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Zero Excuses: There is time for whatever you want to do with it

April 1, 2021

Tim Leman is Chairman and CEO at Gibson. Under Tim’s leadership, Gibson has been selected as a Best Places to Work in Indiana, recognized as one of 20 Indiana Companies to Watch, and named to the Inc. 5000 list. “I'm in charge of my life and my calendar, so if things aren't happening, it's on me.” Even when he’s not working, Tim has a passion for leadership. He writes a regular blog and  his 2015 book, rEvolution – Turn Crisis Into Clarity and Ignite Growth, was endorsed by [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for self-reflection

March 18, 2021

Josh Driver is an activist and entrepreneur who has been featured on CNN for the nonprofit he started in 2015, but he wasn’t always an activist. While he valued helping others, he first had to eliminate the excuses that kept him on the sidelines. “We owe it to our community to spend time doing more for others.” As CEO of Selfless.ly, Josh helps HR leaders develop engaging philanthropy programs for companies and employees to accelerate impact and purpose in the workplace. He also sup [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for healthy living

March 4, 2021

There is time for healthy living with Erica Ballard, Denver Erica Ballard thought she knew what “healthy” meant. She exercised 6 times a week, followed the latest food trends, and had been working in the healthcare industry for nearly a decade. Then she realized–she was wrong. “What I didn't understand is that the roots of health are stress, sleep, food, and movement. When I realized that, I couldn’t keep selling what I had been selling because it wasn’t true.” With a no- [...]

Zero Excuses: Leaders for Diversity and Inclusion

February 25, 2021

Throughout the last year, the Zero Excuses podcast had the chance to catch up with three Indianapolis trailblazers who are making an impact in the community. These leaders sit on boards that bring change, feed hungry kids, and advocate to bring tech to the masses. These three leaders are big voices for diversity and inclusion in Indianapolis. As we celebrate Black History Month, we wanted to highlight eases three influential and important voices in the Indianapolis area. 1. Derrin Slack [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to do the work

February 18, 2021

Kalvin Jones wasn’t willing to accept the lack of diverse candidates in technology as a status quo. He took the simple but repeated requests for coding classes in Indianapolis and founded Code Black Indy, a non-profit organization with the mission to make tech accessible for everyone.  “If you really want something, there's a way to get it. It may not be easy. It may not be pretty, it may not be fast, but there is a way you can get it done.” Kalvin’s goal is to help bring sma [...]

How Three Zero Excuses Leaders Stay Balanced

February 8, 2021

Many of our Zero Excuses leaders cite the significance of having a hobby or habit that allows them to separate from their work and decompress.  These pursuits vary greatly but each leader appreciates the importance of stepping away to renew and reconnect. Striking the balance between professional and personal success is the cornerstone of Zero Excuses, after all.   Here are the ways three Zero Excuses leaders unplug and unwind:   [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to excel

February 4, 2021

Brian Decker is the Director of Player Development for the Indianapolis Colts and former Army Special Forces. After commanding the Army’s assessment and selection program, Brian took the lessons he learned about team development and high performance and applied them to professional football. “The most fundamental demand placed on high performance or excellence is desire, because the outward expression of your desire is your work habits.” Brian works to unlock potential in potential [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for everything important

January 21, 2021

There is time for everything important | Michael Crafton Michael Crafton is a true entrepreneur who began his business, Nelbud Services Group, with about 800 bucks and a pickup truck. Since 2005, he's grown his business to twenty office locations and over 300 employees. He's made a name for himself in Indianapolis with both Michael and his company winning a myriad of awards.  “It really is one big excuse not to figure out a way to protect your people. And if that's what your goal i [...]

GadellNet Honored as one of Indiana’s Healthiest Employers

January 14, 2021

In late December, GadellNet Consulting Services was named an Indiana Healthiest Employer Honoree, in company’s ranging from 2-499 employees.  We had the additional distinction of being the only Managed Service Provider honored in this category.   The [...]

A Zero Excuses Leader’s New Year’s Resolutions

January 8, 2021

“Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow. Let me hold you while I may, for it may not always be so. One day I shall dig my nails into the earth, or bury my face in the pillow, or stretch myself taut, or raise my hands to the sky and want, more than all the world, your return.” -Mary Jean Irion [...]