301. Simple Advice for Being a Better Parent | Craig Kessler

May 31, 2021 | 0 comments

Something we all struggle with is finding the right balance between thriving professionally and thriving personally.

It’s easy to focus on the professional side of things—your job, business, finances—and lose sight of your personal priorities. The problem is your professional priorities are easy to pick up once you drop them, but if you’re not careful, your personal priorities can be damaged forever. How do we manage to be purposeful in both areas of life?

Craig Kessler is the COO of Topgolf, a husband, and father of three boys. He wants to continue thriving professionally, but he’s identified that what matters most to him is the personal side of life. Instead of acting like an entrepreneur and trying to figure things out, he leveraged his powerful network to ask people who seemed to have it all. He took the advice of everyone he reached out to and created “The Dad Advice Project.” Whether you’re a mother or father, this book is full of simple things you can do to invest in the relationships that matter to you most.

We all have the opportunity to invest our focus in the relationships that matter most. Visit dadadviceproject.com to learn what works for those who’ve managed to find balance in their lives.

To learn more and for the complete show notes, visit: the1thing.com/podcast.

In this episode, you will learn…

  • [04:41] Recognizing the gaps in your life
  • [10:06] How to set expectations as a leader
  • [16:00] What inspired Craig to write “The Dad Advice Project”
  • [20:25] Unique pieces of parenting advice
  • [23:40] Opening the door with your kids
  • [27:19] Craig’s own parenting advice
  • [31:27] The struggles of being a parent

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