A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast

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John Curren

Ass Kickingologist (show co-host)

Born and raised in South Florida, it may seem that my life has been spent slowly moving North eventually landing in Virginia. After Graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science Education at the University of Florida, I moved to Atlanta and challenged myself further by working full time time while I earned Master degrees in Business Administration as well as  Health Administration.

Outside of having a lot of acronyms after my name, I am a regular guy.

  • Proficient At Putting Dog Poop On The Neighbor’s Car 75%
  • Deft At Throwing Oranges At Military Academy Cadets 45%
  • Cold Feet At The Altar Avoided Death Or Prison 55%
  • Adept At The Round House Kick To The Rump 93%

The Podcast

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.

Over forty years of friendship make “A Swift Kick In The Ass Podcast” a very unique show.  Tom and John met at the ages of 4 and 5 in Hollywood, Florida.  Years of building forts, pulling pranks, chasing girls, attending concerts, riding bikes, cruising the beach and hanging out at the mall has created an unbreakable bond between these  guys.  Every insight learned from raising families and surviving corporate institutions is accompanied with a remember when… story telling is at the heart of this show.

Tom Stewart

One Legged Ass Kicking Champion (show co-host)

As a United States Air Force veteran, I directly supported the President and the Secretary of Defense  aboard the nuclear hardened E-4B  known as the “Doomsday Plane”.

Now I spend my days working in South Florida TV & Radio as a broadcast engineer and I spend the evenings rolling around on a mat with my family at a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gym.

  • Ability To Blow Up Star Wars Figures With Fire Crackers 85%
  • Skilled At Kicking Over Garbage Cans With A BMX Bike 75%
  • Practiced At Putting Monkeys On The Boss’ Computer 65%
  • Brisk At The Stomp Kick To The Buttocks 95%

Recent Blog Posts

Broken Toes From Kicking Ass

Kicking The Crap Out Of Anxiety

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...

Time On Your Terms

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...

A Minute Of Your Time

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...

Face Your Fears Sucker!

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...

No Cape Required – Courage

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...

Staying Power – Persistence

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....

Time For Change

The time is now!  Get your ass in gear and make the commitment to change your life.  Get your shit together, make a plan and put that plan into action.  Accountability is the key to success, find a partner who will keep you on track and is not afraid to give you a swift kick in the ass to keep up the momentum.

Innovative Ideas

Think Big!   A martial arts instructor will teach their students to strike through a target to achieve maximum velocity.  To achieve this the student must imagine an impact point a few inches beyond the actual target.  The same concept also works with goal setting.  “Aim for the sky and you’ll reach the ceiling.  Aim for the ceiling and you’ll stay on the floor.” ~Bill Shankly

Use What You Have

What you know and who you know can be amplified by creating a strategic plan to leverage your strengths and identifying those who can help you on your journey.  How can you leverage your knowledge, experience and network to reach your goals?

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Listen to The Swift Kick In The Ass podcast where ever you are.  Phone, computer or Ipod.  Subscribe to us on Itunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, Pocket Casts, Player FM, or watch us on YouTube.  Too much of a hassle? Listen directly from our website.

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