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The Dad Edge Podcast (formerly The Good Dad Project Podcast)

Larry Hagner: Founder, Author, Speaker, Coach, goodadproject.com

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The Dad Edge Podcast (formerly The Good Dad Project. Podcast) is a movement. It is a strong community of Fathers who all share a set of values. Larry Hagner, founder of The Dad Edge Podcast (formerly The Good Dad Project Podcast), breaks down commo...Show More
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10 Questions to Deeper Connection with Your Teen

15:08 | Aug 22nd

As our kids get into their teens, they tend to isolate and become more independent. Their thoughts and feelings grow more complex. Asking them about their day at school is not enough to get them to open up about what’s going on inside their heads, an...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 43

36:49 | Aug 20th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and Joe Bailey as they bring on men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions.
How to Raise Indistractable Kids with Nir Eyal

56:23 | Aug 19th

Digital distraction is a huge problem for parents today. It seems like social media, tech, and video games are hijacking our kids’ lives, but what if the amount of time our kids spend on devices is a symptom of a much deeper issue? Today we have Nir ...Show More
Dad Edge Tactical Agenda: The Grit and Resilience Toolkit

35:51 | Aug 15th

Being a man and a father means being the leader of our families, finances, and businesses or careers. We are in constant demand and spend much of our time putting fires out. How can we develop grit and resilience so that everyday problems and insecur...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 42

59:51 | Aug 14th

Well, the inmates were running the asylum this week as Larry relaxed on vacation! This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join JMack and Dan Zehner as ...Show More
Fighting the Battle Within with Chad Robichaux

1:16:37 | Aug 12th

Most of us have been in a dark place at some point in our lives. What is the first step to reclaiming ourselves? How can we find the courage to move forward when it seems like there is no way out? Today's guest is Chad Robichaux. He is a former Force...Show More
Teaching Your Kids to Defend Themselves

38:30 | Aug 8th

Fight, flight, or freeze. These are humans’ three reactions to danger. What tools do your kids have to defend themselves when they are threatened? As parents, we hope our kids will never be forced into this position, but in order to protect them, we ...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 41

39:25 | Aug 7th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and Dan Zehner as they bring on men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions.
Raising Kids with the Dichotomy of Leadership with Jocko Willink

57:20 | Aug 5th

How can we detach from chaos and our emotions so we can make the best decisions in our lives? How do we know when it’s time to lead and time to follow? How do we apply the balance of leadership and detachment to our family and work life to reach a vi...Show More
The Dad Edge Mailbox for August 2019

19:01 | Aug 1st

Today, I pull some listener questions from The Dad Edge mailbox. We're going to cover workouts, morning routines, trips away from the kids, and what it's like to be a change agent in people's lives. I also give a powerful visualization exercise to ma...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode40

29:46 | Jul 31st

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and Dan Zehner as they bring on men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions.
Seeking Your Super Powers with Dr. Richard Shuster

1:03:15 | Jul 29th

What’s holding you back from becoming your best self? What about your environment is keeping you from growing? How can you assess your life and your abilities to discover your super powers? Today, we have Dr. Richard Shuster on the show. He is a Clin...Show More
Taking Action as the Head of Your Family

39:05 | Jul 25th

As the head of your family, nothing changes if you don't take action. If you want to lose weight, grow in your job or business, or have deeper relationships with your wife and kids, it's up to you to make it happen. Today we have everyday dad, Mark, ...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 39

30:00 | Jul 24th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions.
The Mindset of an Elite Operator with John "Tig" Tiegen

51:25 | Jul 22nd

What if we could tap into the mindset of an elite operator and become a hero in everyday life? Today we're going to learn from the very best. John "Tig" Tiegen is one of the heroes who was behind The Battle of Benghazi when militants attacked a diplo...Show More
The Three Pillars of Resilience Parenting: Exclusive Q&A with Chris and Holly Santillo

1:12:35 | Jul 18th

Having resilient kids is something all parents want. We want our kids to be confident, make smart decisions, and have the ability to triumph over challenges in life. What we often forget is that in order to raise resilient kids, we have to be resilie...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A(LIVE) Episode 38

28:37 | Jul 17th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions.
Breaking Free from Your Default Life with Matt Aitchison

55:36 | Jul 15th

Are you leading a rich life? Or are you drifting without intention, just trying to make it through the day? If you think there is more for you than what you have now, this show is for you. Wealth is our topic today. We’re not talking about the usual ...Show More
Saying “Yes” to your Kids’ Requests

05:39 | Jul 11th

This show was recorded right after The Dad Edge Live Summit and we’re going to share a quick thought from the event that is so important to our kids. We might not even notice it, but much of the time, when our kid asks us to do something with them, o...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (Live) Episode 37

1:03:20 | Jul 10th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions.
Late Bloomers: Giving Your Kids Space to Grow with Richard Karlgaard

57:50 | Jul 8th

Our society is obsessed with early achievement. We want our kids to become incredible athletes, advanced students, and high-earners. We have a tendency to compare them with their peers and if they aren’t at the same level, we worry that they won’t su...Show More
The Truth About Your Kids and Technology: Exclusive Dad Edge Alliance Q&A with Cal Newport

1:00:04 | Jul 4th

We’re just beginning to understand the impact of the internet and smartphones on society. Our time and attention are sucked away, and we look at a screen instead of our real lives. Energy for valuable activities is drained from us and we have nothing...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 36

24:22 | Jul 3rd

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions.
Resist Average with Tommy Baker

52:39 | Jul 1st

Most men are motivated by the same thing, and it’s the wrong thing—fear. We run away from the life we don’t want, struggling to avoid discomfort and scarcity. We are under constant stress and have nothing left for ourselves. But fear is a bad motivat...Show More
Communication with Your Wife: What You're Missing

35:59 | Jun 27th

All marriages have highs and lows, but what happens when things never seem to get better? Have you tried to do everything you think is right, but nothing seems to be working? Communication with your wife has broken down. Resentment grows, walls build...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 35

26:08 | Jun 26th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions.
One Extraordinary Marriage with Tony & Alisa DiLorenzo

55:28 | Jun 24th

Today we're going to focus in on our marriages. Tony and Alisa DiLorenzo are the hosts of the One Extraordinary Marriage podcast, which has been running for nine years strong. They are also the co-authors of the Amazon best seller, 7 Days of Sex Chal...Show More
How to Help Kids with Anxiety and Depression – Exclusive Dad Edge Alliance Q&A with Natasha Daniels

1:05:49 | Jun 20th

Today, more parents are raising kids with anxiety, depression, and OCD but have no idea how to cope. Judging by the downloads on our shows about anxiety and depression in kids, this topic is in high demand. Unfortunately, the stigma that still surrou...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 34

31:41 | Jun 19th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions.
Embrace the Past to Win Your Future with Mark Crandall

