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68 Brett Rustand on the family as a team and forming lasting memories

March 14, 2022

Brett Rustand is a military veteran and father of five living in Tuscon, Arizona. He left his military career to dedicate his life to parenting and now works helping veterans get jobs. Brett’s military background gives hi…

Guest: Brett Rustand

67 Ben Richter on navigating the complexities of a blended family

March 7, 2022

Ben Richter is a father of seven from two marriages who has learned to navigate the complexities of blending different family cultures with multiple children of different ages. In this session, we discuss various valuable…

Guest: Ben Richter

66 Darryl Woods Snr and Darryl Woods Jnr on forgiveness and building a relationship despite extraordinary circumstances

Feb. 28, 2022

“Growing up, people always asked where’s my dad, I would say in prison. But I always knew that that wasn’t the complete story. I wish I could say more to that when they asked me that, because they say your dad’s in prison pe…

65 Tom Cullen on overcoming devastation and adapting to single parenting

Feb. 21, 2022

“The best advice I can give myself as a dad is that love is the baseline. The kids will always have my love. They need to know that. They need to feel that. I can be upset, sad, embarrassed, furious, all those things. But th…

Guest: Tom Cullen

64 Dave Galbenski on Learning While Teaching

Feb. 14, 2022

“The best advice I can give myself as a dad is being a dad is a journey, not a destination. It’s about progress, not perfection. Be present, and when present, be present." In this session, Dave shares his views on how we …

63 Dinis Prazeres on Leadership, Mindfulness & Teamwork

Feb. 7, 2022

"The best advice I can give myself as a dad is to be kind to yourself and be mindful of what you focus on because what you focus on grows." - Dinis Prazeres on DADicated.com Dinis discusses being a role model for our chil…

62 Financial literacy for children with Evan Harris

Jan. 31, 2022

“The best advice I would give myself is to recognize that my children are themselves. They are not a projection of me, nor were they me, or am I them at their current age.” - Evan Harris on DADicated Evan Harris is an entrep…

Guest: Evan Harris

61 Dr. Robert Brooks on Resilience in Children

Jan. 24, 2022

“The best advice I would give myself as a dad is to accept my children for who they are and reinforce their passions and islands of competence.” Dr. Robert Brooks has been married for 57 years, has two sons and is a grandfat…

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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 disting…

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…

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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 Han…

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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 DADicated.com …

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 o…

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 DADicated.com Daniel DeFabio is married and a father of two boys, Alex and Lucas. Sadl…

About the Host

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Philipp Hartmann

Philipp Hartmann is an entrepreneur, dad, host of the podcast www.DADicated.com, founder of the factory (www.meetthefactory.com) & GSDH Advertising (www.gsdh.org), 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 “DADicated.com”, 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 “www.TogetherForCapeTown.com” 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.