A Lead Dad’s Mantra for His Son

A Lead Dad’s Mantra for His Son

Gerald Olson is a Lead Dad living and working in Los Angeles, California. He adopted his son Astor through California’s “Safely Surrendered Baby” program, which allows a mother to surrender her newborn within 72 hours of birth, no questions asked. Olson got a call on...
Follow Steve Kerr’s Lead

Follow Steve Kerr’s Lead

All Dads Need To Forget Politics and Come Together For Our Children This memory is still vivid 10 years later: in Dec 2012 I pulled to the side of the road shortly after dropping my daughter off at school to listen to what I was hearing on the radio. The report made...
The Significance of Insignificant Trade-Offs

The Significance of Insignificant Trade-Offs

And Why Free Time On Tuesday is Better Than No Free Time At All Last week I finally told a group of buddies that I would not be going on three-day golf trip we had been planning since the summer. I had known it wasn’t going to work for at least a month, but I had...
A Tasty (and Easy) Tip from A Famous Chef and Lead Dad

A Tasty (and Easy) Tip from A Famous Chef and Lead Dad

Award-winning chef Tony Maws is a Boston man about town. His restaurant Craigie on Main was a shining a light in the city’s culinary scene for two decades, and the food – and fun cocktails – that came out of it were duly celebrated. But Tony is also a Lead Dad, even...
Did Fatherhood Cost a Pilot His Wings?

Did Fatherhood Cost a Pilot His Wings?

Flying was Dave Andrews’ dream. But family caused him to rethink his work in aviation. As an officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force, Andrews flew military operations and supported humanitarian aid missions. He flew the prime minister of Canada and when he did the...
What Does a Lead Dad Do On a Holiday Monday?

What Does a Lead Dad Do On a Holiday Monday?

Today is Presidents’ Day. It’s also a day that every school-age child in America has off. So today’s pick is: Do something with your kids! Don’t Work. Take them for a walk. Watch a movie, if the weather is bad. (If you’re feeling presidential, the film version...