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

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


Two Lessons from my GORUCK Tough Experience

I recently completed a GORUCK Tough event. It was an amazing experience that taught me a lot about myself and the power of the mind to overcome. Here are two...

My Amazing, Painful, and Humbling GORUCK Experience

Yesterday I finished my first GORUCK Tough event. I went into it with little idea of what to expect. I was somewhat prepared, knew it would be tough (as the...

Make better decisions by having a default answer

We make a lot of decisions daily. Not all of them are great. I have discovered that by having default answers prepared for common questions, I can fast-track a good...

5 reasons I use paper over digital

Ten years ago I thought taking notes on paper was nuts, and putting your ToDo list on it, pure insanity. Why would anyone use paper? Paper is slower, paper wasteful,...

The Planner I’m Trying Out

I'm trying out the Panda Planner to help focus and manage my time. I find that mixing up how I manage tasks from time to time is good for me....

I have an idea, and need your feedback

Ok, I have an idea and need feedback. Like, real, interactive feedback. The quick pitch. I'm considering doing a little YouTube / Instagram Stories show called The Family Man Entrepreneur....
Less Chemicals, More Robots!

TTY ep 36 – Developers, developers, developers, developers

This is the new episode of my "tech comedy" podcast Tech Talk Y'all. If you haven't listened yet, this is a fun one to start on! The quote of the...

Finding the next gear – thoughts on pressing on when it gets tough

About a year ago I read the book, Living with a Seal, by Jesse Itzler. One of the best things I learned in that book is what the seal told...

Improvement Over Comfort

I'm not sure if improvement and comfort are always mutually exclusive, but it sure feels like you rarely can have them both at the same time. This morning, my training...