While Daring Greatly

My name is Adam. I'm a Husband. Father of six. Wearer of fedoras. Startup co-founder (with an exit). Nonprofit co-founder. I create content about personal growth in life and leadership.

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While Daring Greatly

My name is Adam. I'm a Husband. Father of six. Wearer of fedoras. Startup co-founder (with an exit). Nonprofit co-founder. I create content about personal growth in life and leadership.

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LATEST POSTS

Life Hacking / Productivity

Forget your goals, build a system instead

January 20, 2022
Business / Productivity

Key Takeaways from Deep Work

Business / Marketing / Personal

Why I started a content company

Business / Leadership / Marketing / Perspective

The two most important parts of any communication

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I’m slowly exiting Facebook, here’s what I’m doing instead

It's controversy after controversy with Facebook. Whether it's data leaks, improper use of our data, decisions to create a kids Instagram (and then a reversal), or as a den of...
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Planning to be wrong is a good way to be more right

Welcome to being wrong We are all wrong. From time to time, or all the time, being wrong is inevitable, and it doesn't have to be bad. There is a...
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Facts have a half-life, so what chance do you really have of being right?

Most leaders think they are right most of the time. I'm not sure it's that simple. What if the question of, "am I right?" is the wrong one? The question...
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The hardest thing about having a wife, 5 kids, 2 dogs, and a cat

I have a wife, five (almost 6) kids, two dogs, and a cat. My life is full, fulfilling, and of course, complex at times. I start work early while still...
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The Value of Boredom

We work hard to eliminate boredom, but should we? We live in a time of instant entertainment and gratification. I confess that I’m addicted to it. If I’m in line...
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The 6 words most leaders fear, but shouldn’t

This post originated on my Substack here. Most leaders fear being wrong. We’ve all been there. But, the thing is, leaders are wrong, often. I confess I’m wrong, often. Being...
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Good Marketing is about being DIFFerent

This was originally published to my Substack Newsletter here. Did you check out Commercial Fest 2021 (er, I mean the Super Bowl)? I did, and the commercials, as usual, were...
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Two long years – An “update” on our adoption

Our First Adoption Eight years ago, we brought home our first adopted son from China. It was wonderful for our family and a happy time. But, it was also sad...
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How to Not Waste Time on Social Media as a Nonprofit

I recently gave a talk about how nonprofits can stop wasting time on social media and create a plan to grow. If you attended my talk, thanks! Below is a...