1:23:40 | Jun 17th

What is the story you‘ve been telling yourself over and over again that keeps you from stepping into the best self you can possibly be? Mark Crandall is a Transformational Life Coach, host of the Purpose Chasers Podcast, and the author of Embrace You...Show More
How to Surrender Your Ego to Supercharge Your Life

29:19 | Jun 13th

Are you taking ownership of your business, relationships, health, and future? Or are you blaming things outside yourself for a stagnant life? What is preventing you from living as your best self?  It’s the ego. Most of us don’t want to admit we don’t...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 33

32:17 | Jun 11th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions.
Anxiety and Depression in Kids: A Parent’s Survival Guide with Natasha Daniels

58:21 | Jun 10th

There is a great deal of awareness surrounding autism and ADHD in children. What has not been equally addressed are anxiety and depression in kids. Many children suffer in silence and parents don’t understand what’s wrong. Today we are going to talk ...Show More
Why Men Are Better Together

45:21 | Jun 6th

Today I’m sitting down with everyday dad and alliance member, Mike. He’s having a great time now being a father, but it wasn’t always this way. Mike is the father of an 8 year old daughter and a 5 year old son. When his son was first born, he couldn’...Show More
How to Light Your Woman Up with Brandy Salazar

1:23:23 | Jun 3rd

Fifty percent of marriages end in divorce. Out of those that stay together, only seventeen percent report being happy. It seems like the odds are against us. Is it possible to take our marriages, whether they are meh or miserable, and transform them ...Show More
Your Health: No F*cking Excuses with Jay Ferruggia

43:37 | May 30th

When it comes to getting healthy, there are really no f*cking excuses. Without our health, we can’t be the best versions of ourselves. We want to have the strength, the stamina, and the mental clarity to live life to the fullest. We want to feel comf...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 32

27:35 | May 29th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
Changing Your Relationship with Alcohol with Ruari Fairbairns

1:08:46 | May 27th

Alcohol is embedded into our society. Besides its traditional use as a social lubricant and its presence in nearly every celebration, the alcohol industry has psychologically programmed us to crave alcohol. But is it really adding to our enjoyment of...Show More
Raising Financially Responsible Kids

34:05 | May 23rd

Money is a generational issue. Most of us weren’t taught it, our parents weren’t taught it, and our grandparents weren’t taught it. Unless we break the pattern, our kids will have the same issues, overspending on credit cards and not investing enough...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 31

28:27 | May 22nd

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
Resilience Parenting with Chris Santillo

1:16:32 | May 20th

How can we teach our kids to navigate hardships and adversity while also raising them to be well-behaved? Today’s guest is Chris Santillo, the author of Resilience Parenting: Raising Resilient Children in an Era of Detachment and Dependence. Chris is...Show More
Turning Shame and Regret into Power

38:09 | May 16th

All of us at some time in our lives will face a time of darkness and despair. It could be financial ruin, divorce, a health crisis, or a shameful mistake. Chances are that when we are struggling through a difficult time, we won’t let anyone know abou...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 30

21:46 | May 14th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
Master the Key: How to Free Your Potential with Mike Flynn

1:00:28 | May 13th

Everyone is talking about finding your “why” or your purpose in life. The idea is that once you know your why, everything else falls into place. But what if you don’t know your why or how to find it? What do you do when you realize you are trapped in...Show More
The Dad Edge Mailbox for May 2019

17:14 | May 9th

We're going to do something new for Thursday Throwdown. I receive a lot of emails from listeners, so in this episode I'm going to answer three questions from The Dad Edge mailbox. Send your email to support@gooddadproject.com and your question might ...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (Live) Episode 29

24:30 | May 8th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport

58:10 | May 6th

Today’s show is about distraction. Tech can be our best friend and worst enemy. Our devices are no longer normal telephones. They’ve become our constant companions. Texts, emails, social media and loads of content compete for our attention every hour...Show More
How to Parent Kids with Anxiety and Depression

43:49 | May 1st

More kids are suffering from anxiety and depression than in any other previous generation. What is it like to raise kids who suffer from anxiety and depression? How can partners align without pointing fingers and being hurtful? I went on the Parentin...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 28

23:16 | May 1st

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
How to Persevere In Spite of Fear with Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman

1:07:23 | Apr 29th

Today I’m having a conversation with former UFC fighter and bestselling author of Driven: The Unlikely Journey from Classroom to Cage. He is also a podcast host, a speaker, a husband and a dad. Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman is back on the show for...Show More
Applying Top Gun Tactics to Life – Exclusive Dad Edge Alliance Q&A with Robert “Cujo” Teschner

1:05:38 | Apr 25th

We have a special show today! At least twice a month we invite one of our elite podcast guests to chat with our mastermind community. We've had Navy SEALs, pro-athletes, and NY Times bestselling authors. In this episode, we have former Top Gun instru...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (Live) Episode 27

37:29 | Apr 24th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
How to Start When You're Stuck with Jason Womack

1:12:39 | Apr 22nd

Today's show is going to ramp you up! Jason Womack is an executive coach and bestselling author of Your Best Just Got Better and Get Momentum: How to Start When you're Stuck. He's going to talk about why men are so good at starting things but not fin...Show More
A Father’s Journey Inward

32:23 | Apr 18th

On Thursdays we like to interview every day dads. Today we talk to Dad Edge Alliance member, Ben. His mission was to become the best father he could be to his 6 year old son and a 4 year old daughter. He knew that they were picking up on what he did,...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 26

36:04 | Apr 16th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
How to Become a Master Lover with Intimacy Coach Elisa Popescu

1:20:29 | Apr 15th

Warning: Dads, this episode is explicit. Make sure you’re not with the kids while listening.  Today, we are going to talk about how to become a Master Lover. After we get married and have kids, we step into the role of dad. Our wives go into motherin...Show More
Idea Overwhelm: How to Start Taking Action

20:50 | Apr 11th

Today is the 3 year anniversary for Thursday Throwdown and the 4th year anniversary since the launch of The Dad Edge/Good Dad Project Podcast! Thanks to all our fans for making the show such a wild success. Today's show is about all you podcast liste...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 25

22:00 | Apr 9th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
Everything You Need to Know About Identity Theft with Barry Russel

58:55 | Apr 8th

Identity Theft is a huge problem that encompasses more than credit card and bank fraud. Your personal identifying information can be used by criminals to apply for loans in your name, commit prescription pill fraud, or work under your professional li...Show More
Marriage Partnership in Action

15:00 | Apr 4th

Last month for Thursday Throwdown, we covered the 4 Elements of a Legendary Marriage with Lance Salazar. Over 4 weeks, he broke it down into: The Individual, The Partnership, Becoming Friends, and Becoming Lovers. Today I'm going to talk about the ma...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 24

28:00 | Apr 3rd

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
The Holy Grail of Work-Life Balance with James Sudakow

49:32 | Apr 1st

Is work-life balance an unattainable myth? Most of us have tried everything to find out a way to evenly distribute our time and energy across work, life, and family. Many of us may have also discovered that this is one of the most difficult things to...Show More
4 Elements of a Legendary Marriage Part 4—Becoming Lovers

