In the latest episode of The Dad Central Show, hosts Drew Soleyn and Ed Gough Jr. engage in a deep and insightful conversation with special guest William Vanderbloemen. With over 15 years of experience in executive search and as a former senior pastor, William VanderBloemen offers valuable insights on fatherhood, leadership, and personal growth, making this episode a must-listen for all dads.
William has an upcoming book being released on Nov 14th called, Be the Unicorn: 12 Data-Driven Habits That Separates the Best Leaders from the Rest. Highlights from the episode include William’s reflections on his upbringing, the life lessons learned from his parents, and his experience of becoming a father for the first time. He also shares personal stories, wisdom gained with age, and practical advice on building trust with children and the significance of reliability and self-awareness in fatherhood.
The episode dives into a few of the 12 habits he’s identified in the top performing parents, including the value of being responsive, keeping promises, and the importance of self-awareness. William shares his own journey to understanding personal strengths and weaknesses with the use of tools like the Vander Index, an assessment created by his search firm. The conversation is both insightful and lighthearted, offering a holistic view of fatherhood and the lessons learned along the way.
The best part of the conversation is learning how applying any of the 12 habits can dramatically improve all areas of your life. If you want to be a great dad, follow William’s advice to separate yourself from the rest!
About William Vanderbloemen:
William Vanderbloemen has been leading the Vanderbloemen Search Group for 15 years, where they are regularly retained to identify the best talent for teams, manage succession planning, and consult on all issues regarding teams. This year, Vanderbloemen will complete their 3,000th executive search.
Prior to founding Vanderbloemen Search Group, William studied executive search under a mentor with 25+ years of executive search at the highest level. His learning taught him the very best corporate practices, including the search strategies used by the internationally known firm Russell Reynolds. Prior to that, William served as a Senior Pastor at one of the largest Presbyterian Churches in the United States.
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