Are you paying for “education” or a piece of paper?

college degree

How Important Is Your College Degree? In today’s rapidly changing work environment, we have to be very clear on what really is required to get a job or start a business. Never borrow more than your anticipated income for one year for a college degree or any academic degree. And be confident that a valuable “education” comes in many forms. Episode #690 November 15, 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 … Read More

I’m not an early bird. Can I still get a worm?

early bird

I say trust your natural rhythm. Don’t force yourself to be an early bird / morning person if you’re not. I know – we keep hearing about that early bird – but then all he got is a worm. I know plenty of highly creative and productive people who don’t get started until noon.   Episode #688 November 01, 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 … Read More

My parents don’t support my dreams!

should I give up my dreams to please my parents

A listener asks: should I give up my dreams to please my parents? When I put this phrase in a Google search it gave me 48,800,000 results. Apparently that’s a challenge for quite a few people. You can love your parents but don’t let them bury your dreams. Everyone will end up resentful. Go ahead and surprise them by being successful!  Episode #686 October 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 … Read More

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

You can’t handle the truth!

upper limit challenge

How To Work Through An Upper Limit Challenge Remember the movie A Few Good Men? Jack Nicholson screamed that at Tom Cruise. Well, this is another time when you may not be able to handle the truth. We dig into The Upper Limit Challenge in this episode. You may discover the obstacles that are holding you back are right between your ears. Episode #673 July 19, 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 … Read More

“I think I’m having a heart attack!” (Bonus Episode About Overworking)

overworking

This is a bonus 48 Days Radio episode based on questions I had for Michael Hyatt.   In this last year I’ve been on the receiving end of overworking. I compromised my health dreadfully and have spent a year rebuilding. Yes, I love my work – but overwork still leads to lack of success in other areas of life. Here my good friend Michael Hyatt helps me understand the mistakes I made, using principles from his new book, Free to Focus. Questions About Overworking:  1. How did you break the cycle of overworking? 2. Many people are still working in businesses … Read More

Why did your life turn out this way?

products of our environment

Are We Products Of Our Environments or Products of Our Expectations? In this episode we have an astounding story of two brothers who turned out very differently. Both raised in the same environment but they made very different choices for the lives they live today. You can do the same. Regardless of your current or past environment, you can change your decisions and expectations about tomorrow.  Episode #669 June 21, 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 … Read More

Would you give up your cell phone for this?

intentional choices

The Power of Intentional Choices I love the power of intentional choices. You can decide in advance what you’re going to do and then change your actions to go along with that to reach your goals, build your business, find a job and more. Episode #663 May 10, 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 … Read More

This just isn’t fair …

being fairly paid

Are you being fairly paid for the work you do? A listener just saw some new employees start at the company he works for – and they are being paid the same as he. Is this fair? Well, there’s an interesting parable in the Bible that addresses this exact issue. How to determine if you are being fairly paid — and what to do if you’re not. Episode #658 April 05, 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 … Read More

Do I have to be a sleazy salesperson to get ahead?

do I have to be a sleazy salesperson

This time of year is a great time to be taking charge of your career path, whether to start a business or find a new job. Episode #641 December 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 that allows you to show up every day, excited to be able to do something that is meaningful, fulfilling … Read More