Dad Up Podcast

Dad Up Podcast

Podcast show for dads about dads being dads. The show features incredible guests ranging from celebrities to pro-athletes to entrepreneurs. On the show we discuss their experiences in parenting and how they have managed raising kids all while being successful in their careers. We not only get into the nuts and bolts on parenting with tips, tools and strategies they have used, but they share personal stories that they have experienced as parents. Each episode is packed with nuggets that you won’t want to miss. Please check it out! You won’t be disappointed. Let’s go Dad Up! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bryan-ward8/support

Episodes

October 2, 2022 46 min
Aside from being on a well-known reality television show, Bilal Hazziez is also a luxury real estate agent, investor, and national public speaker. He is known for his fashion, style, charming smile, and his win-win negotiating skills leaving all parties involved feeling great! Being a Realtor and helping other people achieve financial freedom through the power of real estate has definitely been a passion of Bilal's!   From a...
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As a MindFitness Coach, Jeff Vulpis has always believed that your mindset is the steering wheel for your life. His coaching has been crucial to helping countless dads improve their mindset to help them be the dad they are meant to be! Through his coaching, Jeff helps teach his clients, “where your mindset goes, your life will follow.” He does this through his cutting edge and proven systems to strengthen your mindset and domina...
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Carlos Reyes came to this country illegally as a little boy and was raised by his single mother. His mom worked 2 jobs both paying $8.25 an hour to raise 3 kids. Carlos later became a US citizen, thanks to his mother’s effort. He then decided to quit a 14 year corporate job in 2014 to pursue the dream of building his own Real Estate investment company. By 2020 his organization achieved multiple 8-figures in gross profits. He n...
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Zack Blakeney is a Consciousness and Business Coach who helps entrepreneurs and purpose-driven men permanently transform their business, marriage, and life. He teaches a unique blend of science-based methodology, and consciousness. Zack uses a style of context that helps the men, he coaches, to eliminate self-sabotage and creates lasting personal and financial freedom. Zack struggled with porn and drug addiction for 16 years of...
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Dad Up Podcast 150th Episode Special! This episode of Dad Up features two people that are very special to me, my two sons. Blake Ward has been considered “The Total Package” his entire life. He has always strived to be the best at everything he does. He not only graduated college in less than 4 years, but he has quickly excelled in his career as one of the youngest Business Development Coordinators for a health solutions company...
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Nick Alligood stands in good company with some of the industry’s most prominent artists, songwriters, and musicians. Since day one, Nick has been anxious to make a name for himself, after the artists that have paved the way for today’s more modern country sound, without straying from his true roots. In 2015, he took a leap of faith, and relocated to Nashville to chase a life-long dream; a dream that is quickly becoming reality. ...
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Dana Kay is a Board-Certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Practitioner. She is also the Founder & CEO of the ADHD Thrive Institute and the creator of the ADHD Thrive Method 4 Kids program. As a mother of a child with ADHD, she knows firsthand the struggles that come with parenting a neurodiverse child, but she also knows the freedom that is possible once parents learn to reduce ADHD symptoms. Dana has been featured in Forb...
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My guest today is NFL Super Bowl Champion, Tavon Wilson. Tavon has played in the NFL for the past 10 years. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the 2nd round (48th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. While with the New England Patriots, Tavon won Super Bowl XLIX. His career in the NFL has included playing for the Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49er’s. Tavon has two sons that mean the world to him. As a...
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Russel Burke AKA Russ On Wheels has joined me on Dad Up to share his story of a tragic accident that ultimately changed his life forever. Russ was severely injured in 2013 in a diving accident in Lake Havasu. That accident left him paralyzed instantly from the neck down. Years later he has become a motivational speaker sharing his story on how he has reshaped his life as well as the thousands of lives around him through his stor...
