Giving up isn’t the same as moving on!

Give up

Should I just give up? I test lots of things for one year. If at that time it is not the success I had planned for, I typically stop spending time and money there and move on to the next opportunity. But that’s much different than giving up. All of life’s experiences are preparing us for things to come. If we give up, it implies we stop and just wallow in our misery and disappointment. I give more examples of what this looks like in this episode.  Episode #685 October 11, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes … Read More

I love my job – it’s my career that I hate!

stay optimistic

How To Stay Optimistic, Enjoy Your Work and Your Life Several of our questions this week lead back to how to stay optimistic. Plus a listener unpacks his own question. He has a side business that’s very profitable and now he’s bored at his regular job. No surprise there! Once you realize you can be the captain of your own ship, it’s hard to be a shipmate on someone else’s. Check out my advice. Episode #684 October 04, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we … 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

Whose dream are you working on?

dream

Josh knows he’s helping his boss build his dream. He wonders if it’s really possible to be a responsible provider for his young family and still pursue his own dream. The answer is Yes! Create a plan to move toward your own dream. Let’s look at a plan. Episode #632 October 19, 2018 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 … Read More

Will you pay for a “free” book?

In a controversial new book — FREE, Chris Anderson (editor Wired Magazine) says that natural forces are pushing us toward making all intellectual content free to the consumer.  Wow – what does that mean for newspapers, magazines, websites, authors and musicians.  He says that musicians better get used to having people download their songs for free – yes, they will continue to make money, but it will be from live events and merchandise – not the songs themselves.  For authors it will be the same thing – give away the content and make money with events and merchandise. Now what … Read More