GMGD Podcast 004 What is Normal? with Vaughn Smith

In this episode of the Good Men Great Dads Podcast- I speak with Vaughn Smith- Educator, Sponsored Crossfit athlete, Husband and Father. We cover the four pillars of Good Men Great Dads; Family, Faith, Fitness and Finance. Ever wonder how a Chinese farmer or a three legged dog could make you a better man? Vaughn drops some knowledge bombs in regards to getting the most out of your day- fitting fitness into your hectic schedule, dealing with day to day inconveniences, and finding gratitude in all aspects of your life.  No matter what your goals are for 2018, this episode is bound to resonate with you.


  • Setting up a routine

  • Put the important stuff in your calendar

  • What’s your “Why”?

  • Protecting your time

  • The story of the Chinese farmer

  • Dealing with minor inconveniences

  • Fostering a growth mindset in your children

  • Be careful with who you allow in your “village”

  • Syrup war of 2004

  • What is normal?

  • Why Vaughn loves getting bills in the mail

  • Learning to delay gratification

  • What is the first word that pops into your head when you think of your dad?

  • Would your kids be proud of what you’re doing?

  • Which dog are you feeding?

  • Sharpening your saw



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