48 Days to the Work You Love: Preparing for the New Normal

48 Days to the Work You Love: Preparing for the New Normal

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Overview

In Any Economy, It Pays to Discover Your Calling
 
According to financial expert Dave Ramsey, “Few categories of our lives define us and grow us spiritually, emotionally, relationally, and as people. Our work is one of those defining areas. Sadly, a ‘j-o-b’ is what most people settle for. But as Dan Miller so powerfully points out in 48 Days to the Work You Love, a calling lights up your life.”
 
As a leading vocational thinker, New York Times best-selling author Dan Miller helps you better understand and organize your God-given skills, personality traits, values, dreams, and passions. In turn, you’ll see clear patterns form that point you toward successful career decisions. Packed with modern insight and timeless wisdom, here is a step-by-step process for creating a Life Plan and translating it into meaningful, satisfying daily work.
 
With plenty of smart ideas for thriving in today’s changing workforce, this revised edition also includes fresh tips on career search and resume tools, interview skills, negotiating salaries, and more. With both updated and brand new content, you will find everything you need to move you toward finding work that you love in just 48 Days.
 
Let the Countdown Begin! 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433669330
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/15/2010
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 136,047
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dan Miller is president of 48 Days LLC, specializing in creative thinking for increased personal and business success. He is the author of 48 Days to the Work You Love and No More Mondays and also writes often for CBN.com and Crosswalk.com as well as In Touch, AARP, and Success magazines. He and his wife, Joanne, live in Franklin, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Author's Note vii

Foreword ix

Introduction 1

1 What Is Work? 7

2 Who Would Hire Me? 20

3 Yes, I Do Have an "Education" 43

4 Creating a Life Plan 64

5 Success Is More Than a Job 81

6 The Cure for Divine Discontentment 101

7 Show Me Your Promo Materials 117

8 Six Job Offers in Ten Days! 136

9 Do They Like Me? Do I Like Them? 154

10 Show Me the Money 173

11 Being the Boss You Always Wanted to Have 187

12 Dream, Plan, and Act 206

Appendix 221

Notes 223

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