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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5 things having 5 kids is teaching me about leadership

As I have often noted here, I have five kids. And, having five kids isn't as hard as you think, except for when it is. Being a dad of five...

I’m changing how I see myself, and it’s making all the difference

For most of my life, I have seen myself as physically weak. I think this idea came from the fact that I have always been scrawny skinny and never really...

Give Everything Away

Recently I had coffee with a new friend that wants to start a new nonprofit. He was asking me about the processes I had set up, the playbook for the...

The crazy event I signed up for and why I’m excited about it

A few weeks ago some friends started a text thread with me about the GORUCK Tough Challenge. I took a look at it and thought it would be fun, so...

The Power of saying “No Matter What”

This morning my alarm went off at 4:30 am. Did I want to get up? No. Do I ever want to get up at 4:30 am? No. But I do it...

3 chance meetings that changed the course of my life, and helped me win an award

Last night I was humbled to receive the Marketing for Good Award at the 2018 Amy Awards put on by the Atlanta Chapter of the American Marketing Association. I was honored...

Do 2-minute tasks now

I read David Allen's book Getting Things Done probably ten years ago. One of the things he talks about in the book is doing a two-minute task immediately. Creating this...

When its ok to be unkind

Last Valentines Day my wife and I went out to dinner. I think it might have been the first time in 17 Valentines Days together that we had actually gone...

Get up early, get more done

The best thing I have ever done for my productivity is consistently get up early. But, let's not start there. Let's start with the fact that I'm not naturally an...