Hi, I'm Adam

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

Here I blog about productivity, leadership, habit building and random stories from my crazy life as a dad of five.

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Personal / Productivity

I started a micro-podcast

June 27, 2019

Crushing Busyness – Part 4 – The 2-Minute Rules

Perspective / Productivity

Networking makes life better

Adoption / Personal / Perspective

We are adopting again! Here’s why.

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Become who you want to be in your mind first

I've always thought of myself as a writer. It's why I started blogging. It's why a kept blogging when my readership didn't grow very much. It's why I continued blogging...
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Embrace the Suck

When my alarm went off this morning, I didn't want to get up. I texted my workout partner, saying, "I am strongly considering trading sprint day for more sleep." Pretty...
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Crushing Busyness – Part 3 – Do Less Stuff

How much of what you do in a day is effective? All of us have daily tasks, meetings, habits, calls, etc., that aren't moving the ball forward. Part of crushing...
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Crushing Busyness – Part 2 – Rethink Your Defaults

Do you think about your defaults? These are your automated systems and responses that come up over and over. For example, when someone says, "how are you?" do you automatically...

Crushing Busyness – Part 1 – Change Your Perspective

I recently wrote that busyness isn't real. It's a mental state that seeps into our lives, filling the gaps of free time and inundating us with "the stuff" we feel...
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Busyness isn’t real

When I was single I was busy; then I got married. When I was first married I was busy; then I had a child. When I had one child I...
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3 Things Meditating for 30-days Taught Me

I've always been a little skeptical of meditation. It felt like mumbo jumbo, touchy-feely stuff, until I tried it. What I learned early on is that meditation is about training your mind,...
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3 ways I’m slowing down today

My theme for this year is "slow down and simplify." As I'm walking through that process, I'm trying to find ways to change the pace of my days. I'm finding...
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Want to be luckier?

I'm currently reading The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor. In it, Shawn talks about a study done by Richard Wiseman on how luck affects our lives. Wiseman conducted a study that went...