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RadDad is a place for new and expecting dads to hear fun and educational stories about dudes raising their kids, to ask questions and to get inspired! We would love to be added to the TuneIn catalog to entertain and delight millions of dads struggling with their days to day.

RadDad is a place for new and expecting dads to hear fun and educational stories about dudes raising their kids, to ask questions and to get inspired! We would love to be added to the TuneIn catalog to entertain and delight millions of dads struggling with their days to day.


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RadDad is a place for new and expecting dads to hear fun and educational stories about dudes raising their kids, to ask questions and to get inspired! We would love to be added to the TuneIn catalog to entertain and delight millions of dads struggling with their days to day.








Before and After of having a baby - Anthony Armendariz - Partner and Head of Design at Funsize

Anthony Armendariz is a founder and partner at Funsize, a creative design agency which he started with his wife Natalie. They spent years being laser focused on business, working day and night, and now count Facebook, Oracle, Adobe, EA, AT&T and many others among their customers. Can such an ambitious and hard-working couple have a baby, and to actually enjoy it? We sit down with Anthony to find out. This is a special episode because I had a pleasure to record Anthony twice. Once just...


Jonathan Sposato

Full notes for this episode are available on Rad Dad website. You can find Jonathan on Twitter


Stefan Weitz on the importance of travel, relationships, and the pursuit of happiness.

๐Ÿ‘‰Full episode description available on the Rad Dad website.


How can you launch 80 side projects and still have a family? Interview with Mubs Iqbal.

Mubashar Iqbal is a developer, dad, and a maker who just cannot stop creating products on the internet. Mubs is the guy behind Pod Hunt, Product News, Practical MVP and quite literally, 80 other projects. Some of them sold, some shut down, and some are making him passive income. He's been featured on Lifehacker, The Next Web, Mashable, Fortune and more. How can one guy do so much, for so long, and still have a full-time job and a family? You've come to the right place to find out. p.s....


Jason Schuller. Press75 and how a WordPress theme set an entrepreneurial journey in motion.

Jason Schuller is a dad, a husband, and the founder of Press75, a WordPress theme company that he started in frustration, when a consulting client decided to skip paying the bills. That incident caught fire and set Jason on an entrepreneurial journey full of joys and setbacks. His company, and his lessons enabled him to be a successful founder, an engaged father and a thoughtful husband.


๐Ÿง™โ€โ™‚๏ธ Vin Thomas. Creativity and teaching children entrepreneurship from young age.

Vin is a dad of two girls, founder of a creative agency called Fixel, and when he is not busy doing those jobs, he is also a man's fashion model and entrepreneur, running a brand called Better Fellows where him and his partners sell men's apparel they would wear themselves. Vin is divorced and is running his own company, but that does not stop him from raising two beautiful girls, teaching them about life and entrepreneurship, and from finding time to be with them as much as he can. We...


๐Ÿ“ˆ Vlad Magdalin. Webflow and the future of software on the internet.

Links from this episode ๐Ÿ‘‰ Webflow Vlad Magdalin Kirill Zubovsky Webflow University p.s. I think this is the best camera ever created. Do you agree? pps. Much thanks to Sessions.Blue for the cool intake music.


๐Ÿš Drew Wilson. In an RV around the world.

One day, needing a break from his entrepreneur endeavors, Drew rented an RV and took his entire family on a trip around the United States, for a whole year. This is his story. This episode was recorded in March 2018. ๐Ÿ‘‰ Drew Wilson Suggested Episodes: Mike Folden - Adventure with a newborn Aviel Ginsburg - How to take your kid on every business trip Geoff Ralston - Taking kids to Europe for a year Michael Parenteau - Climbing a mountain with a teenage daughter Emily Campbell - Can...


๐Ÿฆ„ Bryce Roberts. Indie.vc - Playing the game of life.

Bryce Roberts is the founder of Indie.vc , an investment fund that is leading the new counter-culture startup movement, focusing on revenue and sustainable growth, rather than unhealthy obsession with raising money to achieve a billion-dollar valuation. Fueled by his own desire to do things differently, Bryce lives in Utah with his wife and five children, he works from home office, and while working hard, also finds the time to be a hands-on dad and have a life too. If you like startups,...


๐ŸŽฏ Jason Preston on startups, kids, and making a Dent in the universe.

Jason is a co-founder of Dent, a company that creates and supports a community of entrepreneurs, executives, and creatives who are driven to โ€œput a dent in the universe.โ€ He lives in Seattle with his wife Monica Guzman, the founder of The Evergrey, and together they are raising two adorable multilingual kids. We sat down to talk about their startup journey and how to manage two creative jobs while raising two kids. All Rad Dad Episodes are also available online.


