For Michael Ray, becoming a Dad at the tender age of 49 was a shock in itself, and two years after that– an even bigger shock - that he found himself as the sole parent to his beautiful baby girl - Charlie.
Michael speaks about his insights from his personal journey raising his daughter and the profound impact being a solo dad has had on his outlook.
He addresses the gender and societal roles that are no longer applicable and the negative impact on organisational, business and personal outcomes. Michael speaks straight from the heart and his ability to connect, resonate and inspire people is obvious.
He has had numerous TV and radio appearances and has been featured on a number of both local and international publications and podcasts.
How to connect with Michael:
What we talked about:
3:04 Michael's Story
8:21 Perception of dads
12:56 The ballet school incident
27:10 Parental leave in Australia
31:31 Transferable skills from care work
35:31 Flexible work
39:39 Leave loud, leave proud
41:26 "Who knew" - Michael's upcoming book
How to connect with Karin Tischler, producer and podcast host of "Job Sharing and Beyond", and founder of Emily's Path Consulting (EPC):
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