If “you wake up every morning to your alarm clock’s warning” like our intro song Takin Care of Business says, you probably aren’t getting enough sleep. With work that you love and getting ample sleep, you won’t need an alarm clock. Here’s a process for doing both.
Episode #770 March 26, 2021
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 – and profitable. This is where normal, indecision and ambiguity come to die. Welcome to the 48 Days Radio Show.
What if you don’t see anything on your three year horizon other than more of the same of what you are doing now, and what you were doing three years ago?
You can break the cycle, but it has to come from you.
In Chapter 4 of 48 Days To the Work You Love, Creating a Life Plan, I talk about 85% of the process of finding the proper direction comes from looking inward first.
What are the things that you have proven to be really good at?
Think about what excites you?
Follow your curiosity. What is it that you say yes to without even hesitating.
As you do that, you’ll develop passion in an arena and then a talent.
Then you find a need and create a plan. From there you can recognize a purpose that can change the world.
Should I stick with my current employer for the next 10 years until I do what I really enjoy?
Could you amp up what you’re doing in stocks to increase your income?
There is power in focus. Go deep in understanding something instead of spreading yourself out across a whole lot of things.
If you focus in one area that blends your talent, passions and the world’s needs, you can move into what you really enjoy within six months.
I’m 42 years old and in a place of extreme aggravation and frustration.
More degrees and certifications are not likely going to change your results.
You need to find out why people don’t want you on their team.
My wife is afraid I’ll outgrow her.
You cannot be condescending in any way. Keep your wife informed about what you’re doing but make no implications that she should be doing what you’re doing. Introduce her to new friends who are achieving in areas you’re interested in. Invite her to attend events, conferences, seminars and workshops with you.
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I’m honoring my wife and killing myself.
First of all there really are no jobs that are that secure. You simply cannot do well in a job where you are miserable. The chances of success are greatly enhanced with work where you come alive.
Secondly, with your current state of misery, your feelings will eventually turn to misery.
Third, the fact that your wife wants you to continue doing something where you are miserable raises some red flags about your relationship. I recommend you look into sitting down with a coach or a counselor to unpack this more together.
Have her look at your entrepreneurial income over the course of a year — what you’ve been able to do with just a small amount of time each week.
Honoring one another in marriage means embracing how God has uniquely gifted each of us and trusting that passion and joy will release more success than obligation ever will.
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