I think that’s a pretty dumb idea

bad ideas

If you’re waiting to share or experiment with an idea until you have a perfect one, chances are strong that 10 years from now you’ll still be waiting. Anyone who is doing something great had a lot of bad ideas to get to where they are today.  I don’t know of any exceptions.   If you haven’t “failed” recently or had a bad idea, success will likely elude you as well. Welcome your “bad” ideas! Episode #699 January 17, 2020 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take … Read More

How do I stay motivated when things are going so well?

stay motivated

It is a real challenge to stay motivated – if you’ve only been chasing the money. If you have a clear sense of purpose it will drive you even if you have all the money you’ll ever need.  Episode #698 January 10, 2020 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 … Read More

I am so stupid …

personal responsibility

The importance of personal responsibility on your future – If you want to know what your life will be like 3 years from now, just listen to what you’re saying. This is the first episode of the new year – not only a New Year but a new decade – 2020 – where we all can claim perfect vision if we take personal responsibility to do so. Episode #697 January 03, 2020 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 … Read More

Desirable Difficulties

difficulties

Conventional wisdom tells us that difficulty is something to be avoided – that it is a setback that leaves you worse off than you would be otherwise. But the reality is those difficulties often set us up for our biggest wins. David was small, with no military equipment or experience. But that “disadvantage” allowed him to outmaneuver the massively prepared Goliath. What if instead of avoiding your difficulty, you looked for how it may be opening the door to your greatest win. Episode #696 December 27, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days … Read More

Debunking the myths and answering your most-asked questions about Mastermind Groups

mastermind group

There’s a seldom talked about principle behind the success of every winning athlete, every popular politician, every famous musician, every wealthy business person I know – and everyone you can name.   No, it’s not IQ, college GPA, the right family name or good looks. This is the secret element – but it’s really no secret.  Each of these successful people has a team of experts behind them – coaching, instructing and encouraging them — a mastermind group. Find out more in Secrets of Highly Productive People. Back in 1935, in Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill wrote that a … Read More

Increase your confidence immediately by doing this one thing….

increase your confidence

Sometimes we look for complicated solutions – when a simple solution is right in front of us.  Remember The King’s Speech? There is one critical scene where the king discovers his own power that explodes his credibility. You can increase your confidence by doing the very same thing!  Episode #691 November 22, 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 … Read More

I just want to give up on my stupid dreams! 

Don’t give up They say ignorance is bliss. And sometimes I hear from people who wish they had never had their eyes opened to bigger possibilities. Do you think it’s time to give up on your dreams? Or do they keep pulling you to new adventures and new levels of success? Check out this week’s quotation – yes, I think your dreams are “the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” Episode #679 August 30, 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 … Read More

Should you follow your dreams and risk failing or protect yourself by not trying?

follow your dream

Episode #678 August 23, 2019 Is it too risky to follow your dreams? Are you following your dreams or living out other people’s expectations? Are you comfortable with failure knowing that it’s like steps on a ladder that will get you to ultimate achievement? 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 … Read More

Do you really have to go to work?

mindset about work

How Your Mindset About Work Can Make a Difference When we say “I have to” our brains rebel – they naturally resist. Say “I get to” or “I want to” and see what happens. What statements can you reframe this week to change your mindset about work? Episode #671 July 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 life questions about finding your passion, deciding what kind of life you want to live – and then finding or … 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