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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Use your calendar as your main task list to get more stuff done

For years I heard the idea of scrapping your task list and using a calendar as your task list. As a task list junkie, this sounded nuts to me, until...

The secret to success

I believe the secret to success is simple to understand and hard to execute. Simply put, the secret to success is never to stop. Never stop pushing. Never stop trying....
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Designing your perfect week

Years ago a mentor asked me to do an exercise to plan out my perfect week. If I could have meetings anywhere I wanted and chose any schedule I wanted...

Focus on the main thing

Recently I stopped by a local gas station to fill up. I stopped up the pump, got out, and was ready to swipe my card when I realized that I...
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Attitude affects outcome

Of all of the kitchen chores that my kids hate, it's sweeping that they hate the most. What's funny is that sweeping is probably the easiest one, but they all...
Community is Everywhere

Building Communities

I love how communities pop up in different areas of my life. Right now my girls are in the midst of performing in seven Nutcracker ballet shows over four days....

Don’t be an unintentional a-hole

Years ago my company worked with a client that I believed was a good guy, but my entire team thought was an a-hole. When I worked with this guy, I...

Building Personal Discipline

I taught Sunday School this last weekend, and the bible verse was Luke 16:10, "Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much..." I was thinking...
Don't trust your

Don’t trust your future self

It's early morning, and the alarm goes off. A million thoughts stream through your mind as to why you don't need to get up yet. It's too cold to run....