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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Technology advice when adopting in China

Ok, I'm a tech nerd, and was recently  in China and really appreciating my tech nerdiness because it means I can communicate really well with the people back home via...
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Squeezing Cows

If you ask my three year old where milk comes from she will reply with a simple answer, "you squeeze a cow". Simple answer, and its true. I love the...
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Being awesome for your kids

Kids need to think their dad is awesome. I’m no Psychologist, but I believe that kids inherently default to thinking their dad is awesome. As a dad I know that...
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Why Adopt?

Its a fair question asked to a family with three biological kids. Why adopt? After all, we already have three kids, and in the US, that is already over the...

Being awesome for your kids

Kids need to think their dad is awesome. I'm no Psychologist, but I believe that kids inherently default to thinking their dad is awesome. As a dad I know that...

I’m in China adopting

My wife and I are adopting a little boy from China. If you want to read about our journey, you can read our adoption blog here: www.ourredthread.com/blog

Our Red Thread: Valuing Time

Been a little busy lately getting ready to adopt a little boy from China. I just posted an update on our adoption blog about valuing time. Take a look. Valuing...

My Theory on Early Risers and Night Owls

My theory on early risers and night owls is simple, they don't exist. Of course I don't mean the people themselves, but the categories that people put on themselves. I...

Life is not a zero sum game.

A zero sum game is a game in which when one person gains, you lose, and when another person loses, you gain. And, oddly enough, sometimes I have to remind...