Lessons From the 30 Hour National Championship Adventure Race

I just landed back in Vermont after spending the past three days in Indiana competing with my team Chaffing the Dream (shout out to Tom and Amanda Martin!) at the USARA Adventure Race National Championship. I’ve got three words for you: brutal and exhausting. I thought Ironman races were tough (and they are). But this … More Lessons From the 30 Hour National Championship Adventure Race

Why CEOs Need a Chief of Staff and an Executive Assistant

I’ve had a Chief of Staff (COS) for several years and the most common question I get is what does she do? Well, you’d have to ask her; I’m not entirely sure. Really. That’s the point right? I couldn’t tell you exactly what my Executive Assistant does either. What I do know is that I … More Why CEOs Need a Chief of Staff and an Executive Assistant

5 Questions You Must Ask Your Employees Each Day

One of the questions our team often gets asked during interviews, particularly for other leadership positions, is, “How much time will I get to spend with Adam.” Our leadership team knows, it’s not much! But that’s okay. I spend my time pouring into the right leadership people. Let me explain. My days are scheduled down … More 5 Questions You Must Ask Your Employees Each Day

Hello? Is Anyone Home? How to Stay Present When You’re Drifting

Have you ever been in a meeting or at a family gathering and you can just feel your eyes glaze over and you start thinking about your last marathon or the latest episode of Blacklist? You’re smiling and nodding at all the right spots. You’re body is there, but you are definitely not. Why is … More Hello? Is Anyone Home? How to Stay Present When You’re Drifting