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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Adoption / Personal / Perspective

A-Bomb Summer and The Value of Embracing Change

August 15, 2019
Perspective

What I’ve Learned from Doing Good

Business / Personal / Perspective

A fresh start, grand horizon, and lack of tunnel vision

Business / Personal

My next step professionally

Being awesome for your kids

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

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

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

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.

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...
Good Habits that turn bad?

Good Habits that turn bad?

I read an interesting post on Lifehacker called "Five 'Good Habits' You need to Unlearn" which got me to thinking, are there good habits that I have that can also be bad...
1 in 147M is a miracle

1 in 147M is a miracle

Today is the third time that my wife and I have gone to the airport to welcome home friends arriving home with a newly adopted child. My first experience was...
Browser Awareness Day

Browser Awareness Day

As a web developer I hate old web browsers. Really, is there anything worse than old versions of IE? I know, IE in general is bad... but I digress. Anyway,...
Interesting Wake Up App – Anyone tried this?

Interesting Wake Up App – Anyone tried this?

Most of my friends know that I have had a love/hate relationship with rising early in the morning forever. I will usually do well for a while and get up...