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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Productivity

The Planner I’m Trying Out

June 19, 2018
Leadership / Personal / The Family Man Entrepreneur

I have an idea, and need your feedback

Tech Talk Y'all / Technology

TTY ep 36 – Developers, developers, developers, developers

Living / Personal / Productivity

Finding the next gear – thoughts on pressing on when it gets tough

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The Value of the Hard Thing

I'm a believer in doing the hard thing. If there are two options and one of them is harder than the other, I'll often (but not always) take the harder...
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Updates and one crazy week

I don't believe in using the word busy, but if I did, it might apply to this week. It's ballet dress rehearsal week, the first week of summer swim team, close...
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My communication strategy for fast growth companies and organizations

I'm currently scaling two organizations on a fast growth trajectory. The staff is always growing, our projects always increasing, and our need for quick, clear communication is always apparent. At...
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5 things having 5 kids is teaching me about leadership

As I have often noted here, I have five kids. And, having five kids isn't as hard as you think, except for when it is. Being a dad of five...
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I’m changing how I see myself, and it’s making all the difference

For most of my life, I have seen myself as physically weak. I think this idea came from the fact that I have always been scrawny skinny and never really...
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Give Everything Away

Recently I had coffee with a new friend that wants to start a new nonprofit. He was asking me about the processes I had set up, the playbook for the...
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The crazy event I signed up for and why I’m excited about it

A few weeks ago some friends started a text thread with me about the GORUCK Tough Challenge. I took a look at it and thought it would be fun, so...
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The Power of saying “No Matter What”

This morning my alarm went off at 4:30 am. Did I want to get up? No. Do I ever want to get up at 4:30 am? No. But I do it...
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3 chance meetings that changed the course of my life, and helped me win an award

Last night I was humbled to receive the Marketing for Good Award at the 2018 Amy Awards put on by the Atlanta Chapter of the American Marketing Association. I was honored...