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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 [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for Zero Excuses

October 8, 2020

There is time for Zero Excuses | Nick Smarrelli Seth Morales is the CEO of the Morales Group, and he is passionate about the process of building something from nothing and doing it with purpose. He describes the Morales Group as a cause disguised as a company, and lives each day with the knowledge that businesses don’t grow, people do. He lives out the Zero Excuses lifestyle as well as anyone.  However, on this episode of Zero Excuses, we are flipping the script. Instead of Nick d [...]

Why Zero Excuses?

October 1, 2020

GadellNet’s podcast, Zero Excuses was born out of a desire to share the stories of people who are really doing it all. As someone who stays busy with leading an organization, ultramarathons, coaching little league, and more, our host, Nick Smarrelli knew there were others out there just like him. Those who were really doing it all – at work, at home, and with their personal passions. He knew their stories could inspire the masses.   This idea slowly began to take form over the [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for reflection

September 24, 2020

There is time for reflection | Kelly Garrett With a mission to change the state of education in St. Louis, our next guest is nothing short of amazing. Kelly Garrett is the Executive Director of the KIPP St. Louis Charter School and one of the most significant education leaders in the city. During his six years there, they've opened up six new schools, serving hundreds of students. He also balances work with soccer practice and cello lessons for two growing boys. How does Kelly do it? He [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for action

September 10, 2020

There is time for action | John O'Leary When my next guest, John O'Leary, was just nine years old, he wasn’t expected to live. Having suffered burns over a hundred percent of his body after a terrible accident. Now, his life's mission is to teach others how to truly live through his inspirational books, coaching podcasts, and speaking engagements.  How did he do it? He makes Zero Excuses, and without question, he truly embodies the ethos of what this show is all about. After You [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for listening

August 27, 2020

There is time for listening | Kristen Wild and Ryan McClure This episode we’re doing something a bit different featuring two guests, who have a passion for others, a passion for pouring into St. Louis, and who have made careers out of giving back.  Kristen Wild, Executive Director at Operation Food Search and Ryan McClure, Executive Director at Gateway Arch Park Foundation, highlights the opportunity to use our gifts for good. How do they do it? They know their values and seek the Zero [...]

Zero Excuses: There is time for others

August 13, 2020

There is time for others | Mike Reynolds Leaving a stable job at a reputable company with a one-house income of five kids to launch your venture is not something many would have the courage to do. Mike Reynolds, father, husband, and digital product agency owner, took a leap of faith when launching Innovatemap seven years ago.  How did he decide to do something that inevitably takes up more mental and physical bandwidth? He made Zero Excuses. And by pursuing passions vigorously with a [...]

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 [...]