Why did your life turn out this way?

products of our environment

Are We Products Of Our Environments or Products of Our Expectations? In this episode we have an astounding story of two brothers who turned out very differently. Both raised in the same environment but they made very different choices for the lives they live today. You can do the same. Regardless of your current or past environment, you can change your decisions and expectations about tomorrow.  Episode #669 June 21, 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 … Read More

Can I survive with a passion or mission-based business?

how to make money in a mission-based business

James wonders if he can take his mission-based business idea and make it work. My response is that any business you consider should be a passion-based/mission-based business!! The only way you can maintain a business is if it blends your passion(mission), talent and money. I give several examples of how even ideas based on serving others well can survive and thrive. Episode #668 June 14, 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 … Read More

I want to just serve – not make money …

charging for services

A common statement from talented people is that they feel guilty charging for something they are passionate about and that comes so easily for them. So is it better to do something you don’t care about as a means of generating your necessary income? I don’t think so – let’s look at the ways to serve well – and live well. Episode #667 – June 07, 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 … Read More

I make over $100,000 a year and I’m not happy…

How Do You Measure Success? A listener feels stuck. He’s making a lot of money but feels no sense of fulfillment in the work he’s doing. Guess what? With that success he’s not stuck. With the life experience he has at 45 years old, he can do a little introspection and move right into a better opportunity. Oh, and by the way, don’t assume your income will drop. Doing something that’s a better fit will set the stage for dramatic increase – even without a college degree.  Episode #665 May 22, 2019 –  Hi, this is Dan Miller – and … Read More

Winning for God – losing at home?

family responsibility

God’s Work Vs. Family Responsibility –  What if I’m doing something worthwhile in a non-profit organization but my wife resents it? Isn’t doing meaningful service always a good thing? No, our first responsibility is to our own family – not to everyone else in the world. Listen to why it can’t be justified. Episode #664 May 17, 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 … Read More

How can I stop feeling guilty about making easy money?

guilty about making easy money

Should we feel guilty about making easy money? Heidi is feeling guilty because she’s still making money from writing she did four years ago. Somehow it just feels too easy to make money without doing any hard work. Let’s look at the unhealthy mindset behind that feeling. Episode #660 April 19, 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 … Read More

10 Steps to an “education,” jobs and wealth

education

Do you need a college degree to get ahead today?  That’s one of the hottest topics out there and a continuing question I am being asked.  (I included a new chapter in the revision of 48 Days to the Work You Love titled Yes, I Have an “Education.”)   I love the process of learning and have pursued that in multiple ways.  Yes, I did go to college and have both a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology.  I completed my doctoral studies but never turned in a dissertation. Instead of creating a document for four old guys to read … Read More

Aren’t goals that don’t produce income a waste of time?

goals

A listener wonders why he should spend time on something he loves if it doesn’t move the needle financially. But yes, there are many worthy goals that are helping make our lives better – even if they aren’t changing our finances. Obviously we need significant activities that do generate income, but certainly not all meaningful activities do.  Episode #652 February 22, 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 … Read More

Your Success is Guaranteed – If You Do This

invest in yourself

Invest In Yourself “Here is a rule that will guarantee your success – and possibly make you rich: Invest 3 percent of your income back into yourself.” That’s great advice from Brian Tracy. I’m going to show you the formula that can double or triple your income. Stocks, bonds and mutual funds are for conservative people who just want to protect the money they already have.  I will describe the only investing strategy I recommend if you want to exponentially increase your income. Invest in yourself. It will work for you whether you are employed or in your own business.  … Read More

Don’t do what this dumb guy did

Learn from your mistakes

Can you learn from your mistakes? Better yet, can you learn from the mistakes of others? Life is too short to make all the mistakes. If we watch those around us, we should be able to avoid making some of those same mistakes. Be more than an observer – be an action taker. Episode #645 January 04, 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 … Read More