43 min

Stoicism, Work & Life Blending, 3 Principles for Parenting and How KidsStrong Builds Strength & Confidence in Children with Matt Sharp Front Row Dads | Family Men with Businesses

    • Parenting

If you’re a family man with a business, the temptation to check up on work projects or emails when we’re home with our kids can be a challenge.
But sometimes kids just need us to play with them, or hangout on the couch and watch one of their movies. Even if they’ve seen it dozens of times. If we’re present in those moments, it will make a huge difference and hopefully they’ll have fond memories of those times when they have kids of their own.
And as much as they love to run around and test our limits, the reality is:  they actually do crave structure, guidance, and discipline. The biggest challenge is usually finding the time to do it right while still making it fun for them.
The good news is that there are awesome folks out there who are making a difference to solve that problem. One of them is today’s guest, Matt Sharp.
Matt is the co-founder of KidStrong, an organization that helps kids improve their physical and mental fitness. With KidStrong, Matt has helped thousands of kids grow their confidence and strength and prepare themselves to tackle whatever life throws at them.
KidStrong also gives parents the tools to build confident, resilient, and hard-working kids and set them up to win in life. Their innovative teaching style is an obvious upgrade from the one traditional establishments offer and helps kids become mentally and physically fit humans.
In our conversation, we dig into how stoicism helped Matt become a better leader and how to help children become mentally and physically fit humans. Matt also shares his three parenting principles that will help any parent to be fully present with their kids and how focusing on improving the culture in your organization boosts productivity.
 Matt Sharp Podcast Highlights
The difference between work-life blend versus work-life balance. Modeling leadership and entrepreneurship for their kids by leading through your actions. How parents often project their dreams and ambitions onto their kids, instead of letting them figure out how to be better people. How stoicism helps you to improve your leadership and how you react to stressful situations. How Matt juggles his roles as a father, husband, entrepreneur, and teacher, and how he sets an example for his kids. Time isn't being wasted if we’re spending time with our kids instead tackling that next email. The mindset to attract and retain top talent by hiring A-players and just get out of their way. Get the Full Show Notes
Want access to the full show notes, including links to all resources mentioned during today's conversation? Visit FrontRowDads.com/358
Want to learn more about Front Row Dads?
We are in the business of building better families.
While most dads would say that family matters most, the challenge is they feel guilty knowing their careers get the best of them, and their family seems to get the rest of them.
We help Dads become family men with businesses, not businessmen who have families, so they can thrive personally AND professionally.
Subscribe to the Front Row Dad podcast to learn about fatherhood, marriage and how to level up your game at home, or if you’re ready for the best coaching and true brothers to grow with, Join The Brotherhood!
Are you getting all the shows? Subscribe today! Want to leave a review? THANK YOU! http://FrontRowDads.com/review

If you’re a family man with a business, the temptation to check up on work projects or emails when we’re home with our kids can be a challenge.
But sometimes kids just need us to play with them, or hangout on the couch and watch one of their movies. Even if they’ve seen it dozens of times. If we’re present in those moments, it will make a huge difference and hopefully they’ll have fond memories of those times when they have kids of their own.
And as much as they love to run around and test our limits, the reality is:  they actually do crave structure, guidance, and discipline. The biggest challenge is usually finding the time to do it right while still making it fun for them.
The good news is that there are awesome folks out there who are making a difference to solve that problem. One of them is today’s guest, Matt Sharp.
Matt is the co-founder of KidStrong, an organization that helps kids improve their physical and mental fitness. With KidStrong, Matt has helped thousands of kids grow their confidence and strength and prepare themselves to tackle whatever life throws at them.
KidStrong also gives parents the tools to build confident, resilient, and hard-working kids and set them up to win in life. Their innovative teaching style is an obvious upgrade from the one traditional establishments offer and helps kids become mentally and physically fit humans.
In our conversation, we dig into how stoicism helped Matt become a better leader and how to help children become mentally and physically fit humans. Matt also shares his three parenting principles that will help any parent to be fully present with their kids and how focusing on improving the culture in your organization boosts productivity.
 Matt Sharp Podcast Highlights
The difference between work-life blend versus work-life balance. Modeling leadership and entrepreneurship for their kids by leading through your actions. How parents often project their dreams and ambitions onto their kids, instead of letting them figure out how to be better people. How stoicism helps you to improve your leadership and how you react to stressful situations. How Matt juggles his roles as a father, husband, entrepreneur, and teacher, and how he sets an example for his kids. Time isn't being wasted if we’re spending time with our kids instead tackling that next email. The mindset to attract and retain top talent by hiring A-players and just get out of their way. Get the Full Show Notes
Want access to the full show notes, including links to all resources mentioned during today's conversation? Visit FrontRowDads.com/358
Want to learn more about Front Row Dads?
We are in the business of building better families.
While most dads would say that family matters most, the challenge is they feel guilty knowing their careers get the best of them, and their family seems to get the rest of them.
We help Dads become family men with businesses, not businessmen who have families, so they can thrive personally AND professionally.
Subscribe to the Front Row Dad podcast to learn about fatherhood, marriage and how to level up your game at home, or if you’re ready for the best coaching and true brothers to grow with, Join The Brotherhood!
Are you getting all the shows? Subscribe today! Want to leave a review? THANK YOU! http://FrontRowDads.com/review

43 min