How to Create Work You Love

Life and work are balancing acts. We all have priorities, hopes and dreams, financial responsibilities, and family. Sometimes these can be out of sync and you end up doing work that doesn’t fulfill you instead of doing work you love.

Many military spouses put up with work they don’t like for little money because of limited options. Many veterans struggle to find work after the military that they can earn a living at and enjoy. But what if you leverage things like your personality, natural skills, and your passions to meaningful work.

I know what it’s like to get out of the military. I also know what it’s like to be a military spouse and a military brat. And I know what it’s like to experience your husband getting out of the military and the ups and downs that come with it all.

Your identity, career, and earning potential can quickly get wrapped up in it all. It’s easy to get caught inside a bubble and not see the possibilities outside. Had I known then what I know now, the path I took to get to the point I’m at now where I’m doing work I love would have been a lot smoother. That is why I’m so excited to share this interview with you.

My guest, Dan Miller is the author of the New York Times best-selling 48 Days To The Work You Love. He has over 140,000 people subscribed to his weekly newsletter and his 48 Days Podcast consistently ranks in the top 1% of all podcasts. His mission is to help listeners find – or create – work you love.

Dan and I talk about how it’s possible for the military community to make money by doing things you’re passionate about and how it can change your life. Our conversion left me completely inspired, I hope you find inspiration in it too.


How To Create Work You Love Episode Details

  • Finding balance with priorities and goals
  • How to find meaning vs. making a profit
  • The power of being authentic
  • The importance of knowing who you are
  • Find something to be known for
  • Steps to self-reflection and how to begin that process
  • Draw from your experiences to find passion
  • Ways to build confidence in your new path
  • Why you should set goals and not all easy ones
  • Finding your zone of genius
  • The significance of 48 days
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