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.
#71: 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.
#70: PUSH - Ying Tan
PUSHing forward - for ourselves and our families. Entrepreneur and Author Ying Tan joins me to explore what's pushed him forward. From the incredible journey made by his parents to the UK, to his first job pushing trolleys and more.
About my guest, Ying Tan:
Ying is a qualified accountant with a background in investment banking having worked for UBS, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs. A successful entrepreneur, he is the founder and chief executive of Dynamo – one of the country's leading mortgage brokerages, providing expert knowledge and unbeatable service to numerous homeowners and property investors throughout the UK. Ying is dedicated to combining unusually high levels of customer service and understanding with building satisfying and rewarding careers for the people he works with. He is a regular commentator in a range of industry publications.
#69: SNAP - Jeremy Schneider
A SNAPshot into fatherhood with Jeremy Schneider. Jeremy and I talk raising multiples and transitioning into new phases of parenting as Jeremy's twins prepare to go to college. We also explore the double-edged joy/pain of commuting (really!) and the impact this had on Jeremy's ability to write his book.
About my guest, Jeremy Schneider:
Jeremy has a Masters in Marriage and Family whose career spans almost 20 years of working with individuals and families focusing on parenting, relationships, and mental health. He is a relationship and parenting coach and author of Fatherhood in 40-Minute Snapshots. He has been featured by the New York Times, The Today Show, CNN and more than twenty parenting podcasts and publications. Jeremy has been a speaker on panels in New York, Philadelphia, Dallas, and Liverpool. He lives and works in New York with his wife, son and daughter.
#68: LUCK - Simon Squibb
Can you hack LUCK? I’ll be exploring all things LUCK with entrepreneur + angel investor Simon Squibb. Do you think LUCK is something that can be hacked and grown? We’ll be unpicking what LUCK means for Simon and how others may experience luck or not...
About my guest, Simon Squibb:
Simon is an entrepreneur, angel investor, mentor, podcast host, founder and Chief Purpose Officer at The Purposeful Project. He left school at 15 years old and has since started 18 companies, invested in over 60+ startups and has mentored hundreds of founders. Having sold his award-winning branding and digital agency, Fluid, to PwC in 201, Simon now focuses on inspiring, motivating and guiding both budding and experienced entrepreneurs by sharing his personal experiences, insights, ideas and tips. His mission is to help 1,000,000 people start and grow a business of their own.
Connect with Simon on his: Instagram — Twitter — Clubhouse
#67: QUIRK - Patrick Olszowski
Learning let our QUIRKiness shine through. In today's episode, I'm joined by Patrick Olszowski for a beautifully candid episode exploring self-acceptance, healing past trauma, and fatherhood.
About my guest, Patrick Olszowski:
Patrick is an activist researcher and the CEO of Outrageous Impact. His company powers organisations to rapidly grow profits & tackle injustice through tech-powered research. Their work has raised millions of pounds and changed laws. They’re often involved with big issues like Grenfell Tower, the climate emergency, and the migrant crisis. In response to the pandemic, Patrick founded Crisis Connections which connects nearly 100 experienced professionals with charities around the world for free one hr advice sessions. Patrick’s also a father of two.
Danusia on The Outrageous Impact Show
#66 LIFT - Patrick Hutchinson
How can we LIFT others for the greater good? Patrick Hutchinson joins me for an exploration of an incident that many of us from 2020 that many of us will remember well. On 13th June 2020, Patrick and his friends were compelled to intervene in an incident which would subsequently change the course of their lives and garner worldwide media attention. The image of Patrick lifting and rescuing the Anti BLM protestor from serious harm went viral. We explore how this was a crossroads moment for Patrick, what the movement means in a wider and the work to be done now.
About my guest, Patrick Hutchinson:
Patrick is a Personal Trainer, public figure, author and now co-founder of UTCAI– a proud father of four, with four grandchildren. His book, Everyone Versus Racism: A Letter to My Children, is a poignant letter from Patrick to his children and grandchildren. Writing from the heart, he describes the realities of life as a black man today and why we must unite to inspire change for generations to come.