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John Miles

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37: Lunch with Leon episode 37 - Prof. John Miles

Lunch with Leon

“Make it as clean and simple as possible.” That’s the guiding principles that Prof John Miles Director of Research in Transitional Energy Strategies at the University of Cambridge, reckons we should focus on for transport. He’s no ‘boffin’ either, but also gets his hands dirty in the real world working with global consultants, Arup, and has first-hand knowledge of many types of transport schemes. He tells Leon Daniels what’s wrong with Milton Keynes, and talks about the opportunity-charging bus project in the city. Swiftly scything through all the jargon, he cuts to the chase to set out the pros and cons of all the different energy types used to power vehicles; which ones have the edge and why. In an informed and objective analysis, he looks at what is possible. Throwing down a challenge to elected mayors looking to solve congestion, he sets out why it’s not an impossible solution.


13 May 2021

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Are You Living a Pinball Life w/ John Miles EP 25

The Passion Struck Podcast

You may not think about it, but are you living a pinball life? Like a ball that drifts aimlessly without intentionality and with constant distraction. In this powerful Momentum Friday episode, John explains how so many of us do. we continuously react to what others are throwing our way, instead of being intentional with our passion. John gives a historical example of a famous American who was leading the pinball life and how he went on to not only discover but live his passion. John breaks down the pinball life concept and provides actionable advice on how to avoid living one. Enjoy!!!  What You Will Learn On The Show What makes successful entrepreneurs according to Jim McKelvey Story of a young man who goes from poverty to national hero John introduces the pinball life concept How to avoid living life without intentionality Saying yes to the most critical mission in life Quotes from John R. Miles "You see, a vision is like a porous bucket. And that's why we need to repeat it continuously until it's known by heart and becomes part of our personal character or organizational culture. That is why it is so critical that you get away from living this pinball life and that you start creating a vision for the future that you would like to attain." "Prepare and your chance will come to take your vision for the future and make it a reality. When you say no to 100 other missions, you say yes to the most crucial one there is. And that is exactly the reason I created Passion Struck. To become the catalyst that helps you who are struggling to understand how do you take this idea and take it to action. We can help you with that. We can become that catalyst that helps you take action on your ideas." "Why would you want to live your life like a pinball machine without intentionality and with constant distraction?" "Because by leading a pinball life, we're not creating new innovation. And we're not really practicing vital leadership either. We are living a life that is necessary, but not strategic, valuable, but not value-added. Its indifference or apathy at its pinnacle." Follow Passion Struck on Instagram -https://www.instagram.com/passion_struck_podcast -- Combat veteran, multi-industry CEO, and Author John R. Miles is on a mission to make passion go viral by helping growth seekers to overcome their fear, self-doubt, and adversity. He loves taking his own life experiences, lessons from his time as a CEO and Fortune 50 C-Level Executive, and the truths he has learned to help make other's lives better. His new podcast Passion Struck provides inspirational interviews and powerful guidance for people to take their lives to the next level. Watch as these high achievers weigh in on life's biggest questions and challenges as we journey on the path to becoming passion-struck. -- Follow John R. Miles Here: Website - https://passionstruck.com/​ ​​Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/john_r_miles Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Johnrmiles.c0m ​Twitter: https://twitter.com/Milesjohnr ​ ​​Medium: https://medium.com/@JohnRMiles  ​John's Website: https://johnrmiles.com/​ - John's New eBook - The Passion Struck Framework https://passionstruck.com/coaching/​


7 May 2021

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Discöföx Fölge 18 - Was Willi Herren John Miles voraus hatte


Philipp und Johannes diskutieren heute die Sonnen und vor allem die Schattenseiten des Künstler- und Profimusiker-Daseins. Dabei wird es schonungslos ehrlich - eine wahre Achterbahn der Gefühle - im Ernst (also zum Teil...).

2hr 23mins

6 May 2021

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Navy Information Warfare Officer and author, John Miles

Veteran’s PATH

My guest is Naval academy grad ... John Miles. At Annapolis, John was a multi sport Division 1 athlete. After graduating, he went on to serve as a Navy Information Warfare Officer serving at SEAL Team Eight, Naval Special Warfare Unit Ten, as the executive officer of the NSA detachment of the Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF-S) as well as on board a number of various ships and in a number of various conflicts all over the globe!Since his time in the Navy, John has led and founded several companies and been on the board of multiple nonprofits; he’s written a book, and he’s a keynote speaker!John also has a pretty wild mental health story - which we will get into in the show.John’s website: www.johnrmiles.comEmail John: john@johnrmiles.com


20 Jan 2021

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EP214: Want a FREE website? with John Miles

The Good Success Podcast

They build beautiful websites … for free that other agencies charge thousands of dollars for. If you want to know more about "Free Website Guys" listen to this episode where John Miles will explain it all!


