I’m embarrassed cause I want a job

make a mistake

Episode #600 February 23, 2018 Did you make a mistake with your new job decision? Whether you started your own business and then realized you thrive in the structure of a traditional job or you found work you love but don’t like the company you’re working for, that’s okay. It’s part of the journey. 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 … Read More

And now my soul accompanies me to work!

hate my job

Episode #599 February 16, 2018 –  What will it take for you to be able to say that your soul accompanies you to work each day? I get so many messages from people who say “I hate my job.” Let’s explore solutions and focus on finding work that fits your skills and abilities; personality traits and values, dreams and passions. Always remember that you’re in the driver’s seat. 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’m not gonna take it anymore!

job frustration

Episode #595 January 19, 2018 Dealing with job frustration? Sick and tired of how things are going? While these are reasons to make a change they are not the basis of the change. Focus on your passions and dreams, your unique talents and skills to determine what’s next for your life. 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 … Read More

But it still had a future before it

side business resources

Episode #594 January 12, 2018 – We’ve had many listeners at the beginning of the year that have decided what they want to move to but are looking for resources and how-to-info. This Week’s Questions: How can I move from teacher to paid speaker? Can I package my presentation on forgiveness as a course? Dan, I need a music related idea to make money while my growing my band’s success. How can I communicate that I’m a forward thinker when I’ve been working in the dry cleaning business? How do you get a reluctant spouse to support efforts in a … Read More

Is Ambition Honorable or Selfish?

ambition

As an end of the year wrap up, Dan looks at some questions he is asked when we start talking about setting goals: Should you be afraid of your desires, ambition and your drives?    When are you just being selfish – and when are you really in the groove to become all God intended for you? What does it mean to be “crowned with glory and honor?” Plus, Dan takes a look at what happens when you retire. Quotation: Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly. Langston Hughes, 1902 – 1967  Tweet This … Read More

Did God call you or are you just wandering?

Find your calling

Questions This Week: I’ve got a conviction on my record.  How can I possibly get an opportunity? I recently stepped out of doing ministry in the church, and I still feel some sort of guilt about it. Currently, I am approximately $260,000 in debt. I’m struggling in determining where to start and would love some advice and direction. Plus good news and great stories on how 48 Days To the Work You Love is working for you. We are all called to ministry — some as engineers, construction workers, bankers, authors, speakers or coaches. Those are equally sacred opportunities for ministry. … Read More

I’d like to be a brother like that

nonprofit

I’d like to be a brother like that– A listener is leaving her psychotherapy practice to go help an ailing cousin.  With the opportunities we have today, are you in a position to move, help a friend or relative, and still continue to live fully yourself?  You can be a brother, cousin – or wife, husband, sister, mom that other people admire.  Put yourself in a position to give generously.   Questions This Week: I have an opportunity to do a 60 second elevator pitch for my dream job. Help! I am wanting to inspire a very poor teenager.  What book should I have … Read More

“My passion doesn’t pay” – how to leverage what you love

I love ____________, but it doesn’t pay enough.  No, the issue is not that it doesn’t pay enough.  The issue is you need to be more creative in your thinking.  With an abundance mentality you can always find ways to generate extraordinary income – far beyond “industry standards.”   You inspired me to do my own thing after reading 48 days. I started buying wrecked BMW’s and Land Rovers and selling the parts on Ebay for extra money. In 2015, we sold 3.5 million dollars in parts on our website and on Ebay. I have a stable job but dread … Read More

Why did God do this to me?

Here’s a question from a reader – an engineer.  (We’ll call him Bill) I’m at a job that I hate mainly because I feel like every day I’m set up to fail. There’s no job satisfaction. I go to work and try my best but the bosses and organization demand excellence in everything that we do. That is a good goal to have but there’s no way to accomplish all that needs to be and do it perfectly. ………So why would God place me in a situation like that for 8yrs?? Bill, be very careful about asking “why God put … Read More

My Life is too Small

Recently a 36 yr old MBA in exec position in an exciting industry shared this concern in her coaching profile:  “I have a vague sense that my life is too small.” Living large does not necessarily mean a bigger salary, house, cars or retirement fund.  It has nothing to do with fancy vacations or the latest fashions.  Rather, it means having a life that is full of meaning and purpose.  And that can occur – or be absent – at any place on the continuum of the traditional parameters of “success.”  I’ve seen millionaires who are living life “small” and those … Read More