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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Habit Building / Personal / Productivity

What grade are you giving yourself?

September 14, 2018

Imposter Syndrome

Leadership / Perspective

Why doing hard things is awesome

Business / Personal

What does having it all look like?


Beware of Distant Elephants

About a year ago I was listening to this podcast and learned about this idea. Beware of distant elephants, as it relates to committing to events in the future. Here...

What my two-year-old is teaching me about business and life

My two year old is crazy. Aren't they all? The other day he and my wife were in the car on the way home, and he asked to go to...

Two Lessons from my GORUCK Tough Experience

I recently completed a GORUCK Tough event. It was an amazing experience that taught me a lot about myself and the power of the mind to overcome. Here are two...

My Amazing, Painful, and Humbling GORUCK Experience

Yesterday I finished my first GORUCK Tough event. I went into it with little idea of what to expect. I was somewhat prepared, knew it would be tough (as the...

Make better decisions by having a default answer

We make a lot of decisions daily. Not all of them are great. I have discovered that by having default answers prepared for common questions, I can fast-track a good...

5 reasons I use paper over digital

Ten years ago I thought taking notes on paper was nuts, and putting your ToDo list on it, pure insanity. Why would anyone use paper? Paper is slower, paper wasteful,...

The Planner I’m Trying Out

I'm trying out the Panda Planner to help focus and manage my time. I find that mixing up how I manage tasks from time to time is good for me....

I have an idea, and need your feedback

Ok, I have an idea and need feedback. Like, real, interactive feedback. The quick pitch. I'm considering doing a little YouTube / Instagram Stories show called The Family Man Entrepreneur....
Less Chemicals, More Robots!

TTY ep 36 – Developers, developers, developers, developers

This is the new episode of my "tech comedy" podcast Tech Talk Y'all. If you haven't listened yet, this is a fun one to start on! The quote of the...