17 Nov 2020

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Spotlight Show - John Miles

Songs From The Basement

Hellooo Basementeers all over.....One day late, but delays will happen I am out of the Basement lately and in 3 projects all at once, this might go on all month sorry but we will try to get on old and new shows for the people who have not heard the older shows, here will be your chance, but can't help life calling me to get on stuff pulling me away from what I like to do....do shows for all of you,,, we will keep being here in some way or another.... Sooo...Today we have the music of John Miles, a great songwriter. very under-rated as a musician ect.So we bring his music to you and you can hear what he sounds like. We think you will like his songs.Intro: Put The Whole Thing Down1. I Have Never Been In Love Before2. Stand Up And Give Me A Reason3. Where Would I Be Without You4. Once In Your Life5. Highfly6. Boarderline7. Out Of The Cradel8. I'll Never Do It Again9. Do It Anyway10. No Hard Feelings11. It's Not Called Angel12. Run13. Turn Yourself Lose14. Glamour Boy15. Blinded16. Music17. Take Me To Heaven18. Everybody Wants Some MoreOutro: Music

1hr 28mins

4 Oct 2020

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Transformations Interview: John Miles, iWorker

Transformations, Interviewing World Changers

When he saw the people in Venezuela, suffering under the dictatorship there, it touched John Miles, a digital entrepreneur. He partnered up with another entrepreneur and they decided the best way to help was to find a way to employ these educated, talented and hard-working people.  He also paid them in US dollars because the Venezuelan currency would lose it's value very quickly and people could not provide for themselves and their families.  He came up with the idea for iWorker, which pairs talent like web design, social media skills, etc. to business who need these skills. Soon he had 7,000 companies on board and over 350 skilled workers, some of whom are now employed by these companies as regular employees via Zoom. His work enabled many of the workers to leave Venezuela to the safety of other countries to live a safe and normal life. Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/WorldChangers)


23 Sep 2020

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192: Website Building Basics: John Miles

STaR Coach Show

Today’s show comes from conversations with STaR Coach Show listeners about how to set up a website for their coaching practice. The whole process can be intimidating from the very beginning. Join us as we discuss how to make your website woes less overwhelming.John Miles has over 12 years’ experience as an entrepreneur, running both online and brick-and-mortar businesses. John is originally from Canada, but he currently lives in Colombia. He’s the founder of iWorker, a socially-focused virtual assistant agency that provides work to hundreds of talented people around South America, Asia, and Africa. That socially-minded perspective shows through in John’s work as he provides value and meets his customers’ needs. He also has a web development agency called The Free Website Guys. They build professional starter websites for free for entrepreneurs. We’ll discuss how his service helps entrepreneurs by providing the basics of creating an efficient website to maximize their online presence. Join us as we cover the beginning steps to take, along with tools and resources to consider.Show Highlights:●     A recap of the last 2-3 years of John’s life and business journey, including how he made the move from Canada to South America●     How John learned the value of outsourcing by running his first business, a software company●     How he meets the outsourcing needs of his clients by matching them with a virtual assistant●     The value of having a website, especially in light of the COVID-19 crisis●     Why a website gives your business added credibility●     The website basics that can be included in a one-page site: an About section, product or service information, and your contact information●     How to add more detailed elements to your website later, like lead magnets and email marketing software (Example: MailerLite)●     Why you should tweak your lead magnet with detailed, quality content●     The purpose of a giveaway in adding value and quality for your clients●     The starting point for your website is a platform, and you shouldn’t try to begin with a custom-built one (Examples of platforms: Squarespace, Wordpress, and Wix)●     John’s tip: Start small and add more elaborate elements to your site later●     How to use templates for page-building●     Why you need to be able to do certain modifications to your website on your own●     What to look for in website help●     The WHY of John’s unusual business model for The Free Website Guys●     The value of giving value to the community you serve●     John’s final encouragement: “You can sit down over a weekend and build a website through Wordpress, and, aside from hosting services at a few dollars per month, it will cost you nothing. Don’t be intimidated.”Resources:John’s websites: The Free Website GuysHelpful resources mentioned in today’s show:MailerLiteSquarespaceWordpressWixFiverrUpWork


8 Jul 2020

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20. John Miles: Improving economic prosperity for workers in Venezuela

Access to Inspiration

Sue Stockdale talks to John Miles, co-founder of iWorker, about why he started up the business and how it helps generate economic prosperity for skilled workers in Venezuela and other countries that are in dire economic situations.John Miles is a Canadian entrepreneur who started his career managing a few small brick-and-mortar businesses just outside of Toronto. In 2017, John decided he wanted to experience a new culture and learn a new language so he cashed out his ownership in the companies he was involved in and bought a one-way ticket to Buenos Aires, Argentina.Soon after arriving in Buenos Aires, John met his now business partner, Jeb. After hearing the stories of food and medicine shortages from their Venezuelan friends who had fled the crisis back in their country, John and Jeb decided to try to do something to help out the situation. They soon got the idea for a socially-focused virtual assistant agency that could connect college educated Venezuelans with online work in North America. Today iWorker has grown to over 300 workers and 700 clients and has expanded to other countries going through economic crisis such as Haiti, Nicaragua, Zimbabwe and Kenya. More info about iWorker can be found at www.iworker.coRead a transcription of this podcast on our website www.accesstoinspiration.org Connect with us on social media via:Twitter www.twitter.com/accessinspirat1Facebook www.facebook.com/accesstoinspirationInstagram www.instagram.com/accesstoinspiration LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/access-to-inspiration/


8 Jul 2020

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John Miles: Co-Founder of Venezuelan Outsourcing Agency iWorker Explains Why Developing Countries Are Such A Great Source Of Talent

Vested Capital

 [ Download MP3 | iTunes | Soundcloud | Stitcher | Spotify | Raw RSS ] John Miles is a Canadian who got his entrepreneurial start while working in a real estate agency developing lease signing software for property owners. He later partnered with his boss at the time to purchase a micro-brewery, which he steadily […] The post John Miles: Co-Founder of Venezuelan Outsourcing Agency iWorker Explains Why Developing Countries Are Such A Great Source Of Talent appeared first on Yaro.Blog.


3 May 2020