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John R. Miles,  bestselling author and host of the #1 ranked "Passion Struck" podcast, is a visionary speaker whose narratives inspire action. With a legacy rooted in leadership as a Navy veteran and a former executive at industry giants like Dell and Lowe’s, John's presentations transcend conventional talks. His "Experiential Learning" sessions are transformative, merging deep insights with practical application, empowering attendees to forge their paths with intention and vigor.


For a speaker who not only educates but transforms, reach out to John R. Miles today.

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In a world where social media and the relentless professional rat race have set unprecedented standards for self-evaluation, JOHN R. MILES introduces you to the transformative wisdom from his upcoming book, Passion Struck. This dynamic keynote distills a lifetime of learning from industry titans, academic luminaries, sports legends, and military heroes into practical, daily steps accessible to everyone—steps that pave the way to a happier, more meaningful life.

Join John on an inspirational journey that will empower you to conquer self-doubt, shatter limiting fears, and embrace a life filled with intention and purpose. John's unique ability to translate abstract lessons into simple advice and actionable exercises will equip you with the tools to reduce stress, enhance focus, strengthen relationships, uncover hidden talents, bolster self-discipline, and share your gifts with the world.

In this dynamic, idea-rich, and profoundly practical 60-minute keynote, your group will uncover the secrets to:

  • Overcoming Negative Thoughts and Habits: Discover strategies to break free from the shackles of self-doubt and negativity, revealing the calm and purpose within.
  • The Power of Intrinsic Drivers: Shift your focus from external validation to the inherent motivators that lie within you, unlocking your boundless potential.
  • Practical Steps for Personal Progress: Explore actionable techniques to enhance every facet of your life, from stress reduction to sharpened focus.
  • Unleashing Restlessness as a Force for Good: Learn how to stack your intrinsic drivers and tune your internal systems to achieve extraordinary results, allowing your inner restlessness to thrive for your benefit.

John's message transcends boundaries—it's not just for CEOs of Fortune 500 companies or the world's billionaires. He illustrates the depth of possibility available to us all, emphasizing the importance of intrinsic drivers in pushing beyond our self-imposed limits. When these drivers are harnessed and aligned, the results manifest automatically, propelling us forward and allowing our restlessness to work for us, not against us.

In a time where external expectations can feel overwhelming, John's timely book, Passion Struck, provides hope, inspiration, and actionable steps to unlock the potential that already resides within each of us. Join us on this transformative journey and discover that becoming Passion Struck is not only possible but essential for a life filled with intention and greater personal progress.

Prepare to be electrified by JOHN R. MILES, a legendary leader and top podcast host, as he unveils his exhilarating new presentation, inspired by his book, Passion Struck. Are you ready to set your life on fire with purpose and intention? In this invigorating keynote presentation, John guides you on a transformative journey towards living your most intentional life.

Picture a life where every action, every decision, and every moment is fueled by a burning desire to achieve your dreams and aspirations. Imagine waking up each day with unwavering clarity, knowing that you are on the path to your true destiny. This is the promise of living intentionally, and it's within your reach.

In this dynamic, idea-rich, and profoundly practical 60-minute keynote, your group will discover how to:

  • Take Purposeful Action: Learn the art of intentional decision-making and consistent action, ensuring that every step brings you closer to your dreams.
  • Set Compelling Goals: Learn how to set inspiring, achievable goals that will propel you forward with unrelenting motivation.
  • Overcome Limiting Beliefs: Break free from the self-doubt and fears that have held you back, and replace them with unwavering self-belief.
  • Cultivate Resilience: Develop the inner strength to weather life's storms and keep moving towards your dreams, no matter the obstacles.
  • Create a Life of Fulfillment: Understand that living intentionally isn't just about achieving goals; it's about experiencing true fulfillment and happiness along the way.

Get ready to fan the flames of your potential, stoke the fires of your dreams, and ignite your most intentional life. This keynote presentation is a call to action, an invitation to step into your full potential, and a roadmap for achieving the life you've always envisioned. Join us and set your life ablaze with purpose and passion!

In this captivating keynote, JOHN R. MILES unveils the profound significance of resilience as the driving force behind personal and professional growth. Discover the art of harnessing adversity and using it as a catalyst for positive transformation.

Envision a life where every action, every decision, and every moment is driven by an unwavering determination to thrive, even in the face of adversity. Picture awakening each day with a clear sense of purpose, fully aware that you are on the journey to fulfill your true destiny. This is the essence of intentional living, and it becomes especially vital during challenging times.

