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Dads Before Doctors Podcast

Adam Broussard, MD

A podcast for men to have the conversations that don't occur in the hospital but should.

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Lessons from Being a Father and A Doctor with Dr. Brett Levine
Jun 2 2022
Lessons from Being a Father and A Doctor with Dr. Brett Levine
Today, we have Dr. Brett Levine who graduated magna cum laude from USC and in the AOA medical honor society of the University of Southern California School of Medicine.  He completed his Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery training at the University of Pennsylvania in 1994. Since that time, he has treated over 130,000 patients in his career thus far.  He is a partner and owner of his single-specialty surgery group, Beach Cities ENTS outside Los Angeles, California.In this episode,  Dr. Brett also discussed…1:13 - How he ended up having his own private practice and group of EMT surgeons3:08 - What did he learn along the way with the different groups that didn't work4:03 - The disappointing time of his life that led him to start looking at other opportunities and to form his own practice5:34 - His learning with another senior physician going off on his own9:42 - What are his realizations of being a parent and on his journey with his kids and how it helps him with his relationships in the office and with his patients14:41 - What do kids teach us18:42 - How does he balance family life with his clinical life23:24 - Importance of having a group outside your profession25:49 - What he had learned along his  medical profession journey28:36 - What are the topics that this Breaking Out Of The Medical Mindset course will touch on31:26 - Things that you can learn in practice that are important if you want to become an efficient healthcare professional35:58 - Being a good role model as a physician, father, and a leader in the community37:35 - He shares about his platform and the difference between a medical mindset and BOOM39:09 - Talks about his new launch course the BOOMM 1.040:30 - Dedication to career and family41:58 - The importance of sharing your personal life to connect with your patients46:10 - Speaking about being vulnerable48:29 - Importance of learning from your failure51:10 - No one can relate to you except the people who are by your side58:38 - How to connect with Dr. BrettListen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Brett LevineWebsite: www.BOOMmindset.comFacebook: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
Lessons from Being a Father and A Doctor with Dr. Brett Levine
Jun 2 2022
Lessons from Being a Father and A Doctor with Dr. Brett Levine
Today, we have Dr. Brett Levine who graduated magna cum laude from USC and in the AOA medical honor society of the University of Southern California School of Medicine.  He completed his Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery training at the University of Pennsylvania in 1994. Since that time, he has treated over 130,000 patients in his career thus far.  He is a partner and owner of his single-specialty surgery group, Beach Cities ENTS outside Los Angeles, California.In this episode,  Dr. Brett also discussed…1:13 - How he ended up having his own private practice and group of EMT surgeons3:08 - What did he learn along the way with the different groups that didn't work4:03 - The disappointing time of his life that led him to start looking at other opportunities and to form his own practice5:34 - His learning with another senior physician going off on his own9:42 - What are his realizations of being a parent and on his journey with his kids and how it helps him with his relationships in the office and with his patients14:41 - What do kids teach us18:42 - How does he balance family life with his clinical life23:24 - Importance of having a group outside your profession25:49 - What he had learned along his  medical profession journey28:36 - What are the topics that this Breaking Out Of The Medical Mindset course will touch on31:26 - Things that you can learn in practice that are important if you want to become an efficient healthcare professional35:58 - Being a good role model as a physician, father, and a leader in the community37:35 - He shares about his platform and the difference between a medical mindset and BOOM39:09 - Talks about his new launch course the BOOMM 1.040:30 - Dedication to career and family41:58 - The importance of sharing your personal life to connect with your patients46:10 - Speaking about being vulnerable48:29 - Importance of learning from your failure51:10 - No one can relate to you except the people who are by your side58:38 - How to connect with Dr. BrettListen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Brett LevineWebsite: www.BOOMmindset.comFacebook: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
Understanding and Learning The Positive Side of Failure with Justin Skinner
May 26 2022
Understanding and Learning The Positive Side of Failure with Justin Skinner
