Thought Leadership

Inside the Net with Ben Davis, Platelet Donor

December 16, 2021

Ben Davis is a Strategic Consultant at GadellNet, yet he somehow still finds time to spend two hours every other Saturday donating platelets.  Some might wonder why he doesn't sleep in or something more typical of a Saturday morning. For Ben, the answer is simple – is your motivation focused on yourself or on others? How does a Zero Excuses mentality fit in? Listen to find out.  Key Takeaways:  - Is your motivation focused on yourself or on others? - [...]

There is time for being intentional with Alex Raymond, Boulder

December 9, 2021

Alex Raymond has lived and traveled all over the world–from the metropolises of Hong Kong, London and Beijing to the small-town tech hub of Boulder, Colorado. "It's all about mindset. I want to have friends all over the place. So I spent a lot of time asking, 'Where would I like to live.'" Alex's company, Kapta, is a purpose-built platform for organizations that want to establish, expand, or improve their Key Account Management function. But it didn't start out that way. As wi [...]

Inside the Net with Taryn Pulliam, Covenant House

December 2, 2021

Taryn Pulliam is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at GadellNet and also serves on the board for Covenant House, a nonprofit providing services to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 16-24. Taryn left home herself at 18, but her ability to succeed on her own was grounded in the love and support she knew she always had from her family–the same support she now hopes to convey to the youth she serves at Covenant House. How does a Zero Excuses mentality fit in? Lis [...]

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 [...]