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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LATEST POSTS

Habit Building / Perspective / Productivity

15 Experiments to run on yourself that may make your life better

October 8, 2019
Personal / Perspective

Who Pushes You?

Adoption / Personal

Thankful for Unexpected Help

Leadership / Perspective

The OODA Loop I’m teaching my kids… and myself

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Mean People are Withering Trees

School has just started, and already mean people invade our lives. Each of my kids has come home with a story about being made fun of, bullied, or left out....
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A-Bomb Summer and The Value of Embracing Change

Our family refers to this summer as A-Bomb Summer. It's the summer when everything blew up, changing all at once! Here is a quick list of all of our shifts...
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What I’ve Learned from Doing Good

More than anything, when my life is near its end, I want to be able to look back and know I have done good in the world. I want my...
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A fresh start, grand horizon, and lack of tunnel vision

I'm wrapping up my first full week as a part of the Dragon Army team. If you didn't see my last post, Sideways8 was recently acquired by Dragon Army! This...
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My next step professionally

As of today, there is no more Sideways8, and I couldn't be more excited. We have been acquired by Dragon Army, one of the fastest-growing agencies in Atlanta, which also...
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I started a micro-podcast

I recently created a micro-podcast. It's my fourth podcast, so I seem to have a bit of an obsession. It's called The Slowdown, and it's a concise podcast about slowing...
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Crushing Busyness – Part 4 – The 2-Minute Rules

Two 2-minute rules are critical to my productivity. The first is from the book Atomic Habits by James Clear. James talks about creating habits that are less than 2-minutes long....
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Networking makes life better

Want to listen to this post as a 1 minute 28 second podcast? Yesterday evening I realized I needed a pressure washer for a project. I asked a few neighbors...
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We are adopting again! Here’s why.

Eight years ago, we started our adoption journey. We had heard about the need of orphans in China and knew we could make a difference for one child, so we...