Are you takin care of business?

Kindness is a bridge between all people.

We start every podcast with the classic Bachman, Turner, Overdrive song “Takin’ Care of Business.” In this episode we break it down – what is the song’s history and why do we still use it. If you’ve got questions about licensing a song or a photo, I share how I got this agreement with Sony. Episode #644 December 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 … Read More

Will you give this guy two dollars?

generosity

There is a story of a little boy who was admiring a shiny, brand-new sports car parked on a quiet street.  He slowly walked around the amazing vehicle, savoring every angle.  As he pushed his nose up against the window to get a better view of the inside, the voice of the owner coming up behind startled him. Bob asked, “You like my car?”  “Oh yeah, mister.  It’s awesome.” was the reply. The proud owner said, “My brother gave it to me for Christmas.” “Your brother gave it to you?  Didn’t cost you nothing?” the young boy asked. “Yep, my … Read More

Can you give like this?

I love story illustrations.  And sometimes they are better without lengthy explanations.  Just causing us to think is often a refreshing break in the busyness of our daily lives. A monk who was traveling in the mountains found a precious stone in a stream.  The next day he met another traveler who was hungry, and the monk opened his bag to share his food.  The hungry traveler saw the precious stone in the monk’s bag, admired it, and asked the monk to give it to him.  The monk did so without hesitation. The traveler left, rejoicing in his good fortune.  … Read More

If you kill the golden goose, this will…

Here’s a note I received this week from someone who wants to be a coach. ”Dan –With the poverty of the USA my spirit doesn’t feel right charging the poor that need help for coaching them in the right direction. Out of the love in my heart for others and their burdens I cannot see putting a boundary up (money) for what I know can help them.” Coaching is a helping service – as I hope whatever you are doing in work is a helping service.