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Five Web Meeting Etiquette Tips

May 27, 2020

Web meetings, and especially video calls, are an excellent substitute for in-person meetings. When distance or quarantine keep you apart, hopping on a video call feels like the next best thing. What’s different is that it feels much more casual and therefore, the rules of the road may feel a bit unclear. No one was ever taught web meeting etiquette.   To help you get the most out of your web meetings while feeling confident and comfortable, we have five important web me [...]

How to Boost You WiFi While Working From Home

May 19, 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 for community

007: There is time for community | Jason Hall Many guests on our show have a passion for giving back to their respective communities. This week’s guest is no different, in fact, his desire for pouring into the St. Louis community is the backbone for why he launched his organization, Arch to Park.  As the CEO, Jason Hall keeps busy growing his company with an eye on how to foster growth in his own backyard. In and outside of his civic-minded pursuits, Jason is passionate about entre [...]

Zero Excuses, What We’ve Learned So Far

May 4, 2020

This year, GadellNet kicked off its first 6 episodes of “Zero Excuses”.    Our purpose was clear – share stories from amazing leaders in the markets that we serve, honor one of our most treasured values of “0% Excuses” and create a community of people who thrive on a lifestyle that is both purposeful and accountable. We are still gaining our stride – but, after being ranked #31 by Apple nationwide in the business management category – we are feelin [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to build relationships

April 27, 2020

006: There is time for relationships | Marcia Barnes Before running her most recent agency Valve+Meter, Marcia Barnes spent fourteen years leading DEFENDERS, which was recently acquired by ADT. Outside of her business success, Marcia is a mother and key influential community member with one key mission: 10x the valuation of one hundred companies.  Marica shares her perspective and the philosophies that keep her focused during uncertain times. The one thing she never misses a chance to do [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for laughter

April 9, 2020

005: There is time for laughter | Max Yoder  Do Better Work is more than a book title. It’s Max Yoder’s mission in leading Lessonly, a growing training software company based in Indianapolis. Outside of work, Max is an accomplished author, musician, and soon-to-be first-time dad.  Max is fascinated by human psychology and understanding relationships. He brings a unique approach to leadership, discussing nonviolent communication, compassion, and mirroring within the workplace [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to build the life you want to live

March 26, 2020

004: There is time to build the life you want to live | Jim Brown Jim Brown lives his life based on a mantra, ‘show up, sit up front, and say hello.” As an angel investor, entrepreneur, and world traveler, Jim shares his insights on how to build the life you want to live.  In 2019, Jim, his wife, Kathy, and their then five-year-old son took a trip quite literally around the world. They spent one month in a new country for 12 months. It was an experience of a lifetime and one they [...]

Working from Home? Minimum Standards for Protecting Your Business from Cyber Threats

March 20, 2020

GadellNet is continuing to help all of our clients transition to a work-from-home policy wherever possible. As the earliest concerns of connectivity are beginning to subside, new and perhaps more important concerns of security are beginning to pour in.  Once workers leave the secured network of their office, regardless of whether they are fully cloud or server-based, they are immediately putting their company data at risk.  Moving at short notice from a trusted office environment to w [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to improve yourself

March 12, 2020

003: There is time to improve yourself | Tracy Hart One of the first things we eliminate as a priority is exercise. We’re too busy, we have meetings, and issues to resolve. Sound familiar? Tracy Hart, President of Tarlton Corporation, takes a different approach to working out. Instead of making excuses as to why she can't, she uses her time, specifically on her bike, to work through issues facing her business, she has conversations with colleagues, and she ultimately, make zero excuses.  [...]

Indicators of Compromise (IOCs): Definition and Examples

March 9, 2020

Cybersecurity is an important part of your business strategy; there’s no doubt about that. With so many terms surrounding the ins and outs of cybersecurity, it can be hard to keep track and stay well informed. Indicators of Compromise: What is an ICO Used for? Indicators are activities that lead IT professionals to believe a cybersecurity threat or breach could be on the way or in progress or compromised. More specifically, IOCs are breadcrumbs that can lead an organization to uncover threate [...]