48 Days to the Work You Love Internet Radio Show

48 Days to the Work You Love Internet Radio Show

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Do I really want to do this for the next 10 years?
Dec 14 • 47 min
Should I stay or move on? A listener knows what he can do but is not sure he wants to continue. We unpack how to start with your known abilities but then how to move into a unique application that gives you extraordinary success. Episode #642 December 14,…
Do I have to be a sleazy salesperson to get ahead?
Dec 7 • 48 min
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…
Is it God’s will or just poor decisions?
Nov 30 • 48 min
How much of our situation in life is based on our own life choices vs. God’s will? I love having God’s sovereign help, but I put a lot of weight in our own personal responsibility. We have a lot of choices to make every single day, and those choices lead…
How can I compete if I’m good but just slow?
Nov 23 • 48 min
As we reach the end of the year, it’s a great time for a tune up. Ask yourself where you’re going, where you want to be. What dreams are you going to bring to life in 2019? What will make you smile at this time next year? Episode #637 November 23, 2018…
Are you sure God called you to do this?
Nov 16 • 48 min
Is It Possible To Find Joy In Your Calling? A college student wants to know if I’ve always been sure about doing what God has called me to do. And the answer is Yes – I’ve always been pretty clear about my call, even though my work has changed many times.…
You’re smart but we don’t like you!
Nov 9 • 44 min
How To Improve Your Interview Skills A listener has been doing interviews, but with no job offers. He’s smart enough to recognize the problem is with him – not the job market. How can he become a desired candidate instead of one more frustrated job…
How can I follow my dream when I’m paid so well?
Nov 2 • 48 min
Are you following your dream or are you paid so well, it is holding you back from following your dream? Episode #634 November 02, 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…
Are you still ambivalent about money?
Oct 26 • 48 min
So many people have a love/hate relationship with money. A listener feels like money is a zero-sum game. If one person has some, it means someone else has none. Let’s take a look at this self-limiting belief. Episode #633 October 26, 2018 Hi, this is Dan…
Whose dream are you working on?
Oct 19 • 47 min
Josh knows he’s helping his boss build his dream. He wonders if it’s really possible to be a responsible provider for his young family and still pursue his own dream. The answer is Yes! Create a plan to move toward your own dream. Let’s look at a plan.…
This was worse than getting fired!
Oct 12 • 49 min
What can be worse than getting fired? A listener says he was fired unexpectedly with no severance, no outplacement services, and no advance notice. He was given a box and told to leave immediately. He’s now applied for over 150 jobs. My suggestion seems…
I’m embarrassed about being ‘just a housewife.’
Oct 5 • 47 min
Priscilla from Ghana says she knows being a housewife is outmoded but that’s all she wants to do. Is that a legitimate belief? Does she have an obligation to do something for society? Can this be a worthy dream or is it shirking responsibility? Episode…
How To Get Paid For Personal Development
Sep 28 • 48 min
Jordan heard about someone having a $10,000 personal development budget as part of their compensation. That planted a seed in his mind. Five years later he has a prestigious position AND a $12,000 personal development budget. That’s how dreams start – and…
Why doesn’t my talent count more than a degree?
Sep 21 • 47 min
A listener is frustrated because the company he works for requires a “degree” even if they know you are competent for an advanced position. In this episode we look at options for moving up anyway and explore the value of talent vs. education. Episode #628…
Why are you working a regular job when you’re so talented?
Sep 14 • 48 min
One of the stars of the Cosby Show was discovered working as a cashier at Trader Joe’s. Should he be ashamed of that because he was a celebrity 26 years ago? Let’s look at the benefits of doing quality work – in whatever way makes sense for this season of…
No one is self-made; so who’s helping you?
Sep 7 • 48 min
We all have people who have helped us get to where we are today — people who contribute to your success. In this episode we look at that and ask – Who are three people you could contact in the remainder of this year to accelerate your success? Episode…
My wife is angry but I don’t want a JOB
Aug 31 • 48 min
A listener says he’s been fired twice in less than a year. He’s 40 years old and has 4 children but he doesn’t want to look for another J-O-B. He has some ideas for generating income. My advice in his situation – GET A J-O-B Episode #625 August 31, 2018…
Forget your dream Dan – go back to milking cows?