33:56 | Mar 28th

Today we wrap up our 4 Elements of a Legendary Marriage series with Lance Salazar covering the subject we've all been waiting for—sex. Sex is a big deal when it comes to marriage, but it's also the toughest thing to talk about. How can we make our n...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 23

27:59 | Mar 27th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
How to Stop Being A Miserable F*ck with John Kim

54:09 | Mar 25th

Sometimes, the men who seem to have it all together are the ones who are suffering the most. Today’s guest John Kim was a licensed therapist and a life coach who was unfulfilled and hating life. A divorce forced him to begin looking inward and start ...Show More
4 Elements of a Legendary Marriage Part 3—Becoming Friends

36:06 | Mar 21st

Remember when you and your spouse used to have fun together? You never ran out of things to talk about. You always had each other's backs. Then adulting got in the way—kids, jobs, stress. Sometimes it feels like you have nothing to talk about anymore...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 22

26:22 | Mar 20th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
Protecting Your Family from Gaming Addiction with Cam Adair

1:23:55 | Mar 18th

We are just beginning to understand the impact of video games on child development and behavior. Never has our culture been so immersed in gamification. Games like Minecraft and Fortnite have become part of social culture.  The American Academy of Pe...Show More
4 Elements of a Legendary Marriage Part 2—The Partnership

43:02 | Mar 14th

We are dedicating this month to designing our relationships with our spouses. Lance Salazar cofounder of Legendary Couples and coauthor of The Miracle Morning for Couples is back for Part 2 of this series. He has broken down the 4 Elements of a Legen...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 21

25:40 | Mar 13th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
Everything Men Need to Know About Porn with J.K. Emezi

1:16:55 | Mar 11th

Today our show is about porn, sex, and masturbation addiction. This subject constantly comes up in The Dad Edge community and our episodes about pornography have massive downloads. In this age where we can watch it anytime and anywhere on our phone, ...Show More
4 Elements of a Legendary Marriage Part 1—The Individual

47:15 | Mar 7th

We are dedicating this month to designing our relationships with our spouses. Lance Salazar from Legendary Couples is back on the show. He has just released The Miracle Morning for Legendary Couples, which he coauthored with Hal Elrod. He breaks down...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A (LIVE) Episode 20

37:20 | Mar 6th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. You don't want to miss ...Show More
How to Get Anything You Want with Tony Stephan

1:06:45 | Mar 4th

What if you could have anything you want? Sounds crazy, right? Here’s the truth—you CAN have anything you want. The problem is we run away from our fears instead of running toward our dreams. We shrink from adversity, hard work, and the unknown. The ...Show More
The Challenges of Being a Military Veteran Dad

30:22 | Feb 28th

Today we are focusing on military fathers. Before we get into the show, we thank you for serving our country and providing a safe place for us to raise our families. This episode is for you. Ben Killoy is a veteran and the host of the Military Vetera...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 19 (LIVE)

32:05 | Feb 27th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. Full Disclosure:  We sp...Show More
Debrief to Win with former Top Gun Instructor Robert “Cujo” Teschner

1:13:29 | Feb 25th

Who knows how to rapidly assess, respond, and adapt under extreme pressure better than a Top Gun fighter pilot? Today we are super-psyched to have Top Gun instructor Robert “Cujo” Teschner on the show! He’s releasing his book called Debrief to Win: H...Show More
How to Execute Major League Achievement—Exclusive Dad Edge Alliance Q&A with Todd Stottlemyre

1:08:21 | Feb 21st

It doesn't matter where you're at. It only matters where you're going. That is what Todd Stottlemyre says. He's a former 3-time World Champion Major League Baseball player and the author of Relentless Success: 9-Point System for Major League Achievem...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 18 (LIVE)

56:08 | Feb 20th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions. At the end, we talk abo...Show More
The Ultimate Personal Development Event for Dads

1:07:42 | Feb 18th

Today I’m joined by my two facilitators for The Dad Edge Summit live event, Jason MacKenzie and Jeff Bouwman. We recorded this episode live in The Dad Edge Mastermind community. The men online were not only able to listen but also interact with us on...Show More
Why Kids Lie and What Dads Can Do About It

13:22 | Feb 14th

We usually interview an alliance member on Thursday Throwdown, but this week’s going to be a little different. This is about being a human and fallible dad in the midst of some challenges with my 11-year-old son. He’s been caught in a few lies lately...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 17 (LIVE)

31:01 | Feb 13th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions! Here's what to look for...Show More
Extreme Ownership for Fathers with Leif Babin

49:37 | Feb 11th

What’s the most important quality of a leader? How can we use leadership to become a more effective father, husband, and man? And how can we teach our kids to be responsible and accountable for their actions? Our guest needs no introduction. Former U...Show More
Optimizing Your Personal Relationship with Money — Exclusive Dad Edge Alliance Q&A with Grant Sabatier

1:23:07 | Feb 7th

Our traditional mindset about money is one of scarcity. We believe we have to sacrifice and deprive ourselves of the things that give us the most joy. We budget the fun out of life. Money problems cause anxiety, depression, divorce, and even suicide....Show More
All the Money You Will Ever Need with Grant Sabatier

1:04:44 | Feb 4th

Today is our 200th episode of the main show. Thanks to all our listeners for downloading and leaving reviews! We have a spectacular guest for this milestone. Finance is one of our most popular topics on The Dad Edge. We go through years of education ...Show More
Surviving the Dark Night of the Soul

28:43 | Jan 31st

This is our last show for January 2019 and we are shutting it down with an intense topic, surviving the dark night of the soul. We all fight inner battles. Most of us struggle alone. Today, one of our Dad Edge Alliance team leads opens up about how a...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 16 (LIVE!)

34:41 | Jan 30th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions! Here's what to look for...Show More
The Art of Likeability with Arel Moodie

53:43 | Jan 28th

What is it about some people that makes us gravitate toward them? Why is it that sometimes we just don’t like certain people? How can we acquire that X-factor that makes some men so likeable and how can we use that to enhance our relationships at wor...Show More
A Wife's Thoughts on The Dad Edge Alliance and Summit

43:05 | Jan 24th

Today is a first. We not only have a longtime Dad Edge Alliance member on Thursday Throwdown, we have his wife! If you have been thinking about joining The Dad Edge Alliance or attending our Dad Edge Summit this summer, but are wondering how your wif...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 15 (LIVE!)

27:23 | Jan 23rd

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions! Here's what to look for...Show More
F*ck Your Feelings with Ryan Munsey

1:11:22 | Jan 21st

Up to 95 % of the decisions we make are based on what we feel. This means that in almost every situation, we are reacting instead of responding. Think about decisions you’ve made based on fear, selfishness, or anger. How did they serve you? How did t...Show More
What Happens at The Dad Edge Summit?

