Sun, 15 November 2015
Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how Rock 'n' Roll can change your life. They cover some influential classic rock songs and lyrics on the journey to self discovery.
Songs from Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, Tom Petty, Supertramp, Creed, Collective Soul, Aerosmith, Blue Oyster Cult and 4 Non Blondes are broken down and analyzed.
This is a fun episode which will provide insight into how music can affect your lifestyle choices and build character.
Sun, 8 November 2015
Life long childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren talk about Street Smarts and how having them are essential to survival and success. Situational awareness, posture, savvy, confidence, wisdom, experience and skepticism are just some of the traits of having street smarts.
John and Tom discuss getting taken advantage of years ago and how that experience has strengthened their ability to spot a scam. John talks about a bait and switch that happened to his father with diamond earrings and Tom talks about getting scammed into buying counterfeit speakers.
Phone scams and email scams designed to steal your money. How to handle yourself in a new neighborhood and tips to avoid becoming a victim. Dressing to blend in, carrying yourself with confidence, avoiding eye contact and conversations with strangers in an unknown environment.
Self defense with a gun and choosing the right martial art that will be effective on the street. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MMA, Krav Maga, Muay Thai, Wrestling and Boxing are some of the arts discussed.
Sun, 25 October 2015
Life long childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren talk about how to deal with losing your job. Companies do what they have to do to stay viable which sometimes means cutting staff. How not to live in fear and anxiety of losing a job. Creating new skills to keep yourself viable.
Sun, 25 October 2015
Life long childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss Robert Greenes best selling book The 48 Laws Of Power. This episode introduces the concepts of the book applied to popular zombie TV show The Walking Dead.
Thu, 22 October 2015
Childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss the takeaways from The Lifestyle Design Summit held on Oct 16th – 17th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Broward County Convention Center. The summit was produced by The Morning Coach podcaster JB Glossinger and featured 2 days of sessions with some of today’s leading authorities in the online and personal development space. This episode covers part 2 of the key takeaways from the summit.
Direct download: ASKITA042_Takeaways_From_The_Lifestyle_Design_Summit_p2.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 7:35am EDT
Sun, 18 October 2015
Childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss the takeaways from The Lifestyle Design Summit held on Oct 16th - 17th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida at the Broward County Convention Center. The summit was produced by The Morning Coach podcaster JB Glossinger and featured 2 days of sessions with some of today's leading authorities in the online and personal development space. This episode covers part 1 of the key takeaways from the summit.
The summit break down
THINK DIFFERENT / RESIDUAL / PASSIVE INCOME
FINDING YOUR PASSION
WRITING A BOOK IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK (AND IN 2015 IT’S DUMB NOT TO HAVE ONE)
LUNCH (ON YOUR OWN)
HOW ELMO SAVED MY LIFE: GOING FROM BANKRUPT TO POWER SELLER
HOT SEATS (*VIP ONLY)
BUILDING YOUR PUBLISHING EMPIRE
Q&A – OPEN MIC
Special Guest Randy Gage
CHANNEL YOUR INNER ROCK STAR
HOT SEATS (*VIP ONLY)
ONLINE SUMMIT FORMULA
UNDERSTAND SOCIAL CURRENCY
Bill Cortright Ending Procratination
He is one of only a few people to hold both an MBA and PhD in Metaphysics, and is an internationally known visionary, motivational speaker, author, coach, and consultant who can help you manifest your vision for your business or organization.
Matt is the original lead singer of the platinum rock group Saigon Kick. Signed by Atlantic Records, he achieved a Top 10 Billboard hit and a #1 MTV music countdown video for the smash hit “Love is on the Way.” Matt Kramer is one of the rare teachers who also does. A master vocal coach, he is also a platinum selling recording artist and performer.
Matt has toured the world numerous times with such as artists as Ozzy Osbourne, The Ramones, Cheap Trick, Extreme, Kings X, Ratt and Skid Row.
As an award winning CEO and serial entrepreneur Seanlai has led many organizations to include a multi-million dollar national provider of professional construction services, As a female CEO in a male dominated field Seanlai led one of her companies to become a player in the government market obtaining the coveted 8(a) certification, more than quadrupling the company revenue and expanding its service offering and geographic reach.
