I truly believe that self-employed business owners are some of the most passion driven people you'll ever meet. We have to be to take the road less traveled and face all the challenges that come with self-employment. But what’s the difference between being passion-driven and being passion-struck? Today I sit down with personal growth expert John R. Miles, to discuss the distinction between these two concepts, and to dive into the importance of aligning intentional action with intrinsic motivation. John emphasizes the vital need to align passion, perseverance, and intentionality for a truly purpose-driven life, urging self-employed business owners to embrace deliberate action in pursuit of their goals.
John R. Miles, a leading authority on intentional behavior change, personal growth, and mattering, is a celebrated leader, captivating keynote speaker, and the host of the award-winning podcast “Passion Struck with John R. Miles.” Recognized as one of the top thinkers in personal mastery, he brings over two decades of corporate and military leadership experience. His influence extends globally, with his podcast consistently ranking among the world’s top 100 shows and the #1 Alternative Health podcast. A trusted advisor to prominent companies and visionary entrepreneurs, John's leadership acumen has been instrumental in generating billions in sales and advising multiple unicorn startups, all while passionately guiding individuals toward living a purpose-driven life.
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John R. Miles, thank you so much for being here!
Remember, you might be in business FOR yourself but you are not in business BY yourself.
Be your best self. Be proud and keep changing the world.
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Host Jeffrey Shaw is a Small Business Consultant, Brand Management Consultant, Business Coach for Entrepreneurs, Keynote Speaker, TEDx Speaker and author of LINGO and The Self Employed Life (May 2021). Supporting self-employed business owners with business and personal development strategies they need to create sustainable success.