Being a dad is Being a dad is simultaneously one of the most amazing and challenging things you can do in your life. Today’s Man Alive Guest, Larry Hagner, helps you bypass the pitfalls many men fall into that can take away your happiness, health and sanity.
Being a dad is simultaneously one of the most amazing and challenging things you can do in your life.
With work, marriage or romantic partnership, extended family, etc., on top of parenting, do you have any time for yourself to pursue your dreams and take care of your well-being?
We want to make sure you can actually enjoy your kids and your life, rather than being constantly exhausted, distracted or overwhelmed!
Today’s Man Alive podcast guest, Larry Hagner, is the founder of The Dad Edge. He is the father of 4 boys and has been happily married to his wife Jessica for 18 years. Larry is the author of the best selling book: The Dad’s Edge. He also hosts a community of hundreds of men, his mastermind.
In this conversation we discussed:
- What has created success and happiness in Larry’s decades long year relationship with his wife
- How to cultivate patience and the ability to be calm and clear, rather than explode with your kids
- What men can do to shift from complaining and frustration to empowerment and generativity
- How to communicate in a way that allows your spouse and kids to open up and trust you with deeply personal stuff
- Common pitfalls dads stumble into on the parenting journey
Larry is awesome! I appreciated his clarity, wisdom and humility as a parent, husband and business owner! Once you’ve listened to this one, check out another Man Alive episode about being a great dad, with Craig Wilkinson: 12 Principles to Become a Better Dad.
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Larry Hagner is the founder of the Good Dad Project and host of The Dad Edge Podcast.
The Dad Edge Podcast is the #1 dad podcast on iTunes. It is downloaded in 177 countries with millions of downloads.
Larry is the father of 4 boys and has been married for 14 years to his incredible wife, Jessica.
Larry breaks down strategies for men to be the best version of themselves and helps men navigate life through helping men build a band of brothers. He also helps men with mental toughness, emotional resilience, financial stress, relationships, and work/life integration.
His book The Dad’s Edge is a #1 Amazon Bestseller. He is also the host of the Dad Edge Alliance Mastermind Community with hundreds of members.