Thought Leadership

How do we bring students the right amount of access, in the right way?

October 30, 2018

Today I had the privilege to discuss this compelling question with school leaders from academic and technology departments across our network of schools. The topic was of the group's making, and the range of perspectives and mix of environments made for a lively talk and great shared materials. The challenges and benefits of BYOD Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is one solution to the issue of access to computing resources, and certainly a fiscally and operationally desirable solution for [...]

The Picture of Success: Employee-Driven Initiatives

October 29, 2018

At GadellNet, we have three main strategic goals that never change. We want to Grow or Die, Make an Impact, and have 100% Responsibility and 0% Excuses. We strive to meet these goals in our daily work, in our quarterly planning, in our yearly initiatives, and beyond. These three guiding principles touch everything we do at GadellNet.   In a recent company-wide meeting, I shared photos of our team and the many things we’ve done outside of the daily grind over the last few months. When I see [...]

Creating a Culture where Employees Want to Come to Work

October 11, 2018

We’ve all had jobs that we dreaded. You may even remember the sinking feeling you had just before you had to open that door and walk into your day. Some great jobs even have bad days like that.  But when that sinking feeling becomes the rule and not the exception, we're miserable in those jobs and we're looking for an exit strategy. Looking back on that job, was it the work you do or the environment you did it in? For most, it's the environment, the bad managers, and ultimately the weak cultu [...]

Sox Compliance: What Is It and Why You Need It

October 10, 2018

What is SOX Compliance? SOX stands for the Sarbanes-Oxley Act drafted by congressmen Paul Sarbanes and Michael Oxley, and passed by congress in 2002. The idea behind this act was to protect shareholders and the general public from both accounting errors and fraudulent practices in companies through improving the accuracy of corporate disclosure - meaning, your data needs to be safeguarded. Bringing transparency in corporate governance and formalizing a system of checks and balances has prove [...]

15 Year Anniversary

October 8, 2018

Celebrating our 15th anniversary with over 300 of the GadellNet extended family, including employees, clients, and family members, was an absolute pleasure. Each and every person in attendance helped shape GadellNet into the company it is today, one we are all very proud to call home. We celebrated with food trucks, a spirited reptile guy, a magician, bouncy houses, face painter, balloon artists, and a whole lot of laughter. To say it was an evening we'll never forget is to put it mildly. Thank [...]

St. Louis’s GadellNet Named One of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses

October 4, 2018

Annual ranking by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City published in Fortune ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI- The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) announced that St. Louis’s GadellNet Consulting Services has made the 2018 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in America, based on revenue growth. ICIC, a 25-year-old national nonprofit founded by Harvard Business School professor Michael E. Porter, promotes economic prosperity in America's inner cities throug [...]