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

Business / Leadership

Stop having meetings for the wrong reasons

June 16, 2022
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Why standing up to racism matters

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Always Bring Value

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I’m going to lie to you, and that’s ok

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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...
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We are having the wrong conversation about work

We are having the wrong conversation about work. The remote work conversation is so 2020. It was a thing long before that too. I keep seeing articles like "Why companies...
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Who do you want to be?

I'm rereading Atomic Habits. One of the main points early in the book is that habits get formed and reinforced based on who you think you are. Do you see...
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Forget your goals, build a system instead

It's mid-January, just enough time for the good intentions of early January to meet with the harsh reality of late January. In early January, we set goals, make resolutions, and...
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Key Takeaways from Deep Work

I recently read the book Deep Work by Cal Newport. The book is fantastic and helped me see ways to improve my work in terms of quality and productivity. Cal Newport...
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Why I started a content company

I'm doing something new. I've been in marketing for most of my career, first with websites, then with social media (a bit), and most recently in strategy as a CMO...
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The two most important parts of any communication

Know why you are communicating The most important part of any communication is the why. Why does this communication exist? Why are you sending that email? Why are you posting...
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I’m slowly exiting Facebook, here’s what I’m doing instead

It's controversy after controversy with Facebook. Whether it's data leaks, improper use of our data, decisions to create a kids Instagram (and then a reversal), or as a den of...