Today, we are joined by Justin Skinner a real estate, author, and speaker. He grew up on a dairy farm in the Midwest. Played collegiate baseball. He and his wife started their own design and photography business after being fired from a job. The business grew into owning real estate and running Airbnbs. More recently he’s written a book called Professional Failure and he is the host of The Professional Failure podcast. Mr. Justin defined what failure means to him and how his optimism developed.In this episode, Justin also discussed…1:11 - About the guest and his life is growing up.2:27 - About his book ''Professional failure'' and his thoughts about failure3:51 - How failure became a ''gift'' for him5:09 - Struggles of trying to be '' too perfect'' and how to overcome it6:17 - His realization is not being drafted on his childhood dream.8:47 - To whom does he attribute the lessons and discipline he gained that had a massive impact on his mental outlook in life9:21 - How his parents handled him when he messed up being a kid11:51 - How he came up with having a podcast and being an author on ''Professional Failure''14:49 - How he started and his journey in writing a book 17:12 - Understanding failure whatever your profession is18:45 - Documenting failures rather than accomplishments19:32 - Understanding failure through a kid growing up 20:29 - Admitting things that don't go right21:13 - Things to know about failures 23:37 - Where to find his book and how to connect with himListen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Justin SkinnerWebsite: www.professional-failure.comInstagram: @justincskinnerTwitter: @justincskinnerLinkedIn: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
What Makes a Relationship Strong with Dr. Kate Mangona
May 20 2022
What Makes a Relationship Strong with Dr. Kate Mangona
In today’s episode, we have Dr. Kate Mangona began practicing as a board-certified pediatric radiologist, a supportive physician’s wife and mother to three little girls and a mini poodle, an active and passive real estate investor,  and a certified life coach. Dr. Kate hosts the Medicine, Marriage & Money podcast and leads the Medicine, Marriage, & Money Coaching Program where she helps married physicians Moms spend less time arguing with their spouse, and more time reigniting the sparks once felt during their honeymoon. Dr.Kate helps high-achieving mothers to have the tools necessary to minimize arguments even during conflict and design the life and relationships they crave. In this episode, Dr. Kate also discussed…2:03 How did Dr. Kate grow up learning about medicine and money4:50 How did Dr. Kate grow up learning about marriage7:45 Dr. Kate saw her parents as models of relationship10:09 Importance of love and connection to maintain a relationship15:15 What can listeners expect to hear on her podcast16:00 What is the biggest thing that couples need to work on when having struggles in their relationship?19:12 How was she able to manage all things in life20:35 How she handles things in her career21:46 Giving time with her kids22:19 Spending time with her husband23:44 What to do if you are being judged by others24:47 Her suggestions to improve relationships or marriage28:18 Dr. Kate's ebook "The Medical Marriage Survival Guide"29:20 What's something that no one asks but you wish they would?Listen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Dr. Kate Mangona Website: a FREE copy of her e-book "The Medical Marriage Survival Guide" here: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
Making Connections and Getting Help To Fight Workplace Stress with Dr. Ryan Stegink
May 13 2022
Making Connections and Getting Help To Fight Workplace Stress with Dr. Ryan Stegink
Dr. Ryan Stegink was born and raised in the Midwest, He is majored in physics before going to medical school, ultimately specializing in general pediatrics. Dr. Stegink now works as an outpatient general pediatrician and enjoys caring for patients from all over the world, using his Spanish skills on a daily basis. He also enjoys encouraging colleagues and trainees, having been through burnout himself less than a year out of training. In this episode, Ryan also discussed…1:24 - About the guest4:19 - how did he work on changing his poor work-life habit5:49 - Recommendations to have a conversation with people that will help you evaluate your work-life balance7:16 - recommendations on how he went about finding that data or finding what they wanted as completed visits and the missed opportunity.9:05 - How does burnout show up in Dr. Ryan's life12:30 - The importance of having the right group that will be supportive on you14:27 - How he came up with his podcast about physician burnout and dealing with different issues.16:44 Enjoying the moment before you settle down18:22 Dr. Ryan shares about working with his residence and other stuff19:28 He shares about how he almost became a father23:46 Giving empathy to his patients as he also has a grief experience in the past24:00 How to help other physicians to get things done without being exhausted or stressed26:13 Shares about his podcast "MedEdWell Podcast"28:26 What's something that no one asks but you wish they would?29:47 Parting wordsListen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Ryan SteginkWebsite: www.mededwell.comFacebook: a FREE "Maximize Your Clinical Efficiency" PDF guide, just go to In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
