How do I keep my dream alive when it’s not paying the bills?

creativity vs paying the bills

This question was prompted by a very painful note from a Dad, who has a 17 yr-old son who wants to be a writer. So this is especially for all of you artists, musicians, writers, sculptors, comedians, and performers. How do you keep nurturing your dream when you can’t pay the rent and there are no groceries in the refrigerator? Do you have to choose between nurturing your creativity vs paying the bills? Episode #651 February 15, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take 48 … Read More

“Get a government job…you’ll always have a paycheck!”

secure jobs

A listener writes in about being furloughed during this government shutdown. And he’s creating a plan where he’ll never be vulnerable to that again. There are no secure jobs. No job is guaranteed. Those are illusions.  Episode #648 January 25, 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 … Read More

What could you do with this $1000?

follow your passion

Listeners are getting creative about what they would do with a $1000 investment in their business. If you see this money as an investment, rather than an expense, it can transform your results and build your business – and bank account. Episode #647 January 18, 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 … Read More

Are you giving everything you’ve got to just get by?

managing expectations

Could you change the terminology of how you describe your life? Many people say they are busting their behinds to just get by. What if you said you are busting your behind to change the world? Same effort – just a different expectation or expected outcome. Let’s talk about this and more in today’s episode.  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 … Read More

You’ve Taken Your DISC Personality Assessment, Now What? DISC Profile Explained

disc profile explained

Looking inward. It’s a scary thing. We have to face who we are. Yet…it also allows you the opportunity to explore who you want to be. In order to find work we love, or discover our passions, we must first be open to introspection. Self-awareness may not be what you expected on a career-focused website, yet it’s the critical foundation you need in order to move forward. As Dan Miller’s daughter, I’ve lived and breathed the 48 Days principles my whole life. At a very early age, I started exploring the DISC Personality Profiles. It was fascinating to me, and … Read More

How To Get Paid For Personal Development

Jordan heard about someone having a $10,000 personal development budget as part of their compensation. That planted a seed in his mind. Five years later he has a prestigious position AND a $12,000 personal development budget. That’s how dreams start – and come to life. Episode #629 September 28, 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 or creating work … Read More

No one is self-made; so who’s helping you?

People who contribute to your success

We all have people who have helped us get to where we are today — people who contribute to your success. In this episode we look at that and ask – Who are three people you could contact in the remainder of this year to accelerate your success? Episode #626 September 07, 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 or creating work … Read More

My wife is angry but I don’t want a JOB

try something new

A listener says he’s been fired twice in less than a year. He’s 40 years old and has 4 children but he doesn’t want to look for another J-O-B. He has some ideas for generating income. My advice in his situation – GET A J-O-B  Episode #625 August 31, 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 or creating work that … Read More

Forget your dream Dan – go back to milking cows?

turning dreams into reality

Turning Dreams Into Reality. A reader of my weekly newsletter challenged my thinking that there are new opportunities all around us. He wrote: “Just as Adam and Eve were tricked into believing they knew better, so you have been tricked into thinking that there was a better way than being content on the dairy farm.” In this episode I unpack why I’m still chasing dreams.  Episode #624 August 24, 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 … Read More

How can I share my happiness when everyone else is so sad?

Edward asks how he can share his happiness when everyone around seems so pessimistic and depressed. Dan unpacks how sometimes we need to just live out our happiness rather than forcing others to hear about it. Your enthusiasm will make some of them curious enough to ask. And in the meantime, find people who will cheer you on – those who may be even farther ahead than you.  Episode #625 August 18, 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 … Read More