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The School for Fathers Podcast disrupts the idea that once we’re a father, life stays the same. Join entrepreneur and mother of 10, Danusia Malina-Derben as she interviews working fathers about how they’re answering the question: How can I be a father and still be me? She hears from celebrities, well-known authors, heavyweight entrepreneurs, global activists, career powerhouses, influencers, & leading experts. Expect vulnerable conversation and insights that blow fresh air into what we know about men as working fathers.

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The School for Fathers Podcast disrupts the idea that once we’re a father, life stays the same. Join entrepreneur and mother of 10, Danusia Malina-Derben as she interviews working fathers about how they’re answering the question: How can I be a father and still be me? She hears from celebrities, well-known authors, heavyweight entrepreneurs, global activists, career powerhouses, influencers, & leading experts. Expect vulnerable conversation and insights that blow fresh air into what we know about men as working fathers.

    #92: HIDE – Ace Ruele

    #92: HIDE – Ace Ruele

    What’s the impact of needing to HIDE your true self to survive? In this ep I’m joined by Ace Ruele; actor, mentor and coach. We discuss proving extreme masculinity, Ace’s time in prison and fear. Ace and I also explore the importance of showing young men different ways of relating to themselves and others; and his performances with The Chocolate Men!
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    #91: WHOLE - Eldra Jackson III

    #91: WHOLE - Eldra Jackson III

    Being WHOLE can mean accepting the light and dark sides of ourselves. TED Talker and Co-Exec Director of Inside Circle, Eldra Jackson III joins me for a conversation unpacking toxic masculinity from inside the prison system as an life-sentence inmate to his work with Inside Circle. We talk power + control, gang life, remorse (or lack of) and more. Eldra’s perspective on life and his humility is truly refreshing. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this episode - as always, you can email me on danusia@schoolforfathers.com 

    Here’s the link to enter the School for Mothers Monthly Book Stack Giveaway over on @school.for.mothers.podcast instagram. Look out for the books & pineapple pic!

    • 44 min
    #90: SPEAK - Stuart Lawrence

    #90: SPEAK - Stuart Lawrence

    SPEAKing up for what's right. My guest today is motivational Speaker and Author, Rt Hon Stuart Lawrence, he is also the younger brother of Stephen Lawrence. Stuart joined me to explore how the events of his life have meant he's had to step up and speak out - and how he's taking this work forward. 
    About my guest, Stuart Lawrence: 
    Stuart is a Motivational and Public Speaker; he's also been a teacher and graphic designer. In his book, Silence Is Not An Option, he talks about what he has learned from life – the tools that have helped him live positively and kept him moving forwards when times have been tough.
    Through knowledge, self-worth, determination, and unity Stuart believes our young people of today have the power to push for change within our society and make change. Stuart has now embarked on a broader mission speaking to local councils, establishments and companies, discussing privilege, conscious bias, racial inequalities and much more.

    • 35 min
    #89: GIFT - Hadrien Chatelet

    #89: GIFT - Hadrien Chatelet

    Finding a MIX that works for you. My guest this week is Hadrien Chatelet, Creative Director of The Wern, a communications consultancy for startups, entrepreneurs, and independents. We explore the gift of dyslexia, the impact of proving yourself constantly, and how to find space for downtime when you’re a passionate workaholic and father to young children. 
    About Hadrien Chatelet: From literally being caught red-handed and commissioned on the spot to create street art for (Agnes-B) a fashion brand in France, to cutting his teeth in London as a junior designer for a wallpaper company. Hadrien has a wealth of experience across the design, art and branding world. His most recent role saw him build and manage the creative department for the European Marketing division of Endeavor. Hadrien is an advocate for shared parental leave and his desire to share the parental load is a contributing factor to him becoming a co-founder with his partner. They work from a garden office in Hackney. When not making things beautiful visually he also bends your ear with French electro/techno mixes under his DJ alter-ego Kiki With Love. As well as launching the strategic branding and design arm of The Wern, Hadrien is developing a range of FREE tools, DIY products, and one-to-one coaching. 

    • 40 min
    #88: SOLE - Michael Ray

    #88: SOLE - Michael Ray

    Do SOLE fathers have it harder? I’m joined by Michael Ray, Public Speaker, Blogger, Writer - who’s all about calling time on outdated gender stereotypes holding fathers back. We explore life as a solo parent, moving on from being Jack-the-Lad and empowering daughters.
    Read the full show notes over on our website >> http://schoolforfathers.com/podcast/29-sole-michael-ray/ 

    • 45 min
    #87: STRONG – Josh Connolly

    #87: STRONG – Josh Connolly

    What does it mean to be a STRONG man in 2020? My guest Josh Connolly, is certain that it definitely involves showing a range of emotions. Josh is a mental health advocate breaking down the barriers to men discussing their emotions. We explore being a sensitive man, the impact of alcohol and staying present. 
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    • 44 min

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