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A business podcast for entrepreneurs with kids, or thinking about having kids. Hosted by Dan Caldwell, founder of the hugely successful $300M TapouT brand, and his wife Ildiko Ferenczi, actress, social media Star and founder of Canada’s first woman owned luxury architectural concrete company.

Join them, with their two children, the worlds youngest podcasters; Daniel and Destiny, as they go on life's incredible journey to discover how the worlds leading men and women entrepreneurs, are raising kids, while also building successful businesses! They also tackle the personal challenges that come with building their businesses, while raising their own children in a faith-driven home. Prepare to be inspired and empowered as they share compelling stories, igniting your own journey to build your kingdom.

Pretty and Punk Podcast Dan Caldwell and Ildiko Ferenczi

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 87 Ratings

A business podcast for entrepreneurs with kids, or thinking about having kids. Hosted by Dan Caldwell, founder of the hugely successful $300M TapouT brand, and his wife Ildiko Ferenczi, actress, social media Star and founder of Canada’s first woman owned luxury architectural concrete company.

Join them, with their two children, the worlds youngest podcasters; Daniel and Destiny, as they go on life's incredible journey to discover how the worlds leading men and women entrepreneurs, are raising kids, while also building successful businesses! They also tackle the personal challenges that come with building their businesses, while raising their own children in a faith-driven home. Prepare to be inspired and empowered as they share compelling stories, igniting your own journey to build your kingdom.

    Critical Fact: The Health of Your Marriage Can Lead to Success or Bankruptcy in Business.

    Critical Fact: The Health of Your Marriage Can Lead to Success or Bankruptcy in Business.

    EP 160 Is Marriage the Foundation to a Successful Business?
     
    In this special episode of the Pretty and Punk Podcast, hosts iLdiKo Ferenczi and Dan Caldwell jump into the profound connection between the health of one’s marriage and the success of their business endeavors.  The question had to be asked, "Marriage the foundation to having a business" is not just a statement; it’s a reality that impacts entrepreneurs and Dan and Ildiko have a unique perspective on the answer.  
    Through their own experiences of building and selling multi-million dollar companies, while nurturing a strong marriage and raising future leaders, iLdiKo and Dan explore how a solid marital foundation is crucial for overall life success. This episode is a must-listen for entrepreneurs who strive for excellence in both their personal and professional lives, offering insights on balancing love, family, and business.
     
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    • 26 min
    The Shocking Thing you Didn't Know; This will let you know it's time to turn your side hustle into your main hustle!

    The Shocking Thing you Didn't Know; This will let you know it's time to turn your side hustle into your main hustle!

    EP 159
     The shocking thing you didn't know will let you know it's time to turn your side hustle into your main business.
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    In this episode of the Pretty and Punk Podcast, hosts Ildiko Ferenczi and Dan Caldwell talk about the pivotal moment many entrepreneurs face: deciding when to transition a side hustle into your full-time business. Drawing from their own experiences of building and selling multi-million dollar companies, Ildiko and Dan share invaluable advice on recognizing the right time to make the leap, balancing the risks and rewards, and preparing for the challenges ahead.  If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner, or somewhere in between, this episode is packed with thought provoking ideas and inspiring stories to guide you on your journey. Join us as we explore the intricacies of entrepreneurship, parenting, and building a strong marriage, all while chasing your dreams.
     
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    • 39 min
    How Hard Can You Get Hit and Keep Moving Forward

    How Hard Can You Get Hit and Keep Moving Forward

    EP 158 How Hard Can You Get Hit and Keep Moving Forward 
     
    In this inspiring episode of the Pretty and Punk podcast, hosts Dan Caldwell and Ildiko Ferenczi delve deep into the theme of resilience in the face of life's toughest challenges. They open up about their personal journeys, sharing intimate stories of hardship, loss, and the daunting task of rising back up when life knocks you down.
     
    Dan and Ildiko discuss the crucial role of self-belief and purpose in overcoming adversity, drawing from their experiences of business struggles, personal losses, and life-altering diagnoses. They touch upon the importance of finding strength in grief, the power of reframing setbacks as stepping stones to greater things, and the necessity of maintaining hope and faith through it all.
     
    The episode is an honest and heartfelt exploration of the human spirit's ability to triumph over trials.  The loss of a job, the passing of a loved one, facing a dire diagnosis, Dan and Ildiko provide listeners with a roadmap to navigate these tough times. Their stories are a testament to the belief that every challenge is an opportunity for growth and that each of us is capable of achieving greatness, regardless of the obstacles we face.
     
    Join Dan and Ildiko in this moving discussion that not only offers practical advice but also serves as a powerful reminder of the resilience and strength inherent in each of us. This episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to find light in the darkest of times and the motivation to rise even stronger.
     
