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60 Creating a successful family vision & instilling values with Robert Glazer

Feb. 3, 2021

"Be happy and healthy, be respectful, responsible, resilient, and be kind.” Rob Glazer is an amazing serial entrepreneur, father of 3 teenagers, author of 5 very successful books, keynote speaker & one of the most distinguished disruptors to traditional workplace culture. Topics are setting fa…

Guest: Robert Glazer
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59 THE Rory Sutherland on not losing your marbles as a dad of twins, establishing trust and the fathers-daughter-bond

Jan. 27, 2021

🎙 DADicated #59 THE Rory Sutherland on not losing your marbles as a dad of twins, establishing trust and the fathers-daughter-bond “I think we make the business of parenting disproportionally difficult - if we assume that everything is within our control.” Rory Sutherland on Ror…

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58 Dr. John Rosemond - Renegade Parent Psychologist on Marriage Centred Parenting & Parent Authority

Jan. 20, 2021

🎙 DADicated #58 Dr. John Rosemond - Renegade Parent Psychologist on Marriage Centred Parenting & Authority “The best advice I can give myself as a dad is to be a good husband.” Dr. John Rosemond on DADicateddotcom Hands down, maybe the best session yet! I was truly intrigued by the things th…

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57 Next-level serial entrepreneur, coach & autism dad with Michael Caito

Jan. 13, 2021

“Saying the right thing during a coachable moment to your children that builds their self-confidence can be the biggest difference-maker and change the trajectory of their whole life forever.” Michael Caito on Michael Caito is an amazing dad and serial entrepreneur who co-founded ”Res…

Guest: Michael Caito
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🎙 DADicated #56: “Divorce changed me from a father to a dad” with Ron Blair

Jan. 6, 2021

Ron Blair is currently going through a divorce and has 100% custody of his 3 teenagers (18, 15 & 12). His marriage and family culture are a tale of 2 distinct families which has impacted his parenting style. Ron shares openly about the impact divorce had on him & his family-life; what changed &…

Guest: Ron Blair
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55 Losing your child to a rare disease. Daniel DeFabio on Menkes Syndrome

Dec. 30, 2020

“You may have a shorter life with your child but you still have a life with your child and some of this will be happy.” Daniel DeFabio on Daniel DeFabio is married and a father of two boys, Alex and Lucas. Sadly Lucas quite recently passed away at the age of 11.5 due to Menkes Syndrom…

54 Growing up in a Perisan single-dad home in the U.S.A. with Shadi Almassizadeh

Dec. 22, 2020

“The best advice I can give myself as a dad is enjoy every minute, you never get those back and don’t take them for granted.” Shadi Almassizadeh on Shadi is the VP of architecture and engineering at Disney, he was born in Iran and grew up in America from age 4. His parents had an arra…

53 Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) & Life Energy with Chris Jones

Dec. 15, 2020

“The best advice I can give myself as a dad is to be present with an open heart.” Chris Jones on Chris has been married to Yolanda for 22 years and they have two boys (16 & 13). Chris shares about his son’s Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) and how his condition has impacted h…

Guest: Chris Jones

52 Steve Biddulph’s incredible insights into “The Father Wound” & raising kids

Dec. 9, 2020

“The secret of family is to love what you have got. What you have got is better for you than what you would have made up for yourself.” Steve Biddulph on Steve Biddulph is one of the world's best-known parent educators and best-selling parenting author. A psychologist for 30 years, he…

51 Eric Naaman on dancing the stepfather-dance

Nov. 25, 2020

“How do I become part of this child’s life, without alienating the father, but still in the sense we need to become a family?” Eric Naaman on Eric Naaman, who grew up in war-torn Lebanon, is a leading entrepreneur, and loving stepdad to 12 year old Francois. He studied in the US, and …

Guest: Eric Naaman
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50 Hao Lam: Street Kid, Refugee, Leading Education Entrepreneur & Dad

Nov. 18, 2020

🎙️ DADicateddotcom #46 Hao Lam: Street Kid, Refugee, Leading Education Entrepreneur & Dad Hao Lam is a refugee from Vietnam, now living in Seattle. He has been married to his wife Lisa, for 27 years and they have 2 sons (23 & 20). His dad was held as a prisoner of war in 1975. Hao spent 12 ye…

Guest: Hao Lam
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#49 Don Britton sold his company to become a better Dad

Nov. 14, 2020

“The best advice I can give myself as a dad is finding as many different reference points to emulate becoming a better dad.” Don Britton on Do…

Guest: Don Britton
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44 Mark X Cronin on his son’s Down Syndrome & Spreading Happiness

Nov. 6, 2020

“Stay humble and accept the humility that comes as a parent.” Mark Cronin, on DADicateddotcom Mark has 3 sons, one of which has Down Syndrome. Mark opens up about what it has been like raising a child with Down Syndrome and allows us a beautiful insight into his family; how he’s encouraged hi…

Guest: Mark X Cronin
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43 Truly staying connected & living purposefully with Jeff Neufeld

Oct. 29, 2020

Jeff is an amazing man & father of three from Canada. Previously professional concert pianist gone CEO & entrepreneur he understands the impact of clarity, choices and putting in the work - consistently. Jeff shares his journey, why he stopped alcohol & the power of sleep. We discuss balancing life…

Guest: Jeff Neufeld

About the Host

Philipp Hartmann

Philipp Hartmann is an entrepreneur, dad, host of the podcast, founder of the factory ( & GSDH Advertising (, board member of Entrepreneurs Organization and big wave surfer. Philipp was born in Germany but has been calling Cape Town home for the past 17 years.

Philipp became a dad of twins and triplets in a mere 13 months. On his podcast “”, he asks interesting dads to share their own experiences with the aim of empowering men to facilitate family success. Philipp believes this is a key element to making the world a better place.

He recently started “” an initiative which aims to provide 3 million meals for children in Cape Town affected by the harsh economic circumstances as a result of the drastic COVID-19 lockdown in South Africa.