Aurea McGarry Interviews Tyson Junkers, CEO/Founder/Entrepreneur Forged in Fatherhood, Family-founded Business: HYTORC

My name is Tyson Junkers; I am a father to three and a John Maxwell certified coach and speaker helping fathers build lifelong relationships with their children.

When my first son was born, I had this idea in my head that I would still be able to be the same me. I mean, having a child is just like having a cat, right? Well, to nobody’s surprise other than my own, it turns out that having a child requires a lot of work. That realization kicked in for me on a day when I found myself getting frustrated at the needs of my 3-month-old son. I thank God for smacking me on the side of the head and telling me to do better because it was at that moment I realized that having a son may make me a father by label, but it doesn’t make me the father my children need. For that to happen, I need to be intentional with my kids.

That realization was a huge turning point in my life but also one that left me feeling completely lost. It was like someone strapped me to skis for the first time, pushed me down a mountain, and said, “Good luck!” It took a lot of work, but over that next year, I changed every aspect of my life.

I now have an incredible relationship with my wife and kids and have never felt stronger or healthier mentally, physically, and spiritually. I knew other dads were going through the same thing I went through, which is why I dedicate my time and effort to helping these dads find a new path in life, one that leads them from feeling like a stranger in their own homes to the loving and present father their children deserve.

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Aurea McGarry is an Emmy Award-Winning TV Show Host, Producer, TEDx, and Keynote Speaker, Event Emcee, and podcaster of Get CELEBRITIZED.,

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She has been an entrepreneur since the age of eleven, has spoken on thousands of stages since the age of 15, Currently serving on the Emmy Award Board of Governors, and as an active Emmy judge since 2009.

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Interview questions:

Q1: Tell us about your background and what inspired you to start the Forged in Fatherhood community, the coaching program and Forged in Fatherhood podcast, and can you share the overarching mission or message you aim to achieve?

Q2: How has launching this community and hosting the podcast influenced your own perspectives on fatherhood, and what are some of the most impactful lessons you’ve learned from your guests?

Q3: You recently hosted your first Forged in Fatherhood TED-Talk like event with 5 impactful keynote speakers – can you tell us about that event and describe a particularly memorable or enlightening moment that left a lasting impression on you or your audience?

Q4: The Forged in Fatherhood podcast likely covers a range of topics related to fatherhood. Are there specific themes or issues that you believe are especially important for modern fathers to address, and if so, why? How can people

Q5: How do you engage and connect with your community, and what kind of feedback or responses have you received?

Q6: How do you prepare for your podcast interviews, and what advice do you have for aspiring podcasters looking to excel in the art of conversation?

Q7: What advice do you have for fathers who may be seeking guidance or struggling with the challenges of parenthood?

Q8: You have an upcoming Mastermind event centered around John Maxwell’s book Today Matters. Tell us more about that and what to expect moving forward with Forged in Fatherhood, and how people can get involved in the community, podcast, etc?

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