424 episodes

Passion Struck® is more than just a show; it’s a journey into the minds and philosophies of the world’s most insightful people. Hosted by John R. Miles, this podcast unpacks the wisdom of its guests, offering practical advice to infuse intentionality and purpose into your career, well-being, life, and relationships. From renowned leaders like Robin Sharma, Admiral Stavridis, Daniel Pink, and Scott Galloway, to accomplished women at the top of their fields, such as Susan Cain, Gretchen Rubin, Rachel Hollis, and VADM Sandy Stosz, and even scientists, founders, and diverse captivating minds like astronaut Kayla Barron, David Rubenstein and Arthur Brooks, Passion Struck is a place where mattering takes center stage, and insights from these exceptional individuals inspire intentional action.

However, this podcast transcends mere self-improvement; it dives deep into the science of human behavior change, demystifying our actions and motivations. It speaks to the essence of our humanity, igniting the spark within each of us to live better, become better, and leave a lasting impact on the world. With its inspiring, lively, positive, and incredibly useful content, new episodes drop every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

The show is hosted by John R. Miles - a serial entrepreneur, creative amplifier, Navy Veteran, and multi-industry CEO. Miles is known for his passion, preparation, and gift of teasing out how his guests’ overcome adversity and embrace life-changing opportunities with the resounding mantra of ”I MATTER.”

At Passion Struck, our purpose is clear:

We are here to serve.
We share profound ideas.
We tell captivating stories.
We facilitate enriching discussion.
We embrace life, fully passion struck.
We empower people to think, act, and transform their lives.

Follow John @John_R_Miles on Instagram for daily doses of inspiration. Subscribe to Passion Struck, and share the show with someone who could benefit from its transformative message. Pre-order Passion Struck: Twelve Powerful Principles to Unlock Your Purpose and Ignite Your Most Intentional Life: https://amzn.to/3PXKMfh.

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    • 5.0 • 5.9K Ratings

Passion Struck® is more than just a show; it’s a journey into the minds and philosophies of the world’s most insightful people. Hosted by John R. Miles, this podcast unpacks the wisdom of its guests, offering practical advice to infuse intentionality and purpose into your career, well-being, life, and relationships. From renowned leaders like Robin Sharma, Admiral Stavridis, Daniel Pink, and Scott Galloway, to accomplished women at the top of their fields, such as Susan Cain, Gretchen Rubin, Rachel Hollis, and VADM Sandy Stosz, and even scientists, founders, and diverse captivating minds like astronaut Kayla Barron, David Rubenstein and Arthur Brooks, Passion Struck is a place where mattering takes center stage, and insights from these exceptional individuals inspire intentional action.

However, this podcast transcends mere self-improvement; it dives deep into the science of human behavior change, demystifying our actions and motivations. It speaks to the essence of our humanity, igniting the spark within each of us to live better, become better, and leave a lasting impact on the world. With its inspiring, lively, positive, and incredibly useful content, new episodes drop every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

The show is hosted by John R. Miles - a serial entrepreneur, creative amplifier, Navy Veteran, and multi-industry CEO. Miles is known for his passion, preparation, and gift of teasing out how his guests’ overcome adversity and embrace life-changing opportunities with the resounding mantra of ”I MATTER.”

At Passion Struck, our purpose is clear:

We are here to serve.
We share profound ideas.
We tell captivating stories.
We facilitate enriching discussion.
We embrace life, fully passion struck.
We empower people to think, act, and transform their lives.

Follow John @John_R_Miles on Instagram for daily doses of inspiration. Subscribe to Passion Struck, and share the show with someone who could benefit from its transformative message. Pre-order Passion Struck: Twelve Powerful Principles to Unlock Your Purpose and Ignite Your Most Intentional Life: https://amzn.to/3PXKMfh.

    6 Ways Acts of Service Enable You to Embrace Awe in Life w/John R. Miles EP 423

    6 Ways Acts of Service Enable You to Embrace Awe in Life w/John R. Miles EP 423

    https://passionstruck.com/passion-struck-book/ - Order a copy of my new book, ”Passion Struck,” today! Picked by the Next Big Idea Club as a must-read for 2024.

