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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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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.

Connect with me:

My Podcasts:

LATEST POSTS

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Fringe Tech and Fritters

Yesterday I gave a talk at Dragon Army titled Fringe Tech and Fritters. You guessed it, we ate fritters and talked about fringe tech! My talk focused on three technologies...
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15 Experiments to run on yourself that may make your life better

I recently listened to an episode of the podcast Hidden Brain about getting unstuck. One of the things they talk about is taking a software development idea and applying it to your...
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Who Pushes You?

This morning I ran two miles at 9:04 per mile. That's a good minute and a half faster than my usual pace. I ran the same course, with the same...
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Thankful for Unexpected Help

Last Saturday, we loaded up the kids and went to a friend's garage sale. We don't need more stuff; we went to say thank you. This friend's young daughter knew...
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The OODA Loop I’m teaching my kids… and myself

My kids need situational awareness. They focus on the wrong things at the wrong time, get lost in thought when they should be present, and interrupt conversations when they should...
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Mean People are Withering Trees

School has just started, and already mean people invade our lives. Each of my kids has come home with a story about being made fun of, bullied, or left out....
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A-Bomb Summer and The Value of Embracing Change

Our family refers to this summer as A-Bomb Summer. It's the summer when everything blew up, changing all at once! Here is a quick list of all of our shifts...
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What I’ve Learned from Doing Good

More than anything, when my life is near its end, I want to be able to look back and know I have done good in the world. I want my...
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A fresh start, grand horizon, and lack of tunnel vision

I'm wrapping up my first full week as a part of the Dragon Army team. If you didn't see my last post, Sideways8 was recently acquired by Dragon Army! This...