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Side Business Ideas That Have Worked

I recently mentioned this very real side business idea shared by a young podcast listener. Curiously, it prompted a lot of interest. I think people wondered if such a smelly idea could really be profitable. In this episode I share that idea and more. it’s amazing how simple ideas, when acted upon, can create that side biz income you’re been dreaming about. 

Episode #692 November 29, 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.


Can I lose weight through the holidays?

Being clear about your goal is the biggest factor. Mindset is way more important than diet, what you eat and how much you exercise.

You can find Alan Thomas, who is helping many lose weight, in the Eagles Community.

I feel that I am taking someone else’s oxygen and should just not try anymore. 

You can start to walk out of this today. Do something physical where you can immediately feel a sense of satisfaction.

Don’t try to be successful in all areas, but choose one and your success will bleed over to the other areas.

Get the Wheel of Life that Dan talks about in the worksheets here.

Do you think going back to school would be a safer bet providing a more stable career even though I may or may not like it?

I don’t recommend you borrow money and go back to school to pursue a career that you are not passionate about.

Money is not enough compensation for investing your time and energy. There has to be a sense of meaning, purpose and accomplishment beyond the money.

I recommend you use your cosmetology degree and use it, being creative with it to leverage something you are passionate about.

Go to for resources like Write To the Bank on how to use your writing effectively.

Look for ways you can creatively use your talents to create income.

I have poured my heart and soul into this TV ministry job, many times working 60 – 100 hours per week but I can’t continue the financial strain.

We have a gentleman who just joined us in our Coaching Mastery Program who has a similar story and is learning how to provide his services to corporations.

Breaking the cycle of being broke could change a lot of things in your life.

A lot of people assume that if they’re doing something “Godly” that there will never be any money available. Don’t think that. You can thrive financially while being full engaged in ministry and serving others.

Last spring I discovered that I could make $19/hour (Canadian) selling free horse manure in my spare time.

David’s site:

Get Side Biz Freedom: 10 Side Business Ideas Whether You’re 8 or 80

Some other side business ideas in there:

•  Selling parts and components for remote control cars on eBay

• Buying wrecked BMWs and LandRovers and selling the parts for extra money and then launched a software company for the automobile recycling business

• Published a book in English and Spanish

• Anne of Green Gables collection for 99 cents

• A stay-at-home mom doing voice-over work

• Setting out real-estate signs on the weekends

• Taking care of the citrus cities for the city

• Kids facepainting and doing Henna, creating natural wood signs, selling rice krispy treats


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Course for artists to sell their art

Side Biz Freedom – 10 Ideas for a Profitable Side Biz – Whether you’re 8 or 80

Watch the Masterclass Dan talks about here: How to turn 15 hours/week into your own business in 6 months


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