Thought Leadership

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 [...]

Saying “No” is Saying “Yes” To Your Values: Lessons Learned from Zero Excuses Guests

September 23, 2020

John O’Leary of John O’Leary Inspires recognizes that if you’re saying yes to everything, you may be missing out on the most important things.   “I love the concept of yes. And it must always be counterbalanced with this idea that if you say yes to everything, you're saying no to probably the most important things.” John O’Leary Author and Founder of John O’Leary Inspires, Episode 15.  A skill most seasoned leaders have is a honed ability t [...]

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 [...]

GadellNet Becomes Certified B Corporation

September 4, 2020

GadellNet has become part of an important movement. We have become a certified B Corporation.   After a rigorous vetting process to ensure we meet the standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability, we join other for-profit companies like Patagonia, Athleta, and Allbirds as a certified B Corp.   B Corp is made up of over 3,000 businesses in over 70 countries, across 150 industries inspiring tens of thousands of other co [...]