A Swift Kick In The Ass, is a podcast about the forces that motivate us to create positive personal change. The thought provoking show discusses strategies to help the ordinary person achieve extraordinary change. The show was started in 2014 being hosted by lifelong friends John W. Curren and Tom Stewart. Tom died of brain cancer on 9/16/2020. John continues the quest to disrupt conventional thinking and find true freedom through living life on his terms.
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In this episode, you will learn about the clear and present danger in John's backyard and how you can use it to help negotiate Life on Your Terms. Take a listen and you will know what all the buzz is about!By John W. Curren
The New York Times bestsellerShortlisted for the 2020 Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the YearNetflix cofounder Reed Hastings reveals for the first time the unorthodox culture behind one of the world's most innovative, imaginative, and successful companiesBy John Slade
In this episode, you are going to get your a$$ moving because it is time to get rid of what doesn't serve you. Don't miss it.By John W. Curren
In this episode, John talks about the key to developing a role in life that gets you closer to living on your terms. John's role as host is definitely not Memorex. Find out why...By John W. Curren
In June 2017, Travis Kalanick, the hard-charging CEO of Uber, was ousted in a boardroom coup that capped a brutal year for the transportation giant. Uber had catapulted to the top of the tech world, yet for many came to symbolize everything wrong with Silicon Valley.By John Slade
In this episode, John talks about the Best approach to recreating your life. Warning: This episode will get your ass moving on a path of positive change.By John W. Curren
This episode is not for the faint of heart. You may cringe as John shares a very personal challenge to the terms of his life.
From Amazon:In its earliest days, WeWork promised the impossible: to make the workplace cool.Adam Neumann, an immigrant determined to make his fortune in the United States, landed on the idea of repurposing surplus New York office space for the burgeoning freelance class. Over the course of ten years, WeWork attracted billions of dollars from some …
Join John as he tells of the censorship he now faces from Facebook after 8 years without a problem. Do we stand up fall down and not get up? Take a listen and help John keep his voice. Spread the word.. Thank you.By John W. Curren
In this episode talks about what he has been doing, where he is at and what he is doing about Facebook censoring the name of the podcast. Will this be the end? Take a listen.
The first book in twenty-five years from Jerry Seinfeld features his best work across five decades in comedy.Since his first performance at the legendary New York nightclub “Catch a Rising Star” as a twenty-one-year-old college student in fall of 1975, Jerry Seinfeld has written his own material and saved everything. “Whenever I came up with a funn…
Greenlights is a book by American actor Matthew McConaughey. It was published on October 20, 2020, by the Crown imprint of Crown Publishing Group. The book includes stories and insights from McConaughey's life in chronological order. It has been described as a memoir but McConaughey has called it an "approach book".…
It's time to get your ass moving! John talks about how to be king (or queen) of the chaos of the world rather than a pawn. Don't miss this thought-provoking episode about how he overcame his depression, anxiety and grief through sitting still and looking inward.
A tiny American town’s plans for radical self-government overlooked one hairy detail: no one told the bears.Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to take over an American town and completely eliminate its government. In 2004, they set their sights on Grafton, NH, a barely populated settleme…
DEEP DIVE2nd installment of the Reading RainBros special edition featuring Bob-0!Them: Why We Hate Each Other and How to Heal by Ben SasseBy John Slade
On this episode of ASKITA, John lays out ways for a person to pivot the terms of life they are trying to change and to focus on arriving rather than just wandering. Don't miss this episode!
In this episode, John talks about the crossroads we come across every day and how just a little time can put you on a path that has more agreeable terms than you could ever imagine. Join the journey and get your ass moving.By John W. Curren
In today's episode, John talks about not taking life too seriously and acknowledging the terms that have been handed you.By John W. Curren
Ep 31 covers Arthur Blank and his work with Home Depot, Atlanta Falcons, and his many philanthropic efforts.By John Slade
In this episode, John talks about the nature of change and how to snowball the change you want in your life. Here is your opportunity to take one step forward in a Life lived on your terms.
In this episode of ASKITA, John talks about the benefits of just sitting on your keester versus taking action. So get your ASS moving and take a listen. You may never think the same again. Unless you are offended by the word ass..then please move along.By John W. Curren
In this episode, John talks about ways we can kill our dreams by making them come true. It's not BS but rather a framework that helps connect the possibility to reality. Don't miss it!By John W. Curren
John elaborates on the difference between going through a problem, challenge, or difficulty and going around them means. He also offers some suggestions on how to approach whatever your are facing.By John W. Curren
Ep. 30 Stop Reading the News by John SladeBy John Slade
In this episode, John says goodbye to Tommy and provides Tommy's last lesson. Without Tom. what will happen? Listen and find out.By John Curren
EP. 29 I'm Your Emotional Support Animal by Adam Carolla by John SladeBy John Slade
Tom lost his battle to brain cancer on August 16th, Please attend his memorial service by registering at the site below. Rest in Peace my Friend.By John W Curren
YOU DONT KNOW ME SON!STAY HARD.By John Slade
Just one Bro today! First ever solo podcast from Bob-0! This is a very deep dive on China, which follows on the heels of our last episode, The Bully of Asia. Bob-0 is passionate about CHINA and its increasing presence on the world stage and covers a wide range of his favorite topics. CHINA!!By John Slade
RRB #27 Bully of Asia by John SladeBy John Slade
Ben Mezrich's 2009 bestseller The Accidental Billionaires is the definitive account of Facebook's founding - and the basis for the Academy Award-winning film The Social Network. Two of the story's iconic characters are Harvard students Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss: identical twins, Olympic rowers, and legal foils to MarkZuckerberg. Bitcoin Billiona…
Sex differences in personality are consistent worldwide and tend to widen in more gender-egalitarian cultures.On average, females worldwide have advantages in verbal ability and social cognition while males have advantages in visuospatial abilities and the extremes of mathematical ability.On average, women worldwide are more attracted to vocations …
The fascinating, true story of the world's deadliest disease.In 1918, the Great Flu Epidemic felled the young and healthy virtually overnight. An estimated forty million people died as the epidemic raged. Children were left orphaned and families were devastated. As many American soldiers were killed by the 1918 flu as were killed in battle during W…