“AAAHHHGG! Why on earth did I think I could be a dad, and build a business on top of that!?! What was I thinking?!”
“I’m not sure I have what it takes to do this!”
“I don’t think I can keep it up much longer”
Many men who are both dad and entrepreneur are plagued by these thoughts and questions (which often come wrapped in guilt, resentment, and/or shame).
Most of the time this struggle is rooted in a poor concept of what a dad is ‘supposed’ to be. So we need to re-invent our concept of what it is to be ‘dad’, because being ‘dad’ isn't what it used to be. Most of us are stuck with the old instruction manual - if we have any manual at all.
Many of us are just faking it, hoping we don’t ruin our kids lives.
Lets walk together on the journey from being a ‘well-behaved’ dad who is doing what he thinks he’s supposed to and hoping its right, to becoming a ‘high performance’ dad who is clear on who he is, where he and his family are going and why. It’s an exciting and challenging process to be sure...
In this episode, we join Kevin as he shares some hard-won lessons about being Dad to a family in trauma. Kevin opens up about the collision he and his family survived. He shares openly about;
how healing from trauma revealed opportunities to learn
becoming the man his family needed him to be
how taking time to listen, actually saves time
Self-awareness and clarity open the doors to a more fruitful and enjoyable life for our family...
In this conversation Adam shares with openness and candour his thoughts and experiences on;
travel plans before/after kids
how our way of living influences our kids’ choices and behaviours
teaching our kids that they are not too young to turn ideas into reality
taking advantage of “circumstances beyond our control” (*cough*covid*cough)
the challenges of a relationship with a human who is constantly changing
leaving our kids with a legacy of good character
Through the process, Adam’s creativity...
Join Braden Ricketts as he helps Kevin to highlight some parts of his journey that have built-in him the desire to leave such a legacy for his family and their children, that they might consider him a legend, and to answer some important questions like;
- What/who is a Legendary Dad?
- Who is Kevin and what has motivated his mission to help others become Legendary Dads?
- How the trauma of the collision he was in with his family has made him a better husband and dad...