Ali Jafarian

Latest Thoughts

My latest articles and insights, hot off the keyboard (or mic).

What Makes Front Row Dads Unique

2021 was an amazing year as a Front Row Dad.  Our community continues to grow and evolve in new ways. As we we start the year I thought this would…

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Have you ever had a situation where someone completely misunderstood or misinterpreted something you said? Yeah, me too.  It happens ALL the time to just about everyone. However, I’m fortunate…

Above or Below the Line

This is a conscious leadership concept that was taught to me by the Conscious Leadership Group.  It’s a powerful and simple tool for self-awareness. This concept helps us identify and…

Winning the Mental Battles

I had a recent experience where I was at my breaking point.  Here’s the insight. I was over 5 hours into a programming challenge.  This was something new that I’ve…

Hacking Away False Identity

I had breakfast with a good friend recently and the topic of identity came up.  We are both on a journey of hacking away previous false identities.  This involves relieving…

Look at Me

Look at me, dad. Watch this! Hey, mom… hey, mom… hey, mom… These are the things that young children say. If you’re a parent you know them all too well….

How we Show Up – 4 Conscious Leadership Mindsets

Every leader, and person for that matter, decides how they show up in the world.  Some of us decide consciously while others decide unconsciously. I’ve been coached under the Conscious…

Front Row Dads Retreat to Key West (2021)

What’s a Front Row Dad retreat and why should you care? I recently attended my 4th Front Row Dads retreat in Key West. This event delivered in typical, extraordinary fashion….

Legos and Parent Programming

I recently got into a new lego set with my son. This isn’t our first lego set, nor will it be the last!  However, it is the first time I’ve…


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