44 episodes

Great Dad Talks is a series of conversations with experts on all aspects of the family adventure. With the perspective that “dads don’t always think like moms,” our mission is to support dad voices and our slightly different approaches to parenting. We’ll try to find solutions to every day challenges like getting kids off the couch and making STEM classes available for both boys and girls. But we’ll also tackle bigger issues when they come. The one main theme will be to support dads in the most important role of their lives that of being a great dad.

Connect with us at greatdad.com and watch the video version of these podcasts at YouTube.com/greatdadnews

Great Dad Talks Paul Banas

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Great Dad Talks is a series of conversations with experts on all aspects of the family adventure. With the perspective that “dads don’t always think like moms,” our mission is to support dad voices and our slightly different approaches to parenting. We’ll try to find solutions to every day challenges like getting kids off the couch and making STEM classes available for both boys and girls. But we’ll also tackle bigger issues when they come. The one main theme will be to support dads in the most important role of their lives that of being a great dad.

Connect with us at greatdad.com and watch the video version of these podcasts at YouTube.com/greatdadnews

    Teaching kids new habits to be more productive with Blaine Oelkers

    Teaching kids new habits to be more productive with Blaine Oelkers

    In this tips-filled podcast, I talk with Blaine Oelkers, "America's Chief Results Officer." Blaine helps entrepreneurs and small business people learn new habits and strategies to become more productive. He has specific advice on how to learn new habits quickly (in 21 seconds!), unlearn bad habits and get 2x productivity out of an hour. Blaine explains how these same strategies can be adapted for dads to help kids.

    You can find him at BlaineTedx.com where you can sign up for his newsletters and connect, as well as at Selfluence.com.

    • 45 min
    Positive Intelligence with Dawn & John Sanders

    Positive Intelligence with Dawn & John Sanders

    Dawn and John Sanders are both coaches. Dawn does life coaching while John does executive coaching. We discuss how they got into coaching and how they are using Positive Intelligence with couples, including a demo of a "PQ rep."

    You can find Dawn and John, as well as more information on their coaching at www.sanderscoachingteam.com.

    • 24 min
    Positive Intelligence with Jackie Meek

    Positive Intelligence with Jackie Meek

    Jackie and I discuss her experience with Positive Intelligence and she demonstrates a "PQ rep," the mini-meditative moment that is a building block of the Positive Intelligence course.

    You can find Jackie at futurelifecoaching.co.uk. She has a new Positive Intelligence group starting October 29, 2022. Her "Mum Boardroom" is also available for group coaching to support moms.

    • 40 min
    Positive Intelligence with Bob Loftis

    Positive Intelligence with Bob Loftis

    My coaching colleague Bob Loftis talks about his own experience with Positive Intelligence (PQ). He also demonstrates an additional PQ exercise called "havening."

    • 34 min
    Bill Miles on making divorce less bad for kids

    Bill Miles on making divorce less bad for kids

    In this conversation, Bill Miles outlines commonsense principles to make divorce less harmful for the kids involved. We discuss five ideas geared toward making this time less painful and keeping relationships strong. Non-divorcing dads will appreciate the reminders of how we can be better dads every day for our kids, our partners, and ourselves.

    Bill and his partner support divorcing couples trying to have the most "positive" divorces possible at BestSelfIntuitiveDivorce.com, part of BestSelfMedia.com.

    • 44 min
    How to motivate kids using their passions with Jonathan Harris

    How to motivate kids using their passions with Jonathan Harris

    ParentTheirPassion.com founder Jonathan Harris talks about how to use kids' natural interests to develop skills they can use in the marketplace.

    You can find more resources at ParentTheirPassion.com.

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Dr. Joe Martin ,

Advice for Dads without fluff

I had the privilege to appear on Paul’s wonderful podcast. I really enjoyed my time on his show, and he was so effective in covering a lot of territory in a short amount time. I definitely will be recommending this podcast to the men in our community. - Dr. Joe Martin, Host of The Real Men Connect Podcast

Darrell702 ,

Diverse Discussions from a Dad’s Point of View

Love the variety of topics and experience of the dads Paul has on the show. It’s great to see good men highlighted for their leadership as dad’s and in other walks of life. Keep up the great work.

Wade Galt ,

Important Topics, Talented Host

I really enjoyed talking with Paul. He is a talented and insightful host who is engaging people in extremely important conversations about fatherhood and life.

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