    In this episode of PassionStruck, host John R. Miles delves into the concept of awe and its connection to acts of service. He explores the research and insights of Dacher Keltner, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, who challenges traditional notions of awe by highlighting the profound impact of everyday acts of kindness.

    • 19 min
    Dr. Julia DiGangi on How to Harness the Energy in Your Brain EP 422

    Dr. Julia DiGangi on How to Harness the Energy in Your Brain EP 422

    https://passionstruck.com/passion-struck-book/ - Order a copy of my new book, ”Passion Struck,” today! Picked by the Next Big Idea Club as a must-read for 2024 and winner of the Best Business Minds book award.

    In this fascinating Passion Struck episode, I am joined by Dr. Julia DiGangi, a leading neuropsychologist, who explains how electrical impulses in your brain fuel your drive to create change, catalyze impact, and build meaningful relationships. Dr. DiGangi explains how these impulses form the core of who we are and how we interact with the world.

    • 50 min
    Cass Sunstein on How You Break the Habituation Cycle EP 421

    Cass Sunstein on How You Break the Habituation Cycle EP 421

    https://passionstruck.com/passion-struck-book/ - Order a copy of my new book, ”Passion Struck,” today! Picked by the Next Big Idea Club as a must-read for 2024 and winner of the Best Business Minds book award.

    In this episode, John interviews Cass Sunstein, a renowned legal scholar and co-author of the groundbreaking book ”Nudge.” Cass’s latest collaboration with Tali Sharot, titled ”Look Again,” delves into the concept of habituation and its impact on our daily lives.

    • 47 min
    Charles Duhigg on the Hidden Power of Supercommunicators EP 420

    Charles Duhigg on the Hidden Power of Supercommunicators EP 420

    https://passionstruck.com/passion-struck-book/ - Order a copy of my new book, ”Passion Struck,” today! Picked by the Next Big Idea Club as a must-read for 2024 and winner of the Best Business Minds book award.

    In this episode, host John R. Miles interviews Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of ”Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection.” Charles shares insights on the art of communication and how understanding the different layers of conversations can turn anyone into a super communicator.

    • 31 min
    Hari Budha Magar on Defy Your Limits to Conquer Your Everest EP 419

    Hari Budha Magar on Defy Your Limits to Conquer Your Everest EP 419

    https://passionstruck.com/passion-struck-book/ - Order a copy of my new book, ”Passion Struck,” today! Picked by the Next Big Idea Club as a must-read for 2024  and winner of the Best Business Minds book award.

    In this episode, we dive into the incredible journey of resilience and determination with Harry Budha Magar, a man who turned adversity into triumph by becoming the world’s first double-above-the-knee amputee to conquer Mount Everest. From his childhood in Nepal to his time serving with the Gurkhas and the life-changing event of losing both his legs to an IED in Afghanistan, Harry’s story is a testament to overcoming the odds.

    • 57 min
    Jamie Kern Lima on the Power of Believing You Are Worthy EP 418

    Jamie Kern Lima on the Power of Believing You Are Worthy EP 418

    https://passionstruck.com/passion-struck-book/ - Order a copy of my new book, ”Passion Struck! Picked by the Next Big Idea Club as a must-read for 2024 and winner of the Best Business Minds book award.

    In this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Jamie Kern Lima, the self-made entrepreneur and former CEO of IT Cosmetics, who sold her company to L’Oreal for an incredible $1.2 billion.Jamie shared her profound insights on self-worth, authenticity, and overcoming self-doubt, which she delves into in her latest book, ”Worthy: How to Believe You Are and Transform Your Life.”

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5.9K Ratings

5.9K Ratings

nate-doggg ,

Love the show!

I find John to be one of the most interesting wise people out there in the self-development space. He interviews many of the leaders in the field and always leaves the listener with powerful new insights and tools. I highly recommend this podcast to anyone looking to optimize their life and become a better leader.

Maria0258 ,

Long-Term Success key"

Angela Duckworth's discussion of key concepts that form the foundation of sustained success, including personal agency, self-control, character, grit, and intentionality. Angela Duckworth, motivation in the psychology of achievement and resilience.

NikiZ13 ,

Where is the diversity?

Yikes.

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