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This is one of the most powerful episodes I have done to date! As we all know, the summer is quickly ending and soon our kids will be back in school. For some students, this will be their first year entering college and that’s an exciting, but scary chapter to start. Heading off to college is both scary for the student and their parents. However, it doesn’t have to be. I’m here to fix that for YOU! This episode is PACKED with ...
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Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area Johnny Orenberg is an accomplished performer who has been in the entertainment industry for over 25 years. He’s been a proud Member of Actors’ Equity since 2007 and owner of a private acting studio. He has shared the stage with such stars as Sutton Foster, Kathleen Marshall, Michael Rafter, and Kate Mcgary while performing at the some of the most prestigious theaters in the United States inc...
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Susan and Paul Kadilak run the design build firm, Kadilak Homes, based in the Greater Boston area. They have just extended their reach globally, launching an app for their Emmy nominated home renovation show “Renovation Rekindle” complete with all ten episodes of season one as well as regular drops of new content. They are now in the middle of filming season two. The show focuses on watching them help real world clients "reki...
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Musician and singer-songwriter David Rosales joined this episode of Dad Up just before starting his summer road tour. Rooted in Americana and bathing in West Coast sunshine, Los Angeles-native David Rosales aims to provide a light at the end of the Pandemic Tunnel with his new 12-track sophomore LP, REVIVE (out July 22, 2022). “Strange times need good vibes,” says Rosales. “I’m ready to give the world a much needed dose of positiv...
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Kayla Stoecklein became an unexpected widow in August 2018 when her husband, Andrew, the pastor of their large church in California, died by suicide. With three young boys also grieving and a heart full of pain, she began sharing her struggles that she captured in Fear Gone Wild released September 2020. She is also sharing the rebuilding process in her new book Rebuilding Beautiful which you can preorder now. Kayla is an advocat...
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Christopher Robbins is currently the co-founder and CEO of Familius. Familius is a trade book publishing company founded in 2012 with a mission to help families be happy, a mission that has helped Familius be one of the top fastest growing independent publishing companies in the US for the past three years as reported by Publishers Weekly. Christopher earned a BA in English and an MBA from BYU. He has served on numerous boards in...
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This Father’s Day Special features Dr. Bill Dorfman is not just a famous cosmetic and general dentist, he is THE most famous cosmetic dentist world wide. Affectionately known as “America’s Dentist,” Dr. Bill is widely recognized world-wide as a leading dentist who is responsible for creating smiles for many of Hollywood’s brightest stars. In fact, Dr. Dorfman has become a star in his own right as the featured dentist on the hit A...
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This episode of Dad Up features a mom. Tamara Girardi writes children’s books often inspired by things her four children say or do. During our conversation we talked a lot about her experiences writing children’s novels. It’s one of her passions as a writer. One of her writing challenges is to write a new picture book idea every day, and she succeeds by going stealth and spying on the kiddos in their natural habitats. No spying...
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Kendall Smith is an author whose work includes self-help, fiction, and satire, and he’s a dedicated father and husband. His core focus is fatherhood and providing relevant, pragmatic advice to new dads.   If you grew up without a father figure, you may be concerned whether you have what it takes to be a great dad. Author Kendall Smith, son of a single mother, takes you under his wing, in his new book “Rookie Father”, sharing the...
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Saul Blinkoff began his career as an animator for the WALT DISNEY STUDIOS working on the hit films Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, & Tarzan. He made his directorial debut with the hip action-adventure series Spy Groove for MTV. Shortly thereafter, he re-joined DISNEY, directing the films Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo & Kronk's New Groove- starring Eartha Kitt & David Spade. Saul also co...
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Craig Stokes is currently the Owner/Operator of a Chick-fil-A franchisee in Los Angeles, CA where he leads his multi-million dollar franchise with his team of 80+ team members alongside his wife, Dree.   Prior to opening his restaurant in January 2020, Craig Stokes was the creator and host of two web series – Style Minute (70+ episodes and 2M+ views), Craig Stokes Presents: The Show (interviews with celebs and other in...
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