Universal family of 7 in photos

We are on a family trip to universal with our 5 kids. The trip is kinda nuts. We flew out of Atlanta at 10pm on Wednesday. We're at Universal all day Thursday and Friday. And, we fly back Saturday at 5am. Our kids are going to be beat! Anyway, here are some pictures...

Top three benefits of having a virtual office

My company doesn't have an office and never has. At the end of this year, we will complete our seventh year in business with a team of 10 people and still no office. This bewilders some people. Some have argued that we must get an office at a certain point. I would...

Our life is a mass of habits

In 1892, Williams James wrote, "All our life, so far as it has definite form, is but a mass of habits,—practical, emotional, and intellectual,—systematically organized for our weal or woe, and bearing us irresistibly toward our destiny, whatever the latter may be."...

3 Lessons from WordCamp US Day 1

Some of our Sideways8 team has been hanging out at WordCamp US and so far we are having a lot of fun! Here are a few things I have learned here: It's always about people. You might think that WordCamps are about the talks, but they aren't, they are about the people. I...

Lessons from the Nutcracker – Presence Matters

My girls just finished dancing in the Nutcracker for this year, and I got to work backstage for the first time. It was fun, and all of the work and detail that goes into each and every performance is astounding. I learned a lot working backstage and thought I would...

The unexpected response

It was a performance of the Nutcracker with a packed house during the snow scene that involves an intricate dance and requires the stage crew to lightly sprinkle snow during the latter half of the scene. But, at this performance, a new stagehand was learning the...

5 things blogging makes me thankful for

Blogging on a regular basis has taught me a lot. It has also made me thankful for some things. I'm thankful for: Good content. The best way to write good content is to read good content. I love reading good books, news, blog posts, etc. to sharpen my thinking and...

I love it when people think I’m nuts

I started a nonprofit while I was in high school; people thought I was nuts. I started a church in downtown Decatur; people thought I was nuts. I started a digital marketing company with a friend just as the economy tanked; people thought we were nuts. I started a...

Perfect moments

Yesterday I took my son to his first official Georgia Tech football game. We started by tailgating with old friends and then walked over to the game. As we approached the stadium the marching band started playing our fight song. There I was, walking with some of my...

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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