Episode 16 – What makes a man?

When was the last time you questioned what it is to be a man?

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better” -Maya Angelou

CostcoWell, let’s just say that it was shaping up to be a great day. My son was super happy and outgoing. We went to Costco to make a return and grab some items. Now I’m certain that Continue reading Episode 16 – What makes a man?

Episode 15 – Getting back to YOU with Eddie Aguilar

Climb the Mindset Mountain.

 

Find what makes you happy
What makes YOU happy?

Eddie is the proud father of 2 young adults and continues to put them first in his life. Eddie carved a career out of wildland firefighting as a Hotshot supervisor and found a true passion for the industry. As often happens, we tend to sacrifice these things in our lives for those we care about most.

Before long Eddie found himself behind the Continue reading Episode 15 – Getting back to YOU with Eddie Aguilar

Episode 14 – Unexpected Thank You

weraddads.com-6I’m sure this episode isn’t what you expected… neither did I. I’m of two minds in publishing it however, I believe in the power of integrity and character. I referenced this in the show manifesto (Episode 000) and owe this to both you and myself. So here goes….

Sink or swim I feel better talking about it, if only with myself.

Please let me know what you think at: walter@weraddads.com Continue reading Episode 14 – Unexpected Thank You

Episode 13 – Fit to be dad with Steve Roy

Fitness isn’t just physical with Steve Roy.

 

Steve Roy
Steve Roy aka singledadfitdad.com

Steve Roy (aka singledadfitdad) is a shining example of renewal after “downfall”. Steve is making men’s lives better every day with his personal mission to help others using Continue reading Episode 13 – Fit to be dad with Steve Roy

Episode 12 – Greek Wisdom with Heraclitus

“The only constant in life is change”

What does a Greek philosopher, a Renaissance Physicist and a 19th Century German philosopher have in common?  You’re about to find out in today’s Micro-sode.

Heraclitus
The Legacy and Wisdom of Heraclitus (and friends)

Heraclitus draws together many of the principles I discuss here on We RAD DADS. I had always heard the above mentioned quote but didn’t know where it’s origin truly was. Come to find out, It was from a Greek philosopher I had not heard of named Heraclitus.

“The Riddler”

The more I dug into Heraclitus and his work, the more interested I became. I was shocked to learn that he Continue reading Episode 12 – Greek Wisdom with Heraclitus

Episode 11 – Being a purposeful Dad with Larry Hagner

Maintaining your edge with Larry Hagner

 

Larry and his boys
Larry and his boys

After his bomb Larry immediately set out to change himself and in so doing, began to help and change others. Larry is the founder of The Good Dad Project, a published author, and a skilled speaker. Through his quest to simply become a better father, he has Continue reading Episode 11 – Being a purposeful Dad with Larry Hagner

Episode 10 – Lessons learned from Leeroy Jenkins

“…at least I have chicken.” -Leeroy Jenkins”

Teamwork and planning is essential but sometimes you have more challenges than you’ve accounted for.

At least you have chicken
At least you have chicken

Understand when it’s just a game convey this to your family with your actions. Trust me they’re watching and learning. Learn what you can, understand as best you can, crunch the numbers even but eventually you’ll have to jump in and take action.  There are moments where  Continue reading Episode 10 – Lessons learned from Leeroy Jenkins

Episode 09 – Get up with Ken Jaquith

Achieving Perfection

 

Ken Jaquith
Ken Jaquith

Ken is a divorced father of 3 and takes extreme pride in being the absolute best Dad he can be. Ken has struggled with everything from an extremely flawed legal system to being admonished as a dad. Formerly a Vice President for a huge company Ken learned firsthand Continue reading Episode 09 – Get up with Ken Jaquith

Episode 08 – Haley

Have you found your tribe?

 Figure out who you are at your core, find your true self and then, be yourself

Nowadays I relish getting out into the community and “mixing it up” with everyday people. Unfortunately for me, often it is only in the

The power of tribe
The power of tribe

simple trip to the store. We go to the store because we have a need for items but sometimes we find a true gem, a deal, a bonus of some kind. Today’s micro-side is a story of just that. I found more than I was looking for in a simple quick trip to the store. Continue reading Episode 08 – Haley

Episode 07 – Courage with Jason MacKenzie

Become invincible with Jason MacKenzie

Jason MacKenzieJason is a father of two girls. One a fledgling teenager and the other a tween. Jason has an incredible story to tell about his battles with bipolar disorder and alcoholism – trust me, it’s not what you think but it IS important to hear what he has to say.  Currently, he is a corporate employee, blogger, writer, and a speaker. Jason is living proof that you can overcome your circumstances. He found himself as an instant single Dad and left to Continue reading Episode 07 – Courage with Jason MacKenzie

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