Janet Bray Attwood is the co-author of the New York Times Bestsellers, The Passion Test – The Effortless Path to Discovering Your Life Purpose and Your Hidden Riches – Unleashing the Power of Rituals to Create a Life of Meaning and Purpose. She is also co-author of From Sad to Glad: 7 Steps to Facing Change with Love and Power.
As an expert on what it takes to live a passionate life, she has presented her programs as a featured speaker to hundreds of thousands of people around the world with The Dalai Lama, Sir Richard Branson, Stephen Covey, Brendon Burchard, Tony Hsieh, Nobel Laureate F. W. deKlerk, T. Harv Eker, Jack Canfield, Lisa Nichols, and others.
Janet has taken hundreds of thousands of people through The Passion Test process all over the world. She is the co-founder of The Passion Test Certification Program, which has over 1,800+ Certified Facilitators in over 50 countries. Janet is also the co-founder of The Passion Test for Business, The Passion Test for Kids & Teens, The Passion Test for Coaches, The Passion Test for Kids in Lock Down, and The Passion Test Reclaim Your Power Program for the homeless.
For her ongoing work with the homeless and kids in lock down detention centers, Janet received the highest award for service from the President of the United States, “The President’s Volunteer Service Award”.
Prior to becoming a top transformational leader, Janet worked in the corporate world. She was the marketing director for the 3rd largest book buyer in the United States, Books Are Fun. It was during her tenure that the company was purchased by Readers Digest for 360 million dollars.
Janet lives in Copenhagen, Denmark, San Anselmo, California, and Fairfield, Iowa, a community of over 3,000 meditators from around the world, and has been a practitioner and teacher of the Transcendental Meditation Program for over 40 years.
She is a certified facilitator of “The Work of Byron Katie” and a facilitator of the environmental symposium “Awakening the Dreamer – Changing the Dream” sponsored by the Pachamama Alliance.
Janet is a member of the advisory board for The Center for Management in Mumbai, India, which promotes international business qualifications in India.
Along with Chris Attwood, Marci Shimoff and Geoff Affleck, she mentors aspiring transformational authors and speakers through the Enlightened Bestseller Mastermind Experience.
Janet is a founding member of the Transformational Leadership Council that Jack Canfield, co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, organized after taking Janet’s Passion Test.