๐ŸŒฎ Roel Williams. Surviving foster care.

When he was six years old, Roel lost his mom to cancer and ended up in the foster care. Abuse, drugs, physical violence and the entire system that is structured to keep the kids in it, instead of helping them grow, Roel tells it all. Valuable to hear for the adults that work in the foster care, and most definitely 10x more valuable for the kids, to know they are not alone. If you know someone who should hear this, please share. -- If you want to get in touch, message Roel on Facebook -...


๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพ Emily Campbell. Joys and challenges of raising a family in rural America.

Emily Campbell is a product designer based out of Moab, Utah where she lives with her husband and three kids. She makes the money, he plays with the kids, and together they are having an adventure of a lifetime. In this episode: (1:00) From being a law student in a big city, to a cross-country road-trip to be a raft guide in California, to eventually settling in a small town in Utah. (5:00) Living in a small town of Moab, Utah. (7:00) What does a family life and activities look like in...


๐Ÿ•๏ธ Michael FitzGerald. A novelist turned CEO and what it takes to have a startup in Montana.

Michael FitzGerald is the CEO of Submittable.com, a Missoula based company that helps businesses to accept, review, and make decisions on applications and documents, all in one place. They are like Dropbox with a purpose, and their clients include Nike, NPR, Knight Foundation, Stanford University, Playboy, National Geographic, the New Yorker and thousands of other enterprise brands we all know and love. Liberal arts student by training, Michael had a career in writing, but inspired by a...


๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ Adam Lisagor. How one Sandwich video caused millions.

One day a film student from NYU changed advertising forever. In a few short months Adam became the man who did it all - he was producing, casting, directing and starring in for the ads of the most recognizable names in tech. Square, Airbnb, Airtable, TrueCar, Slack, Webflow, Groupon ... the list goes on forever. The story of Sandwich video and how to run a successful business and have a family too, it is all in this episode of Rad Dad.


๐Ÿ’พ David Heinemeier Hansson on founding Ruby on Rails and Basecamp, and why it does not have to be crazy at work.

David Heinemeier Hansson is the founder of Ruby on Rails and co-founder and CTO of Basecamp. He is an outspoken defender of living a fulfilling life, and a true believer that it does not have to be crazy at work. When not writing code, David enjoys endurance car racing and time with his wife and two kids. Over the years, David has become a very influential person in technology and business, and has developed a number of philosophies which are helping him live a happy and fulfilling life,...


๐Ÿ–จ๏ธ Dan Shapiro. How a childhood obsession with lasers led to the founding of Glowforge.

How do you enable your kids to create rather than consume? If you are a serial entrepreneur like Dan Shapiro, the answer is clear - make a device that can cut through any material with lasers, then put it in every household in America. Shapiro got inspired to create this company by his kids, and now he comes on Rad Dad to talk startups, kids and creativity. Episode summary available on http://raddadshow.com/episode/dan-shapiro p.s. Inspired by Dan, I started The New Framing Company. Check...


๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ”ง Aubrey Johnson. How to stress-test your business, and why homeschooling in the way of the future.

Aubrey is a full-time designer living in Charleston, South Carolina. He was named one of Business Insider's Top 75 Designers in Technology and has worked for companies like Twilio, Authy, Science Inc., Color, Scoutzie and many others. While most people would consider running a business a full-time job in itself, Aubrey does all of this in a comfort of his own home. Listen and find out how this rad dad gets the most out of life! Full episode details ๐Ÿ‘ on Rad Dad website


๐Ÿ• Greg Gottesman. How one person started a dog-hotel revolution.

Family life with three kids, the rising costs of education and where AI and machine learning will take us. Venture Capitalist Greg Gottesman shares business stories, as well as tips on parenting and education. It's a blast! Full episode summary on the Rad Dad website ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://www.raddadshow.com/episode/greg-gottesman


๐Ÿ“ฐ John Cook. Joys and challenging of starting GeekWire.

Eight years ago John co-founded GeekWire.com and had a kid at the same time - Although life hasnโ€™t always been easy, the only thing he regrets is not doing both ealier in his life. Follow along and learn a bit about both entrepreneurship and parenting. ๐Ÿ‘‰Full episode description available on - https://www.raddadshow.com/episode/john-cook


๐Ÿ€ Zack Onisko. Distributed teams and their benefits on parenting and quality of life.

A Bay Area native, Zack is a successful entrepreneur, wizard of all things growth, and currently the CEO of a company called Dribbble. While some of his peers are busy cranking 14-hour days in the city, Zack is working with a fully distributed team, which enables him to hang out with kids, enjoy life, and spend absolutely zero hours commuting. ๐Ÿ‘‰Full episode description available on the Rad Dad website.