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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Want to be luckier?

February 14, 2019

Slowing down improves perspective

Perspective / Productivity

Slowing down makes me better


Seeing People

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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...

Entrepreneurs don’t need to lose it all to have it all

There has been a narrative building for years that being a successful entrepreneur is about crushingly hard work. That is true, and it isn't. I have read many biographies of...

How to ask a good question

When is the last time you asked yourself how to ask a good question? Never right? It's not something we think about often, but we should. Questions are a huge...

Bad Questions Result in Bad Answers

I believe there are bad questions. I believe many, if not most, questions are bad. I don't think this because they are completely wrong questions, but because they are usually...

I Challenged My Kids to a 150 Personal Item Limit, Here’s How it Went

We have too much stuff. We are a family of seven with an average size home, and that home is too full. My kids, in particular, have too much stuff....

What grade are you giving yourself?

I have a buddy that helps me stay accountable for getting up early and other habits that are important to me. Every day we text and I report on if...

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...

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...