Patei Iyegha (episode 025)

Chasing a Family Vision & Doing Hard Things 


Are you looking to build critical rhythms into your family?

Do you want to train your kids to lean in to hard things and tough decisions?

How do you keep your kids and family oriented toward bigger things?


Competitive obstacle racer, trauma surgeon and father of seven Patei Iyegha presents deep insights about leaning into hard things and chasing big visions as a family.

In this interview:

  • Prioritizing one-on-one times with each kid
  • Doing hard things
  • Being oriented toward the big things
  • Thinking bigger than your family
  • Love in action

Patei is husband of 14 years and father of six (soon to be seven). When not performing trauma surgery, he is competing across the county in obstacle challenge races, training with his kids and taking trips to Nigeria to invest in families and communities.


Resources Mentioned:

Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations (Alex Harris & Brett Harris)

Wild at Heart Revised and Updated: Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul (John Eldredge)


Episode 25 Music: Substance Variant – Alien  (free album online)

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