GadellNet Blog

There is time to be of service with Ryan O’Donoghue, Denver

November 29, 2021

For teens and young adults with cancer or multiple sclerosis, navigating these diseases in the prime of their life is a lonely endeavor. Ryan O’Donoghue is on a mission to create impact through life-changing outdoor adventures. “That rock doesn’t care that you have cancer; those rapids aren’t going to mellow out.They’re not treating you any differently.” After losing his brother, Colin, to cancer at age 28, Ryan founded Rise Above It, an organization committed to advancing the [...]

Inside the Net with Jessica Thomas, Fosterburg Fire Protection District

November 18, 2021

Jessica Thomas is an Account Manager at GadellNet who also serves on the board for the Fosterburg Fire Protection District. Jessica is a busy mother, wife, manager, and board member, but she draws energy from the chaos. She says she is most productive when active and inspired to help others solve their problems.  How does Jessica live a life of zero excuses? Let’s find out. Key Takeaways: Honor the problem, don’t blame othersProblem-solving starters without excusesYou don’t [...]

There is time for meaningful connection with Adam Vandoski, Indianapolis

November 11, 2021

So often we rush through meals but Adam Vandoski hopes to make eating a shared experience again with his company the Vine Society.  “If you’re going to eat, it might as well be delicious and with people that you love.” That’s Adam’s philosophy. He believes there's a way to eat in a way that nourishes both your body and your soul. To achieve that, his company provides good food and wine, encouraging people to be purposeful and present with their friends and family.  Wit [...]

There is time to reflect with Casey Crouse, Indianapolis

October 14, 2021

Casey Crouse is an account manager at GadellNet. He’s also on the Board of the Riley Children's Foundation, the founder of the New Shoe Day Foundation, an advocate for mental health—and an ultra-marathon runner. What a resume of experience!  In this episode, Nick and Casey mix things up by discussing six key takeaways they learned from running ultra marathons that apply to business and life.  Key Takeaways: Stress can be a good thing when applied appropriatelyCommunity ca [...]

Inside the Net with Sean Van de Riet, ALS Association

September 30, 2021

Sean Van de Riet is an Application Management Engineer at GadellNet. Since a young child, Sean has been involved with the ALS Association, participating in organized walks and many other different types of fundraising events.  Sean lives with the personal philosophy of trying to make people’s lives better. How do zero excuses play a role? Listen in to find out. Key Takeaways: The importance of illuminating othersHelp others, even if you don’t want toTime is a finite resource [...]

There is time to tackle financial stress with Jervis DiCicco, Denver

September 23, 2021

What’s one of our biggest daily stressors? Financial insecurity. Jervis DiCicco thinks it can be tackled with the right system in place. Enter his company, ProsperBridge, whose vision is “financial empowerment for all.” Sounds impossible, right? Jervis says otherwise, and he’s making Zero Excuses as he determinedly helps people understand and take advantage of the proper resources.  Key Takeaways: We’re all destined to be in crisis at some point, prepare for itFinding so [...]

Inside the Net with Amber Hall, Puppy Fosterer

September 16, 2021

Amber Hall, Operations Coordinator at GadellNet, fosters dogs anywhere from four weeks old to six months old. Over the past two years, she’s taken care of over 20 dogs. What does Zero Excuses mean to Amber? Listen to find out. Key Takeaways: Overcoming your fearsThe importance of showing upApproach situations with learning Things to Listen For: [00:27] Meet Amber[02:19] Why dogs? [03:12] Being terrified of dogs[04:22] The meaning of Zero Excuses [...]

There is time to decide you care with Ryan Lewis, Boulder

September 9, 2021

Ryan Lewis is the Founder and CEO of EarthHero, an eco-friendly online marketplace. It’s a business with big goals, namely saving the planet one sustainable purchase at a time. Ryan believes deeply in that cause and has committed to educating the average Joe on how to shop and consume sustainably to further it.  Still, he sees himself as a family man and nature junkie first and foremost. How does he do it? By balancing his ecological business goals with his personal life, making Zero [...]

Inside the Net with Cody Hinkle, Riverbend Growth Association

August 26, 2021

Cody Hinkle is an account manager at GadellNet and also sits on the board of directors for the Riverbend Growth Association. She believes we all have a voice, and her mission is to get millennials and beyond involved in the community. How does Cody find time outside of her family to better her community? Listen to find out. Key Takeaways: You have a voiceAlways be learningInclude your family   Things to Listen For: [00:25] Meet Cody[00:55] What Zero Excuses means to Cod [...]

There is time to impact your community with Opal Jones, St. Louis

August 19, 2021

Opal Jones is the CEO and President of Doorways, a non-profit that supports those living with HIV.  Leading Doorways was not a job Opal ever intended to have, but once she realized how much of an impact she could make in that role, she never looked back.  Opal knows she can’t solve all the world's problems, no one can, but she also believes her skills can help those in need. So, Opal makes zero excuses and focuses on moving the needle through her organization and community outrea [...]