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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Imposter Syndrome

I've hung around smart people most of my life. In school, I was in honors and AP classes in high school. I went to Georgia Tech where my classmates were...
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Why doing hard things is awesome

I recently finished the toughest physical challenge of my life. It was awesome. And yes, I will be doing it again. One of the greatest things about doing something truly...
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What does having it all look like?

People and brands make a lot of promises. Buy this thing, and you can have it all. Watch this show, and you can have it all. Read this book, sign...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...