Join us as John shares engaging and empowering 60-minute keynote presentation that will equip your group with the tools to:

  • Cultivate resilience as your most valuable asset.
  • Build a legacy that thrives on the foundation of life's challenges.
  • Embrace the strength and beauty that emerges from difficult times.
  • Tap into your core values to navigate uncertainty with grace.
  • Practice gratitude as a transformative tool.
  • Carve out dedicated time for reflection and self-development.
  • Thrive in an ever-changing world filled with uncertainty.

In a world where change is constant and uncertainty abounds, learn to not only adapt but to thrive and rise stronger from every daunting moment. Join us for a journey of resilience, growth, and unwavering determination to never give up.

JOHN R. MILES, a globally respected authority in leadership and renowned podcast host, has harnessed transformational concepts that have empowered countless organizations to achieve excellence, surmount stagnation with innovation, skyrocket productivity, and triumph in challenging times. His presentations are legendary, captivating audiences with groundbreaking ideas, offering actionable takeaways, and delivering unparalleled authenticity.

In this dynamic, idea-rich, and profoundly practical 60-minute keynote, your team will embark on a journey to:

  • Elevate Your Team to World-Class Performance
  • Decode the Mindset and Practices of Elite Performers
  • Master the Six Core Behaviors to Achieve Genius-Level Results
  • Cultivate the Key Attributes of a Gardener Leader
  • Transform your leadership style and inspire others, drawing insights from leaders like General McChrystal and the Honorable Keith Krach.
  • Unleash your full potential through purposeful actions, inspired by Astronaut Captain Wendy Lawrence and Mark Cuban.
  • Reshape your world by harnessing the power of adaptability, guided by lessons from Jeff Bezos.
  • Employ Tactics to Foster a Culture of Passion and Employee Engagement

Prepare to cultivate excellence, ignite innovation, and lead with unwavering authenticity in your pursuit of organizational greatness.

In today's corporate landscape, executives grapple with a pressing challenge: the dwindling levels of employee engagement. It's a global issue that demands urgent attention. Employee engagement is not just a metric; it's the lifeblood of organizations. The modern workforce seeks more than a paycheck; they seek meaning, purpose, and fulfillment in their professional lives.

Join us for an inspiring keynote presentation that delves into the transformative power of becoming "Passion Struck" in the workplace. Drawing on the wisdom of thought leader JOHN R. MILES, we'll explore how deeply understanding one's role in the bigger picture can be the catalyst for heightened motivation and alignment with the company's goals.

Through this dynamic, idea-packed, and exceptionally hands-on 60-minute keynote, your group will learn the techniques for:

  • The Science of intentionality: Gain insights into the scientific underpinnings of intention and mattering for a healthier and more fulfilling life.
  • Integration of Purpose: Learn how to seamlessly integrate your personal purpose with that of your organization, fostering a sense of shared mission.
  • Meaning in the Mundane: Discover practical techniques to infuse everyday activities with a sense of purpose and meaning, thereby enhancing both work and personal life.
  • Work-Life Integration: Understand the importance of harmonizing work and life, reducing stress, and promoting well-being for improved personal interactions.

In this enlightening session, we will embark on a journey of personal awareness, responsibility, and co-creation of a meaningful trajectory. Join us as we explore the science of purpose and reignite engagement in the workplace. It's time to become "Passion Struck" and transform the way we approach our careers, leading to greater fulfillment and success for individuals and organizations alike.

In today's digital landscape, the question arises: if you don't have an online brand, do you even exist? It's a reality where every employee has the potential to be a brand ambassador, and every director must become a voice. We no longer reside in a purely B2B world; it's a Human-to-Human (H2H) world where meaningful connections drive business interactions.

Join us for an enlightening keynote presentation that delves into the transformative impact of personal branding in this interconnected era. John, renowned host of the #1 alternative podcast, "Passion Struck," will lead organizations in creating a platform for candid and genuine discussions. Simultaneously, he will empower individuals and companies with actionable tools ready for immediate implementation.

During this engaging, idea-laden, and highly actionable 60-minute keynote, your group will explore the methods to:

  • Unleash the power of intentional personal branding in the H2H landscape.
  • Discover how your online presence can strengthen connections with clients, customers, and colleagues.
  • Cultivate authenticity and vulnerability to foster genuine relationships.
  • Equip your team with actionable strategies for content creation
  • Gain insights into the art of creating a top-rated podcast.
  • Embrace the online world as a unique opportunity to connect and thrive in today's business environment.

In a world where personal branding is no longer an option but a necessity, this keynote empowers you to stand out, make an impact, and thrive in the H2H realm. Join us to explore the dynamic potential of personal branding and transform the way you and your organization engage in the digital age.

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