Everyone has a book inside them With Gabe Bietz
May 5 2022
Everyone has a book inside them With Gabe Bietz
Today we are joined by Dr. Gabe Bietz, he’s a surgeon, real estate, and a writer. From telling bedtime stories to making up stories for his kids, Dr. Gabriel Bietz had finally come up with creating a book and publishing it. He wrote the book “The Adventures of Arya and Krishna Betta Fish”. A beautiful story indeed of how it all started!In this episode, Gabe also discussed…1:38 - Dr. Gabriel tells a little bit about himself.2:17 - Story of what he went through that gave him the idea of writing a book7:09 - Her wife hired for him a manager to publish the book11:48 - The most challenging part of creating a book12:52 - They found an illustrator for their book14:34 - They hired a graphic designer17:17 - They've sold some of their book copies on Amazon19:38 - They distributed the book through a different medium23:17 - How did he go about marketing the book26:06 - His advice for those who want to publish a book and don't know where and how to get started28:40 Planning to write a book again29:40 A physician becomes a writer and a real estate 32:40 How he involved in Real Estate early34:31 Pieces of advice for those who want to get started on writing a book40:00 Gabe advice for dads and to all listeners about the importance of leaving a legacy to your children 41:49 How to find Gabe and his book “The Adventures of Arya and Krishna Betta Fish”Listen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Gabe BietzWebsite: Bettafishadventures.comInstagram: bettafishadventuresGet In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
Pay Attention to Your Money with Jordan Frey
Apr 27 2022
Pay Attention to Your Money with Jordan Frey
Jordan Frey is a plastic surgeon specializing in breast reconstruction in Buffalo, NY. He is also one of the fastest growing physician bloggers as he shares his journey from financial cluelessness to financial well-being with a goal of helping all physician to do the same!In this episode, Jordan also discussed…1:09 - About Dr. Jordan as a physician and a blogger2:18 - Growing up in a friar household - his learnings and how did he come up having financial knowledge.5:15 - The actions he did take to get out of the negative mindset about money and to have a more abundant mindsent.7:23 - How they use ''intenional spending'' that lead them towards building financial foundation9:00 - When and what made him decide to start a blog11:41 - How does he budget family time while being a plastic surgeon, working in an real estate industry, and having a blog and podcast.15:52 - Shares about his wife  17:20 - What is his Why's?18:34 - How to make doctors financially free19:30 - Money is just a tool 20:50 - Things to do to become financially free20:56 - What people don't ask but wish they did?27:35 - How to connect with Dr. Jordan FreyListen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Jordan FreyWebsite: www.prudentplasticsurgeon.comGet In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
Legacy Journal: For The Stories Worth Remembering with Ken Wimberly
Apr 21 2022
Legacy Journal: For The Stories Worth Remembering with Ken Wimberly
Ken Wimberly is the founder and visionary behind Legacy of Love, Inc. and the Legacy Journal App. He is married to his soulmate, Amber, and has three children. Ken is a bit of a serial entrepreneur. He is the founder of KW Net Lease Advisors, a commercial real estate brokerage and investment firm headquartered in Fort Worth, TX. He is a founding member of Laundry Luv, a chain of laundromats with a mission to educate, equip, and inspire those in the communities where they serve. He is also an investor in (and founding Operating Principal of) Keller Williams Realty in Abilene, TX. He has over 15 different streams of income from real estate investments, operating businesses, coaching services, and oil & gas holdings. In this episode, Ken also discussed...2:07 - His work experiences in over 2 decades2:30 - He entered the real estate world3:15 - He affiliated with the Keller Williams in 2009 and he started to scale his business8:05 - Three things that happened to him on his journey which led him in doing a legacy journal for his children11:37 - The first time he started doing the journal and his first little entry for his 10-month-old daughter12:50 - His goal in doing his journal13:23 - He started sharing it with other moms and dad14:05 - In 2018, he eventually compiled all his stories in one place and gave it to his daughter who graduated --  and so, the creation of Legacy Journal.15:53 - Importance of photos that come with a quick little backstory in it.17:08 - What is Legacy Journal and how does it work for the listeners.19:49- One of the most valuable things you can ever leave for your children20:41 - What happened when he handed down his journal of his daughter to her when she graduated in highschool22:25 - The last entry that he had written for his daughter.23:47 - What he has learned along his journey being an entrepreneur and with the app.23:53 What he learned along the journey in entrepreneurship and how he managed to keep going straight. 24:56 His perspective in life and his inspiration to improve his mindset26:18 Being a role model in all aspects27:42 Importance of planning for the future as a family28:01 Importance of planning with your wife29:09 How they paid their debt in just 2 years32:27 How positive and negative example has an impact on others36:17 Time management39:57 Shares his military experience41:49 How to connect with Ken WimberlyListen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Ken WimberlyWebsite: Get In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast:
