The Present Father's Podcast

10 Episodes

By: George Hayworth

We are "The Present Father's Podcast", the podcast that focuses on climbing the mountain of fatherhood together.Being a good father is extremely challenging and the demands on men today are extensive. Our podcast covers ideas and strategies you can take into your life and apply to be a better father, husband, and man. Our goal is to provide a positive outlet for Dads to grow and foster a strong legacy. Our mission is to empower fathers to be better husbands and parents. We accomplish this by focusing on being present with our children, interviewing incredible fathers with compelling stories...

#76 DENNY GIAMAZZO | Raised Without a Father "I doubt he even knows I exist"
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Denny Giamazzo is host of the Be The Standard Podcast and joins us in Episode 76 to share his life story.

Denny had an incredibly difficult upbringing. He never knew his father. His mother had him when she was very young and she struggled with severe substance abuse. Denny's early childhood is marked by very difficult circumstances.

Later in life Denny joined the Army National Guard and deployed to Afghanistan. He has overcome significant trials in his life and helps men today Be the Standard.

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#75 TYLER BUTTERWORTH | Independence Day Freedom Special

Happy 4th of July Ladies and Gentlemen!

This is a Star-Spangled Special episode to celebrate Independence day with our legendary guest @Butterworthdasyrup. He's a man who's taken the internet by storm, making hilariously wholesome content! This mustachioed superstar joins us for this Freedom Loving Special!

Strap in, grab a can of liquid freedom and try to hang on to your fingers and toes this 4th of July as you light off as many fireworks as possible.

GOD BLESS AMERICA! Happy Independence Day! Please enjoy the episode.

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Army Veteran Confessions: The Best and Worst of Military Life

In this joint episode with Denny Paul from the Be the Standard podcast and Seth Gale from Go Beyond the Shadows, the three Army veterans discuss the best and worst aspects of Army life. They share funny and wild stories, as well as reflect on the importance of Memorial Day. The worst thing about the Army, according to Denny and Seth, is the constant hurry up and wait, where soldiers are expected to be ready at a moment's notice but often end up waiting for hours. The best thing about the Army, they agree, is the camaraderie and friendships...

#74 HARRISON SCHENCK | Save Your Sons: Winning the Culture War

Harrison Schenck is helping dads at Sherwood kids, Fatherizer Incubator and the Dad Biz Podcast. He is a Husband, Father, Social Media writer and thought leader and is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill.

In this episode, Harrison discusses his journey as a father and entrepreneur. He emphasizes the importance of men setting a positive example and being involved in their children's lives. Harrison also talks about the need to challenge the dominant cultural narrative and create a better alternative. He highlights the significance of personal growth and constantly striving to improve oneself and the...

#73 RICK BLINSON | Father's Day Special

In this episode, Rick, the father of the twins, shares his story of overcoming adversity and achieving success. Despite a difficult upbringing with an abusive alcoholic father, Rick made a choice to not let his circumstances define him. He worked hard, saved money, and eventually became a successful salesman. Rick emphasizes the importance of never accepting defeat and always striving for success. He also highlights the value of having a strong work ethic, treating others with respect, and continuously improving one's skills. The episode also includes stories of Rick working two jobs and the importance of creating balance in...

#72 Dr. ARJUN NANDA | The Importance of Play and Mental Health

Dr. Arjun Nanda is a husband and father and he is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist currently working at Monterey County Behavioral health, where he serves as Medical Team Lead of the Children's System of Care. He also consults for startups in the mental health spaces providing clinical expertise.

He completed his residency at Case Western Reserve University - Metrohealth and child psychiatry fellowship at the University of Southern California, where he served as chief fellow.

In this episode he shares insights on ADHD, parenting, and mental health. He emphasizes the importance of play and...

#71 ROBERT BURNHAM | Leading with a Servant's Heart

In this conversation, Dustin interviews his grandfather, Robert Burnham, discussing family, values, work ethic, and the importance of giving back. They explore the influence of family members, the impact of reading, and the significance of community involvement. Robert shares stories from his life, including his experiences with famous individuals and his work on the railroad. The conversation delves into the value of hard work, the impact of technology on relationships, and the importance of fostering a sense of community and connection. The conversation covers a wide range of topics, including personal anecdotes, career experiences, investment strategies, leadership, and the...

#70 CODEY GANDY | Leadership Masterclass with Echelon Front Coach

Codey Gandy is a husband, father, former U.S. Marine, and currently a leadership instructor, speaker, and strategic advisor for Echelon Front. Codey spent just over 5 years working as a ground combat leader for various units in the Marine Corps.

He brings unmatched experience in demonstrating combat leadership in dynamic environments, building winning teams, and developing relationships across all levels of an organization.

In this episode, Cody Gandy discusses his background, his family, and his work at Echelon Front. He emphasizes the importance of perspective and taking ownership of one's actions. Cody shares his journey...

#69 DR. RAJEEV PURI | Balancing Trauma Surgery and Fatherhood

Rajeev Puri, MD, is a board-certified Surgical Hospitalist who came to Health First from Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine. He has expertise in trauma care, laparoscopic surgery and general surgery.

Dr. Puri is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is accredited in rib plating in trauma. He received the Mohan Das Award for Outstanding Chief Resident in 2011 from Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

In this episode he shares his experiences on becoming a doctor as well as fatherhood.

#68 SETH GEHLE | Overcoming a Lifetime of Abuse

Seth Gehle is a multi-talented individual, excelling as an ultra marathon runner, BJJ athlete, veteran, speaker, and author. Despite facing a tumultuous upbringing marked by adversity and hardship, Seth has emerged as a powerful advocate for resilience and self-empowerment. As a speaker, he inspires audiences to harness their inner strength and overcome life's challenges with unwavering determination.

Seth shares his harrowing story in this episode. It takes a great deal of courage to talk about the things he shares. Be inspired from his story and learn how you too, can Go Beyond the Shadows.