The Dad Edge Podcast (formerly The Good Dad Project Podcast) is a movement. It is a strong community of Fathers who all share a set of values.
Larry Hagner, founder of The Dad Edge Podcast (formerly The Good Dad Project Podcast), breaks down common challenges of fatherhood, making them easy to understand and overcome. Tackling the world of Fatherhood can be a daunting task when we try to do it alone.
The mission of The Dad Edge Podcast (formerly The Good Dad Project Podcast) is to help you become the best, strongest, and happiest version of yourself so that you can help guide your kids to the best version of themselves. Simple as that. Everything you need and all of our resources can be found at gooddadproject.com/podcast
Awaken The Giant Within You with Brian Bogert
There's a sleeping giant in every single man. Awakening those giants within and turning them into legends is a desire that every single man has in his heart. As we navigate life, a lot of us are searching for external things we can do to awaken these sleeping giants. However, this awakening starts. As an inside job.
Brian Bogert is the proud father of 2 children and loving husband, Brian helps coach his clients to find a balance or integration between their life and work. He has a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Redlands.
Brian is known for his positive leadership and is a strong supporter of non-profit and philanthropic foundations. He has served on advisory boards and committees such as the American Cancer Society, Adelante Healthcare, TGEN, United Blood Services, the YMCA, Scottsdale Leadership and Valley Leadership. He is also the founder of the Phoenix Children's Hospital Patient and Family Leadership (PALs) group, which is dedicated to giving patients and their families the best possible experience during their treatment.
He is co-creator of the mobile app, Simply Sayin' to help children understand confusing medical terms involved in their care.
Brian Bogert's life purpose is to help awaken the sleeping giant in every human being by helping them grasp that which is just out of reach.
In a disconnected world, Brian is revolutionizing the way people, leaders and entrepreneurs connect deeply with their authentic self to achieve the best version of themselves thanks to his life philosophy on "how to embrace pain to avoid suffering", "people before profits" and "who before what" have helped individuals and businesses discover and activate their unlimited potential.
The Battle For Our Kids Attention with Richard Capriola
TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram are the most popular social media platforms for our kids today, and especially our teenagers. We are the first generation of parents that are confronted with the battle for our kids' time, their attention, and even their mental health. My guest today gives us a deep dive look at the impact of these social media platforms and what they are doing to our kids' lives, their mental health, and how we can be best armed and prepared to guide them as parents.
My guest today is Richard Capriola. He spent 11 years working as an addictions counselor for Menninger Clinic in Houston Texas before retiring in 2019. Menninger Clinic is one of the top ten psychiatric hospitals in the United States and specializes in the assessment, stabilization and treatment of adults and adolescents with substance abuse and psychiatric disorders. During his tenure there he worked in the Adolescent Treatment program and the adult Comprehensive Psychiatric Assessment and Stabilization program. Working closely with psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and nurses he was responsible for comprehensive assessments and individual and group counseling with patients diagnosed with substance use disorders.
His job with Menninger Clinic was a second career. Prior to joining Menninger, he spent 30 years working for the Illinois State Board of Education where he was a lobbyist, communications and external relations manager and special assistant to the State Superintendent of Education. After retiring from the State of Illinois in 2004 he worked as a mental health crisis counselor in central Illinois until he joined Menninger in 2008.
Now retired, he lives with his wife in Katy, Texas, a suburb of Houston. He enjoys reading, writing, traveling, and spending time with family who live in Texas and on both coasts. He has one son, two stepchildren and four grandchildren.
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Surviving a Full to Empty Nest Transition with Matt Meline
We only have 18 summers with our kids, and then they're gone. As much as we don't wanna think about it. Our kids will not be under our own roof forever. Today, my guest and I talk about ways we can embrace moments, be a hundred percent present with our kids, create a relationship with our wives, where it feels like we're always newly dating, no matter how long we've been together and how we can save for the future.
Father of 4 graduates and loving husband, Matt Meline is the founder and CEO of PrairieFire, a company dedicated to helping financial planning and advice.
Matt is committed to improving his clients' quality of life through better money planning and investments by building the components to help families prepare so that when their children go to college it is not an issue of stress or conflict, and helping them plan for an exciting empty nest lifestyle along with a financial plan for the second half of their lives.
A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, Matt traveled the Midwest primarily as senior manager for various banking organizations but in the mid 1990s decided to become a full time financial planner.
Why Porn Is Not An Addiction with Dr. Cameron Staley
Porn is one of the most common traps for men to fall into. Many of us think it's harmless but the fact of the matter is porn use will steal the number one precious commodity in our life and that is our time. My guest today gives us a deep dive into the emotional and psychological impact that porn has on our brain, our lives, relationships, and even productivity.
A passionate and faithful promoter of mental health, Dr. Cameron Staley is a clinical psychologist dedicated to counseling and teaching psychology courses. Creator of the “Life After” series where he helps people improve their mental health by learning about the therapeutic approaches and research available.
He gave a TEDx talk, Changing the Narrative Around the Addiction Story, where he shared the details of his research and counseling experience on helpful ways to talk about sexuality and how to effectively reduce the viewing of unwanted pornography through mindfulness. He developed a self-directed online program called Life After Pornography, which is based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) concepts.
He co-authored a chapter on Personality Disorders for an Abnormal Psychology textbook and has published several research studies on sexuality.
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A necessary podcast for every man
I’ve been following the Dad Edge on and off for years and no matter how far I drift off, I come back. That’s because Larry brings so much depth, knowledge, heart and encouragement that every man, husband and father needs to hear. The guests, topics are phenomenal and the Q&A sessions are gold mines. I moved to Australia from my home country and having no one who knows me and my journey has Been tough but the DadEdge serves as my brother and accountability partner to help me through the challenges of life. Thank you Larry
Daily podcast = Daily lessons learnt
I came across the Dad Edge Podcast at a crucial moment in my life and it quickly became part of my daily routine.
As a husband of just 2 years I can honestly say that the content Larry and his guests so graciously provide has helped me to better communicate with my wife, prioritise my values as a man and soon to be father and even reconnect with my family in deeper more genuine way.
I cannot recommend the Dad Edge podcast highly enough. Larry, from one man to another, I thank you for your kindness.
My eyes are open to a whole new perspective on life and for that I will be eternally grateful.
The essential podcast for the modern man
In a world where expectations of men, husbands and fathers are constantly changing, this podcast will give you the skills to not only succeed, but thrive. Larry has put together an incredible library of information from both top level performers from all walks of life, as well as every day dads just like you. The Dad Edge will help you reach your goals, even when the goal posts keep shifting.
If this podcast lights a fire within you to do better, then absolutely consider the Dad Edge Alliance. It’s a community like no other and easily one of the best decisions you’ll ever make!