Calm Parenting with Kirk Martin
Apr 16 2022
Calm Parenting with Kirk Martin
Kirk Martin is a host of Calm Parenting Podcast and has helped almost one million parents in 19 countries stop the defiance, disrespect, yelling, and power struggles with the most strong-willed children. In this episode, Kirk also discussed...01:57 How did he start doing the podcast02:35 - tell us about you growing up and with his dad being a colonel03:50 The impact of their upbringing on his personality05:00 How's having a high-achieving parents 06:00 Parents are competing in many other voices around their children especially in social media. 06:15 Giving a child a space to learn and becoming a dad that your kids want to come to08:26 His realization that drew him closer to his son08:40 He found out that he's really good with the misfit kids and he started "the lego camp"09:19 the news about the 'lego camp' had spread and he started charging money for it09:48 The demand got higher 10:10 Tips on how to de-escalate the situation11:20 Do the opposite12:47 The analogy to use 13:19 Talk with calmness14:20 Example of good parenting method16:13 Options on how to discipline calmly17:03 Do no discipline right away. Let things be calm.18:12 What to say to them instead of yelling?19:05 What a parent should do and say21:00 Handle frustration with demonstration to your children22:47 Martin's secret to tell for Daddies with wife relationship 24:23 Calm your kids for stopping your wife from being  emotionally exhausted24:57 Do this instead of being angry29:00 How you deal with a child's weaknesses31:32 How to discipline your child in a good and effective way33:48 Whenever you say no to something inappropriate you, have to say yes to something appropriate35:40 Kirk also trains teachers to become kids more productive and change their behavior 40:16 Tips for dads towards their child43:37 Tips for dads towards their wife 44:57 Great advice for dads46:28 Where to contact Kirk MartinListen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Kirk MartinWebsite: www.CelebrateCalm.comFacebook: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
How Higher-Earning Women are Affecting Today’s Relationships with Dr. Dawn DeLavallade
Apr 7 2022
How Higher-Earning Women are Affecting Today’s Relationships with Dr. Dawn DeLavallade
Dr. Dawn DeLavallade is a physician and author on a fierce mission to introduce America to the Female Breadwinner- the newest category of modern woman. With more than 30% of U.S. households having a woman as the primary earner, Dr. Dawn forces society to have gritty conversations about how higher-earning women are affecting today’s relationships.  Dr. Dawn is the Champion for Female Breadwinners, committed to pulling back the curtains on a new normal that is reshaping romance, in an effort to heal.In this episode, Dawn also discussed...1:27 Her life growing up inside a traditional family and being in a broken family4:18 A backstory for her platform to tell about women as higher-earners5:06 How did she came up with her mission6:57 Her first book as a healing process for herself8:21 What guys should know about women being the higher earners10:43 Women feel guilty working outside their homes11:34 Woman need an acceptance and reassurance from their husband11:51 Reason why divorce is prevalent for spouses with female bread winners rather than male bread winners (Man's POV)13:23 Women's POV15:51 Communication is still important16:11 How to establish communication in relationship19:31 How a man can handle finances 20:22 Difference between high-income couple and low-income couple21:43 As a male physician, how do we support female physician inside the hospital and out.23:51 How to help society to normalize what it means to be a man25:56 The goal of the Dads Before Doctors podcast26:21 What is one question people don't ask but wish they would? 28:56 Where to connect Dawn DelavalladeListen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Dawn DelavalladeWebsite: SheMakesMore.comFacebook: @SheMakesMoreInstagram: @SheMakesMoreLinkedIn: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
How to Retire Early and be Financially Independent with Dr. Leif Dahleen
Apr 3 2022
How to Retire Early and be Financially Independent with Dr. Leif Dahleen
