DADICATED.COM - empowering Dads

DADICATED.COM - empowering Dads

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Philipp Hartmann became a dad of five under two in 13 months. In our first season “Being Dad” we meet unique, inspirational fathers who share their own experiences and stories. DADICATED.COM aims empower men in their vital role as Dads. Our mission is to help facilitating family success. = Also follow us on www.instagram.com/beingdad_official Please do reach out with ideas for awesome Dads you’d like to put forward. = #dads #moms #family #parents #empowerment #dadication #children #fathers #fatherhood #connectedness


39 Michel Kripalani on his wife’s brain tumor & superhero families. “Live as if you’re dying.”
Sep 14 • 61 min
“To a child the word LOVE is spelled T-I-M-E.” Michel Kripalani on DADicated.com This session is one of my favourites and it’s very powerful. Michel Kripalani is the President & CEO of Oceanhouse Media, an app development company, ranked by Inc 500 as one…
38 True masculinity & and authentic fathering with Craig Wilkinson aka the “Dad Coach”
Sep 3 • 63 min
“My best advice to myself as a dad is to realise how valuable I am to my children and how much my presence is needed in their lives and just be present and engaged.” Craig Wilkinson on DADicated.com Craig Wilkinson from South Africa is a powerful dad who…
37 Perspectives of an outlier dad. Arel Moodie’s journey from welfare to successful entrepreneur
Aug 27 • 59 min
Arel Moodie is a Jewish person of colour (white mom and a black dad) who grew up in the projects in New York witnessing gang violence and fatherlessness all around him. Arel has built a million-dollar company and made Inc. Magazine’s “30 under 30” list.…
36 A Christian “Arab Dad’s” perspective with Dr. Suhail Jouaneh from Jordan
Aug 17 • 57 min
“By profession I am a dental surgeon by profession I am a mental surgeon.” Suhail Jouaneh on DADicated.com Dr. Suhail Jouaneh is a leader, coach and businessman from Amman in Jordan. He is a business facilitator and executive coach having organized…
35 Rich Mulholland on becoming a dad after divorce, winning the stepmom-lottery and “Chicken Shapoodles” #dadcepies
Aug 10 • 67 min
“How is the most important job the one we have the least information for?” Richard Mulholland on DADicated.com Richard Mulholland, an amazing entrepreneur, storyteller, insanely creative and of course a very interesting Dad. I love Richard. He is funny,…
34 Rorke Denver: Dad of two, U.S. Navy SEALs Officer & Trainer, assault team leader with 200+ combat missions
Jul 29 • 56 min
“If you avoid pain you’re not inoculated for when hard things happen.” Rorke Denver on DADicated.com Commander Rorke Denver is a highly decorated assault team leader with over 200 combat missions as a NAVY Seal. Rorke has run every phase of training for…
33 Arthur Gillis: learnings from a blended family by a seasoned entrepreneur dad & grandad
Jul 20 • 74 min
“As fathers we sometimes have to be benevolent dictators, even if our children are grown-ups, they are still children.” Arthur Gillis on dadicated.com If this podcast helps you being a better parent, please consider leaving a review and share it with…
32 Dr. Mark Schillinger on boys to men initiation and how to be happier, healthier and holier
Jul 11 • 71 min
“As a dad I just didn’t want to go through the rest of my life not being whole with my son.” Dr. Mark Schillinger on DADicated.com This is one of my favourite sessions so far. Dr. Mark Schillinger is 67 years of age, has 2 kids, one son and one daughter…
31 Coley Harris left his 2 year old son Ahmarr David behind to serve a 16 year sentence
Jun 21 • 61 min
In 1994 Coley Harris went to prison to serve a 16 year sentence; he left behind his 2 year old son Ahmarr Melton. The two were separated for 14 years and have since both been working on their relationship. Today both of them work with youth from…
30 Jason Goldberg on the role of fathering shaped by a biblical world view
Jun 14 • 66 min
Jason is a devout Christian, he is married and has one son. Jason is one of the best business strategists I know, he is also a successful venture capitalist, leader and entrepreneur. In business his mission is to create jobs and impact by scaling…
29 Sander Raeijmaekers a Dad’s view of postnatal depression (PPD)
May 31 • 69 min
Sander is a dear friend of mine. He is 41 years old and has one daughter together with his partner Babiche. Sander has always been a big inspiration for me as a dad. His wife struggled with postnatal depression after Lou was born and it was very valuable…
28 Eric Fox on his daughter’s coma & his wife’s cancer
May 24 • 58 min
“You never really know how much people are willing to do or are prepared or want to help until it’s needed.” Eric Fox on DADicated.com (Eric’s daughter went through a long coma, wasn’t breathing on her own for the first five weeks and she had a 3% chance…