23:49 | Jan 17th

"We have one shot in life to be a dad. Why not make it epic." If you're a regular listener, you will recognize that this is the intro for The Dad Edge Podcast. Our kids grow up fast and we get older every day. We can't afford to wait around and see i...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 14

29:50 | Jan 16th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind community.   We've turned this into a live radio show and it's awesome! Join Larry and JMack as they bring men from The Alliance LIVE and take their questions! Here's what to look for...Show More
Get Lit: Forget the Pressure to Find Your Why with Dominick Quartuccio

1:10:50 | Jan 12th

Today there is so much pressure to find our why, to have a clear purpose in life. Some people seem to have it all figured out. We see them on social media living their dreams. Others think they know what they were meant to be, only to find out they’r...Show More
How to Become a Game Changing Dad

52:58 | Jan 10th

We only get one chance to be a dad, but life gets busy and sometimes we barely have time to think about what we're doing. It's easy to get wrapped up in work and shuttling kids off to sports and activities without mindfully taking action to level up ...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 13

41:47 | Jan 9th

This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Facebook community Join Larry and JMack as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! Here's what to look forward to in this episode How do I deal with sexual rejection and/or being in a sexl...Show More
The Secrets to Achieving Wildly Important Goals with Mark Divine

1:19:48 | Jan 7th

At the start of the year, we are always thinking about goals like losing extra weight, eating healthier, and managing our finances more efficiently, but what about wildly important goals? Have you ever set a goal so challenging that it takes you beyo...Show More
Breaking the Chain of Bad Fathering

1:02:39 | Jan 3rd

Being a dad is the toughest and most important job in the world. For those of us who didn’t have a good dad to learn from, it’s even more difficult to navigate life. We didn’t have a proper role model, leaving us without a map to become a good husban...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 12

33:48 | Jan 2nd

Welcome to 2019! This episode was recorded live in the Dad Edge Facebook community Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! Here's what to look forward to in this episode How do you explain growth minds...Show More
Simple, Sexy Marriage with Dr. Corey Allan

1:06:15 | Dec 31st, 2018

Today we have Dr. Corey Allan on the show. He is a marriage and family therapist and the host of the Sexy Marriage Radio podcast, which has been going strong for seven years. Dr. Allan outlines most common problems couples bring to his office, includ...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 11 (Live!)

38:21 | Dec 27th, 2018

We're breaking new ground on the Dad Edge Q&A!  This was our first episode where we recorded via LiveStream in the Dad Edge Facebook community and it was a BLAST! Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities!...Show More
Doing Life with The Dad Edge

10:35 | Dec 27th, 2018

This is the final episode of Thursday Throwdown for 2018. This was the most successful year yet for The Dad Edge Podcast and The Dad Edge Alliance. We organized our first ever Dad Edge Summit. We received 150 iTunes reviews, 300 members in The Dad Ed...Show More
Black Belt Husband with Quentin Hafner

1:08:27 | Dec 24th, 2018

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the expectations placed on you as a husband? Are you confused about what exactly your wife needs from you? Is your marriage in a rut but you don't know the first step to getting out? Today's guest is Quentin Hafner, ...Show More
The Cure for Lone Wolf Syndrome

38:43 | Dec 20th, 2018

On Thursday Throwdown, we interview everyday dads. Today, alliance member John Williams is on the show. John used to suffer from lone wolf syndrome. He shouldered his burdens alone and kept his worries to himself. Even though he arrived at a good pla...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 10

29:58 | Dec 19th, 2018

Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! Here's what to look forward to in this episode: How do I mature to where I don't utterly hate my in-laws? How do I gain or maintain confidence while in a marriag...Show More
How to Optimize The Structure of Work, Family, and Fulfillment with Dave Hollis

1:11:10 | Dec 17th, 2018

Can work-life balance ever be achieved?  Our guest today is Dave Hollis, and he says work-life balance is unattainable. There is no such thing because our lives constantly fluctuate. Sometimes, our kids need us. At other times, our marriage requires ...Show More
Embracing the Parenting Journey

30:45 | Dec 13th, 2018

As men, we often feel alone on our journeys—especially when it comes to parenting. Today's guest is Dad Edge Alliance member, Simon. He talks about how when his wife got pregnant he didn't want to have a boy because it would force him to confront iss...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 9

37:43 | Dec 12th, 2018

Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! Here's what to look forward to in this episode: We share some amazing wins from the men in the Alliance throughout the episode How to make the transition from lo...Show More
Never Give Up No Matter What with Mason Hagner

32:52 | Dec 10th, 2018

How do we teach our kids to be resilient? How can we be encouraging and supportive while still building mental toughness? Wouldn't it be great to have a kid's perspective on how to do the right thing as a dad? Today we have the most amazing guest eve...Show More
4 Strategies to Keep Calm Through the Chaos

30:32 | Dec 6th, 2018

Sometimes, life throws us a curveball. We might be cruising along, meeting all our goals, right on track for the future. Our family is thriving. Life is good, then suddenly we are launched into chaos. That is what happened to our guest today, Gene Vi...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 8

35:34 | Dec 5th, 2018

Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! Here's what to look forward to in this episode: An update on JMack's daughter's stealing incident Our core relationship with our kids and how to manage it with i...Show More
The Power of Letting Go of Resentment Toward Your Father with Cody McBroom

55:12 | Dec 3rd, 2018

What type of father did you have growing up? How does it affect you as the man you are today? If you had a great dad, you'll want to follow in his footsteps. But what if your dad didn't give you what you needed? Will you fall into the same pattern or...Show More
Are You Using Work to Avoid Home Life?

30:08 | Nov 29th, 2018

Being a father and husband is full of challenges. Sometimes we feel overwhelmed and unsure of how to handle problems at home. We have the urge to get away. It's easier to keep busy with work and focus on providing rather than wrestling with the day t...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 7

41:32 | Nov 28th, 2018

Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! In case you're wondering what went on right before we started recording, let us refer you here. Here's what to look forward to in this episode: We talk about the...Show More
Stop Drifting and Consciously Design Your Future with Dominick Quartuccio

1:08:13 | Nov 26th, 2018

Neuroscience research shows that 95% of what we think and feel falls below our conscious detection, meaning almost all of what we do is beyond our conscious control. Instead of creating our lives, we drift. We fill our time with distractions and bad ...Show More
Gratitude Benefits: Stress Less, Lose Weight, Work Smarter

09:55 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving to all the dads out there. What better topic to cover on Thanksgiving than gratitude? Practicing gratitude may sound like some New-Agey, woo woo fad, but scientific studies prove that being in a grateful state of mind can help you ...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 6

41:19 | Nov 20th, 2018

Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! In case you're wondering what went on right before we started recording, let us refer you here. Here's what to look forward to in this episode: Some shout outs t...Show More
Diets Suck: The Ultimate Blueprint on Enjoying Food and Getting Lean with Josiah Novak

