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

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

I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it, people like me! 

low self esteem

Graham says he knows that low self-esteem has been his biggest obstacle for many years. But only recently did he realize it’s his responsibility to change that – not the outside world. He’s ready to take action, and I gave him several specific steps to “love himself.” Episode #616 June 15, 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 … Read More

Start each day with a meaningful handshake…

encourage

I talk about the three things we need to have meaningful work: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose. If one or more of those are missing, start moving toward a better fit. Episode #614 June 01, 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 … Read More

I’d rather make a living being myself

living your dream

Episode #604 March 23, 2018 Living your dream can allow you to catch up quicker even if you feel you’re behind now. In this episode Dan talks about the dangers of living someone else’s dream.  And he talks with Roger Whitney about how to move into “retirement” with purpose and fulfillment.   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 … Read More

I’m too old to get a different job

I'm too old to get a different job

Episode #603 March 16, 20, 2018 Do you feel like you’re too old to make new things happen? Here are some tips and resources to make your stability and maturity a plus in your job search. 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 … Read More

“Earned” Retirement or Hedonism?

This week I ran into a friend I’ll call Sam whom I had not seen in several years.  You know how the conversation ultimately gets around to “What are you doing?”  Sam told me was retired and was doing absolutely nothing.  He had put in his 30 years with General Motors and so at age 53 he was getting what he said he worked his whole life for. Frankly, I was flabbergasted.  At a young 53 and with children now just leaving for college, Sam has more time, money and energy than ever before.  And he chooses to do nothing? … Read More