GadellNet Blog

There is time to find the silver lining with Katie Doble, Denver

January 20, 2022

Throughout her life, Katie ‘Emoji’ Doble has found herself a statistical outlier. In her teens, she lost her mother to cancer, in her 20’s she struggled with her identity, in her 30’s she was diagnosed with a very rare terminal cancer. Finally, she’s met her 40’s being declared disease-free. Each of those events has taken its toll, but they’ve also given her perspective on the importance of addressing your emotions, giving yourself grace, and setting boundaries. How does [...]

Why we increased our internal controls to serve our clients

January 3, 2022

On November 20, 2021, GadellNet completed its SOC 2 Type 1 Attestation and we announced it publicly in early December. Obtaining this certification was a months-long process with widescale participation across our entire organization. We’re proud to share more with you about how this hard-earned honor will impact your business. As many of you know, utilizing a Managed Service Provider (MSP) is an efficient and affordable way for small and medium-sized businesses to optimize technology f [...]

Inside the Net with Ben Davis, Platelet Donor

December 16, 2021

Ben Davis is a Strategic Consultant at GadellNet, yet he somehow still finds time to spend two hours every other Saturday donating platelets.  Some might wonder why he doesn't sleep in or something more typical of a Saturday morning. For Ben, the answer is simple – is your motivation focused on yourself or on others? How does a Zero Excuses mentality fit in? Listen to find out.  Key Takeaways:  - Is your motivation focused on yourself or on others? - [...]

There is time for being intentional with Alex Raymond, Boulder

December 9, 2021

Alex Raymond has lived and traveled all over the world–from the metropolises of Hong Kong, London and Beijing to the small-town tech hub of Boulder, Colorado. "It's all about mindset. I want to have friends all over the place. So I spent a lot of time asking, 'Where would I like to live.'" Alex's company, Kapta, is a purpose-built platform for organizations that want to establish, expand, or improve their Key Account Management function. But it didn't start out that way. As wi [...]

Inside the Net with Taryn Pulliam, Covenant House

December 2, 2021

Taryn Pulliam is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at GadellNet and also serves on the board for Covenant House, a nonprofit providing services to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 16-24. Taryn left home herself at 18, but her ability to succeed on her own was grounded in the love and support she knew she always had from her family–the same support she now hopes to convey to the youth she serves at Covenant House. How does a Zero Excuses mentality fit in? Lis [...]

Making an Impact with Microsoft Power Platform

November 30, 2021

Power Platform consists of four Microsoft applications: Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents. Launched in 2019, these four applications sit on top of and pull data from Common Data Service (CDS), Microsoft’s underlying data storage and management platform. Power Platform also can extract data from any number of external data sources, like third-party data platforms (i.e. Google Analytics, QuickBooks) or internally maintained databases (i.e. manually produced Excel fi [...]

There is time to be of service with Ryan O’Donoghue, Denver

November 29, 2021

For teens and young adults with cancer or multiple sclerosis, navigating these diseases in the prime of their life is a lonely endeavor. Ryan O’Donoghue is on a mission to create impact through life-changing outdoor adventures. “That rock doesn’t care that you have cancer; those rapids aren’t going to mellow out.They’re not treating you any differently.” After losing his brother, Colin, to cancer at age 28, Ryan founded Rise Above It, an organization committed to advancing the [...]

Inside the Net with Jessica Thomas, Fosterburg Fire Protection District

November 18, 2021

Jessica Thomas is an Account Manager at GadellNet who also serves on the board for the Fosterburg Fire Protection District. Jessica is a busy mother, wife, manager, and board member, but she draws energy from the chaos. She says she is most productive when active and inspired to help others solve their problems.  How does Jessica live a life of zero excuses? Let’s find out. Key Takeaways: Honor the problem, don’t blame othersProblem-solving starters without excusesYou don’t [...]

There is time for meaningful connection with Adam Vandoski, Indianapolis

November 11, 2021

So often we rush through meals but Adam Vandoski hopes to make eating a shared experience again with his company the Vine Society.  “If you’re going to eat, it might as well be delicious and with people that you love.” That’s Adam’s philosophy. He believes there's a way to eat in a way that nourishes both your body and your soul. To achieve that, his company provides good food and wine, encouraging people to be purposeful and present with their friends and family.  Wit [...]

Three Simple Ways GadellNet Makes Philanthropy a Priority

October 20, 2021

GadellNet has always put an emphasis on giving back to the communities we serve. When we were a small company with less than 10 people, we got together to rake leaves and donate technology. As we continued to grow, we have been able to grow our philanthropy efforts. Last year's Season of Giving campaign shined a light on five deserving organizations. There are three simple ways we have made philanthropy a priority and created a giving culture within our organization. 1. Paid Time Off [...]