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48 Days to the Work You Love Internet Radio Show

48 Days to the Work You Love

Episodes

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

    Aug 23 2019

    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...more

  • Is your life like a crappy movie?

    Aug 16 2019

    What if viewers were watching a movie of your life so far. Would they be glued to their seats because of the excitement and scenes of victory? Or would they walk out in boredom? Here’s a process for directing the movie of your life that would be captivating – and inspiring. Episode #677 August 16, 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 passio...more

  • Is this good news or bad news?

    Aug 09 2019

    We are quick to assume an unexpected change is “bad news.” But is it really? Maybe it’s an expected opportunity to move into a higher level of success. Listen to the story – is losing your horse good news or bad news? You might be surprised. Episode #676 August 09, 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...more

  • What if I don’t want a Mercedes?

    Aug 02 2019

    Am I thinking too small? Is the goal to always want more? If I’m content with what I have does it mean I have an “upper limit challenge?” No – success is defined by much more than how big our house is or what kind of car we choose to drive. Episode #675 August 02, 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, d...more

  • Does God care if I’m a doctor or an author?

    Jul 26 2019

    How specific is God’s Calling? What do you think? Is God’s calling and His will so specific that it matters if I buy a Ford or a Chevy? I think God’s will provides a compass, not a detailed map. Listen to Jim’s heartfelt question. Episode #674 July 26, 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 ...more

  • You can’t handle the truth!

    Jul 19 2019

    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 i...more

  • Sacrifice my dream or be broke and starving?

    Jul 12 2019

    Hundreds of you responded to our one question survey: “Where are you stuck?” I share some of those responses and then offer specific solutions to creating the Right Mindset, finding the Right Idea, and connecting with the Right Community. Episode #672 July 12, 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...more

  • Do you really have to go to work?

    Jul 05 2019

    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 ki...more

  • Why am I getting smarter but not richer?

    Jun 28 2019

    Great question. Learning more does not make you richer, but if you combine new knowledge with understanding and implementation, you can get both smarter and richer. It will change your life in many ways – including financially. We also look at how artists and coaches can increase their income. You can be good and broke if you don’t know how to build your brand and reputation.  Episode #670 – June 28, 2019 – Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 4...more

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

    Jun 24 2019

    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 th...more

  • Why did your life turn out this way?

    Jun 21 2019

    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...more

  • Can I survive with a passion or mission-based business?

    Jun 14 2019

    James wonders if he can take his mission-based business idea and make it work. My response is that any business you consider should be a passion-based/mission-based business!! The only way you can maintain a business is if it blends your passion(mission), talent and money. I give several examples of how even ideas based on serving others well can survive and thrive. Episode #668 June 14, 2019 – Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where...more

  • I want to just serve – not make money …

    Jun 07 2019

    A common statement from talented people is that they feel guilty charging for something they are passionate about and that comes so easily for them. So is it better to do something you don’t care about as a means of generating your necessary income? I don’t think so – let’s look at the ways to serve well – and live well. Episode #667 – June 07, 2019 –  Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each w...more

  • I’m pretty sure I’m insane….

    May 31 2019

    A listener admits to crippling fear that’s holding him back from pursuing any new ideas. We can welcome fear as a healthy thing as long as we keep it in the back seat of our car, and out of the driver’s seat. Which of the 7 Fear Types is most dominant for you? Episode #666 May 31, 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, deci...more

  • I make over $100,000 a year and I’m not happy…

    May 24 2019

    How Do You Measure Success? A listener feels stuck. He’s making a lot of money but feels no sense of fulfillment in the work he’s doing. Guess what? With that success he’s not stuck. With the life experience he has at 45 years old, he can do a little introspection and move right into a better opportunity. Oh, and by the way, don’t assume your income will drop. Doing something that’s a better fit will set the stage for dramatic increase – even without a colleg...more

  • Winning for God – losing at home?

    May 17 2019

    God’s Work Vs. Family Responsibility –  What if I’m doing something worthwhile in a non-profit organization but my wife resents it? Isn’t doing meaningful service always a good thing? No, our first responsibility is to our own family – not to everyone else in the world. Listen to why it can’t be justified. Episode #664 May 17, 2019 –  Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we take 48 min...more

  • Would you give up your cell phone for this?

    May 10 2019

    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 wan...more

  • Can I really get better every day?

    May 03 2019

    It’s easy to get trapped in what we do well – rather than moving on to things that are in our Zone of Genius. What are four areas of activities and how can we keep getting better and better – and closer to our Unique Ability – every day? Episode #662 May 03, 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 lif...more

  • I doubled my income with 15 hours a week

    Apr 26 2019

    The stories from this week are astounding. Listen in as a 48DaysEagles member shares how investing $19 opened the door to a $500K business and the freedom to walk away from his “real” job. Episode #661 April 26, 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 wor...more

  • How can I stop feeling guilty about making easy money?

