#029: Kick Ass Parenting: An Interview with Michael Mataluni [Podcast]
January 12, 2014•52 min
Are you a busy parent desperately in need of a better way to get through the day? In today's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I interview Michael Mataluni, host of the Kick Ass Dad Podcast. Photo Credit: Michael Mataluni Michael is an amazingly energetic parent who offers incredible advice in today's interview. He loves personal development as much as I do and he applies many life lessons to his role as a father and husband. If you are a parent who would love a few tips on how to make life a little easier, tune in for a great show! Listen to Episode #029 Tip of the Week For this week's tip I share why my podcast was horribly glitchy over the holidays and how it has everything to do with a lack of integrity and communication on the part of a company I trusted. Holding Yourself to High Standards [blog post by Jeff Sanders] Featured Content In this episode, I interview Michael Mataluni and we discuss . . . What inspired Michael to start his own podcast about parenting. What some of Michael's best strategies are for balancing home life with personal goals. How Michael found his passion for parenting. How Michael manages his time and activities with three kids at home. Why Michael meditates daily and how it helps him focus and find clarity. What the 3 distinct phases of parenting are and how you can benefit from knowing which phase you are in. How Michael implements family meetings to maintain sanity and keep everyone on board. Resources Mentioned in the Show Kick Ass Dad Podcast [hosted by Michael Mataluni] Kick Ass Dad Blog and Website [from Michael Mataluni] The Greatness Zone Coaching Program [from Michael Mataluni] Steven Covey's Big Rock Story [watch on YouTube] Deep Energy 2.0 Podcast [hosted by Jim Butler] Family Table Time [board game] Neuro-linguistic Programming Video [hosted by Tony Robbins] The Kick Ass Life Podcast [hosted by David Wood] Announcements From now on you will be able to access these show note pages without the zeros. For example, this episode's show notes link is JeffSanders.com/29, as opposed to my previous structure which was JeffSanders.com/029. Although, both methods will work for any episode of the show. If you have not yet joined The 5 am Club, you can easily do so today for free. When you join the club you will get a free copy of The 5 AM Miracle eBook, which shows you exactly how to wake up each morning with vigor and make enormous progress on your biggest goals. To join The 5 AM Club AND jump-start your morning, visit 5amMiracle.com. For my next podcast episode I will be sharing 12 astounding reasons to eat more bananas every single day! Subscribe to the Show To make sure you don't miss a single episode of the podcast, I encourage you to subscribe in iTunes. iTunes iHeartRadio Stitcher Spreaker RSS Leave a Voice Message If you have a question or comment that you would like me to address on the podcast itself, I highly encourage you to send me a voice message, which I will play on the show. You can also email me your questions and comments. Download the Script Here you have access to the script that I use to record each episode. This is not a complete word-for-word transcript, though it does provide you with a detailed account of what I do to produce every episode of this podcast. Download the script. Your Feedback If you enjoyed the show, please rate my podcast in iTunes and write a brief review. That would help tremendously in getting the word out. Thanks a bunch!