You may recognize Seanlai’s from the April 2014 issue of Forbes Magazine. Also an INC.500 honoree ranking #27 in construction firms, Seanlai’s service and leadership have been rewarded by many more accolades. She feels it’s most important to give back and knows that the way to serve is to surround yourself with powerful leaders. She’s made it her mission to help executives retain their talent and couples keep their sanity. Retention isn’t just for the corporate world, and she’s out to blow up that model.
George has been marketing online since 2001. An avid “domainer”, George has invested in a portfolio of thousands of world class domains. Aside from online content, he is the publisher of the Survivalist Magazine found on newsstands nationwide. George’s publishing company also has 30+ books on Amazon’s Kindle platform.
Sean Platt is the founder of the Sterling & Stone Story Studio, and has written and published more than five-million words. After having written everything from million dollar launch copy, to autoresponders with a 90%+ stick rate, Sean now write’s page turning fiction. His recent nonfiction book, Write. Publish. Repeat. beat Malcolm Gladwell and Gary Vaynerchuck’s books long enough to leave him with a smile.
John Lawson is the “The #1 Social Commerce Edutainer in the World”, he is an authority when it comes to social selling success in the Digital Age. John is one of the most sought after speakers in the industry and his schedule proves it. He has traveled to 5 continents, toured more than two dozen countries and addressed tens of thousands of business leaders and entrepreneurs. Not only is he the brains behind the #1 best-selling e-commerce marketing book on Amazon, “Kick Ass Social Commerce for Epreneurs,” but he is also a multiple award-winning business strategist, űber successful digital entrepreneur.
Graeme is an entrepreneur owning a successful worldwide marketing company. Graeme is also a business coach, avid golfer and hockey fan. Graeme is a member of Grand Oaks Golf club, for the winters in Florida, and a member of the Nanaimo Country Club, for the summers in Canada.
Best known as the bassist in platinum-selling all-female 80’s rock band Vixen she plays dates all over the globe with Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, Bon Jovi, Deep Purple, The Scorpions and more. Share also plays bass for Joe Elliott’s (singer for Def Leppard) side project, The Down n Outz.
She surprised rock fans when she took up knitting and 2 years later published a knitting book, Punk Knits with a major publisher.
Share believes in creating your own luck. She never let 2 bankruptcies, divorce or a myriad of unsuccessful business ideas stop her. She’s a walking testament that you gotta live in the now and let your inner rockstar guide you towards your true path.
Adventure and creativity are her life force and guiding light.
This TEDx speaker finds that the more you open your heart, the more you can receive. “It’s never been about owning things. It was never about becoming a rockstar so I could own a big fancy house. It was always about creating a feeling. I love to experience life and to inspire others to do the same.”
Call it freedom. Call it your life purpose. Call it pursuing your dreams.
Share calls it living with intention.
Special Guest Randy Gage
Randy Gage is a thought-provoking critical thinker who will make you approach your business — and your life — in a whole new way. Randy is the author of nine books translated into 25 languages, including the New York Times bestseller, Risky Is the New Safe. He has spoken to more than 2 million people across more than 50 countries, and is a member of the Speakers Hall of Fame. When he is not prowling the podium or locked in his lonely writer’s garret, you’ll probably find him playing 3rd base for a softball team somewhere. He was born in Madison, Wisconsin.
Direct download: ASKITA041_Takeaways_From_The_Lifestyle_Design_Summit_p1.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 9:03pm EDT
Sun, 11 October 2015
Childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren interview podcaster YL Savitskiy the host of "Bring It". The podcast designed for people between the ages of 18 and 25 who are looking to explore their passions and apply entrepreneurial mindsets in creating the future of their dreams.
Episode 40 of A Swift Kick In The Ass podcast. YL discusses how to make change in your life by taking action. He discusses his journey in college and how creating blog posts and an ebook for college students ended up leading him to follow his passion and start a podcast that followed his entrepreneurial dreams.
YL suggest new students join clubs to meet other students. If a student does work, he recommends finding a job that is related to the skill they wish to develop. YL also recommends joining a student organization and volunteering. He also believes in chunking time into blocks to handle academics.