1:05:36 | Nov 19th, 2018

What's the best diet? Keto? Paleo? Low-carb? High-fat? What about fasting? What's the best workout? Today we are inundated with diet fads and extreme workouts. How do we know which nutrition and exercise program is best for us? Today we have Josiah N...Show More
Giving Yourself Grace During the Holidays

11:48 | Nov 15th, 2018

The holidays are here and so is the holiday stress. We have the financial strain, our children's high expectations, house guests, and maybe some family friction. Combine that with the fact that we eat more, drink more alcohol, and neglect ourselves. ...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 5

38:42 | Nov 14th, 2018

Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! Here's what to look forward to in this episode: JMack opens up about some teenager drama which leads to a great conversation about how to get help when we need i...Show More
Ultimate Guide to Demystifying Women with Robert Kandell

54:27 | Nov 12th, 2018

Men are supposed to be strong and silent, right? We think if we work hard and provide we will be rewarded. This is what our culture has taught us, and this is what we think women want. But this idea is becoming obsolete in today's society. The world ...Show More
Breaking the Addiction Mindset

38:01 | Nov 8th, 2018

What’s your vice? What relieves your stress? What do you turn to when times get tough? Drugs, alcohol, women, validation, gambling, validation, food? Even a healthy habit like working out can be unhealthy if it’s used to avoid people and escape reali...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A Episode 4

31:17 | Nov 7th, 2018

Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! This episode went off the rails immediately and we're not sure it ever recovered! Here's what to look forward to in this episode: How to regain the ability to re...Show More
The Infinite Game of Marriage with Cara Miller

53:16 | Nov 5th, 2018

If we think of marriage as a game, we immediately strategize on how to win our spouses’ hearts the way we did the very first time. The problem is that our partners grow and change throughout life. To keep dating your spouse like you did in the past i...Show More
Hard Love: How to Raise Resilient Kids

44:18 | Nov 1st, 2018

None of us likes to see our kids hurt or disappointed. We dads have the natural urge to keep them in a protective bubble, to make sure they are shielded from harm, but one of the biggest mistakes we can make as parents is to not let our kids make mis...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A - Episode 3

29:26 | Oct 30th, 2018

Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! Here's what to look forward to in this episode: What are the best ways to teach your kids the value of hard work and practice? I find myself being too authoritat...Show More
How to Quit Your Job in 12 Months Part 2 with Ryan Enk

1:02:37 | Oct 29th, 2018

Ryan Enk from CashflowDadlife is back on the show for Part 2 of our series on how to start investing in real estate with little money and no experience. Ryan helps people achieve financial freedom in one year or less using creative, under-the-radar r...Show More
Kids and Allowance: Money-Smart Habits in Action

15:45 | Oct 25th, 2018

In our previous episode, John Lanza, author of The Art of Allowance, shared some ideas about kids and allowance that probably made a lot of us scratch our heads. He told us that the traditional practice of giving allowance for chores was not a good w...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A - Episode 2

35:39 | Oct 24th, 2018

Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! Here's what to look forward to in this episode: What are your rules about video games and how do you keep them open-minded about real life activities? How have y...Show More
How to Raise Money-Empowered Kids with John Lanza

56:38 | Oct 22nd, 2018

What's the right way to teach our kids about money? How do we create a system for chores and allowance that works? How do we show them to save and spend wisely? Today's show is all about how to raise money-empowered kids, and you might be surprised a...Show More
Finding the Strength Through the Struggle

43:01 | Oct 18th, 2018

Today we talk to a man who never wanted to be a dad. The thought of fatherhood terrified him. He thought so little of himself, he didn't think he was even worthy to procreate. He thought that when his time was done on Earth, there should be no eviden...Show More
Dad Edge Q&A - Episode 1

43:43 | Oct 16th, 2018

Join Larry and Jason MacKenzie (JMack) as they riff on questions from the Dad Edge communities! About halfway through the episode, JMack's mic goes all Darth Vader but we're keeping these Q&A's live and unfiltered. JMack's podcast is Inquisitive Soul...Show More
When a Father Commits Suicide

1:16:05 | Oct 15th, 2018

We all go through dark times in our lives. Whether it's financial difficulties, marital tension, struggles with our children, or failures in our work, we may sometimes wonder if we're simply a burden to all those around us. Today's guest is Adam Scha...Show More
How to Stop Obsessing Over Life’s Trivial Problems

13:48 | Oct 11th, 2018

Our previous episode was called A Father's Last words and it was something TDE has never done before. Brian Froneyberger bravely and generously gave of the perspective of a father who was dying of cancer. It was a true privilege to listen to his wisd...Show More
A Father's Last Words

1:38:06 | Oct 8th, 2018

Our guest today is Brian Froneyberger. He battled stage 4 incurable head and neck cancer. Ten days after recording this show, Brian lost the fight and passed away. He was only forty-six years old. He left behind a wife, a son, and a daughter. What yo...Show More
The Life-Changing Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

32:45 | Oct 4th, 2018

We all go through ups and downs, and it's easy to focus on whatever is going wrong in our lives, but being stressed and worried all the time works against us. A negative mindset literally makes us dumber! But we can shift our attitude by appreciating...Show More
Dad Edge Alliance Q&A: Coming to Terms with Your Own Bullsh*t with Gary John Bishop

1:09:35 | Oct 1st, 2018

How come we’re not happy when we get what we want? So many of us believe that if we just made more money, if we got that promotion we wanted, or if we lost that last ten pounds we’d be happy. Then sometimes we finally achieve our goals and realize we...Show More
The Everyday Fighter in Life

38:06 | Sep 27th, 2018

Every man is fighting something in his life. It could be a problem at work, an issue in a marriage, or a dilemma with our kids. It might even be something physical, mental, or emotional. But most of us were raised with the "suck it up" mentality. We ...Show More
How to Make Your Wife Fall in Love with You Again and Again with Spencer Burnett

1:02:50 | Sep 24th, 2018

Why would we bring on a dating coach when most of our listeners are married? If we're not mindful in our marriage, it will fizzle out. After so many years with the same person, we get comfortable, complacent, and lazy. Whenever we do try to do someth...Show More
How to Stop Grinding and Start Living

26:22 | Sep 20th, 2018

Do you know who you are? Do you know what it is you’re really chasing? How will you feel about your life on your deathbed? Many of us are not living life to the fullest. We're stuck in the daily grind, just trying to keep our heads above water. Socie...Show More
Coaching Kids for Greatness with former NFL player Anthony Trucks

1:03:20 | Sep 17th, 2018

If you are the coach or parent of a youth athlete, this episode is an absolute game changer. I invited former NFL player Anthony Trucks to my home in St. Louis to do a live Q & A session with dads, kids, and coaches to answer questions about adversit...Show More
What Happens When You Take Away Your Kids’ Devices

14:02 | Sep 13th, 2018

We have no idea what we're up against when it comes to the longterm effects of technology. With the viral popularity of games like Fortnite and gaming disorder being declared a mental health condition, video game addiction has become a hot topic. Tha...Show More
Dad Edge Alliance Q&A: Video Game, Porn, and Social Media Addiction with Cam Adair

