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Become Passion Struck: Ignite Your Inner Drive for Success

In this episode of Passion Struck, host John R. Miles explores the concept of becoming Passion Struck and igniting your inner drive for success. Drawing on insights from his new book, Passion Struck: Twelve Powerful Principles to Unlock Your Purpose and Ignite Your Most Intentional Life, John delves into the transformative power of mindset shifts, behavior shifts, and deliberate action.

Join him as he shares the 12 principles that can help you unlock your dormant potential and live a life filled with passion and purpose. Get ready to ignite your inner drive and become Passion Struck.

Pre-order John R. Miles’s new book, Passion Struck, recognized by the Next Big Idea Club as a must-read for 2024 and Winner: First Top 20: The Best Business Minds Book Awards for 2024.

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“Every choice we make throughout the 60,000 to 90,000 decisions that we get to make every day is a choice to either become or not become our ideal self.”

John R. Miles

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Embrace Your Passion: Unleashing the Power Within

In this episode of the Passion Struck podcast, host John R. Miles explores the essence of what it means to become Passion Struck. He shares his journey of discovering the key principles that drive success and fulfillment, drawing on insights from luminaries such as Oprah Winfrey, Mark Benioff, and astronaut Chris Cassidy.

This episode is a compelling introduction to Miles’ groundbreaking book, “Passion Struck,” a beacon of inspiration and guidance for those yearning to break free from the shackles of complacency and embrace a life of boundless passion and purpose. With meticulous attention to detail, Miles elucidates the transformative power of his book, offering a roadmap for individuals seeking to ignite the flames of passion within their souls and embark on a journey of profound self-discovery and personal growth.

In this episode, you will learn:

  1. The Passion Struck Model: The book is structured around the transformative Passion Struck Model, which consists of mindset shifts, behavior shifts, and deliberate action. These elements work together to help individuals align their actions with their long-term ambitions and aspirations.
  2. Mindset Shifts: The first six principles focus on mindset shifts, including being a mission angler, brand reinventor, mosquito auditor, fear confronter, perspective harnesser, and action creator. These shifts involve crafting a life with intention, embracing reinvention, overcoming self-doubt, expanding perspectives, and taking bold action.
  3. Behavior Shifts: The next six principles revolve around behavior shifts, such as becoming an anxiety optimizer, originality embrace, boundary magnifier, outward inspirer, Gardner leader, and conscious engager. These shifts involve optimizing anxiety for peak performance, celebrating uniqueness, setting boundaries, empowering others, leading with intention, and being fully present in the moment.
  4. The Psychology of Progress: The final section of the book explores the psychology of progress, emphasizing the importance of deliberate action and intrinsic motivation. It delves into topics such as aligning aspiration, ambition, and actions, investing in self-love, and creating a sense of significance.
  5. Pre-order Benefits: Pre-ordering the book provides access to exclusive bonuses, including the first chapter of the book, a masterclass on finding passion and purpose, and two eBooks on intrinsic motivation and deliberate action.

Why is this a must-listen?

This episode is a must-listen for anyone seeking to become Passion Struck, ignite the flames of passion within their hearts, and unleash their fullest potential. Dive deep into the essence of “Passion Struck” as host John R. Miles takes listeners on an illuminating journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Through insightful reflections on the book’s genesis and the transformative power of its principles, Miles offers invaluable guidance on cultivating a life filled with purpose and meaning.

From exploring the intricacies of mindset and behavior shifts to delving into the psychology of progress, this episode is brimming with practical wisdom and inspiring insights. Join us as we embark on a journey of self-transformation and discover the keys to unlocking a life of boundless passion and limitless possibility. Become Passion Struck!

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Become Passion Struck: A Journey to Your Truest Self

Through insights gleaned from his book “Passion Struck,” John R. Miles discusses how to become passion-struck.

In the hustle of everyday life, it’s easy to lose sight of what truly moves us. To become “Passion Struck” is to awaken to the profound possibilities within us, embarking on a journey that aligns our deepest desires with our everyday actions. It’s a transformative state where passion, perseverance, and intentionality converge, guiding us toward our most authentic selves.

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Becoming Passion Struck is about more than fleeting moments of enthusiasm; it’s about cultivating a sustained zeal for life that propels us forward, even in the face of obstacles. It’s a commitment to living deliberately, where every choice reflects a step towards fulfilling our potential.

This journey is not for the faint-hearted. It requires courage to dive deep within ourselves and uncover the passions that fuel our spirits. It demands perseverance to stay the course, even when the path is challenging. Above all, it calls for intentionality—choosing to craft a life that reflects what we do and who we are at our core.

To be Passion Struck means to live in alignment with your values, making decisions that resonate with your truest self. It’s about breaking free from the shackles of complacency and daring to dream big. Whether pursuing a long-held dream, changing careers, or simply choosing to live each day with more awareness and zest, the essence of being Passion Struck lies in pursuing a life that is not only lived, but felt deeply.

As you embark on this journey, remember that to be Passion Struck is to give yourself permission to explore, to fail, and to rise again, stronger and more aligned than ever. It’s a journey of discovery, resilience, and ultimately, transformation.

Embrace the quest to become Passion Struck. Let it be the compass that guides you toward a life of purpose, fulfillment, and unbridled joy.

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  1. American Psychological Association (APA) – Resources on resilience and coping:
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  7. Want to learn the 12 philosophies that the most successful people use to create a limitless life? Pre-order John R. Miles’s new book, Passion Struck, which will be released on February 6, 2024.

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About John R. Miles

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John R. Miles is the dynamic force behind Passion Struck®, captivating millions with his globally-renowned podcast and national radio show and cementing his status as a guiding voice in alternative health and leadership.

A former U.S. Navy officer and Fortune 50 senior executive, he is celebrated as a transformative leader in intentional behavior change and personal mastery.

As an author, entrepreneur, and podcast host, John’s profound insights and inspirational guidance have earned him accolades as a visionary in modern leadership.

John is the author of “Passion Struck: Twelve Powerful Principles to Unlock Your Purpose and Ignite Your Most Intentional Life.

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