27 Conrad (“Caveman”) Stoltz: 3x Visualisation-Ninja DAD, 7x World Champion, 2x Olympian athlete and multiple African Champion
May 17 • 73 min
“The hardest thing I have ever tried to do was to truly, truly emotionally connect.” Conrad Stoltz, 7x world champion, 2x Olympian Athlete, 5x African Champion, 5 Times South African Champion - DAD of three! Conrad Stolz, aka the “Caveman” is an…
26 Being a single dad, step dad & entrepreneur with Todd Palmer
May 10 • 40 min
“First I was a boy raising a baby. Then I was a man raising a boy on my own while raising and growing a business. Sometimes that overlap was great, sometimes it was quite messy.” Todd Palmer, entrepreneur, single-parent dad and now also step-dad, on…
25 Dr. Michael Trautmann’s fatherhood journey & one life changing day and night with his own Dad
May 3 • 56 min
Michael Trautmann is a strong man with the ability to inspire and lead people to success. He is a serial-founder, entrepreneur and Dad who has two sons, Oskar and Moritz, 21 and 24. The session is meaningful, powerful and moving and we both had a good cry…
24 David Bacon was born a great uncle (in case you are trying to figure that one out: his sister was already a grandmother when he was born)
Apr 28 • 58 min
As we do this session I am in lockdown with four three year olds and two four and a half year olds, so times are interesting. Dave Bacon is an amazing man and Dad. Dave’s thoughts about Being a Dad are remarkable and his own story is remarkable as well -…
23 Dr. Malik Mohammed a journey from homeless child to “Scholar Warrior Dad” on a mission is to improving the human condition
Apr 13 • 62 min
This next session truly left me in awe. It is powerful and inspirational. Dr. Abdul-Malik Muhammad is a father, husband, educator, transformational leader, entrepreneur and author. He has been married to Christina for 25 years and became a dad at the…
22 Marc Rousso on being a dad during personal bankruptcy
Apr 5 • 45 min
Marc Rousso has two children; his shares are uplifting and practical and they are very important as we are stuck in a downturn economy caused by the explosive global deceleration we are currently experiencing. Marc built his business from nothing to a…
21 Dr. David Zelman: parenting & living in the present for the future
Mar 20 • 60 min
Dr. David Zelman is 72 years old, married for 40 years, three children and two grandchildren. David has been doing “Transcendental Meditation” for 50 years. Through his work in the last four decades David has achieved enlightenment. David is a behavioural…
20 Balancing life in business, family & personal growth (and dealing with an eight year old daughter) with Jeremy Ames
Mar 10 • 54 min
Jeremy Ames is 42, married and has 2 kids. He lives in Idaho in the U.S. and is a serial entrepreneur. Jeremy’s current business, Guidant Financial, has helped over 18.000 entrepreneurs put more than 4 billion USD to work, mainly in small businesses or…
19 Warren Farrell the father of the men’s movement & author of “The Boy Crisis”
Mar 10 • 51 min
Warren Thomas Farrell is 77. He is an American educator, activist and author of seven books on men’s and women’s issues. All of his books are related to men’s and women’s studies, including his March 2018 publication “The Boy Crisis”. Farrell initially…
18 Alan Haefele on being a dad of a child with autism
Mar 10 • 63 min
Alan Haefele is an entrepreneur from South Africa. He has been married to Christy for 14 years and together they have four children. Three boys and one baby girl. Alans oldest son has autism. Alan’s shares, explanations and insights were truly valuable…
17 Richard Walton “Being Dad” in the jungle
Mar 3 • 62 min
Not only is Richard a successful serial entrepreneur and dad of 4 kids - three girls and one boy. I could tell immediately that Richard has done some deep introspection about being a father, family and values in his life. Richard is a man who follows his…
13 “The Iron Cowboy” James Lawrence on parenting, Birth & natural consequences
Feb 20 • 45 min
My next dad, James Lawrence aka “The Iron Cowboy”, is truly inspirational. James holds numerous world records and has achieved some pretty mind blowing results with his body and his mind. He is best known for doing 50 consecutive full Iron Mans in 50…
16 ‘Who’ over ‘what’ with Brandon Dempsey
Jan 26 • 53 min
Brandon Dempsey is a super-passionate Dad of two kids. He had 13 siblings growing up. He’s a serial entrepreneur currently running two companies. Brandon is also an Iron Man, author, speaker, professor, a non-profit leader, an adventurer and he runs a…
15 “Daddy Saturday”: intentionality & actionable parenting
Jan 19 • 36 min
My next Dad, Justin Batt, is the founder of the “Daddy Saturday” movement and non-profit organisation. Justin’s mission is to impact 10 million fathers in the next 10 years. Justin has 4 kids. A daughter of 11 years and three boys 9, 7 and 5. His wife is…
