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Matthew Davis
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  • Newhall, CA
  • United States
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Starting up a Microbrewery

Started this discussion. Last reply by Justin Aaron Mar 26, 2013. 5 Replies

Hey guys,I've been an avid home brewer for about a year and a half now and I totally love it. I find myself researching information and thinking about opening a small (7-15 barrel system) brewery in…Continue

Tags: santa, clarita, california, barrel, nanobrewery

Revised Passion: Dreaming the Dream

Started this discussion. Last reply by Neil Kristianson Feb 9, 2012. 6 Replies

Here's a quick back history before the question:I'm 24 years old and I'm a former touring drummer that now works a "real" job to have a more "stable" future. I gave up on the touring life because of…Continue

Tags: the, living, site, dream, your

What do you do if your dream didn't work out the way you thought it would?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Roulo Oct 10, 2011. 27 Replies

Since I was 12 years old, I wanted to be a professional drummer in a signed band. That dream became a reality at the end of 2008 when I auditioned for a band called Oh, Sleeper. It was my genre of…Continue

Tags: MONDAYS, MORE, NO, WORK, 48

 

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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?
I first heard of "48 Days To The Work You Love" from a fellow musician and friend. A couple weeks later, I heard Dave Ramsey talk about it in the "Careers" section of his Financial Peace University. The first thing I did was download the Podcast, as I am more of a listener rather than a reader, which then brought me to the website. I've since bought 48 Days To The Work You Love, Wisdom Meets Passion, and listen to Dan's podcast regularly.

I hope to get the support I'll need to live my passion of music and leave my 9-5. From what I've seen, I'll definitely get what I need here.
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
I left the life of touring full-time for a more stable future (stable = working a 9-5 that I hate). I'm currently an Account Executive for Aramark Uniform Services.
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
I've been playing drums for 12 years and I used to tour full-time in a somewhat well-known band. My goal is to become a Worship Director at a church or....... open a small brewery, haha.. There's a bit of a contrast there but it's true!

I haven't really seen myself working for a church in the past but being a Worship Director would combine my love of people and music together.

Aside from that, I've been making beer at home for about a year and a half and I absolutely love it. I never thought anything would come close to drumming but it truly has. I find myself researching about opening a small brewery often and I'm in the beginning steps of writing out a business plan to see where it leads me.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
My Spiritual goals consist of: reading the entire Bible and leading a Life Group at my church. I want to become an all-around, excellent musician rather than just a drummer, become an award-winning home brewer, learn French, travel with my wife, and learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu just to name a few!
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'm a high "I" on the DISC model. I love people, communicate well, I'm a good listener, and I'm a dreamer.

I'll tell you what I'm not as well: I'm not organized, I don't plan manage my time very well, and I don't like conflict.
Do you have a website presence anywhere?
http://www.facebook.com/mattdavisdrum

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At 7:30pm on September 2, 2012, Don McCallum said…

Sorry for the long delay. I haven't been on this site for a long time, and for some reason, I didn't get a notification of your friend request.

At 6:38pm on July 6, 2011, Joel Boggess said…
Thanks again Matt.
At 1:35pm on July 6, 2011, Joel Boggess said…

Hi Matthew,

 

A pleasure.

 

What's the best email?

 

-joel

author of - One Woman's Journey to the Work She Loves

At 1:28pm on July 6, 2011, Joel Boggess said…
Hi Matthew,

So good to hear from you.

Sounds like you're on the right track. I've worked with several musicians, helping them turn their passion into something bigger.

For a continued source of inspiration and lively conversation, you are invited to join us in finding your voice and join in the discussion.

The next issue of our newsletter will be out in a few days. 4 Points Coaching is a weekly. May we start sending it your way?

-Joel
author of - One Woman's Journey to the Work She Loves
At 12:49pm on July 6, 2011, Joel Boggess said…

Hi Matthew -- Welcome to the 48 Days community. We're glad you joined.

This is the idea and social networking site for people that want to create their own opportunity.

Congratulations on your upcoming marriage.

Depending on what your interests are, there is a wide selection of discussion groups to get involved with.

 

-joel

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At 9:53am on July 6, 2011, Jay Veal said…

Hey Matthew,

 

Welcome to 48 Days NET!

 

Jay

 
 
 

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