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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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...
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Slowing down improves perspective

This morning I sat quietly for ten whole minutes. I know, crazy right? Who does that? It's hard to sit and do nothing. But, it's also amazing. As I sat,...
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Slowing down makes me better

My theme for 2019 is "slow down and simplify." I tend to move fast, and often too fast. I know I'm moving too fast when my communication is poor, or...
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Seeing People

My theme for 2019 is "Slow down and simplify." And, a part of my desire to slow down is to see people. Our culture is fast-paced (rushed if we are...
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My Theme for 2019 (and a few goals)

It's a new year, and I've been thinking about what I accomplished in 2018 and what I want to accomplish in 2019. I'm not making resolutions this year, but I...
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Is this the most help I can give in this moment?

"Is this the most help I can give in this moment?" That is the question I'm asking myself during small interactions. It started because of the fast-paced nature of my...