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Dads Kids & Family Parenting

34 Rorke Denver: Dad of two, U.S. Navy SEALs Officer & Trainer, assault team leader with 200+ combat missions

July 29, 2020

“The fact that my daughters have learned how to shoot a gun, make a fire and play rough has helped …

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33 Arthur Gillis: learnings from a blended family by a seasoned entrepreneur dad & grandad

July 20, 2020

“As fathers we sometimes have to be benevolent dictators, even if our children are grown-ups, they …

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32 Dr. Mark Schillinger on boys to men initiation and how to be happier, healthier and holier

July 11, 2020

“As a dad I just didn’t want to go through the rest of my life not being whole with my son.” Dr. Ma…

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31 Coley Harris left his 2 year old son Ahmarr David behind to serve a 16 year sentence

June 21, 2020

Coley Harris (47) went to prison and left behind his 2 year old son Ahmarr Melton (29). The two wer…

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30 Jason Goldberg on the role of fathering shaped by a biblical world view

June 14, 2020

“I started from zero on fathering, zero on family, zero on being a man.” Jason Goldberg on DADicate…

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29 Sander Raeijmaekers a Dad’s view of postnatal depression (PPD)

May 31, 2020

Sander is a dear friend of mine. He is 41 years old, has one daughter. Sander has always been a big…

Dads Kids & Family Parenting

28 Eric Fox on his daughter’s coma & his wife’s cancer

May 24, 2020

“You never really know how much people are willing to do or are prepared or want to help until it’s…

Dads Kids & Family Parenting

27 Conrad (“Caveman”) Stoltz: 3x Visualisation-Ninja DAD, 7x World Champion, 2x Olympian athlete and multiple African Champion

May 17, 2020

“The hardest thing I have ever tried to do was to truly, truly emotionally connect.” Conrad Stoltz,…

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26 Being a single dad, step dad & entrepreneur with Todd Palmer

May 10, 2020

Todd Palmer became a single-parent at the age of 24, and recently, now in his fifties, Todd has bec…

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25 Dr. Michael Trautmann’s fatherhood journey & one life changing day and night with his own Dad

May 3, 2020

Michael Trautmann is a strong man I truly admire who possesses the ability to inspire and lead peop…

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22 Marc Rousso on being a dad during personal bankruptcy

April 5, 2020

Marc Rousso has two children; his shares are uplifting and practical and they are very important as…

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.


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"I really love this podcast. Being a father I have felt for a while there is not a lot out there for us. This podcast changes that. For dads or potent…"

By rwjona85 on Dec. 6, 2019 via Apple Podcasts