you to try new things while the other areas of your business keep going.

Of course, there are businesses that you can’t do on the side. If you do the background and research, there are times where you can and need to quit your full-time job to start your business.

This Monday’s training in the 48 Days Eagles Community is Michael Tidwell, who has started a side business and has built it up to earning double his salary. Now he is in the position to move into his business full-time. This is a beautiful model of opening up your options. Join us now to listen in.


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Find out where you are on the entrepreneurial journey. Take the 48 Days Eagles Quiz – the same one we use to help Eagles determine where they are in launching their business so we can provide them the resources they need to go to the next level. TAKE THE QUIZ

Bonus Podcast with Michael Hyatt – Overworking and feeling trapped.

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