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John and Tom talk about self sabotage and how the sub conscious can work against you.  Why do we set lofty goals and not achieve them even though we make a concerted effort to do so?  Should we make smaller more attainable goals or try to make big changes all at once?  Why the guys failed at living up to their goals to wake up early to lift some iron.

 

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Direct download: ASKITA023_The_Hidden_Enemy.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 11:44pm EDT

John and Tom talk about purpose and potential, podcasting, Podcast Florida and how to free your self from your job and your self defeating behavior.  Topics covered include overcoming fear and doubt, mastery vs. success, escaping the corporate rat race.  Why the radio industry is losing it's soul to podcasting and the next golden age of audio as predicted by Alex Blumberg or NPR.  How John and Tom came up with the idea to start a podcast and what they expect to gain from creating art for others.  Jared Easley and Lou Mongello's podcast event that had inspirational speakers such as Jon Milligen of Blogging Your Passion and Nicole Welch from Real Time: Real Men Only Podcast.

 

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Direct download: ASKITA022_Boot_To_The_Ass_Part_2.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 4:19pm EDT

 This episode will make your dick look bigger.  The more weight you lose, the bigger it looks.  John and Tom discuss the mental and physical strategies for getting started getting in shape.  The first two of the four cornerstones are discussed, Mind and Body.  This is the first part of a two part series discussing the four cornerstones Mind, Body, Purpose and Potential.  Blunt humor and authenic rapport between two friends on how to regain what is lost due to age and lack of activity.  The first step is to take action and make a commitment with an accountability partner that can hold your ass to the fire.  Why Tom and John began the podcast and a hint at part 2 that will speak about Podcast Florida, an event put on by Jared Easely (Starve The Doubts) and Lou Mongello(Walt Disney World Radio Podcast).  Good stuff to come to help inspire others.

 

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Direct download: ASKITA021_Boot_To_The_Ass_Part_1.mp3
Category:self help -- posted at: 11:33pm EDT

48 Laws Of Power Special Feature - A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast hosts Tom Stewart and John Curren present a special edition of ASKITA with a review Robert Greene’s national best-selling book “The 48 Laws of Power”:   Law # 14 Pose As A Friend, Work As A Spy.

 Topics Covered:    How to apply Law # 14.  Power is central to living life on our own terms.  Living with out power over your own life is miserable and we all want more power to choose the life we want to live.  Some of the content may seem evil or antisocial and it is, but it is necessary to be aware of these tactics to protect yourself.  Conspiracy at work to replace the boss with a friend backfires due to spying and gossip.  Cannibalistic fish given as a present by sadistic boss.  Feeling dirty using tactics from this book might leave you vulnerable.  Working in the entertainment field is a case study for the 48 Laws of Power.  Recognizing these laws when they are being used against you even in family situations.  Tom sarcastic?  Never!  Having spies in strategic positions to keep tabs on relationships in college.  Great examples of slacking off at work.  Is Tom a Russian spy?

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48 Laws Of Power Special Feature - A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast hosts Tom Stewart and John Curren present a special edition of ASKITA with a review Robert Greene’s national best-selling book “The 48 Laws of Power”:   Law # 13 When Asking For Help - Appeal To People's Self Interest - Never To Their Mercy Or Gratitude.

 Topics Covered:    How to apply Law # 13.  Power is central to living life on our own terms.  Living with out power over your own life is miserable and we all want more power to choose the life we want to live.  Some of the content may seem evil or antisocial and it is, but it is necessary to be aware of these tactics to protect yourself.

People are more apt to help if they see that they can benifit from doing so.  We have been using these techniques naturally since we were children.  How Tom used this technique to purchase a new super computer on Black Friday by making it seem beneficial to his wife.   Historical accounts of this law in action in the peloponnesian war.  Witness Tom butcher the pronunciation of the Greek names as he describes the story from the book.  Power is best gained by working with other people not against them.  Nasty tricks that Tom and John did while traveling in Mexico with the High School band.  Montezuma's revenge and flying bags of poop.

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48 Laws Of Power Special Feature - A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast hosts Tom Stewart and John Curren present a special edition of ASKITA with a review Robert Greene’s national best-selling book “The 48 Laws of Power”:   Law # 12 Use Selective Honesty And generosity To Disarm Your Victim

 Topics Covered:    How to apply Law # 12.  Does this dress make my butt look big?  Using selective honesty to preserve your relationship.  Being manhandled in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class by younger and stronger guys faking injuries.  The importance of trust in business and personal  relationships.  Teaching our kids how to distinguish when they are being sold and marketed to.  Utilizing a 48 laws of power technique in a practical situation at work.  Getting screwed by the bait and switch as a kid ordering Roman soldiers from the back of a comic book.   Strategic product placement in TV shows and movies.  Conning Al Capone, a historical story from the 48 Laws Of Power.  Loyalty, why the mob has it and big corporations do not.

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48 Laws Of Power Special Feature - A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast hosts Tom Stewart and John Curren present a special edition of ASKITA with a review Robert Greene’s national best-selling book “The 48 Laws of Power”:   Law # 11 Learn To Keep People Dependent On You.  How Tom keeps people at work dependent on him making him a valuable employee at the moment.  Reflection on the passing of a mentor and friend from the dreaded disease of cancer.  Triggers that force you into making big changes.  How the historical figure Bismark manipulated Kings by keeping them dependent on him.  Prom dresses and the financial commitment to your daughter.

 Topics Covered:    How to apply Law # 11 to keep others dependent on you for job security, promotion, relationships and the acquisition of power.  

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48 Laws Of Power Special Feature - A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast hosts Tom Stewart and John Curren present a special edition of ASKITA with a review Robert Greene’s national best-selling book “The 48 Laws of Power”:   Law # 10 Avoid The Unhappy And Unlucky

 Topics Covered:    How to apply Law # 10 to keep your self from getting sucked in to others drama and misfortune.  Avoid Charlie Brown or before long you too will start receiving rocks in your Halloween trick or treat bag.  Bad luck is infectious and can infect even the most positive people with “stinkin thinkin” as Zig Zigular would say.  They say you are the sum of the five people you spend the most time with, so avoid negative Nancy.  Lola is also discussed, was she a historical figure or the focus of popular songs?  Hanging out with Yngwie Malmsteen the Swedish guitarist known for his neo-classical playing style in heavy metal.  John discusses a vengeful woman he left at the altar for good reason.  Also, Geoge Carlin a lover of the English language.

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48 Laws Of Power Special Feature - A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast hosts Tom Stewart and John Curren present a special edition of ASKITA with a review Robert Greene’s national best-selling book “The 48 Laws of Power”:   Law # 9 Win through your actions, never argument

 Topics Covered:  Just because you are smart and probably right, does not always mean you should argue your point to those who will never grasp your reasoning.  Sometimes it is better to let the fool learn the hard way.  An engineer in the ancient world should of heeded this law which would have spared his life.  Convincing others by tricking them, how to cover your tracks when a roach climbs on your dates shoulder in a roach infested car and how Michelangelo used perspective rather than argument to win.  How to apply Law # 9 to preserve your position of power with out jeopardizing yourself.

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48 Laws Of Power Special Feature - A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast hosts Tom Stewart and John Curren present a special edition of ASKITA with a review Robert Greene’s national best-selling book “The 48 Laws of Power”:   Law # 8 Make other people come to you use bait if necessary.

 Topics Covered:   Baiting bullies with super red hot candy, mafia bosses, love triangles and marriage.  Manipulating Napolean and discussing his lack of endowment that is preserved in a jar.  How to apply Law # 8 in your own quest for power or quest for freedom.

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