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Meet Daniel 

Daniel is 34-year-old dad who served in the Marine Corps who knew he wanted more for his life.  He transitioned out of the uniform, got a job, started a family, but still felt something was missing.  He would stay up at night wondering how he was going to provide for his family.  How he was going to be the dad he knew he wanted to be.  How to show up as the husband and create the certainty his wife needed.

Daniel looks at his kids and wonders what life he is creating for them to grow up in.

He is seeking that connection to his wife and kids.  He keeps a lot of things bottled up because that is what he was told was the "right" thing.  He has conversations in his head that always end with him feeling broken, worthless, and wondering if this is what life is really about. 

He is looking for that one thing that will change his life in a radical way, he has big dreams, big ambitions, and a heart the size of the ocean. 

 He hears a podcast that says "Dads coming home" and he realizes he has been on autopilot with so much of his life.  He says "Today will be the day", he takes the first step which begins a journey of discovery,  growth, and vulnerability with others in a way he has never known.    

Feb 28, 2020

What shovels do you have in your life?  This is a metaphor for having a bunch of stuff that you walk by every day but never do anything with.  It just sits there and rusts, things grow around it.  And then it just becomes part of the landscape. 


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Feb 24, 2020

Today we talk with Jared McGowan, a Marine, husband, and father.  He has an amazing story about coming back home from war and starting a family.  The best part of this story is that holding his daughter for the first time changed his life and trajectory forever.  After that moment he started to define how he was living...

Feb 21, 2020

Do you struggle with time management in your work life or family life?  This episode came to my mind this past week as I tackle my first week on the other side of employment.  This strategy has helped me stay on track but also not get overwhelmed.  


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Feb 17, 2020

Do you question who you are as a Veteran?  Do you question your purpose in living?  Today's episode Bobby and I deep dive into identity, transition, suicide, PTSD.  Bobby has an amazing story of getting a second chance on life after attempting to take his own life. 

Topics Covered:

  • The fight for Fallujah
  • The identity...

Feb 14, 2020

In this episode, I talk about what comes next after this pivot and where my mindset is going forward. 


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