14 Jamie Mitchell one of the most inspiring waterman alive on his role as a Dad.
Jan 12 • 48 min
My next dad is THE Jamie Mitchell, maybe the most inspiring watermen alive. Jamie is a 10X World Paddle Champion and professional big wave surfer. Jamie Mitchell has created a life from the ocean, one which he wants to be able to pass down to his…
#12 The beautiful journey of captain Gerard le Suer, “Dad at Sea”
Dec 30, 2019 • 52 min
Gerard le Suer is a very dear friend of mine, he has two sons (8 and 10), and he is an amazing Dad. Gerard is a traditional healer (“Sangoma”), business consultant, coach, surfer, entrepreneur, sailor and of course passionate Dad. Together with his family…
#11 the uplifting story of Marcus, shot in combat shortly after becoming a first-time dad
Dec 22, 2019 • 39 min
In this next session I sit down with Mark and Marcus Haney, both father and son. The session is powerful and interesting. Marcus, a Purple Heart U.S. Marine, was shot in Afghanistan during a fire fight in combat shortly after becoming a first time dad…
#10 Rob & myself have 8 prem babies combined On parents relationships, own identities & family first
Dec 15, 2019 • 39 min
Rob Murray is a passionate Dad of three kids who are all born premature. His 4 year old was 5 weeks early and his 2 year old twins were 8 weeks early. I have 5 premature kids (10.5 and 10 weeks). Rob runs a digital agency business called intrigue that is…
#9 life lessons from a dad who experienced bankruptcy with Conor Neill
Dec 8, 2019 • 58 min
My next dad’s name is an inspiring man, Conor Neill. Conor is a Professor at IESE where he runs Leadership courses, he is an author, a keynote speaker, a serial entrepreneur and the Spanish President of Vistage, the worlds leading CEO organisation. He is…
#8 Jason Reid on his son’s suicide and teen suicide
Dec 1, 2019 • 48 min
This session is very powerful and intense. Jason Reid is 52 years of age, he is married and has three children. Last year his fourth son, Ryan, killed himself. Jason shares his son’s story, his perspective as a Dad and his views on parenting and the…
#7 John Gray of “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus”
Nov 24, 2019 • 87 min
My next dad is John Gray. You probably know him as the author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. The book was a long time bestseller in the 90s, he’s sold millions of his books. John is an interesting dad and our session was different and thought…
#6 Flo Jung world champion & down to earth DAD!
Nov 17, 2019 • 40 min
Florian Jung is one the most progressive windsurfers globally, ocean adventurer and environmentalist and obviously a super passionate Dad. Flo opens up about his challenges around family-life and being ‘modern gypsies’ - travelling with everyone as a…
#5 Andrew Shortell lost a baby & was accused of shaken baby syndrome
Nov 10, 2019 • 50 min
Andrew Shortell is a dad of two children. Him and his wife lost their son Tristan at 4 months back in 2014 and where accused of shaken baby syndrome in the aftermath. The accusation was only cleared after many painful months and obviously the whole…
#4 Yat Siu on consistency, empathy & education
Nov 3, 2019 • 52 min
Dadicated.com: Yat Siu (Chinese: 蕭逸) is a Hong Kong based Dad, entrepreneur, angel investor, classically trained musician, director of the Asian Youth Orchestra, Global Leader of Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum, and Young Entrepreneur of the Year who…
#3 Grant Hatch “Being Dad” with stage 4 lung cancer
Oct 26, 2019 • 61 min
Grant Hatch is truly inspiring. He has four boys, he is extremely intelligent and has been successfully fighting stage 4 cancer for quite some time. Grant has managed to change his condition’s diagnosis from terminal to chronic by means of various…
#2 Walter Lee’s son Zy has only one arm, no legs
Oct 20, 2019 • 64 min
As a Dad Walter found his calling when his 3rd son, Zy, was born with only one complete limb. His left arm. Read that again… The doctors had not picked up Zy’s condition on the scans during the pregnancy and so Zy’s condition came as a complete surprise…
#1 Warren Rustand: strategies on building successful families
Oct 13, 2019 • 72 min
My next guest, Warren Rustand, is an inspiring leader, a business man and of course a Dad. He has seven children and nineteen grandchildren. This session is truly impactful and to this day I have never met another Dad as clear and focussed as Warren.…