Aug 24 • 48 min
Turning Dreams Into Reality. A reader of my weekly newsletter challenged my thinking that there are new opportunities all around us. He wrote: “Just as Adam and Eve were tricked into believing they knew better, so you have been tricked into thinking that…
How can I share my happiness when everyone else is so sad?
Aug 17 • 49 min
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…
To make money do something meaningless…
Aug 10 • 46 min
A listener writes: “I have a near hatred towards people that talk about enjoying their lives and their work. Work seems to be a burden for the whole lot of us. Nothing that has purpose makes a profit, and nothing that makes a profit has purpose. If there…
I now have more money and a smaller vision…
Aug 3 • 48 min
Ryan says he just got a 40% pay increase……but feels like he’s lost his sense of vision and purpose. Is it possible to work a job just for the money and still develop and live out your vision for a meaningful life? Episode #623 August 03, 2018 Hi, this is…
How can we deal with change and come out a winner?
Jul 27 • 48 min
We have so many questions dealing with change — often unexpected and unwanted change. But change is also the only thing that opens the door to new opportunities. Episode #622 July 27, 2018 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days…
Why is God is closing all these doors?
Jul 20 • 48 min
Sometimes a closed door prompts us to go in a different direction and do something spectacular that we wouldn’t have done otherwise. Don’t spend so much time staring at the closed door that you miss the new opportunities. Episode #621 July 20, 2018 Hi,…
Would you hire this guy?
Jul 13 • 49 min
His parents give him up for adoption. He: never finished college, job hopped a lot, spent a year just wandering about India, had dyslexia – was a poor student and didn’t read well. Would you hire this guy? I drew a statement from this guy for today’s…
Are you already a success?
Jul 6 • 18 min
I’m going to begin with a story – ask some deep questions for us to think about, give you a clear definition of success and end with a 1-min clip from Mr. Holland’s Opus. Episode #619 July 06, 2018 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the…
Have you taken the road less traveled…
Jun 29 • 48 min
The choices we make — People often suspect they made a wrong turn early in their career or life. I think what’s important is what you’re doing today to make your life beautiful. You could be on one of 50 different “roads” and still choose to make your…
Self-help books don’t help anyone…
Jun 22 • 48 min
Ah yes, I knew all those motivational books and conferences were just a scam. Well the truth is: Self-help books don’t help anyone………..who doesn’t want to be helped. – Episode #617 June 22, 2018 – Hi this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48…
I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it, people like me!
Jun 15 • 48 min
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…
Are you educated or do you just have a degree?
Jun 8 • 48 min
How important is education? What makes a person “educated?” Does having a college degree assure success? I interview Jason Miles about an online business grown from his wife making doll clothes. Episode #615 June 08, 2018 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes…
Start each day with a meaningful handshake…
Jun 1 • 48 min
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…
I’m a sack of meat slumped in a cheap office chair…
May 25 • 48 min
If you don’t find a job, create something that gives you meaningful work. The name of my book is 48 Days To the Work You Love, not job you love because the work you love doesn’t necessarily have to be in a job. Episode #613 May 25, 2018 Hi, this is Dan…
One good deed deserves another
May 18 • 49 min
In this episode we look at the ripple effect of the young Waffle House hero here in Nashville. It seems that good deeds lead to good coming your way. How can we plug in that principle in our own lives? Episode #612 May 18, 2018 Hi, this is Dan Miller –…
Your face is the billboard of your mind
May 11 • 49 min
In this episode I share some Good News stories that are incredibly inspiring. Check out the 4-year-old from Birmingham, Alabama who uses his allowance money to buy a bag full of sandwiches and sodas so he can hand them out to the homeless. In spite of…
What would you do in my shoes?
