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ORIGINALLY RELEASED ON: https://teresablaes.com/ In this episode of The Teresa Blaes Show, Teresa features Dan Miller (author of the New York Times best-selling book “48 Days To the Work You Love” and host of the 48 Days Podcast), and Michael Blaes from Social Hazard Radio. They discuss different approaches towards finding work, with emphasis on new challenges following the economic climate caused by the pandemic. Listen in and be educated Conversation Highlights [01:08] If you want to start something up and you need a community of like minds, Eagles is the right place for you ( www.teresablaes.com/eagles ) [02:08] Dan describes how his work has moved forward despite the economic instability this year. [08:29] How has the pandemic changed the way people go about finding work? [14:40] If you could be replaced by a machine then maybe you need to look for something else that you could do [17:20] Teresa believes that the solution to problems in the world will come from entrepreneurs. [20:00] The educational system is broken [20:50] When trying to figure out what to do outside the traditional job setting, first look inward [21:33] 85% of the process of having the confidence of proper direction in your career or business comes from looking inward;15% is the application that brings it to reality. [23:27] The opportunity is right there in front of your nose, all you have to do is look for it [27:25] What is your skill, your talent and what are you passionate about? [33:31] The role of prayer in the process of finding the work you love. [38:35] Dan shares that there is a growth of opportunities for virtual speaking, emphasizing that it pays to use the platform to introduce a service or product rather than focus on events that pay for speaking. [42:12] Never stop learning [42:30] To get Dan Miller's book "48 Days To The Work You Love", visit www.48days.com/loveyourwork20 [43:48] "It doesn't matter if you're 18 or 88, it's never too late to have a new beginning" [44:00] How to contact Dan: Website: www.48days.com Remarkable Quotes: [26:30] "You can turn anything into a business if you think hard enough" [29:09] "How would a loving Father create us so that we spend the majority of our time doing things we don't enjoy" [42:20] "If you're going to stay relevant and connected, then you need to stay up to speed"