Esther Wojcicki and the TRICK Framework
Esther talks about her philosophy of raising 3 extremely successful daughters
Susan Wojcicki is YouTube's CEO, Ann Wojcicki is the founder and CEO of 23andMe, one of Silicon Valley's billion dollar unicorns and Janet is a successful pediatrician in UCSF. The 3 daughters attest: "We three sisters are the original output of our mom's philosophy...". How did she do it? Listen to the episode to learn.
Steve Conley on Raising a Hospitality Legend
Chip Conley is a legend in the hospitality industry. In this episode his dad, Steve Conley, talks about raising Chip and his sisters
Steve talks about the importance of sports in raising kids, the Family council and about supportive, but at the same time, demanding parenting.
Professor William Damon and the Path to Purpose
William Damon is a one of the world's leading researchers on the development of purpose and the author of 'The Path to Purpose'
In this episode, we will explore what is purpose, why is it so important for our kids to find their purpose and what can we do as parents to help them on their path to purpose.
Nurturing nature with Dierdre Wolownick
Deirdre Wolownick is the mother of Alex, “No Big Deal”, Honnold, the most recognized and followed climber in the world
In this episode we discussed "Nature vs. Nurture" and the role parents play in helping their kids find and pursue their passion. We tried to answer the question why many of the parents on the show are teachers. We talked about journaling, grit and much more.
Have No Regrets with Doreen Gallagher
Jess Gallagher is the first Australian Paralympian to win a medal in both the summer and the winter games
This was an emotional conversation with Jess's mom, Doreen, about a single mother’s journey, coming out of adversity and giving her kids opportunities she never had. We discussed role modeling, sacrifice and what, in my opinion, might be the holy grail of parenting - balancing support and demand.
The Road to Resilience with
Dr. Meg Jay
Dr. Meg Jay is a clinical psychologist, an Associate Professor at Virginia University and a nonfiction writer.
Meg's work has appeared in numerous media outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street BBC and NPR. Her TED talk — “Why 30 Is Not the New 20” — has been viewed more than 10 million times.
We discussed her latest book 'Supernormal', overcoming childhood adversity, helping kids build resilience and other useful and easy to implement, parenting tools you can add to your toolbox.
Deborah Phelps on Parenting, Education and Raising one of the Most Decorated Athletes of all Time
Deborah Phelps is the mother of Hilary, Whitney and Michael Phelps, one of the most decorated athletes of all time. Debbie, is also the author of “A Mother For all Seasons”, a book I believe is a must read for all parents.
In this conversation Debbie talked very openly about the joys and challenges of raising 3 children as a single mom, while also building her own very successful career. Like some of my previous guests, Debbie is also an educator by profession and by heart and in this conversation she shared many of her principles (“Golden nuggets of information”) for raising kids whether her own or the one in her classroom. We talked about teachable moments, the role of the community in raising kids and much more.