Season 3 Episode 1 Matt Fox | Heart of Dad

Season 3 Episode 1 – Matt Fox

Heart of Dad

Matt Fox introduces his 'why' for Heart of Dad

In this episode, Sam Wilde interviews me,  Matt Fox,  to uncover the big WHY that's behind the Heart of Dad movement. I get really honest about some of my own struggles as a parent while building my own business, that fuelled my desire to start a deeper conversation about being an entrepreneur dad.

In this episode, I discuss:

  • My experience of the birth of my son
  • The emotional challenges and stress of being a new dad
  • Throwing myself into work and career change as an avoidance strategy
  • My embarrassing Candy Crush story
  • The pressure I put on myself to be a different kind of dad
  • The unspoken challenges of being a dad
  • The level of expectation on dads
  • Polarised images of dad in society
  • The challenge of opening up to our vulnerability and being real
  • Creating a safe space for men to talk
  • Creating the best possible relationship with my child
  • How love and acceptance of ourselves is key to a better relationship with our children
  • Breaking the cycle of intergenerational trauma of emotionally absent dads
  • How to start the journey of being a more connected dad

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