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Five Cool Things | August 22, 2022

Five Cool Things | August 22, 2022

I find a lot of cool stuff on my journey, seeking to upgrade my life. Each Monday at noon Eastern, I share my latest treasures with you for fun and to help fathers to become The Best Dad Ever. Here are links to the resources I mentioned in this video: First of all,...

Needed: A Time Machine

Needed: A Time Machine

The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war. - Norman Schwarzkopf A dad that I coach asked, “What is the number one factor that prevents kids from growing up into teenagers that don’t talk to you?” I didn’t need words to answer. I just held up my hands to...

Five Cool Things | August 15, 2022

Five Cool Things | August 15, 2022

I find a lot of cool stuff on my journey, seeking to upgrade my life. Each Monday at noon Eastern, I share my latest treasures with you for fun and to help fathers to become The Best Dad Ever. Here are links to the resources I mentioned in this video: The Beatles...

The Winner is …

The Winner is …

Who do you want to be? Me? I am The Best Dad Ever. Did I win a prize? Am I hanging a medal around my own neck? No, nothing like that. This isn’t a one-time achievement like the Nobel Peace Prize. Creating myself as The Best Dad Ever is an infinite game. There isn’t a...

Five Cool Things | August 8, 2022

Five Cool Things | August 8, 2022

I find a lot of cool stuff on my journey, seeking to upgrade my life. Each Monday at noon Eastern, I share my latest treasures with you for fun and to help fathers to become The Best Dad Ever. Resources mentioned in this video: About the making of Fury Road, the 4th...

What Works Better Than Expectations?

What Works Better Than Expectations?

Coaching two of my favorite parents yesterday, they did something that seems simple. They created an agreement with their child about coping with unpleasant feelings. This agreement replaced their expectations about what she should be able to do on her own at her age....