Leif Dahleen retired from medicine at the age of 43, having achieved financial independence several years earlier. He started Physician on FIRE to enlighten, educate, and entertain other high-income professionals while discussing money matters of all sorts.He is happily married with two children. They call northern Michigan their home base and travel frequently as a family.In this episode, Dr. Leif also discussed....1:10 What is life growing up in a Daleen fam1:45 Impact of having a relatively frugal parents while he's growing up 2:32 The Start of Physicians on Fire3:00 What triggered him to start the blog3:15 Crazy revelation that transformed him4:14 What does Physicians On Fire offers4:44 His purpose for creating the POF5:27 How this POF changed his money management6:17 What are the processes that made his blog bigger and his initial thoughts on his blog when it first started8:04 Mission for his blog8:25 His story of being financially independent8:46 Life donating and investing11:42 Volunteered to support the salary of a physician 12:36 How did he end up retiring early? 14:33 His preparations for his early retirement16:24 How a guy approached him to join his group 17:45 What kind of response does Dr. Leif get to his chief and coworker about his retirement? 19:02 How did he educate his children 22:04 How his kids experience in traveling 23:20 His kids adjustments to homeschooling 25:27 How can you be financially independent and retire earlier29:57 His plans and habits 31:40 How to contact Dr. Leif Listen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Leif DahleenWebsite: @physicianonfireLinkedIn: @physicianonfireGet In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
Guide to Becoming a Better Physician and Dad with Dr. Bradley Block
Mar 25 2022
Guide to Becoming a Better Physician and Dad with Dr. Bradley Block
Bradley Block, MD, is an otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon on Long Island, New York, where he lives with his wife and three young sons. He is a partner at ENT and Allergy Associates and he created the Physician’s Guide to Doctoring Podcast. It is a scintillating and engaging podcast, where he interviews physician and non-physician experts to help teach us what we should have been learning while we were busy memorizing Kreb’s Cycle. It is a practical guide for practicing physicians, physicians-in-training, and all allied health professionals. Topics range from personal finance to politics to improve interactions with patients to what every doctor should know about different specialties.He went to med school at SUNY Buffalo and graduated with research honors and went on to residency at Georgetown. He enjoys surfing (yes, there is surfing on Long Island), skiing (there is no skiing on Long Island), smoking meat, exercising, throwing his sons across the pool, and finding any excuse to quote an 80s movie.In this episode, Dr. Bradley also discussed...1:15 Who is Bradley Block?2:58 Pressures in the life of Dr. Bradley4:05 Don’t force yourself to something 9:05 What's a great physician father to you?10:38 Putting your kids first, but not putting yourself last11:57 Setting a good example13:29 Physician's guides to doctoring14:26 How can we communicate effectively and efficiently?16:28 Being a good listener18:15 Bradley's great advice for doctors and physicians when talking to patients 20:38 Importance of paying attention to your kids 22:56 Comforting your kids in their hard times 23:35 Be a role model to your children 25:37 Imperfections of being a dad 27: 32 Controlling patience 28:47 Practice apologizing to your kids when you make mistakes 30:14 Bradley shares a movie 32:36 Purpose of Dads Before Doctors Podcast 33:28 Parting Words Listen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Bradley BlockWebsite: physiciansguidetodoctoring.comFacebook: facebook.com/physiciansguidetodoctoringInstagram: @physiciansguideLinkedIn: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
From Pain to Purpose: Leaving A Legacy through Letters with Blake Brewer
Mar 17 2022
From Pain to Purpose: Leaving A Legacy through Letters with Blake Brewer
Blake is married to a wonderful woman and enjoys being a father to his three children. But behind this, Blake had his personal tragedy experience when his father literally died in his arms. His father had left him a letter. This sorrowful experience and especially the letter unlocked a renewed sense of purpose in his life as he navigated pain and loss, and his purpose. As he recognized the importance of parents’ words to children, he also aimed to inspire other dads about the importance of the ‘‘Legacy Letter’’. Blake is on a quest to assist 1 million fathers to write at least one well-written, meaningful, and lasting Legacy Letter to their children. These will guide and empower your little ones as they live their lives these days. To him, It’s more than a letter. It will be your legacy! So what is this Legacy Letter Challenge?In this episode, Blake also discussed....1:13 His early childhood days, his life, and his family2:30 What does it mean to him to be a great dad and the things that he would do for his children and his dreams for them.4:25 His inspirations and mission in The Legacy Letter Challenge4:45 Back story of his father's letter.8:20 His father's letter impacted and help to him10:47 His advice he can give to people having difficult situations and to other parents15:54 Best time to start writing a legacy letter?18:21 Importance of connecting to our children 19:43 Dads Before Doctors Podcast goal 20:40 What is one of the things that we have in common? 21:20 What's the thing that's gonna matter the most? 21:57 Enjoying the time with your family 23:06 How do you become a great dad 24:18 How will you write a Legacy Letter29:48 Is the Legacy Letter Challenge also applicable to moms? 32:54 Parting words Listen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!Connect with Blake BrewerWebsite: Legacyletterchallenge.comInstagram: @legacy_letterLinkedIn: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctorsIf you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: our next guest:
