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James Swan

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#58 - Dr. Asa James Swan (41) - Louisville, KY

Young Christian Business Guy

Founder of Great Leaders (great-leaders.org). We talked about his career as Chief Leadership officer in the state of Kentucky government, three important keys to being the most effective leader you can, why it's important to be GREAT (gritty, relational, equipped, authentic, and transformational), how a group of accountable believing brothers can provide tremendous consistency during a time of disruption, the power of taking a risk and being bold, and to taste and see that The Lord is good!  Verse of the Day: Psalm 34:8 To get connected to our community, visit www.ycbguy.com and get signed up.


21 Jan 2021

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Ep. 98: Dad Strangles Coyote that Attacked Son, Lab-Grown Meat is Here, and Dr. James Swan on Hunting and Religion

The Hunting Collective

On this week's show, MeatEater's Miles Nolte and Joe Ferronato drop in to close out the discussion on the two Pennsylvania teenage hunters charged with animal cruelty, talk about a dad who strangled a coyote that had just attacked his son, and argue about the apparent arrival of the controversial lab-grown meat industry. We're also joined by author, actor, and philosopher James A. Swan PhD to talk about the twists and turns of his career in show business, his books, and the historical ties between hunting and religion. Enjoy. Connect with Ben and MeatEaterBen on InstagramMeatEater on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YoutubeShop MeatEater MerchSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2hr 23mins

28 Jan 2020

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Million Dollar Decorating Host - James Swan

The One Way Ticket Show

With the launch of the podcast, Million Dollar Decorating, James Swan adds entrepreneur, media-host and producer to his career accomplishments. The interview-based show became the first daily podcast devoted to the worlds of design, decorating and beautiful living and features interviews with the world’s leading designers, decorators, architects and artisans. Life-style leaders like Bunny Williams, Alexa Hampton, Robert Couturier, Sandra Nunnerly, Vicente Wolf and Timothy Corrigan populate the podcast where unguarded conversations reveal behind-the-scenes sources of inspiration, resources and stories that inspire and motivate. James Swan had a career crafting classically influenced interiors across the United States. Swan has been featured in House & Garden, House Beautiful, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe and The Chicago Tribune and wrote for the “Trends & Shopping” column in House & Garden magazine as well as the online real estate site Curbed.com. His book “101 Things I Hate About Your House” won a 2011 American Bookseller’s Award. Television appearances on HGTV’s “Homes Across America,” speaking engagements with the professional design industry association NEOCON and regular guest spots on national radio programs have consistently placed Swan in the media spotlight.  Swan’s career took off back in Northern California at a noted San Francisco architecture firm, where he managed residential interiors.  After that, Los Angeles beckoned, specifically the design firm of Frank K. Pennino & Associates, where as senior designer he managed high-profile projects, and earned a reputation for refined classical design that succinctly reflected his clients’ lives. In 1999, Swan opened his own firm in Beverly Hills. Swan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in theology and music from Southwestern College in Waxahachie, Texas, and studied in Arizona State University's Architecture and Design master's degree program. Swan is a past member of the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, serving on its Executive Board of Directors. His other commitments include PAWS/LA, which assists with the care of pets for people living with disabilities, and KidSmart, an art education foundation for inner-city youth. In his free time, Swan may be found furthering his passion for skiing and traveling. Currently he lives and works from his home on the Maine coast. James is just one of the extraordinary guests featured on The One Way Ticket Show. In the podcast, Host Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they'd go if given a one way ticket, no coming back! Destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind. Steven's guests have included: Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; Law Professor, Alan Dershowitz; Broadcast Legend, Charles Osgood; International Rescue Committee President & CEO, David Miliband; Grammar Girl, Mignon Fogarty; Journalist-Humorist-Actor Mo Rocca; Film Maker, Muffie Meyer; Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.; Abercrombie & Kent Founder, Geoffrey Kent; Travel Expert, Pauline Frommer, as well as leading photographers, artists, writers and more.


21 Jun 2017

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166 Create a Nurturing, Mindful Space With Million Dollar Decorating Host James Swan

Mindfulness Mode

James Swan is an inspiring designer who built his career crafting classically influenced interiors. He began his career designing for a San Francisco architecture firm; later transferred to a position with a prestigious L.A. firm and subsequently started his own firm in Beverly Hills. As an exquisite designer, James is truly mindful, and can now be heard interviewing the world's leading designers, decorators and architects on  his own daily podcast called Million Dollar Decorating.Contact InfoWebsite: www.MillionDollarDecorating.com Podcast: Million Dollar Decorating [show-notes-contact]Most Influential PersonEckhart TolleEffect on EmotionsIt has been an equalizer for me, eliminating many of the lows. Not so much eliminating the highs, but allowing me to find a balance, a consistency that I've enjoyed in my life. Thoughts on BreathingIf I forget everything else, if I can just remember to take one conscious breath, it's everything. Suggested ResourcesBook: You Are The Placebo: Making Your Mind Matter by Joe Dispenza Book: The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle App: N/A


24 Nov 2016

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49: James Swan - The Man Behind The Million Dollar Decorating Podcast

A Well-Designed Business®

On the show today we have James Swan! James is the host of the podcast Million Dollar Decorator. This is in addition to his illustrious career as an interior designer. Being the host of this podcast and speaking with James about being guests on each other’s podcasts I really started doing research on him. I am very impressed at what a high level accomplished interior designer he is. Let’s be honest there are interior designers who make it big in their hometown and have a good 25 to 30-year career. But then you have interior designers that do things in a high level way and that is James! And this is what we are going to talk about today. Show Notes: What’s the scoop on his career background? Delegate! What are some things to think about when starting a business? Why is training so important? What’s in his book? Will there be another book? How did he end up in Maine? To learn more about James Swan, please  visit http://windowworks-nj.com/james


18 Jul 2016

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Share the Candy #17 with author James Swan + QUIZ SHOW!

Share the Candy...with Friends and Strangers

Author James Swan is the guest this week...plus a quiz between Kolby and a caller for a prize...

1hr 6mins

18 Oct 2011

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Life & Home Advice w/ Tamara Allen Advice Guru & James Swan

The GaptoothDiva Show

Often asked for advice about love and relationships, family, raising children, dealing with life challenges and making tough decisions, Tamara has long since been the go-to person for family, friends, employees and coworkers. Never one to shy away from sharing her own experiences, Tamara uses her personal testimonies and experiences to impart wisdom and help others. Tamara isn’t your average advice columnist; her words of wisdom come from a plethora of life experiences. From being a teenage mother, who took her child with her to Howard University; to being a single parent raising two children and going back to school to complete a graduate degree; and now as a married mother of four and an entrepreneur; Tamara give REAL advice from REAL experience.Also Featuring Author James Swan In 101 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOUR HOUSE: A Premier Designer Takes You on a Room-by-Room Tour to Transform Your Home from Faux to Fabulous (Health Communications, Inc. March 2011), nationally renowned interior designer, James Swan shows readers how they can feel right at home in their house. After twenty years of working at the highest echelons of the design industry, Swan has seen it all and has observed virtually every mistake homeowners make. Throughout his career he's learned this: We all make design mistakes and every house is a growing, evolving entity that asks for attention, care, and consistent nourishment. Our living space provides a rich tapestry of opportunities, experiences, and memories in the making.For FREE ADVICE call in at 9pm ESTThis is a show you don't wannt miss!


13 May 2011