Are you already a success?

I’m going to begin with a story – ask some deep questions for us to think about, give you a clear definition of success and end with a 1-min clip from Mr. Holland’s Opus. Episode #619 July 06, 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 allows you to show up every day, excited to be … Read More

I miss having a job

secure

Questions: Dan why am I not happy in my new success? Would you rather be safe, secure, all your needs taken care – but know your in captivity – Or open to risk, danger and uncertainty but totally free? Good News More questions Cliff Feightner poem: What is the work that we choose Does it give us joy or the blues Will it stick in our head Like a thought that we dread Make us constantly feel like we lose Quotation: “There’s always free cheese in a mousetrap.” Tweet This Show Notes: Episode – 10-06-17 Title: N/A Subtitle: N/A Summary: … Read More

Security or Freedom – you can’t have both

I recently met with a young man who was considering leaving his current job.  While he enjoys the freedom he has, he doesn’t feel he has much security.  The organization he’s working for can’t give him guaranteed raises, 401k benefits and a car allowance.  He’d prefer to be in an organization where he still has lots of freedom but where there is more security. I tried to gently show him those two concepts are totally opposed.  If you want ultimate freedom to get up when you want to get up, decide what you’re going to do today and have no … Read More

Don’t send your freedom to jail

“Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.” –John F. Kennedy Would you expect this sentiment from a politician?  Don’t they all try to get us to conform?   Here’s another quotation for today: “If you don’t have a successful role model to emulate, then just look at what everybody else is doing and don’t do it.” — Earl Nightingale~