GadellNet Blog

Azure Virtual Desktop – Why Make the Switch

June 17, 2021

With the events of the past year still fresh in our minds, it is more important than ever to regard technology as an integral business partner rather than simply a tool. Not only that, it is evident the flexibility offered by technology plays an important role in the overall functionality of the business. Many organizations are struggling to find that perfect solution to bridge the gap between home and office work for their employees. It might be time to investigate Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD). [...]

There is time to be bold with Ryan and Kristy Rans, Indianapolis

June 10, 2021

Working side by side with your significant other may sound like a recipe for disaster. And yet, for Ryan and Kristy Rans, it’s something they spent years doing.  Fast forward. Prime Hospitality Group is thriving under their leadership even during the uncertainty of the pandemic. As Ryan shares, “It happened. Forget about how it happened. What‘s the best way to navigate the waters?” Instead of focusing on what happened, they’re looking ahead at how to overcome any challenge usi [...]

There is time for empathy with Liesel Mertes, Indianapolis

May 27, 2021

Liesel Mertes is a workplace empathy consultant and the owner of Handle with Care Consulting. Her job is to help companies learn how to support team members through what she calls disruptive life events, something she knows all too much about.  She experienced a tragedy that could have devastated her, but instead, she found a way to fight through the pain and help others.  How does she do it? She makes Zero Excuses.  Listen for: Sharing empathy in the workplaceThe imp [...]

Reopening The Office – Considerations for a Smooth Transition

May 25, 2021

Last March, we wouldn’t have guessed it would be another 14 months before planning began for a transition back to the office. There is little doubt your team has rapidly adapted, developed new skills and become infinitely more flexible. Here are a few important things to consider as your team builds its reopening plan.  Hybrid Work Options According to Microsoft, more than 70% of workers want flexible remote work options to continue after offices are reopened and, at the sam [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to confront uncertainty with Matthew Porter, St. Louis

May 13, 2021

Matthew Porter is the President and CTO of EmpowerMe Wellness. While Matthew has experienced substantial professional success, it’s his life outside the office that is truly inspiring. Several years ago, Matthew was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Yet, in the face of overwhelming uncertainty, he makes the most of every moment of every day. He’s a husband, father, ultra-marathoner, and philanthropist with a passion for anonymously helping others. How does he do it? He makes Zero Excuse [...]

GadellNet Consulting Services Announces Multiple Open Roles

May 4, 2021

The Managed Services and Critical IT Provider is seeking to fill 17 open positions in St. Louis, Indianapolis, Madison and Denver markets in the next 90 days. GadellNet Consulting Services, a privately held consulting firm providing critical IT solutions to small and medium sized businesses is looking to fill up to 17 new roles in the next 90 days.  Fueled by business growth, post-pandemic workplace trends and expanded client services, the open roles range from engineering to consulting [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to say yes with Jeff Winters, St. Louis

April 29, 2021

Jeff Winters is the President of Sapper Consulting where he and his team help growing companies generate B2B leads, fill their sales pipelines, and secure more customers. He’s a husband and father of three boys and spends his free time supporting the homeless by raising funds to cover utility bills for a local shelter. You would think someone with his schedule would find it hard to lend a hand. Yet, despite the increasing demands on his time, he believes in saying yes to helping the people [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to create a listening culture with Heather Younger, Denver

April 15, 2021

Heather Younger is the CEO of Employee Fanatix, and is a fierce advocate for strong cultures, manager training, and diversity.  “It's not about acting on everything. It's about acting on the things that have the most impact and affect the most employees.” Heather has written two bestselling books, given a Ted Talk, and hosts her own podcast called “Leadership with Heart.” She is also a mom of four kids, has a doctorate in law, and teaches at the University of Denver. How d [...]

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 [...]