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    • 30 min
    The One Thing Women Want Most in a Man

    The One Thing Women Want Most in a Man

    EP 157 The One Thing Women Want Most in a Man When Looking for a Longterm Relationship
     
    In this insightful episode of the Pretty and Punk Podcast, join hosts Dan Caldwell and Ildiko Ferenczi as they delve into the nuances of maintaining a strong, loving relationship while navigating the demands of entrepreneurship and family life.
     
    Dan and Ildiko, both successful entrepreneurs and devoted parents, engage in a candid discussion as Dan asks “What do women look for most in a Man when looking for a long term relationship.”  Listen as they discuss the essential qualities that build a lasting marriage, the role of masculinity and protection in relationships. They share personal stories and hard-earned wisdom on finding the right partner, overcoming past traumas, and the importance of fighting for love.
     
    This episode is not just about the romance between a man and a woman but also about the broader themes of trust, leadership, and the delicate balance between professional ambition and family responsibilities. Whether you’re in a relationship, seeking one, or simply interested in personal growth, Dan and Ildiko’s conversation offers valuable insights and inspiration.
     
    Tune in to learn, laugh, and perhaps see your own relationships in a new light. Don’t forget to hit subscribe for more episodes on entrepreneurship, and building a life filled with love and purpose.
     
     
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    • 44 min
    Love and War: Rules Around Fighting in Your Marriage

    Love and War: Rules Around Fighting in Your Marriage

    EP 156 Love and War: Rules Around Fighting in Your Marriage
    Welcome to a riveting episode of the "Pretty and Punk" podcast, hosted by husband and wife team Dan Caldwell and Ildiko Ferenczi. In this episode titled "Love and War: Rules Around Fighting in Your Marriage," the entrepreneurial power couple delves into the delicate balance of managing conflict in a marriage while juggling the demands of running successful businesses.
     
    Dan and Ildiko get personal as they share their expert insights and five essential rules for constructive arguing within a marital relationship. They explore the nuances of communication, empathy, and mutual respect, which are critical when disagreements arise between partners who are not just spouses but also business partners.
     
    This episode isn’t just about avoiding conflict; it’s about embracing it as an inevitable, yet manageable, part of any strong and healthy marriage. Our hosts discuss how to argue effectively, ensuring that both partners feel heard and respected, and how these disagreements can actually lead to deeper understanding and stronger relationships.
     
    If you’re an entrepreneur navigating a relationship, constantly facing the usual ups and downs of marriage, or simply interested in enhancing your communication skills, this episode offers practical advice, and heartfelt wisdom.
     
    Be sure to tune in and discover how to transform your marital disputes from battlegrounds to building grounds for a more profound and enduring relationship. Remember to like, subscribe, and share this episode with anyone who might benefit from these valuable life lessons in love and leadership.
     
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    • 33 min
    Is Divorce Contagious? Be VERY careful of the people you surround yourself with!

    Is Divorce Contagious? Be VERY careful of the people you surround yourself with!

    EP 155 Is Divorce Contagious Like the Flu?
    In this thought-provoking episode of the Pretty and Punk Podcast, hosts Dan Caldwell and Ildiko Ferenczi delve into the sensitive topic of divorce and its impact on social circles. They explore a study suggesting a significant increase in divorce likelihood among those with divorced friends or family, sparking an insightful discussion about the influence of social environments on marital stability.
     
    Dan and Ildiko candidly share personal anecdotes and experiences, reflecting on how external influences, including friends and social media, can shape perceptions of marriage and divorce. They emphasize the importance of surrounding oneself with positive influences, advocating for relationships that uplift and support marital bonds.
     
    This episode is particularly compelling as it intertwines practical advice with spiritual wisdom. The hosts discuss the role of faith in fortifying marriages, citing statistics about the low divorce rates among couples who pray together. They encourage listeners to keep God at the forefront of their marriages and to be discerning about the company they keep.
     
    As entrepreneurs and parents, Dan and Ildiko also touch upon the complexities of balancing business ambitions with family life, highlighting the challenges and rewards of this dynamic. The conversation is interspersed with lighter moments and laughter, making the episode both engaging and relatable.
     
    Listeners, whether married or single, will find valuable insights in this episode. It's not just about the statistics of divorce but about nurturing a marriage with intention, faith, and the right support system. Join Dan and Ildiko for this enlightening discussion on the Pretty and Punk Podcast – a show dedicated to married entrepreneurs with kids, navigating the intricate dance of family and business life.
     
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    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
87 Ratings

87 Ratings

nsosdadpodcast ,

Great conversation

Really enjoy the conversation and the insights of each topic. Enjoy each perspective of the host.

MadGeniuz ,

Great podcast for Entrepreneurs

This podcast is great and hits a much needed audience. Being an entrepreneur with a family is hard, this podcast helps navigate that struggle/balance. Highly recommend giving it a listen!

Erik G. Allen ,

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

This show is absolutely amazing! Being a Dad, Entrepreneur, Husband, and having a podcast myself, I can relate to this so show so much! Love the show! I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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