Jan. 6, 2021

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

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

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 & what benefits he gained. Ron covers co-parenting, support from family & his relationship with his father. Explaining divorce to kids, communicating love and truth & recognising loss are just some of the incredible topics we cover in this amazing session.


“The best advice I can give myself as a dad is to stay present in the home,” Ron Blair on DADicated.com

Ron Blair is currently going through a divorce and has 100% custody. His marriage and family culture are a tale of 2 distinct families which has impacted his parenting style. His dad is his hero and he wanted to emulate that for his 3 teenagers (18, 15 & 12).

Ron is President and Chief Operating Officer of Century Group, an executive recruiting and professional staffing company.

In the session, he shares openly about the impact divorce had on him & his family-life; what changed and what benefits he gained. Ron talks about co-parenting, support from family and his relationship with his father. Explaining divorce to kids, communicating love and truth, and recognising loss are just some of the incredible topics we cover in this amazing session.

The most powerful takeaways for me as a dad were:

  1. Our pasts are carried forward
  2. Being present is not merely a physical feature but also a mental one
  3. The truth must be confronted at some point

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“Those going through the throes of a divorce, there are some great things on the other side for the dads and their children and that relationship and bonding that can happen through this whole process,” Ron Blair, on DADicated.com

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Ron Blair is President and Chief Operating Officer for Century Group International, an executive recruiting and professional staffing firm providing top-tier accounting and finance talent to start-up, mid-market and Fortune 500 enterprises.

He has been with Century Group for nearly 21 years and co-founded the professional staffing business in 2004. He has served on the Board of Directors for Century Group, EO Los Angeles, Prototypes and Glendale Memorial Health Foundation and the School Council for Palos Verdes Peninsula High School.

More importantly Ron is a single father to three teenagers – Andrew (18) the guitarist / drummer, Audrey (15) the ballerina and Marie (13) the painter. There’s also an Australian Shepard, a cat, frog and a rabbit. They live on Palos Verdes Peninsula just south of Los Angeles, California.