1:20:15 | Sep 10th, 2018

Technology is changing our lives and habits more quickly than ever before in history. We live a life of instant gratification and constant entertainment. Smart phones, tablets, and computers enrich our lives in many ways, but they can also be oversti...Show More
A Dad’s Recovery from Sex Addiction

38:07 | Sep 6th, 2018

Seven years ago, Pastor Joe Burhnam spent the night in a jail cell after getting arrested in a prostitution sting. He was released cold and alone in an unfamiliar part of town. Joe walked home demoralized, knowing his marriage and career were over. H...Show More
Parents’ Guide to Video Game Addiction with Cam Adair

1:01:23 | Sep 3rd, 2018

This is a hugely important episode. Video games are part of almost every kids life, but there is a difference between playing for fun and using them to replace real life. Games like Minecraft and Fortnite have become part of our popular culture and m...Show More
Releasing Emotions Safely in Front of the Kids

28:24 | Aug 30th, 2018

No matter how hard we try to separate home life from our jobs, work stress affects our families. Children pick up on all our cues and can become frightened if they see us behaving in ways they don't understand. How do we release emotions safely in fr...Show More
Pulling the Positive from Failures with UFC Champion Frankie Edgar

49:14 | Aug 27th, 2018

We know our kids are going to fail and that they're going to be disappointed. Pulling the positive lessons from failures can help kids use losses as stepping stones to greatness. But what happens when we as fathers fail? Today we have Frankie Edgar o...Show More
What Kind of Father Do You Want to Be?

31:45 | Aug 23rd, 2018

We have two choices when we become dads. Are we going to be like our fathers? Or are we going to try to be different. Some men have a good sense of what a good dad should be by watching their fathers. Other men are trying to break a pattern of bad fa...Show More
Optimizing Male Hormones for Fat Loss, Energy, and Libido with Alex Van Houten

56:44 | Aug 20th, 2018

Behold the dadbod. How did we get this way? The stubborn belly fat that doesn’t go away no matter how hard we work. The muscle mass that's harder to maintain than it used to be. We don’t have the same energy and stamina we used to. Maybe things have ...Show More
Teaching Kids to Take Ownership

18:39 | Aug 16th, 2018

Fatherhood is imperfect. It's messy. It's crazy, but one thing we need to keep in mind is that our kids are watching us. The example we set means more than whatever we tell them. That's why it's crucial to always keep our word and be accountable for ...Show More
How to Quit Your Job in 12 Months with Ryan Enk

1:04:01 | Aug 13th, 2018

Our financially-focused shows are among the most popular, and today's show will blow you away. Most of think we have to wait till retirement to enjoy life. In the meantime, we might be slaving away at a job we hate or one that isn't providing us with...Show More
The Dangers of Perfection

33:56 | Aug 9th, 2018

Do you go at life alone? If you're like 99% of the men out there, you probably are. Most men bear the weight of the world on their shoulders and tell everyone who asks that they're "good" and "fine". They don't want to ask for advice or help because ...Show More
The Matrix of Marriage with Larry Bilotta

1:11:07 | Aug 6th, 2018

So many men are married and miserable. The worst part about this is we accept it. We think that's the way marriage is supposed to be. We can blame it on our spouse. We might say its because of our work, the kids, or the society we live in, but rarely...Show More
How to Use Problems as Opportunities

35:32 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Life is full of challenges. We all will go through times of adversity. If we're going through them alone, we might feel hopeless and cope in negative ways. How can we get away from a fearful victim mentality, and instead, use problems as opportunitie...Show More
The Art of Negotiating with Your Kids with Chris Voss

58:13 | Jul 30th, 2018

Getting children to obey can be a challenge that wears our patience down to zero. Today's guest is going to show us how to apply FBI hostage negotiation skills to discussions with our kids in ways that not only get them to do what we want them to do,...Show More
Showing Leadership to Your Kids by Going First

27:33 | Jul 26th, 2018

Are you afraid to go first? We usually like to sit back and watch someone else go first, whether it’s being the first to raise our hand, the first to try something we’ve never done before, or the first to speak up and say what everyone else is afraid...Show More
The Masculine, the Man, and the Mountain with Traver Boehm

1:09:45 | Jul 23rd, 2018

Traver Boehm has a story unlike anything you’ve ever heard. He put himself through an experience most of us would find absolutely terrifying. This interview will inspire you to dig deep inside yourself and look at life in a completely new way. Traver...Show More
7 Reasons Why Men Don’t Ask for Help

22:54 | Jul 19th, 2018

Why is it that men tend to shut down and hide instead of asking for help? As the founder of The Dad Edge Alliance, I have talked to thousands of men, and I can tell you we all struggle with the same issues. We suffer physical, mental, and emotional p...Show More
Becoming a Legendary Couple After the Kids

1:10:08 | Jul 16th, 2018

Most of us say that our marriage is a priority, and usually it starts off well, but then the kids come. Time alone with our spouses becomes rare. Our children's needs must constantly be met. Life gets hectic and patience runs thin. The happily ever a...Show More
Tapping into Integrity and Curiosity for a Richer Life

34:25 | Jul 12th, 2018

Integrity means being a whole person and making sure that our words, actions, and vision are all on the same trajectory toward a meaningful life. As we get older, we tend to lose the innate integrity and curiosity that we were born with. We forget ab...Show More
The Easy and Effective Way to Budget for Your Goals with Jesse Mecham

1:05:25 | Jul 9th, 2018

Do you wince when you hear the word budget? It's about as painful as the words diet or jail, but if you don't budget for your goals now, you will never be able to enjoy life to the fullest and neither will your family. The majority of families are li...Show More
How to Approach Your Wife When You’re in Crisis

41:06 | Jul 5th, 2018

How should you approach your wife when you're in crisis? When we men go into crisis, we have a tendency to shut down. We don't want to appear like we don't have it all under control. We don't want our spouses to worry. Some might think that sharing a...Show More
The Driven Dad Fitness and Nutrition Bootcamp

1:04:35 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Why do many of us fathers neglect our health? There are two main reasons. The number one reason is guilt. We feel bad for taking time away from work and family to spend on ourselves. The second reason is money. We would have to spend more to eat heal...Show More
The Mindset Shift That Will Transform Your Relationships

34:33 | Jun 28th, 2018

Who are we supposed to be in relationships? As men, no one gives us a manual on how to communicate, be emotionally available, and give our spouse or partner what they need. Today we have Dad Edge Alliance member Ed Dillon on the show. He is a single ...Show More
Ultimate Mastery of Your Emotional State with Navy SEAL Andy Stumpf

57:18 | Jun 25th, 2018

Emotions like fear and anger lead to shortsightedness and poor decision-making. How can you gain ultimate mastery of your emotional state? Andy Stumpf is a former Navy SEAL who executed hundreds of combat operations all over the world. He is now a so...Show More
Embracing Change as a Man

