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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.  [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to not work

February 27, 2020

002: There is time to not work | Chris Byers Non Traditional ways of working come naturally for Chris Byers, CEO of Formstack. He’s built both a culture at the workplace that embraces this lifestyle but also within his own home. Learn how you can balance both personal and work values while inspiring your kids to do the same.   More from the Zero Excuses Podcast:Episode 001: There is time to travelEpisode 003: There is time to improve yourself [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to travel

February 13, 2020

001: There is time to travel  | Raed Zidan  Raed Zidan is the first Palestinian man to summit Mount Everest and the first Palestinian man to reach all Seven Summits, which later earned him an impressive 8 Golden Globe Awards for the documentation of those feats. Among these achievements, he’s a father of three, has been married for 25 years, and runs a fast-growing property management company in Indianapolis.  His advice is simple–write down everything you want to a [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time to listen

February 6, 2020

000: Zero Excuses: There is time to listen With the time demands and commitments we have on our plates it’s easy to think, “I can’t do it all–there just isn’t enough time.” Zero Excuses sets out to prove that statement wrong. On this show, you’ll hear rapid conversations between host Nick Smarrelli and exceptional guests who take on ultra marathons, hike up Mt. Kilimanjaro, and campaign for political office all while running multi-million dollar companies.  [...]