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Zero Excuses: There is time for learning

July 30, 2020

012: There is time for learning | Tracy Hutton One of the largest real estate companies in Indianapolis is Century 21 Scheetz. And it’s run by CEO and Co-owner, Tracy Hutton. Tracy is the mother of two grown children, an influential leader fighting for the homeless community, and a fierce advocate for young girls.Growing up she didn’t have a role model for what it looked like to be a mother with a career. Yet, through a strong support network, the partnership of her business mentor, Mick [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for the three B’s

July 16, 2020

011: There is time for the three B’s | Norris Cunningham Norris Cunningham serves on the board of directors of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, is co-founder of Cattycorner Cunningham, a well-known attorney and an advocate for diversity initiatives across Indianapolis. Outside of all this, he's passionate about bringing more persons of color into the legal community.  In our conversation, Norris shares how his career in the military and the education he’s received has inspir [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for giving

July 2, 2020

010: There is time for giving | Tina Cloer The Children’s Bureau of Indianapolis is an organization with close ties to Nick Smarrelli, which specializes in delivering child abuse prevention and intervention services throughout the entire state of Indiana. Featuring CEO Tina Cloer, CEO of the organization is both an honor and a privilege as she shares her Zero Excuses Mentality.  After you listen to Tina, we hope you leave inspired because she had every reason to live a life of excu [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for loving others

June 19, 2020

009: There is time for loving others | Derrin Slack Derrin Slack is the founder of ProAct, a nonprofit organization based out of Indianapolis with a focus on empowering today’s youth through service. As the leader, Derrin is vulnerable and transparent about the challenges he faced in his darkest moments and how those moments have led him to where he is today.  This year has been difficult, to say the least, from COVID-19 to civil unrest. In our conversation, he provides insights you ca [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for renewal

June 4, 2020

Episode Description: 008: There is time for renewal | Heather Haas  This episode features Heather Hass who describes herself as a regular person doing hard things. Heather is the president of ADVISA, a mother, and incredibly involved in the Indianapolis community. Before leading her current company, Heather was a sixth-grade teacher. True to this day, being a teacher is at the core of who she is and how she leads. She’s spent a lot of her career focusing on two things: growing her [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for community

May 19, 2020

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: 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 [...]

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.  [...]