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A Swift Kick In The Ass, is a podcast about positive personal change. The thought provoking show discusses strategies to help the ordinary person achieve extraordinary change. Hosted by lifelong friends John W. Curren and Tom Stewart who are on a quest to disrupt conventional thinking and find true freedom by living life on their own terms.

A Swift Kick In The Ass, is a podcast about positive personal change. The thought provoking show discusses strategies to help the ordinary person achieve extraordinary change. Hosted by lifelong friends John W. Curren and Tom Stewart who are on a quest to disrupt conventional thinking and find true freedom by living life on their own terms.
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A Swift Kick In The Ass, is a podcast about positive personal change. The thought provoking show discusses strategies to help the ordinary person achieve extraordinary change. Hosted by lifelong friends John W. Curren and Tom Stewart who are on a quest to disrupt conventional thinking and find true freedom by living life on their own terms.

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The Secret To Getting More Action

7/26/2017
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Ep 86 The Secret To Getting More Action - A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to reach your goal and achieve more action with less talk. Recent studies show that when you verbalize your goals to others that there is a less likely chance you will achieve those goals. John and Tom cover why you should keep your lips sealed when it comes to goal setting. ——————— Find out more on...

Duration: 00:34:23


Like A Virgin

7/21/2017
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A Swift Kick In The Ass podcast episode 85 Like A Virgin. How and why you should think like a virgin and more on stepping out of your comfort zone. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss overcoming anxiety and fear and embrace it and the rewards of getting uncomfortable and entering new situations with an empty cup virgin like mindset. Tom discusses the stress involved in changing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gyms and instructors. How his family embraced the fear of new...

Duration: 00:47:33


Does Re-centering Make You Feel Stupid?

7/3/2017
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Ep 84 Does Re-Centering Make You Feel Stupid? A Swift Kick In The Ass podcast. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how trying to find balance during life change can be overwhelming and leave you feeling down. This unique episode is recorded in Virginia while Tom and his family are visiting John. Recorded in the backyard of John's house with the ambiance of birds chirping in the background. ——————— Find out more on...

Duration: 00:33:17


Working With What You Have

4/30/2017
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Episode 83 Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to work with what you have... limited resources. This topic stems from a meme that John posted on our facebook page showing a toilet paper roll with only one sheet of paper left on the roll. Trudging through the toilet humor will get you some actionable advice that you can use to use whatever resources you have to get results. Tom talks about his mentor Ernesto who often worked in countries with limited...

Duration: 00:40:33


A Kick In The Ass Manifesto

4/23/2017
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Ep 82 A Kick In The Ass Manifesto. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to create a manifesto and why you should do it in order to reach your goals. Having a vision and working backward is essential to creating a framework for your written manifesto. Small goals are like building blocks or the larger vision. It is to pivot if life throws you a curve ball. It is also important to build in some fudge factor or cushioning in your goal to account for unexpected...

Duration: 00:55:18


Kicking The Crap Out Of Anxiety

3/26/2017
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A Swift Kick In The Ass episode 81 Kicking the crap out of anxiety. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss the positive side of anxiety and how to deal with the negative effects. This episode is not for people that suffer conditions related to anxiety or social anxiety disorder. Tom and John cover the fight or flight response we inherited from our ancestors and how it relates to anxiety. Positive aspects of anxiety are discussed such as heightened ability and...

Duration: 00:42:56


Time On Your Terms

3/19/2017
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Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss implementing last episodes idea of "A Minute Of Your Time". How to create time to make a positive change in your life. It is time management but not in the stuffy corporate way we are used to. Making time for yourself first and making time to improve your relationships and the quality of your life. It is time management but not in the stuffy corporate way we are used to. Making time for yourself first and making time to...

Duration: 00:34:18


A Minute Of Your Time

3/5/2017
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Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how valuable a minute of your time can be. How small changes in your routine can lead to big changes in your life over time. John uses the analogy of a snowball rolling down a hill and getting larger and larger as it progresses down the hill. Life is the same as that snowball and we can make small minute changes in our health, finances and love live that pay off big. ——————— Find out more on...

Duration: 00:45:11


Face Your Fears Sucker!

