The Golden Rule+

Recently I have become friends with Daniel Roberts, the CEO of Friendly Human (a persuasive storytelling agency here in Atlanta that specializes in video and other media). One of Friendly Human’s core values is called the Golden Rule+ which means that you should...

Assuming is the enemy of empathy

Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person. It’s getting on their level and seeing the world as they see it. Assuming is supposing that something is the case without any proof. With empathy, you see through another...

I’ve been married 4,828 days

Recently I was having coffee with a new friend that is a little older and wiser than I am. He was telling me about how he likes to celebrate each day that he is married and can tell you how many days it’s been. As of this writing, I’ve been married to my...

Your impact is bigger than you think

Recently I had lunch with a friend/mentor that I connect with about once a year to catch up and get advice. As we were sitting there, he said, “I owe you a debt of gratitude.” It surprised me because I there is little I can offer this guy. He is more...

What will your biggest regret be?

The other day I was driving with my great uncle and talking about life. He has done some fascinating things, so I love hearing about his life, his stories from serving in the military, childhood, work, etc. As we were riding, we started talking about regrets. I...

Starting with trust is important

I was in a panel discussion the other day and was seated next to a woman that is the head of HR for a large corporation. The discussion was about how to better engage Millennials, specifically as it relates to corporate volunteerism. She said something about trust...

My Great Grandfather’s cotton picking strategy

My grandfather and his siblings grew up picking cotton. They knew hard work from an early age. My grandfather used to like to tell a story about how his dad motivated them to pick faster. My great grandfather called all of the kids together and told them that there...

Adam J. Walker

Adam J. Walker

Thinker, Doer, Learner, Life Adventurer

Husband, Father of 5, Thinker, Doer. Wearer of fedoras. I work in Digital Marketing at Sideways8 & support nonprofits at 48in48.

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