Having a good eye, and why I don’t want to

"Good eye Adam!" That is what my dad would shout to me when I was shaking in the batters box. It's the best compliment you can give a kid that is too scared to swing the bat as the ball zips past his face. I was scared every time I got up to bat. That fear turned into...

Did I mention that I started a Podcast?

A few months ago I was hanging out with my friend Sanjay at Prototype Prime, and the topic of podcasting came up. As we were talking Sanjay said, "I think I want to start a podcast, do you want to do it with me?" The resounding answer was, "Yes!" Honestly, I didn't...

3 Item Challenge – Day 30

I'm 30 days into my 3-item challenge and have several thoughts about the project. Clearly, I have too much personal stuff. If I can get rid of 3 items a day for 30 days and it is pretty easy overall, that tells me something. This tells me that my family also has too...

I have a terrible memory

"I have a terrible memory." That's my excuse for being rude, careless or otherwise aloof. If I were honest, I would say, "That wasn't important enough for me to remember" or, "I dropped the ball and am a bit embarrassed not to remember." I'm increasingly convinced...

3 Item Challenge – Day 20

I'm a little over 20 days into my 3-item challenge and honestly, it's still too easy. I'm not sure what that says about me, other than that I have too much stuff that I don't use, need, or want. Why do I have this stuff anyway? Am always thinking, "if I need this...

Reduce the stress of others around you

Mark Cuban said, "If you want to be successful, reduce the stress of others around you." He said that is the best thing you can do if you work for an entrepreneur or really for anyone if you want to get ahead. I have to agree. I want to reduce the stress of those...

Don’t accept rejection, my grandaddy didn’t

My granddaddy grew up in the country working the family farm. He was an average student, an athlete and a young man determined to be the best he could be. To that end, he applied to go to college at Berry College and was summarily rejected. Here is how my grandfather...

3 Item Challenge – Day 10

So far the 3 item challenge has been embarrassingly easy. I have been working through my closet and giving away clothes that should have left my life long ago. For instance, yesterday I started looking at the dress pants in my closet. I have held onto these pants for...

Adam J. Walker

Adam J. Walker

Thinker, Doer, Learner, Life Adventurer

Husband, Father of 5, Thinker, Doer. Wearer of fedoras. I work in Digital Marketing at Sideways8 & support nonprofits at 48in48.

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