20:55 | Jun 21st, 2018

Most of us are resistant to change. It can cause feelings of helplessness, anxiety, and overwhelm. As men, we automatically internalize our stress, shutting our spouses out. We’re afraid of appearing weak to those who look up to us. But, this is a de...Show More
ChooseFI: Stock Market, Tax, and Retirement Hacks with Brad Barrett

52:58 | Jun 18th, 2018

Money, money, money, money. Today, we’re talking money. Episodes on finances are always popular on The Dad Edge podcast so we know you’ll want to hear today’s guest. Brad Barrett is the cohost of wildly popular podcast ChooseFI (Financial Independenc...Show More
Work-Life Balance Advice from a Kid

15:02 | Jun 14th, 2018

Sometimes we don’t realize how much our attention means to our spouses and kids. After work, we might only get a few hours with our families. What’s the best way to spend what little time we have with them? In this short episode, I talk to my son Eth...Show More
Wake Up Warrior with Garrett J. White

1:25:35 | Jun 11th, 2018

Brace yourself. This show is going to be like a punch in the face, but it's a punch in the face that we men need. We are born warriors with big dreams for our lives, but many of us are getting beat down and overwhelmed. We suffer silently and alone, ...Show More
How to Optimize the 5 Dimensions of Manhood

20:53 | Jun 7th, 2018

As men and providers, we have a tendency to attach our identity to our work. We spend so much of our time and energy making a living and building our career or business, that it's hard to see ourselves outside that role. But we are not one dimensiona...Show More
Dad Edge Alliance Q&A: The Modern Revolution of the Masculine Heart with John Eldredge

1:26:13 | Jun 4th, 2018

What you’re going to hear today will hit you right in the chest and speak to your soul. You might question the direction of your life, and that’s a good thing. Beneath the negative events portrayed in the media, there is a modern revolution of the ma...Show More
Teaching Your Kids How to Cope with Grief

37:00 | May 31st, 2018

The sudden death of a spouse is one of the worst tragedies imaginable. What's even more painful to think about is the effect it would have on our children. How do we teach our kids how to cope with grief? Today we have one of our Dad Edge Alliance me...Show More
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less with Greg McKeown

1:18:20 | May 28th, 2018

Do you ever feel the urge to declutter your life? Have you ever found yourself stretched too thin? Do you sometimes feel overworked and underutilized? Are you frequently busy without getting any closer to your goals? Most of us in this day and age fe...Show More
Habit Stacking to Reach Your Goals

42:15 | May 25th, 2018

The Dad Edge podcast usually features the most inspirational thought leaders of today, but our listeners have also been telling us that they enjoy our shorter episodes interviewing the everyday-dads who are trying to grow. Today we have Nick Elkins o...Show More
Sobered Up, So Now What? with Steve Galatioto

1:07:29 | May 21st, 2018

Drinking alcohol is ingrained in our culture. It's socially acceptable and even expected, but sometimes we wonder if we're drinking too much and what life might be like if we eliminate alcohol from our lives. Today we have Steve Galatioto on The Dad ...Show More
Intentional Living as a Family

31:29 | May 17th, 2018

If you could improve just one part of your family life, what would it be? As the head of our households, we often feel maxed out and have nothing left to give during our downtime. What if you knew that with a few small changes, you can master intenti...Show More
4 Simple Steps to Getting What You Want with Jake Herbert

1:30:55 | May 14th, 2018

Jake Herbert is back on the show! He was an Olympic Wrestler whose life dream was to win the gold medal in the 2016 Olympics. My boys and I were there to see the trials. Sadly, his Olympic dream didn’t come true. It was a crushing blow, but now Jake’...Show More
The Dad Edge Alliance Fight Club

32:23 | May 10th, 2018

What happens when we've never been tested by life? If we've never experienced illness, tragedy, death, or war? How do we know how if we have the mental toughness to face adversity? Today, I have one of our Dad Edge Alliance mastermind program graduat...Show More
The Biblical Meaning of Masculinity

1:00:45 | May 7th, 2018

Jeff Hemmer is the author of the book Man Up!: The Quest for Masculinity. He is also a pastor, a husband, and the father of six children. We don’t’ usually do spiritual topics on the podcast, but whether you’re spiritual or not, you will get a lot of...Show More
Changing Your Money Mindset

32:05 | May 3rd, 2018

What does the word 'budget' bring to mind? It's about as fun as the word 'diet.' We think of sacrifice. We think of depriving ourselves. We think of boredom. But what if you could change your money mindset so that living on a budget is something that...Show More
Creating A Legacy That Inspires with Armando Cruz

1:03:01 | Apr 30th, 2018

Armando Cruz is back on The Dad Edge podcast! He is the author of The Legacy Code: Modern Man's Guide To Escape Obscurity & Live A Life Unleashed, a performance coach, and a father of three. In this episode, he talks about why building a legacy is ab...Show More
Why Perfection is the Enemy of Becoming Better Dad

23:31 | Apr 26th, 2018

All of us want to be a perfect father, but things never turn out the way we expect. Even for those men actively striving to become a better dad, perfection eludes us. Holding ourselves to this impossible standard leads to frustration and hopelessness...Show More
Wild at Heart with John Eldredge

54:18 | Apr 23rd, 2018

The Dad Edge podcast is honored beyond words to have John Eldredge on the show. He is the author of bestselling book Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul and is here to talk about our core needs as men and our constant quest for vali...Show More
The Most Effective Way to Reach Your Health Goals

43:46 | Apr 19th, 2018

Steve Birch weighed 250 pounds and was on cholesterol and blood pressure medication. At Thanksgiving, he realized he was sweating, not because it was hot, but because of his extra body fat. It got to the point that when he looked at family pictures, ...Show More
Battling Cancer as a Dad with Hal Elrod

58:12 | Apr 16th, 2018

Hal Elrod is a best selling author, international keynote speaker, ultra-marathon runner, world class success coach, and most importantly, a father. He is a man who made it his life's mission to reach his true potential. Hal seemed absolutely unstopp...Show More
The Power in Sharing Your Struggle

23:27 | Apr 12th, 2018

Henry David Thoreau wrote, “the mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” This was in 1854, but it is now truer than ever before. Today, I have John Bauer on the show to talk about the power in sharing your struggle. John became a Dad Edge Allian...Show More
The Ranger Way with Kris ‘Tanto’ Paronto

47:28 | Apr 9th, 2018

Kris "Tanto" Paronto is a former U.S. Army Ranger and CIA security contractor who is known for his actions during the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and the CIA compound in Benghazi. He is now a speaker and the author of the se...Show More
The Dangers of Internalizing Stress

30:45 | Apr 5th, 2018

Stress causes 90% of the health issues that are killing us today. Every thought or emotion we have releases chemicals into the environment in which our cells grow. This causes inflammation, disease, and bad habits that are damaging for us mentally an...Show More
How to Talk to Your Kids About Pornography with Kristen Jenson