May 4 • 48 min
This week, we hear from a discouraged 27-year-old who says he has no idea what he wants to do with his life. He says, “I don’t know what I’m passionate about or what I’m great at.” I shared his concerns with my Coaching Mastery students. Check out their…
Get people to trust you and take it to the bank!
Apr 27 • 49 min
Selling is not taking advantage of people – rather, it is a great way of serving them well – and it removes the ceiling to income potential. In this episode we hear from a young Dad who loves to sell but feels a need to hang on to a “secure” job. Episode…
Are you David or a square block of stone?
Apr 20 • 47 min
In this episode I talk about the futility of looking for investors before you have some level of success. If you have an invention – sell 1000 and then you’ll have a basis for getting investors. If you are a software developer, develop something that 1500…
The choices we make – with Joanne Miller
Apr 13 • 50 min
Episode #607 April 13, 2018 People seem to be in a lot of despair. They feel like they don’t have choices. Dan’s wife Joanne joins him on this week’s podcast and shares some of the trials and tribulations of their life and how the choices they’ve made…
Would you rather be comfortable or fully alive?
Apr 6 • 49 min
Episode #606 April 06, 2018 As we talk about the benefits of exploring new opportunities, we zone in on teachers. Yes, many of them are leaving their jobs in traditional education to explore new opportunities. Dan shares some resources for teachers who…
Stop Living Too Small
Mar 30 • 34 min
Recently a 36 yr old MBA in an executive position in an exciting industry shared this concern in her coaching profile: “I have a vague sense that my life is too small.” In today’s podcast we unpack how to embrace living large in your life. Episode #605…
I’d rather make a living being myself
Mar 23 • 49 min
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…
I’m too old to get a different job
Mar 16 • 48 min
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…
God called me and now I’m broke
Mar 9 • 48 min
Episode #602 March 09, 2018 Why is it that people feel they are “called” but then end up miserable? What are options to serve and still keep food on your own table? Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each…
Not much interest in a 58 year old guy
Mar 2 • 48 min
Episode #601 March 03, 2018 If you’re just looking for a job, age doesn’t matter. But if you’re clear on your unique value, folks success can be yours. Plus an interview with Carrie Olsen, a stay-at-home Mom who shares her success story. Hi this is Dan…
I’m embarrassed cause I want a job
Feb 23 • 47 min
Episode #600 February 23, 2018 Did you make a mistake with your new job decision? Whether you started your own business and then realized you thrive in the structure of a traditional job or you found work you love but don’t like the company you’re working…
Yes, I do have an education
Feb 20 • 49 min
This is a bonus episode in which we look at one issue – “education” My guest is Laura Sanderfer – author of Courage to Grow and founder of Acton Academy Key Points: Knowing – vs doing and being Filling our heads with facts and memorizing multiplication…
And now my soul accompanies me to work!
Feb 16 • 49 min
Episode #599 February 16, 2018 – What will it take for you to be able to say that your soul accompanies you to work each day? I get so many messages from people who say “I hate my job.” Let’s explore solutions and focus on finding work that fits your…
Need Coaching? How About 2 Minutes for $5?
Feb 9 • 49 min
Episode #598 February 09, 2018 – Everything in life is about perspective — how you look at it. We must be creative in our thinking as we explore what we do for ministry. When you have work that blends your passions and your talents, that is your ministry.…
I’ve lost my passion but need to make money now!
Feb 2 • 47 min
Episode #597 February 02, 2018 Are you approaching this second month of the year feeling stuck, lost and depressed — in your own Groundhog Day? Take a few small steps this week. Start by listing three things you’re passionate about and then looking at…
Stop trying to be an entrepreneur – you’re an employee!
Jan 26 • 48 min
Episode #596 January 26, 2018 If you’re having trouble accomplishing your goals or doing what you need to do to success, perhaps you haven’t yet found your passion. Hi this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each…
I’m not gonna take it anymore!