    Apr 19 2019

    Should we feel guilty about making easy money? Heidi is feeling guilty because she’s still making money from writing she did four years ago. Somehow it just feels too easy to make money without doing any hard work. Let’s look at the unhealthy mindset behind that feeling. Episode #660 April 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 passion, d...more

  • This is what it takes to …

    Apr 12 2019

    How To Get Booked As a Speaker, Comedian, Singer, Magician, Coach A listener wants to break into doing magic presentations. In this episode we hear from a very experienced magician who stays booked at $15K a day – and shares his magic formula for keeping his schedule full.  This is a perfect guide for how to get booked if you’re a speaker, comedian, singer, magician, or even a coach. The magic formula: make 30 calls and see what happens. Episode #659 April 12, 2019 Hi, this is Dan M...more

  • This just isn’t fair …

    Apr 05 2019

    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 4...more

  • Dan’s Children on Education and Career Choices- Legacy

    Mar 29 2019

    I had the privilege of having all three of my children in my office this week. We had a chance to talk about their early influences and their education and career choices. And how you can help your children make those important choices. Episode #657 March 29, 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 ...more

  • But he doesn’t have a college degree …

    Mar 22 2019

    What does this current college admissions scandal really mean? Do you really need a college degree? How important is it to get into the right college? What will that mean ten years from now? The real stats may surprise you.  Episode #656 March 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...more

  • I’m the fool on the hill …

    Mar 15 2019

    A listener thinks he may be the ultimate fool – bad resume, time gaps, industry changes, terminations, and family damage as a result. Yet in pointing the finger at himself, he has already moved toward the solution. If you know your thinking or actions have been “foolish” you have turned the corner to becoming wise. PLUS: a direct click-to list of work from home opportunities. Episode #655 March 15, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days R...more

  • Don’t wait for your ship to come in, swim out

    Mar 08 2019

    Waiting for your ship to come in If you can see your “ship” somewhere out there in the future, don’t just wait for it come all the way to the shore. Instead, jump in the water and swim out to grab it. That means you’ve made a plan and are taking massive action. Taking action means discouragement, frustration, disappointment, resentment and guilt all start to diminish immediately. Instead, you’ll see hope, optimism, boldness and confidence begin to grow and expand. ...more

  • I’m not proud of the work I do but …

    Mar 01 2019

    A listener is making a great living with his cleaning business but is embarrassed that it’s not something more professional. Let’s look at the value of this work and the benefits of having a profitable business. However, he can also move his proven business skills to another business that blends his passion.  What To Do If You’re Not Proud of the Work You Do Episode #653 March 01, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – w...more

  • Aren’t goals that don’t produce income a waste of time?

    Feb 22 2019

    A listener wonders why he should spend time on something he loves if it doesn’t move the needle financially. But yes, there are many worthy goals that are helping make our lives better – even if they aren’t changing our finances. Obviously we need significant activities that do generate income, but certainly not all meaningful activities do.  Episode #652 February 22, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week...more

  • How do I keep my dream alive when it’s not paying the bills?

    Feb 15 2019

    This question was prompted by a very painful note from a Dad, who has a 17 yr-old son who wants to be a writer. So this is especially for all of you artists, musicians, writers, sculptors, comedians, and performers. How do you keep nurturing your dream when you can’t pay the rent and there are no groceries in the refrigerator? Do you have to choose between nurturing your creativity vs paying the bills? Episode #651 February 15, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening ...more

  • I have no chance in life

    Feb 08 2019

    Can you change your destiny? A discouraged listener believes she has no chance in life – that it’s probably the way we were born that determines our destiny. Do you agree? I don’t want to paint it as being easy, but I certainly believe we can draw a line in the sand based on our past life, and decide what we want our future to be. Send me your comments about how we can help this lady at askdan@48Days.com Episode #650 February 08, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes yo...more

  • If I make enough money, my life will be perfect…..

    Feb 01 2019

    This week I heard a presentation that made my blood run cold. Do people really think that having money makes them immune to depression, anxiety, addictions and more? Here’s my take on what it takes to really be wealthy. Episode #649 February 02, 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...more

  • “Get a government job…you’ll always have a paycheck!”

    Jan 25 2019

    A listener writes in about being furloughed during this government shutdown. And he’s creating a plan where he’ll never be vulnerable to that again. There are no secure jobs. No job is guaranteed. Those are illusions.  Episode #648 January 25, 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 –...more

  • What could you do with this $1000?

    Jan 18 2019

    Listeners are getting creative about what they would do with a $1000 investment in their business. If you see this money as an investment, rather than an expense, it can transform your results and build your business – and bank account. Episode #647 January 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 kind of life you want to l...more

  • Don’t do what this dumb guy did

    Jan 11 2019

    Can you learn from your mistakes? Better yet, can you learn from the mistakes of others? Life is too short to make all the mistakes. If we watch those around us, we should be able to avoid making some of those same mistakes. Be more than an observer – be an action taker. 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, deci...more

  • Are you giving everything you’ve got to just get by?

    Jan 04 2019

    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 rea...more

  • Are you takin care of business?

    Dec 28 2018

    We start every podcast with the classic Bachman, Turner, Overdrive song “Takin’ Care of Business.” In this episode we break it down – what is the song’s history and why do we still use it. If you’ve got questions about licensing a song or a photo, I share how I got this agreement with Sony. Episode #644 December 28, 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 r...more

  • What would you do if you were given $1000 today?

