GadellNet Blog

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 [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to reinvent yourself

January 7, 2021

Kathy Mazzarella is the Chairman, President and CEO of Graybar, an employee-owned, Fortune 500 distributor of electrical communications and data networking products. Graybar has over 8,700 employees and nearly 300 locations across North America with $7.2 billion of annual revenue. Kathy is one of only 37 female CEOs that are part of the Fortune 500, and her awards and board memberships are too many to mention here.  Kathy started with Graybar in 1980 and became Graybar's 11th Preside [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to choose your perspective

December 17, 2020

Mike Pierce, or “Antarctic Mike”, is a professional speaker, author, and endurance athlete. He speaks across the US and Canada to executive teams, organizations, and sales teams on how to lead people in a way that makes them fully engaged in their work. In 2006, Mike became one of 9 people to run the first-ever Antarctic Ice Marathon, and one year later the first American to complete the Antarctic 100k: a 62 mile run on an ice-shelf 600 miles from the South Pole. In this episode, Mike [...]

How to Boost You WiFi While Working From Home

December 11, 2020

There is no doubt your WiFi has been put through the paces over the last few months. Due to COVID-19 you’re likely working from home, maybe your partner or spouse is, as well. You have kids trying to complete eLearning courses, play video games, and chat with friends. With all this extra strain, your internet may be slower than you’d like, leading to frustrating losses in productivity. Boosting your WiFi speed on your laptop and making sure your WiFi is reaching all parts of your house can [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to unplug

December 3, 2020

There is time to unplug | Sarah Schlafly Sarah Schlafly is the Co-founder and CEO of Mighty Cricket, an AgTech company harnessing the potential of overlooked food sources like crickets by turning them into delicious meals and snacks.  In our conversation, Sarah shares how her passion for sustainable food sources and fighting world hunger led her to start Mighty Cricket. Sarah is on a mission to build a clean food supply to sustain the world’s exponentially growing population. Ho [...]

What to Look for in a Managed Service Provider

December 2, 2020

When you’ve decided to outsource some or all your business-critical IT functions, the real work begins. Finding the right partner for your organization isn’t easy. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all provider who can be considered “the best” and right for every organization. Different MSPs will be better partners for you than others. Sorting through these providers will take time, but we’ve come up with seven key details t [...]

Zero Excuses: Season of Giving

November 20, 2020

Every year, through the holiday season, GadellNet has been dedicated to giving back to the community. We have done so through many of the traditional channels you may be able to guess – food drives, adopting a family to purchase gifts for, charity runs, and the like.  This year, as we’ve become a certified B Corporation, we’ve become even more dedicated to finding ways to give back to the community.  GadellNet recently kicked off a 60-day campaign called Season of Giving. [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to start difficult things

November 19, 2020

There is time to start difficult things | Tiffany Sauder Tiffany Sauder is the President of Indianapolis-based marketing firm Element Three. She took over as President at age 24 and since then has grown the agency into a six-time Inc 5,000 Fastest Growing Company. She's been a Top 40 Under 40, and is well-known as a talented keynote speaker contributing to Harvard Business Review and Harris School of Art and Design. Most importantly, she's raising four daughters with her husband JR. How d [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to plan

November 5, 2020

Jason Wuerfel is the founder of Books and Brews, an Indianapolis-based bookstore-brewery mashup. He is also the CEO of Rad Brewing and Bookworm Media Company. He’s even taught himself carpentry and built most of the furniture in his stores.  Jason is a master of making the most out of every opportunity, whether it’s launching a new business or pursuing a hobby. How does he do it? He makes Zero Excuses. In this conversation, you’ll hear how Jason’s love for books and business [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for change

October 22, 2020

Matt Troyer is a newly-minted ultra marathoner and actively involved philanthropist with the Indianapolis community. Recently, these two passions collided to create OneThousandOneCity, an organization that donates shoes to underprivileged kids and builds connections across the city by running 10 miles per day for a hundred days. Matt is a husband, father, and CEO of Emergent Construction, which focuses on historic neighborhoods in the Indianapolis area. How does he do it? He makes Zero Excus [...]