Embracing Parenting Imperfections and Adapting Changes of Time with Dr. Jeremy Toffle
Feb 26 2022
Embracing Parenting Imperfections and Adapting Changes of Time with Dr. Jeremy Toffle
Today we are joined by Dr. Jeremy Toffle, a noted pediatrician, blogger at Imperfect dad MD and a podcaster. There is no such thing as a perfect parent although many of us strive to be better each day! Dr. Jeremy talked about how parenting becomes more relaxing and enjoyable the moment he allowed himself permission to be less than perfect, how he was able to learn and be adaptive to the change of time and recognizes that there are other elements of our lives that we must nurture as well.In this episode, Dr. Jeremy also discussed...1:46 - How he started the Imperfect Dad MD blog and podcast3:34 - Lessons and how he handles different stresses6:34 - Conceptualization of  Imperfect Dad MD blog, his lessons learned, and realizations9:31 - Beautiful realities of being imperfect10:38 - Birth of Imperfect Dad MD podcast11:08 - Learning from being an ‘‘imperfect’’ parent11:29 - How he figured out doing all these new things during the pandemic13:38 - Importance of supporting each other as dads 15:37 - What are the different struggles Jeremy encountered in interviewing people16:11 - Why is teamwork important? 17:34 - What are the possible things that might happen if there is no teamwork 17:57 - What does it mean to Dr. Jeremy to be a physician dad18:49 - Why he wanted to be a pediatrician 20:08 - What is his first and high priority in life21:27 - How he balances everything 23:06 - Knowing what is important and what to sacrifice Connect with Dr. Jeremy ToffleWebsite: you like the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. That way, we'll be able to reach even more dads like you.Apple Podcast: Podcast: our next guest: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsFacebook Group: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctors
Overcoming Decision-making Obstacles: Audio Journal with Adam Broussard
Feb 22 2022
Overcoming Decision-making Obstacles: Audio Journal with Adam Broussard
In this episode, I'll discuss one of the most difficult challenges I experienced on my path to financial freedom, the lesson I learned, and how my family and I overcame it. In order to meet our income goals, we frequently look for money-generating alternatives outside of our core jobs. However, it is not always an easy task. There will always be potholes in the road. It is critical that you approach these tasks and other goals with the right mindset. We can make so many mistakes in some of the decisions we make, and there are many things we wish we could have done in the past. But, as time has passed, we've discovered that these things do happen.I also talked about:- How we can accomplish our goals- What to improve to have a stronger foundation and strong relationship- What are the things you should be focusing on- Things you shouldn’t spend a lot of time on- Questions that you must ask yourselves for overcoming obstacles and to achieve your goals - Some bits of encouragementGet In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsInstagram: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctors
From Completely Burned Out and Hating your Job - To Enjoying Your Job Again. Here's How with Jimmy Turner
Feb 10 2022
From Completely Burned Out and Hating your Job - To Enjoying Your Job Again. Here's How with Jimmy Turner
‘‘Just because you can, and just because you're really good at it, doesn't mean you should’’. This is one of the many takeaways from this episode of Dads Before Doctors Podcast. Having founded the 'Physician Philosopher' a practicing anesthesiologist, entrepreneur, and life coach for doctors, Dr. Jimmy Turner, will give us a powerful talk of the things he has done and are doing to help doctors live life on their terms through mindset, money, and balance - including his missteps and lessons learned.What we have discussed:00:01:55 - How Jimmy started as a financial blogger and his journey before he became successful. 00:03:34 - What is the biggest mistakes that doctors made?00:04:42 - What are the 3 groups of doctors when it comes to personal finance.00:07:06 - His advice to other physicians in making money.00:12:17- How he balanced his family and career.00:15:03 - Things that are more important to him:  A struggle of a natural people pleaser.00:16:20 - Things he’s doing anything to teach his kids to some of his mindset now?00:18:30 - The Importance of Effort in achievement.00:21:20 - What is All about the Ace Program and how they could potentially benefit from coaching.00:24:18 - Coaching is like Kierkegaard's Leap of Faith.00:25:23 - How different healthcare would be if more physicians will be aware of having that mindset and can use them in their critical practices.00:26:37 - What is the question that people don't ask you that they should.00:29:19 - Parting words.How to connect with Jimmy Turner:Website: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsInstagram: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctors
