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Dan Miller's Discussions

Are entrepreneurs born or made?

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Are you interacting or just talking? Come on guys!

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How did you hear about 48Days.NET, and what do you hope to get out of being a part of this community?
We started this 48Days.net community after watching the "social network" phenomenon for several years. I thought there was a place for an "idea network" where we could share ideas and grow our businesses together. Something more than telling people you saw a celebrity or ate at Ben & Jerry's last night.
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
I am an entrepreneur from the top of my head to the tip of my toes. Haven't had a "real job" since I was a kid.

I cringe whenever I see an elementary school textbook present a problem such as "If a quarter of a pound of ham costs $2, how much will three pounds cost?" Any child who has accompanied a parent shopping for groceries knows that things are cheaper per pound when you buy a greater quantity. As a result, though the child may eventually learn to solve such problems the way the textbook wants, the real lesson being imparted is that mathematics is a stupid, arbitrary subject having no relevance to the real world.
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
I trust it doesn't come as a surprise that I am living my dream. I didn't get it all worked out at age 20 but at this point in my life I'm certainly living the life I dreamed about.

My primary work activities are writing, speaking and coaching.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
I have three incredible children -- and 9 grandchildren. Joanne and I have been married for over 43 years and keep figuring out how to make our marriage better!
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
I love writing. I am a voracious reader so I am constantly getting new ideas that I want to pass on to people. In 2011 I read 78 books to continue finding principles to pass along. There is a wealth of wisdom in past writings and I want to be effective in distilling that and then making applications for today.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
http://www.48Days.com
Are you interested in finding a better job, starting a business, growing your current business, writing a book, blogging, podcasting, coaching, speaking, sales & marketing, or something else?
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Dan Miller replied to Bruce Koerber's discussion Tell me if you know of a better video. This is the best!!!!!
"Looks awesome - and a great way to promote the books!"
Nov 25

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Dan Miller replied to The Chris Puckett's discussion Don't be an "ask-hole"
"Last week I was in a Mastermind in Phoenix with 7 other guys.  It was organized by Ray Edwards and at the beginning of our two days together he said there would be two thing that would keep us from getting maximum value from the event. And…"
Nov 19

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Dan Miller replied to The Chris Puckett's discussion Stop Reading (for a bit)
"Chris - I read a ton and absolutely love it.  But  your point is well taken - just reading and not doing doesn't change my life at all.  I want to move from accumulating knowledge, to understanding and application.  And I do…"
Nov 16

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Dan Miller replied to Stephanie Andrews's discussion Resources for Spanish-speaking Entrepreneurs?
"Allan, Yes, we have a pretty big following in Columbia, South America. And then in Texas, in Florida and here in Tennessee. So I'm excited about getting the new version completed in Spanish."
Nov 15

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At 11:48am on October 26, 2016, Jean Kimble said…

Dan, thank you for your comments on my blog post.  Encouragement is something I truly value!  I have rewritten, edited, and removed unnecessary information/pages from my regular web/blog page, http://jeancarterkimbleart.com since we were at Innovate in May.  The page is much more to my liking and I believe presents much better.  I have only very recently realized the importance of blogging about useful information relating to art rather than just journaling what I've been doing on each painting, and cross-referencing my fb art page to that.  Haven't been doing that long enough to see if there will be any results, however, it IS a learning process, and I'm trying to learn!  

At 8:35am on February 22, 2016, Mike Britton said…

Thanks Dan - sounds great. Have emailed you further details.

At 11:49am on February 9, 2016, Joel Kessel said…

Dan, I got so much out of CWE. I'll reach out to Joanne this week about her book. Thanks for all you do. Much appreciated!

At 8:43am on January 14, 2016, Tim Geisinger said…
I joined 48 Days community several years ago. Since than I have put some effort into establishing myself as a musician, songwriter and other, poetry and fiction. I have the workings of a book on breaking free from a lifestyle of mental illness - schizoaffective/bipolar and living a "new normal."

I'm saddened by an online presence and what I really want is to write the book out fully and then have it published. The business side - marketing, branding, blogging, social media - are beginning to take their toll on my family. I.e., too much time and energy spent.

What can be done to get this book in me out to the public without all the business side of it driving me and my family further apart?
At 3:05pm on April 21, 2015, Jennifer Brenton, MD said…

Thank you for the invitation and encouragement, Dan.  Much appreciated!

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Dan Miller's Blog

Are you a Linchpin?

Posted on June 6, 2010 at 8:21am 0 Comments





Okay – I’m going to assume that anyone who clicks through to this is familiar with Seth Godin’s book titled

Linchpin. On June 14th there

will be meetups all over the world for those who consider themselves Linchpins.…



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Publish your book - before Christmas

Posted on June 4, 2010 at 2:07pm 0 Comments





Hey I'll make this very quick. I'm getting lots of questions about really being able to get a book published in times like these.



Here's a 3-minute video clip of me on Fox News explaining how I got started: Dan on Fox News. I think you'll be

surprised at some of what…

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American Idol - 48Days.net Update

Posted on May 27, 2010 at 7:48am 5 Comments

Last night was the finale of American Idol - season 10. Big, big production. As I wrote a couple of days ago, American Idol - 48Days.net Connection - member Chad Jeffers is lead guitarist for Carrie… Continue

American Idol - 48Days.net connection

Posted on May 25, 2010 at 9:23am 2 Comments

Okay, here's an example of the power of this 48Days.net community. On May 11th, on our weekly

telemember call
, I had 48Days.net member Chad

Jeffers
as my guest. As Carrie Underwood's guitarist he calld in

from Austin, TX that night. We talked about his rise in music and his

newly released book,…

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Watches and Horse Manure

Posted on November 5, 2009 at 10:18am 4 Comments

In this week’s edition of Fortune magazine there is an ad for a Patek Philippe watch at $59,500. The tag says: “Patek’s legendary high resale values make this 18-karat rose-gold chrono a worthy investment."



Last week I was in Orlando for a God’s Green America summit. Because of the nature of the conference and the highly leveraged use of… Continue
 
 
 

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