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....
How You Can Reduce School Shootings

How You Can Reduce School Shootings

Change always happens slowly … then all at once. H/T Seth Godin We look away for a minute and our kids are grown. When we aren’t paying attention, it can seem like change is sudden. The same is true with cultural change. It always happens relatively slowly. Person by...
Dad Bod is Not Destiny

Dad Bod is Not Destiny

For Dads who feel like yoga and stretching don’t do anything… For Dads who need to sweat to feel fit… For Dads who fall back to a single fitness goal: to bench press twice their weight… I’m not a trainer but I do know what doesn’t work: starting and stopping,...
Dads Come Prepared

Dads Come Prepared

The last couple of years have proven one thing. We have NO IDEA what’s coming next. Dads are trained to prepare for the worst. We were raised as boys to adopt a warrior mindset, ready to defend ourselves against bullies and all aggressors. As men, then as fathers, and...
Find the Funny

Find the Funny

Finding the Funny is a skill that will extend your life and deepen your relationships. I was honored to be invited to tell a story about fatherhood for the Good Men Project live event in NYC in August 2015. On that stage, I shared my journey from a kid who believed...
I Need to Earn More Money

I Need to Earn More Money

There isn’t enough time in the day. The Dads that I meet tell me, “I am constantly on the go and I still can’t seem to make enough money for our family. I simply need to find a way to earn more.” I coach Dads who were programmed to believe that their value to their...
The Best Decision That I Ever Made

The Best Decision That I Ever Made

I went to work today. It was kind of automatic. I didn’t think about it. I set my alarm and packed my lunch. As a result of these moves, I went to work and helped some people. Going to work was a smart decision. Eating lunch, I checked a notification that popped up on...
Balance is a Verb

Balance is a Verb

I’m not going to lie. It was HARD to go back into work after celebrating Thanksgiving quickly followed by Chanukah, which came early this year! After a weekend full of cooking and eating and cleaning up and laughter, I had a hard time getting out the door for my...