Do we always assume following our passion is risky and insecure while a “real job” provides the security we seek? It may not be as predictable but the big rewards never come from a secure, predictable path.
Episode #774 April 23, 2021
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.
I quit my $80K job to become a starving artist. How long should I wait before just signing up for a “real job” again?
Find out more:
Three books I recommend:
Real Artists Don’t Starve by Jeff Goins
The World of Art by Steven Pressfield
The Empowered Artist by Bob Baker
Do you think it’s possible to have a successful online business these days with little to no social media presence?
I’ve been part of a family business for almost 30 years out of obligation. It’s time to find my own path.
The pandemic has essentially Eliminated my current career. I’m turning 55 and completely willing to pivot.
Quotation:'There is no passion to be found playing small--in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.'-Nelson MandelaClick To Tweet
Breakdown of the 15/hr week business model:
- 3 hours – reading, studying, gathering new knowledge (20%) Learning
- 5 hours – creating content – working on your book, courses, coaching packages, building furniture, baking bread, making candles, etc. (33%) Creating
- 4 hours – working directly with clients and customers (27%) Earning
- 3 hours – marketing efforts to build your brand and reputation (20%) Communicating
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