Jan 19 • 48 min
Episode #595 January 19, 2018 Dealing with job frustration? Sick and tired of how things are going? While these are reasons to make a change they are not the basis of the change. Focus on your passions and dreams, your unique talents and skills to…
But it still had a future before it
Jan 12 • 48 min
Episode #594 January 12, 2018 – We’ve had many listeners at the beginning of the year that have decided what they want to move to but are looking for resources and how-to-info. This Week’s Questions: How can I move from teacher to paid speaker? Can I…
I am responsible!
Jan 5 • 49 min
Episode #593 January 05, 2018 – We all have two choices in life: accept life as it is or accept responsibility to change it. 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…
Is Ambition Honorable or Selfish?
Dec 29, 2017 • 26 min
As an end of the year wrap up, Dan looks at some questions he is asked when we start talking about setting goals: Should you be afraid of your desires, ambition and your drives? When are you just being selfish – and when are you really in the groove to…
I’m not afraid of storms – I’m learning how to sail!
Dec 22, 2017 • 50 min
Episode #591 December 22, 2017 – We have a variety of questions, success stories and helpful resources that will help you find or develop passion in your work and your life — from the 17-year-old looking to take college classes outside her primary…
I can double my income but my family will suffer!
Dec 15, 2017 • 40 min
Episode #590 December 15, 2017 — In this week’s Podcast, we zone in on our goal setting with a great question from a listener who wants to know if he should push forward in 2018 to double his income knowing that his family life will suffer. We take a look…
I have a MBA and live in a homeless shelter!
Dec 8, 2017 • 49 min
Episode #589 – December 08, 2017 This week we talk about education and the different ways you can get it. The important thing is to understand your end goal before you decide what kind of education you need: a masters degree, a high impact seminar or even…
I quit my job but now I’m desperate, depressed and frustrated!
Dec 1, 2017 • 47 min
Episode #588 December 01, 2017 Questions: What are your top recommendations for events in 2018 Should I self-publish the work through Amazon and the Kindle Self-Publishing outlet? How do I copyright my written material? How do I self promote when…
Responsible but no passion – what a boring life!
Nov 24, 2017 • 49 min
Questions: I seem to have no dreams or desires. Is this normal? How can I find more older workers to hire? I am working a position that I like okay but doesn’t pay well at all. How can I meet influencers who can open doors for me? Good News Older workers…
Here’s how to make money in the next 48 Days!
Nov 17, 2017 • 48 min
Episode #586 November 17, 2017 As the new year approaches, Dan reminds us that now is the perfect time to set goals and reflect on the year you’ve just completed. Have you achieved what you’ve set out to do? Are there still a few loose ends you need to…
Stop paying for low return degrees!
Nov 10, 2017 • 47 min
Our business partner today is Freshbooks Questions: I’m a successful aerospace engineer – and I can’t take it anymore. Dan, I earn over $100,000 yearly and I hate my job! I owe nearly $300,000 in college debt and I want to be the person where my cup is…
Did you miss your window of opportunity?
Nov 3, 2017 • 48 min
Questions: Dan, I teach online and make $21 an hour from home As a freelance copywriter I’m able to pay myself $3,500 every 2 weeks I just got hired by a great Christian college and am enjoying it immensely Can you go over the best practices for…
Go above your comfort level and you’ll surprise yourself
Oct 27, 2017 • 48 min
Listener questions this week: What’s the best way to guest post and get my name out there? Do I need a coach training program that’s certified? How do I get a mentor? The things I love to do, I lack the courage to do. Plus Good News Cliff Feightner poem:…
Don’t confuse activity with accomplishment
Oct 20, 2017 • 48 min
Questions: I am so ready to go, and every day I want so badly to be making a difference in the world, I just don’t know what the next step is. My wife and I are looking for some coaching help. My wife and I were burned some 20 years ago and are still…
Love Your Neighbor as Yourself
Oct 13, 2017 • 48 min
There are some that believe to give means having nothing left for yourself. The error in this thinking is that no one can make any real impact if they are giving from an empty cup. This is why one must fill their cup first, before being able to give to…
I miss having a job
Oct 6, 2017 • 28 min
Questions: Dan why am I not happy in my new success? Would you rather be safe, secure, all your needs taken care – but know your in captivity – Or open to risk, danger and uncertainty but totally free? Good News More questions Cliff Feightner poem: What…
Can I still choose a new career – at 30?