    Dec 21 2018

    I recently posted this question in the 48 Days Eagles community and was blown away by the immediate responses. Then I began exploring ways we could provide that 1000 dollars for multiple people. I’ve got some ideas but would welcome your thoughts – and I have a beautiful gift box for you if we can use your idea. Episode #643 December 21, 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...more

  • Do I really want to do this for the next 10 years?

    Dec 14 2018

    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, 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 –...more

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

    Dec 07 2018

    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 ...more

  • Is it God’s will or just poor decisions?

    Nov 30 2018

    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 to the life we get to live. Episode #638 November 30, 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 y...more

  • How can I compete if I’m good but just slow?

    Nov 23 2018

    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 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 R...more

  • Are you sure God called you to do this?

    Nov 16 2018

    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. Our work can change even while our call remains the same.  Episode #636 November 16, 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 i...more

  • You’re smart but we don’t like you!

    Nov 09 2018

    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 seeker? Episode #635 November 09, 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 wha...more

  • How can I follow my dream when I’m paid so well?

    Nov 02 2018

    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 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...more

  • Are you still ambivalent about money?

    Oct 26 2018

    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 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 findi...more

  • Whose dream are you working on?

    Oct 19 2018

    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. Episode #632 October 19, 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 wh...more

  • This was worse than getting fired!

    Oct 12 2018

    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 ridiculous – but will it work? Episode #631 October 12, 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 ...more

  • I’m embarrassed about being ‘just a housewife.’

    Oct 05 2018

    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 #630 October 05, 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 ...more

  • How To Get Paid For Personal Development

    Sep 28 2018

    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 come to life. Episode #629 September 28, 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...more

  • Why doesn’t my talent count more than a degree?

    Sep 21 2018

    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 September 21, 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 lif...more

  • Why are you working a regular job when you’re so talented?

    Sep 14 2018

    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 our lives while you look for that dream job. Episode #627 September 14, 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...more

  • No one is self-made; so who’s helping you?

    Sep 07 2018

    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 #626 September 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 ...more

  • My wife is angry but I don’t want a JOB

    Aug 31 2018

    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 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 wa...more

  • Forget your dream Dan – go back to milking cows?

    Aug 24 2018

    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 there was a better way than being content on the dairy farm.” In this episode I unpack why I’m still chasing dreams.  Episode #624 August 24, 2018 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio sh...more

  • How can I share my happiness when everyone else is so sad?

    Aug 17 2018

    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 ̵...more

  • To make money do something meaningless…

    Aug 10 2018

    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 are any exceptions to that, I would like to know.  To make money, you have to do something meaningless at best. Am I missing something?” In this episode Dan unpacks these very common questions. Episode #624 August 10, 2018 Hi, this is ...more

  • I now have more money and a smaller vision…

    Aug 03 2018

    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 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 – ...more

  • How can we deal with change and come out a winner?

    Jul 27 2018

    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 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, ...more

  • Why is God is closing all these doors?

    Jul 20 2018

    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, 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 – ...more

  • Would you hire this guy?

    Jul 13 2018

    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 quotation. How Are You Facing Challenges Episode #620 July 13, 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 abou...more

  • Are you already a success?

    Jul 06 2018

    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 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...more

  • Have you taken the road less traveled…

    Jun 29 2018

    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 life miserable – or awesome. Episode #618 June 29, 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 abo...more

  • Self-help books don’t help anyone…

    Jun 22 2018

    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 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...more

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

    Jun 15 2018

    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 y...more

  • Are you educated or do you just have a degree?

    Jun 08 2018

    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 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 creatin...more

  • Start each day with a meaningful handshake…

    Jun 01 2018

    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 da...more

  • I’m a sack of meat slumped in a cheap office chair…

    May 25 2018

    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 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 fin...more

  • One good deed deserves another

    May 18 2018

    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 – 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...more

  • Your face is the billboard of your mind

    May 11 2018

    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 you hear on the TV news, there’s a whole lot of good news happening today. Create some of your own! Episode #611 May 11, 2018 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – where each week we t...more

  • What would you do in my shoes?

    May 04 2018

    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 answers. Episode #610 May 04, 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 pas...more

  • Get people to trust you and take it to the bank!

    Apr 27 2018

    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 #609 April 27, 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...more

  • Are you David or a square block of stone?

    Apr 20 2018

    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 people sign up for with a monthly fee. If you’re an author, write a book and sell 2000 copies – then publishers will talk to you about your next one. If you’re an artist and you’re looking for investors, show them pictures of the ...more

  • The choices we make – with Joanne Miller

    Apr 13 2018

    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 have impacted them. Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show.  In this episode I invited Joanne to join me in responding to the flood of messages we’re getting from listeners w...more

  • Would you rather be comfortable or fully alive?

    Apr 06 2018

    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 want to explore new opportunities. 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...more

  • Stop Living Too Small

    Mar 30 2018

    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 March 30, 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 ...more

  • I’d rather make a living being myself

    Mar 23 2018

    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, de...more

  • I’m too old to get a different job

    Mar 16 2018

    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 da...more