Board Meetings in and out of the office: Figuring Out Work-Life Balance and How To Be Better at Both with Jim Sheils
Feb 3 2022
Board Meetings in and out of the office: Figuring Out Work-Life Balance and How To Be Better at Both with Jim Sheils
In this episode, the author, public speaker, and full-time real estate investor Mr. Jim Sheils will share with us how to climb the ladder of our career goals without missing out on family time.  You know, it would be worst to be successful at your career and lose your family along the way. We don't want this to happen!There are a lot of things that teach men how to become successful as doctors, real estate investors, or whatever their career is, but it's so seldom to see things that would teach these men to be better at home. With all the pressures of our work responsibility, although the principles are easy, to stay grounded with your children and spouse is never really easy.So go on, enjoy listening, and get inspired!How to connect with Jim Sheils:Website: a copy of his book The Family Board Meeting here: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsInstagram: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctors
Lessons Learned About Money and How Build Income with Passive Real Estate Investing with Dr. Jeff Anzalone
Jan 28 2022
Lessons Learned About Money and How Build Income with Passive Real Estate Investing with Dr. Jeff Anzalone
In this episode, Dr. Jeff Anzalone, The Debt Free Doctor, shares some of his experiences, realizations, and wake-up calls before he became debt free and achieved financial freedom.You'll learn how learning financial literacy in your early age can bring you long-term impact.Join the conversation and don't miss the inspiring information as he also shares how he teaches his teenagers with finances and how to approach their college years.Start tapping into our episode and align yourself with your money goals!How to connect with Jeff Anzalone:Website: In Touch With Dads Before Doctors!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsInstagram: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctors
Your Mask Before Others: Importance of Self-Care Between Parents and Professionals
Jan 21 2022
Your Mask Before Others: Importance of Self-Care Between Parents and Professionals
In today's episode, we will talk about the importance of taking time for ourselves first before others. It may sound a bit selfish or self-absorbed, but neglecting this may cause us more serious troubles between ourselves, our family, and the people we serve.GET IN TOUCH!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsInstagram: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctors
Who Not How: The Formula to Achieve Bigger Goals Through Accelerating Teamwork (Commentary)
Jan 13 2022
Who Not How: The Formula to Achieve Bigger Goals Through Accelerating Teamwork (Commentary)
In today’s episode, let's dive deep into the mindsets of renowned entrepreneur Dan Sullivan and organizational psychologist Ben Hardy in their bestselling book, Who Not How.This is a great read for other physicians and other high-achievers. Having the right "Whos" in your "Hows" will allow you to have more time and will make you more money. You have to realize what your time is worth.With that being said, let's get started!I really love the book and I believe that you’re going to love it too.Read here: IN TOUCH!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsInstagram: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctors
Best Time to Invest and Start Working for Financial Freedom with Dan Sheeks
Jan 6 2022
Best Time to Invest and Start Working for Financial Freedom with Dan Sheeks
My guest today is Dan Sheeks. Dan is a high school Business/Marketing teacher, real estate investor, and personal finance advocate in Denver, CO. Dan’s passions include working with teenagers, advocating for personal finance education, investing in real estate, and promoting the FIRE movement. In this episode, you will learn:- How does his new book A Teenager’s Guide to Achieving Early Financial Independence help teenagers towards early financial independence and the strategies to get there.- How adults of 35-40 years old can still work for Financial Independence- What should you do with younger kids to help them start with a mindset of financial freedom or introduce them to general financial literacy- and so much more!How to connect with Dan Sheeks:Dan’s Instagram: email: dan@sheeksfreaks.comSheeksFreaks Community: Instagram: First to a Million: A Teenager’s Guide to Achieving Early Financial Independence: IN TOUCH!Website: www.dadsbeforedoctors.comFacebook: www.facebook.com/dadsbeforedoctorsInstagram: www.instagram.com/dadsbeforedoctors