1/26/2017
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Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss overcoming fear with everyday courage. Learn the tactics and strategies that will help you overcome the fear that is holding you back from living a full and abundant life. Tom and John re-live some of the scenarios that created their fears and how they overcame them. Fear is prevalent in the nation of the United States of America after the election of Donald Trump. How can one calm themselves using logic and mindfulness in...

Duration: 00:36:28


No Cape Required - Courage

1/16/2017
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Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss courage and how it plays a role in self improvement. Courage as a skill vs. trait. How one must feel fear and act despite it in order to have courage. ——————— Find out more on http://www.aswiftkickintheass.com https://www.facebook.com/aswiftkickintheass https://twitter.com/AKickintheass https://www.pinterest.com/akickintheass/ —-Listen to the podcast on...

Duration: 00:41:31


Staying Power - Persistence

11/6/2016
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Episode 76 of A Swift Kick In The Ass podcast. Lifelong friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss the importance of persistence. Fall down, stand up, repeat is a motto of A Swift Kick In The Ass podcast. If you fail to reach a goal, simply get back up and try again. Write down your goals and have a road map that will help guide you day in and day out. Thomas Edison failed ten thousand times before he was successful inventing the light bulb. Keeping a journal or diary is a great way to...

Duration: 00:44:22


Another Brick In The Wall - Self Doubt

10/23/2016
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Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss the problem of self doubt and how to handle it on A Swift Kick In The Ass podcast episode 75. Doubting our actions and thoughts. David Brinkley say a success is one that can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at us. Why middle school and high school is such a formative time in our lives. John and Tom discuss the effect of bullies and how those memories remain even into adulthood almost like software that...

Duration: 00:40:32


Change At Your Leisure

10/9/2016
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Episode 74. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to Change At Your Leisure, spending time in the ways that create personal change. How to utilize your free time to lead to a positive life on your own terms. How to kill two birds with one stone by utilizing time spent while listening to audio books, courses or podcasts to learn and grown. Create the life you want by planning and scheduling free time to take advantage of personal growth. The importance of stress...

Duration: 00:39:44


The Catch 22 Of Choice

10/2/2016
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Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss The Catch 22 Of Choice. How too many choices actually create overwhelm, paralysis and regret. Tom and John also mention Barry Schwartz's book the Paradox Of Choice and his discussions at Tedx and Google. ——————— Find out more on http://www.aswiftkickintheass.com https://www.facebook.com/aswiftkickintheass https://twitter.com/AKickintheass https://www.pinterest.com/akickintheass/ —-Listen to the podcast on...

Duration: 00:39:09


Ctrl+Alt+Delete - Rebooting Your Life

9/19/2016
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How to reboot your life. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to make a fresh start in your life. Episode 72 of A Swift Kick In The Ass podcast Ctrl+Alt+Delete - Rebooting Your Life. What to avoid when looking to set new goals and make positive change in your life. Getting rid of toxic people, staying laser focused, being very specific when setting goals, letting go of negative emotions and thought are all important elements of rebooting your life. Tom and...

Duration: 00:40:21


Play on People’s Need to Believe to Create a Cult like Following - 48 Law's Of Power - Law 27

9/4/2016
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Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss Robert Greene's best selling book the 48 Laws Of Power - Law 27 Play on People’s Need to Believe to Create a Cult like Following. 5 Ways to Create a Cult 1. Keep It Vague; Keep It Simple 2. Emphasize the Visual and the Sensual over the Intellectual 3. Borrow the Forms of Organized Religion to Structure the Group 4. Disguise Your Source of Income 5. Set Up an Us-Versus-Them Dynamic Focus on the us vs. them. Exclusive...

Duration: 00:47:46


Keep Your Hands Clean - Law Of Power 26

8/28/2016
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Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss Rober Greene's best selling book the 48 Laws Of Power - Law 26 Keep Your Hands Clean. This law focuses on finding a scapegoat rather than admitting wrong doing. This is counter intuitive to what we are taught as children which is taking responsibility for our actions. This law can be seen quite often in politics, work and military operations. Having a designated "fall guy" can save face for high ranking officials who might...

Duration: 00:23:41


Recreate Yourself - Law 25 of The 48 Laws Of Power

8/22/2016
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Duration: 00:42:40


Play The Perfect Courtier Law 24 of The 48 Laws Of Power

8/15/2016
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Duration: 00:45:46


The Pull Out Method Of Positive Change

8/8/2016
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Duration: 00:42:01

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