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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Habit Building / Perspective / Productivity

15 Experiments to run on yourself that may make your life better

October 8, 2019
Personal / Perspective

Who Pushes You?

Adoption / Personal

Thankful for Unexpected Help

Leadership / Perspective

The OODA Loop I’m teaching my kids… and myself

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Slowing down makes me better

My theme for 2019 is "slow down and simplify." I tend to move fast, and often too fast. I know I'm moving too fast when my communication is poor, or...
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Seeing People

My theme for 2019 is "Slow down and simplify." And, a part of my desire to slow down is to see people. Our culture is fast-paced (rushed if we are...
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My Theme for 2019 (and a few goals)

It's a new year, and I've been thinking about what I accomplished in 2018 and what I want to accomplish in 2019. I'm not making resolutions this year, but I...
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Is this the most help I can give in this moment?

"Is this the most help I can give in this moment?" That is the question I'm asking myself during small interactions. It started because of the fast-paced nature of my...

Entrepreneurs don’t need to lose it all to have it all

There has been a narrative building for years that being a successful entrepreneur is about crushingly hard work. That is true, and it isn't. I have read many biographies of...

How to ask a good question

When is the last time you asked yourself how to ask a good question? Never right? It's not something we think about often, but we should. Questions are a huge...

Bad Questions Result in Bad Answers

I believe there are bad questions. I believe many, if not most, questions are bad. I don't think this because they are completely wrong questions, but because they are usually...

I Challenged My Kids to a 150 Personal Item Limit, Here’s How it Went

We have too much stuff. We are a family of seven with an average size home, and that home is too full. My kids, in particular, have too much stuff....

What grade are you giving yourself?

I have a buddy that helps me stay accountable for getting up early and other habits that are important to me. Every day we text and I report on if...