The family we will never know

His smile is infectious, lighting up his entire face and the room surrounding it. I watch him as I write this, playing, smiling, laughing, perfect. He makes me smile all the time and others smile too. We often get comments about how cute he is or about his fun...

5 things you might not know about me

The other day I was a guest on a podcast and the interviewer asked me for 5 things most people don't know about me. Here is what I came up with: I used to be a certified rock climbing instructor, nationally certified by the American Mountain Guide Association I...

Success is often about context and timing

I have a workout app that I love. In fact, I have made it my app recommendation on my podcast because I'm impressed with it. But, I haven't rated it on iTunes and likely won't. Why? Because when the app asks me for a rating, it asks at the wrong time and in the wrong...

The importance of being known

When I was in college, I didn't know my professors. I was the kid that would sit in the back of the class, half listen to the lectures (because I preferred to read the material) and then leave without speaking to the professor after class. At the time this seemed like...

Perhaps the problem lies with me?

I have been struggling with the behavior of one of my sons for some time now. He is difficult, does things half way, bothers his siblings, is disrespectful, etc. I have tried different approaches to discipline, different ways of talking with him, increasing one on one...

Goal for today: Do Less

My goal for today is to do less but to make more impact on what matters. Increasing I'm aware of the 80/20 rule, how 20% of the things I do push my goals forward and 80% of what I do makes little difference. I think this rule wasn't always true, but in modern society,...

Focus is amazing

Recently I have been using a timer to keep me focused on tasks. For example, currently my timer is set for 30-minutes, and the only thing I will do during that 30-minutes is write. I have shorter timers for other things like reading and longer timers for things like...

3 things I wish I had known at 18

The other day someone asked me what I wish I had known at 18. I wish I had known a lot! But, a few things immediate sprang to mind. Have a long term plan. When I was younger the sky was the limit and looking back on that time I realize that I really didn't think very...

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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