Should you follow your dreams and risk failing or protect yourself by not trying?

follow your dream

Episode #678 August 23, 2019 Is it too risky to follow your dreams? Are you following your dreams or living out other people’s expectations? Are you comfortable with failure knowing that it’s like steps on a ladder that will get you to ultimate achievement? 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 … Read More

Is your life like a crappy movie?

movie of your life

What if viewers were watching a movie of your life so far. Would they be glued to their seats because of the excitement and scenes of victory? Or would they walk out in boredom? Here’s a process for directing the movie of your life that would be captivating – and inspiring. Episode #677 August 16, 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 – … Read More

What if I don’t want a Mercedes?

thinking too small

Am I thinking too small? Is the goal to always want more? If I’m content with what I have does it mean I have an “upper limit challenge?” No – success is defined by much more than how big our house is or what kind of car we choose to drive. Episode #675 August 02, 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 – … Read More

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