1:09:13 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Kristen Jenson is the author of Good Pictures Bad Pictures. In this show, she tells us how to initiate a healthy conversation with our kids about pornography according to age group. She also gives a 1, 2, 3 action plan for kids so they know what they...Show More
Porn Addiction and Affair Recovery Mentoring

16:56 | Mar 29th, 2018

David Mee was addicted to porn for most of his marriage and also ended up having an affair. His relationship with his wife Naomi was falling apart, but they both weren't ready to give up. They worked hard to improve themselves and grow together. Now ...Show More
Of A Revolution with Marc Roberge

48:28 | Mar 26th, 2018

We are pumped to have the lead singer of the band OAR (Of A Revolution) on the show today. Marc Roberge has been making music and touring with OAR for twenty years. Marc also is a husband and a dad. Find out what wisdom he learned from his father, an...Show More
How to Elevate Your Game

28:20 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Today we have a guest on Thursday Throwdown. Andy Storch is with me. He is the host of the Entrepreneur Hot Seat Podcast and is not only a member of The Dad Edge Alliance, but has facilitated one of our mastermind groups. He's on the show to talk abo...Show More
4 Key Elements to a Side Hustle in Real Estate with Billy Keels

1:02:12 | Mar 19th, 2018

What if you didn’t have to do the 9-to-5 thing any longer? What would your life be like if you were the owner of your time? What would it be like to be with your wife and kids as much as you wanted? As fathers, we’re always looking for ways we can pr...Show More
How to Coach Your Kids for a Growth Mindset

16:39 | Mar 15th, 2018

I used to focus on results as a dad. I would ask my kids, "Did you win? Did you score? Did you get an A?" But what I’ve learned from many of my podcast guests is that while results are important, they’re not as important as developing a growth mindse...Show More
Making Moments for Your Family with Jon Vroman

1:13:05 | Mar 12th, 2018

We never know how many moments we’ll have left. This is why we shouldn’t wait for special moments to spontaneously happen. It’s our responsibility as dads to create moments that enrich our lives and add to our family histories. Motivational Speaker, ...Show More
How to Thrive Instead of Survive with a Tribe

12:04 | Mar 8th, 2018

This show is about something we all need to hear. We always like everyone to think our life is perfect, but no man has got it totally all together. There are always parts of life where we are thriving and other areas where we are just surviving. At t...Show More
12 Traits of a Warrior Part II: The Soft Traits

58:17 | Mar 5th, 2018

Last month, former Navy SEAL Chris Sajnog told us about the hard traits of a warrior. They are the qualities we most often associate with elite teams like confidence and aggresiveness. Chris also warned us that too much focus on the hard traits leads...Show More
The Dad Edge Summit Mastermind for Men

38:22 | Mar 1st, 2018

The Dad Edge Summit will take place in St. Louis Missouri in June 2018.  We are now taking applications. This is our first live event and we're going to create an epic environment for men to become their best selves. Jeff Bouwman is with me today. He...Show More
How Generosity Breeds Success with Tuan Nguyen

46:34 | Feb 26th, 2018

If you were a successful start-up entrepreneur and sold your company for millions, what would you do with the money? Build your dream home? Buy the sports car you always wanted? Pay for your kids’ college? Tuan Nguyen sold his first company for milli...Show More
Dad Edge Alliance Q&A: Allowing Your Kids to Have Their Feelings with Chris Sajnog

16:49 | Feb 22nd, 2018

If we want to learn to be emotionally resilient, genuine dads, who better to learn from than the most elite warriors on the planet? Today we have a clip from a Q & A in The Dad Edge Alliance with a recent guest, former Navy SEAL Chris Sajnog. He talk...Show More
The 6 Tenets of Success with Former Navy SEAL Jason Redman

1:10:02 | Feb 19th, 2018

Today we have retired Navy Seal Jason J Redman on The Dad Edge podcast. He is a hero, a speaker, and the author of The Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader. Jason has gone through extreme adversity and his story demonstrates astou...Show More
How to Get Through a Job Loss as a Father

20:08 | Feb 15th, 2018

Losing a job can be one of the biggest crises a man may ever may face. Today I have Michael Jeffery on the show. He is the father of 3 and one of our Dad Edge Alliance members. Michael has been in sales for 15 years. In October, he was terminated.  A...Show More
Reclaiming Your Sovereignty with Ryan Michler

1:00:51 | Feb 12th, 2018

This is our 150th episode and the show will be 3 years old in a couple months. We’ve had amazing guests – pro-athletes, NY Times bestselling authors, personal development superstars, Navy SEALs, and more. We appreciate everyone who takes the time to ...Show More
One of the Biggest Mistakes Men Make in Marriage

15:32 | Feb 8th, 2018

In this short episode, I'm going to talk about a huge mistake most men make when it comes to marriage. We do it with the best intentions, believing we are protecting our wives and doing what's best for them. In reality, we do more damage than we can ...Show More
Using the Past to Become a Better Dad with former NFL Player Billy Miller

1:00:32 | Feb 5th, 2018

Today we are psyched to have Former NFL player and Superbowl Champion Billy Miller on The Dad Edge Podcast. Most of the time we only see sports stars on the field or getting interviewed after the game. They have to give their camera-ready answers abo...Show More
3 Seconds to Not Losing It with Your Kids

16:32 | Feb 1st, 2018

In our last episode with Amy Morin, author of 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do, we discussed how to enhance mental toughness and emotional resilience in our kids. What does that mean for us dads? As men, we are thrown so many things each da...Show More
How to Raise Mentally Strong Kids with Amy Morin

1:01:18 | Jan 29th, 2018

Mental strength is something most of us struggle with. Dealing with grief, fear, and disappointment is a constant challenge for adults. Children have even more difficulty navigating uncomfortable feelings. How can we raise mentally strong kids? Today...Show More
How to Arm Our Kids Against Peer Pressure

12:38 | Jan 25th, 2018

As kids get older, the more they are susceptible to peer pressure and the riskier the things they may be pressured into become. The statistics are frightening, with 35% of all 14-year-olds trying some kind of illegal drug before their 15th birthday. ...Show More
The 12 Traits of a Warrior Part 1: The Hard Traits with Chris Sajnog

1:00:21 | Jan 22nd, 2018

As men, we do battle every single day. Not only are we fighting to maintain and grow our careers, finances, and family, we fight an internal battle at all times. We have to deal with negative self-talk, bad habits, and anxiety. It’s not to say that l...Show More
Dad Edge Alliance Q&A – Gary John Bishop on Fatherhood

20:21 | Jan 18th, 2018

If you tuned into last week's show, you heard Gary John Bishop tell us how to confront our weak spots, embrace uncertainty, and take extreme ownership of our lives. Today you will get a sneak peak at what happens in one of our Dad Edge Alliance Maste...Show More
How to Unf*ck Yourself with Gary John Bishop

1:10:11 | Jan 15th, 2018

As men, we like to plan. We like to be able to foresee what’s going to happen so that we can be prepared, but life will inevitably throw curveballs our way. These period