I find your lived experienced as a Dad much more insightful (and certainly far wider) than what Dan Pink has written. Sadly, I find his writing is now part of the pop psychology trend, with the same tired cliches, backed by some surveys etc that pass for evidence. Fatherhood is too important to be left to the experts. Best left to dads.

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“Drive” is a book that stuck with me too. I used the elements - autonomy, mastery, purpose - to help clients on their wellness incentive strategy.

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Now I’m in my 40’s and my brothers are in their 50’s I’d love to ask my parents if there was I anything they regretted in the early time they raised us. Great essay (and thanks for giving a reading option!!)

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I'm sorry but when I got to the last few paragraphs all I could think of was this intro to Sweat Loaf by the Butthole Surfers:


"Yes, son?"

"What does regret mean?"

"Well, son, a funny thing about regret is that it's better to regret something you have done than to regret something you haven't done."

"And by the way, if you see your mom this weekend, would you be sure and tell her…

Satan! Satan! Satan!"

Looking forward to listening to the conversation. :)

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what a fun conversation. so cool to finally hear your voice, after reading it for so long. thanks for posting this.

and, enjoy the ramp up to all the fancy production elements. take your time with it. no one out here is judging your mic selection.

your podcast will only be a baby once ;)

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