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Hi, I'm Adam

I'm a Husband, Father of 5, Thinker, Doer. Wearer of fedoras. I work in Digital Marketing at Dragon Army & 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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Productivity Experiment – Day 3 – Energy Management

Today is about energy. Specifically, what gives us energy and what drains our energy. We will make two lists: Things that give us energy. This may be things like a...

Productivity Experiment – Day 2 Today is all about goals. I want to think through and know what my goals are so I know if I'm on track. I'll be using my 5/5/5 method...

Productivity Experiment – Day 1 Today I started my productivity experiment to get myself focused and on track. It's been great! I'm starting by making a list of the things that are important to...

The Two Week Productivity Experiment In the last few months, my life has turned upside down. We started the adoption process to adopt our 6th child, moved, changed schools and cars, and a larger...

Fringe Tech and Fritters

Yesterday I gave a talk at Dragon Army titled Fringe Tech and Fritters. You guessed it, we ate fritters and talked about fringe tech! My talk focused on three technologies...

15 Experiments to run on yourself that may make your life better

I recently listened to an episode of the podcast Hidden Brain about getting unstuck. One of the things they talk about is taking a software development idea and applying it to your...

Who Pushes You?

This morning I ran two miles at 9:04 per mile. That's a good minute and a half faster than my usual pace. I ran the same course, with the same...

Thankful for Unexpected Help

Last Saturday, we loaded up the kids and went to a friend's garage sale. We don't need more stuff; we went to say thank you. This friend's young daughter knew...

The OODA Loop I’m teaching my kids… and myself

My kids need situational awareness. They focus on the wrong things at the wrong time, get lost in thought when they should be present, and interrupt conversations when they should...