Sep 29, 2017 • 47 min
Questions: I have been driving a truck for 3 years, but really dislike my job. There are a lot of high school students meandering their way into college without any sort of direction. I have been an electro-mechanical technician for the last 30 years but…
How do you talk to a billionaire?
Sep 22, 2017 • 44 min
Questions: I find it very frustrating when you say if anyone wants a job they can find one. I’m more than a sales coordinator – what can I call myself? All my decisions are made with “making art” as my final goal. How can I do that? Any ideas on what I…
This is your last chance to make a good decision
Sep 15, 2017 • 49 min
Questions this week: Is there an audience for my cat blog? If a 6-yr-old can do it, you can too. How can I stay positive with negative family members all around me? I’m a 28-year-old single mom, with one child. Are there ways of becoming successful even…
How can I serve others when I’m not smart enough to get into graduate school?
Sep 8, 2017 • 48 min
Questions This Week: I’ve worked ridiculously hard to face and resolve my fears but at 40 I’m still struggling. I would like to leave my job and work full on my side projects but being realistic, at what point should I leave my job? In the webinar you…
Creative Slump or Need Another Ham Sandwich?
Sep 1, 2017 • 49 min
Questions this week: Dan, I want to give your listeners ”5 Things Your Wife Wants You To Know (but probably hasn’t told you)” Can I do outside sales on the side without telling my current employer? I would like to have a full time ministry serving our…
Did God call you or are you just wandering?
Aug 25, 2017 • 48 min
Questions This Week: I’ve got a conviction on my record. How can I possibly get an opportunity? I recently stepped out of doing ministry in the church, and I still feel some sort of guilt about it. Currently, I am approximately $260,000 in debt. I’m…
You have to be odd
Aug 18, 2017 • 48 min
You have to be odd Questions for this week’s Podcast: I am a dreamer and know God has given me talents, but I’m not sure how to pursue them. I’m a 59-year-old career pastor transitioning out of church ministry due to caring for elderly parents. I would…
The Magic of Thinking Big
Aug 11, 2017 • 33 min
The Magic of Thinking Big When you believe I-can-do-it, the How-to-do-it develops. Don’t “Fake it till you make it” but rather “Tell the truth in advance.” In this episode I review the timeless classic, The Magic of Thinking Big and share 5 simple action…
I’d like to be a brother like that
Aug 4, 2017 • 44 min
I’d like to be a brother like that– A listener is leaving her psychotherapy practice to go help an ailing cousin. With the opportunities we have today, are you in a position to move, help a friend or relative, and still continue to live fully yourself?…
How can I make my spouse more like me?
Jul 28, 2017 • 49 min
How can I make my spouse more like me? I didn’t say how can I make my spouse like me more. I said how can I make my spouse more like me. There’s a tendency for us to want others to see the world in the same way we do. To like the things we like and to…
Are You a Passionately Curious Person?
Jul 21, 2017 • 48 min
Are you a passionately curious person? Albert Einstein said “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” What does that mean? Can we learn to be passionately curious? What happens if we are not? Don’t miss out on what’s right in front of…
What happens when the dog catches the car?
Jul 14, 2017 • 48 min
What happens when the dog catches the car? Most of us spend our entire lives chasing the dream of having enough. What happens when that goal is met? Do we stop, or is there reason to keep working anyway? One listener is facing that challenge and Dan talks…
Guess what – I just bought the farm!
Jul 7, 2017 • 39 min
Guess what – I just bought the farm! History tells us that when a military jet crashes on a farm the farmer typically gets the government to pay off the mortgage on that farm. And thus the saying, “He bought the farm” refers to someone dying. But then…