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6 Sentences Fathers Need to Say to their children

By Patrick Donohue   |  August 17, 2014
6 key sentences let our children know that we love them, will be there for them and believe in them.

Put Away Mr. Fix-it

By Patrick Donohue   |  December 13, 2013
Put  Away Mr. Fix-it
If I could give men just one piece of advice it would be this: advise less, listen more.

Alignment: Pay me now or pay me later...

By Patrick Donohue   |  September 13, 2013
Alignment:  Pay me now or pay me later...
Schools have opened all across the country and whether you have a preschooler or a high schooler, Dads play an important role in their children’s academic success.. So, here is my question, “School is open, so what?” The “so what” will determine whether your children benefit from you or are hindered by you academically.

AlignMENt: 10 Key Body Language Indicators

By Patrick Donohue   |  July 19, 2013
AlignMENt:  10 Key Body Language Indicators
You have read the studies like I have about the importance of nonverbal communication. Most researchers estimate anywhere from 85-92% of communication happens nonverbally.

AlignMENt: Flipping the Father Day's Script

By Patrick Donohue   |  June 16, 2013
AlignMENt:  Flipping the Father Day's Script
Father's Day should be a springboard to more growth and impact in the following year

AlignMENt: Are you raising gritty kids?

By Patrick Donohue   |  June 8, 2013
AlignMENt:  Are you raising gritty kids?
Grit is the single best predictor of a person's future success.

AlignMENt: What are you talking about?

By Patrick Donohue   |  May 4, 2013
AlignMENt:  What are you talking about?
Everyday we talk to our kids about big things and small things, important things and silly things. Have you ever taken a step back as a parent and really analyzed what you talk about with your kids?

AlignMENt: Most people are not bad, they are afraid

By Patrick Donohue   |  March 31, 2013
AlignMENt:  Most people are not bad, they are afraid
Most people are not bad, they are just afraid.
Keywords: dad, fathers, fear, parenting

AlignMENt: Feedback from our Kids

By Patrick Donohue   |  February 23, 2013
AlignMENt: Feedback from our Kids
Feedback and feedforward from our children can move deepen the bonds of our relationships.

AlignMENt: Jack Harbaugh: Inspiring Dad

By Patrick Donohue   |  January 27, 2013
AlignMENt:  Jack Harbaugh: Inspiring Dad
A lesson on priorities from Super Bow dad Jack Harbaugh.

AlignMENt: What Successful Dads tell their kids

By Patrick Donohue   |  January 2, 2013
AlignMENt:  What Successful Dads tell their kids
What if the message you communicated to your children was simply, "You cannot Fail. You can only Learn and Grow."
Keywords: dad, father, fear, grow, learn, success

AlignMENt: Time to Sloooooow Down

By Patrick Donohue   |  December 22, 2012
AlignMENt:  Time to Sloooooow Down
Slow down during the holiday season and appreciate who with are with rather than what we are doing.

AlignMENt: Are You a Dream Releaser or Dream Killer?

By Patrick Donohue   |  November 11, 2012
AlignMENt:  Are You a Dream Releaser or Dream Killer?
Great Fathers are dream releasers not dream killers for their kids.

AlignMENt: Are You a Control Freak?

By Patrick Donohue   |  November 4, 2012
AlignMENt:  Are You a Control Freak?
Are you a Dad who is a control freak? Men who try to control everything usually have unresolved grief. The key to growth is to process through the grief and let it go.

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