While Daring Greatly

My name is Adam. I'm a Husband. Father of six. Wearer of fedoras. Startup co-founder (with an exit). Nonprofit co-founder. I create content about personal growth in life and leadership.

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While Daring Greatly

My name is Adam. I'm a Husband. Father of six. Wearer of fedoras. Startup co-founder (with an exit). Nonprofit co-founder. I create content about personal growth in life and leadership.

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LATEST POSTS

Dad - Kid Relations / Dad Stuff / Living

The door I want to have

September 23, 2022
Leadership / Perspective / Productivity

Leave the meeting early, you know you want to

Productivity

My simple method for planning an amazingly productive week

Perspective

I was totally wrong about Richard Simmons

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Real Values vs. Wanted Values

Everyone has values. Values determine who we are, how we live, and what we do. Some of our values are obvious; someone that drives a fast sportscar values cars, for...
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3 things I love from my new morning routine, and 2 things I don’t

I've been trying out a new morning routine based on James Clear's (the author of Atomic Habits) morning routine. You can check out my video on this routine here. My routine...
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Stop having meetings for the wrong reasons

I've been in a lot of meetings. Some have been great, most have been boring, and too many have been pointless and bordering on disaster. I've noticed a few themes...
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Why standing up to racism matters

Note: this is not my usual post, but it's important. I did not witness this firsthand. I am recounting events from players and coaches that my family knows personally and respects....
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Always Bring Value

One of my goals in relationships, communications, and everything else is to always bring value. Our world is filled with junk, poor communication, and things that take from people. I...
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I’m going to lie to you, and that’s ok

If you are a friend and reading this now, this is me, letting you know I'm going to lie to you. It's not personal, and it's not that we aren't...
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A plan is better than auto-pilot

I finished reading The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose by Chris Wilson. It's one of the most inspiring books I've read and immediately became...
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What’s better than being famous?

As a kid, I loved watching I Love Lucy. Now, as an adult, I still love it, and so do my kids. We have been watching it together most evenings,...
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The one thing leaders can do to create more trust with their team

I recently wrote that we are having the wrong conversation about work. Remote work is never going away for knowledge workers, so we should be talking about trust, freedom, and asynchronous...