Action became the staple of YL's method. Becoming grounded and more socially fluent by putting him self out there. YL had a friend who gave him a swift kick in the ass that put him in motion to write his first ebook and launch a podcast.
Define what you want to do. Find your purpose and ask why your goals are important. Expectations of being the 1st generation of immagrant parents that attended college. How YL turned himself around in high school after being mentored by his older cousin.
How working out can translate into regular life by learning how to overcome obstacles and developing a routine.
How to follow your dreams of entrepreneurship to avoid the daily corporate grind. Podcasting tips for getting interviews with guests and overcoming the technical challenges.
Life long learning and how college might not be for everyone. Go to college with a plan not just because people tell you to. How corporations stole the soul of a creative industry such as radio and took the creative freedom and competitive spirit that existed in the medium. Avoid becoming a corporate drone.
Find out more about YL Savitskiy at http://www.ylsavitskiy.com/
Search for Bring It podcast in iTunes.
Check out the Bring Blue Print at his website.
Watch this episode on YouTube https://youtu.be/coz7roiDCh8
Direct download: ASKITA040_Bring_It_-_Making_It_Happen_With_YL_Savitskiy.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 11:50pm EDT
Mon, 5 October 2015
Childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss breaking bad habits and establishing good habits. Episode 39 of A Swift Kick In The Ass podcast. Tom reveals how he recently broke his most powerful addiction...Diet Coke! 27 years of 6 or more cans of Diet Coke a day. The decision to quit came after years of his family questioning how many diet sodas he consumed on a regular basis. John discusses the challenge he faced quitting cigarettes. How easy it is to fall back into habits. How to adapt your exercise routine to change with your aging life style. Using the simple goal setting technique to take small steps to make lasting change. Making measurable goals and tracking progress.
Sun, 27 September 2015
Childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss the effects of pornography as it relates to personal change. Episode 38 of A Swift Kick In The Ass podcast.
How does pornography use progress into a possible problem. Tom and John openly discuss their own struggles with porn and how to overcome it in order to become the best possible person. How porn use escalates from soft core to hard core and the possible side effects physically and mentally. How drinking beer and porn are similar. What happens when you become isolated and fall further into your addiction. Whose responsibility is it to control our use of pornography? Does the government have a right to tell us what we should or shouldn't look at. There is a healthy part and unhealthy part to porn use. Does porn cause men and women to treat each other as objects. How does the effect of media play into pornography? How can women tell if a guy is an avid porn user? John give plenty of statistics supporting the pros and cons of porn use. The danger of snap chat and young children. Is porn a gateway to full blown sex addiction and how can people who are struggling get help. Tom and John discuss their childhood Playboy club fully stocked with mags and Godzilla models. Shame and the internal struggle with the guilt after using porn. Fake ID's and adult book stores. How video games and porn are similar and do they take away from other positive activities? Stats on pornography related to children. The underground internet silk road and sex vacations. Similarities between food addiction and sex addiction.
Get help with sex addiction here: https://saa-recovery.org/
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Fri, 25 September 2015
The 48 Laws Of Power - Concentrate Your Forces- Law 23. Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss Robert Greene's best selling book The 48 Laws of Power on their podcast A Swift Kick In The Ass episode 37
Tom and John discuss how to apply Law 23 of the 48 Laws of Power. Learn how to survive and play others using the techniques found in examples from history. What is milking the fat cow theory made popular by marketing guru Dean Jackson? How this law applies to focus.
John and Tom go back to their roots and focus on only one thing.. the podcast. Different projects were distracting them and they talk about a strategy to remedy that. Getting people to think about a subject in a different way. What happens if the fat cow (corporate job) stops producing milk. Dealing with job loss. Diversify to survive can serve you very well. How focus helped John dig his way out of 90 thousand in debt even when he lost his job.
The importance of life long learning. How to identify danger and remove the blinders. Robert Greenes Mastery and the 10,000 hour rule. Listener Mario from the Dominican Republic gives some insight about life long learning and reading. Tom and Mario talk about MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. How to buck the system and question conventional thought. The history of Robert Greene's book and how it lost popularity until rapper 50 Cent made it popular again.
Once again we do a show on the new social media platform Blab.im rather than using Google Hangouts.
Find out more on http://www.aswiftkickintheass.com
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