166: Transform Your Business with Technology w/ Shane Mishler

The Way of The Wolf

Mar 5 2024 • 46 mins

Podcast Show Notes – Episode 166 | 03.05.2024

Episode Title: Technology in Business with Shane Mishler

Episode summary introduction:

In this episode, Sean Barnes talks with Shane Mishler of SD Tech about hiring talent, transitioning leadership roles, and managing multiple companies. They delve into the importance of technology investments, share experiences of communication struggles, and discuss differentiating strategies in the tech industry. They also address the shift from being tech-centric to people-centric.

Key Moments

00:00 - Introduction to guest Shane Missler and SD Tech

06:04 - The importance of hiring the right talent and the hiring process at SD Tech

11:02 - Transition from leading a large team to a small startup and Sean's role in the oil and gas industry

16:06 - Managing multiple companies as a managed service provider and client selection

20:44 - Maintaining technology standards and change management process in SD Tech

24:05 - The struggle of convincing business owners about the importance of technology investments

28:51 - Sean's experience with a controller failure and its impact on the corporation

32:13 - Communication struggles with clients and a case study on small practice falling victim to crypto lock

37:47 - Differentiating SD Tech from other MSPs and its organic growth strategy

43:10 - The shift from being a typical IT guy to becoming a people person and the role of technology in businesses

45:28 - Contacting Shane and SD Tech

46:01 - Show Close and Thank You

Guest: Shane Mishler

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shane-mishler-23678327/

SD Tech: https://www.sd-tech.net/

Host: Sean Barnes

Website: https://www.wsssolutions.com/

LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/seanbarnes/

https://www.linkedin.com/company/wsssolutions/

https://www.linkedin.com/company/thewayofthewolf/

YouTube: youtube.thewayofthewolf.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_seanbarnes

Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/the_seanbarnes

https://www.instagram.com/the_wayofthewolf

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@the_seanbarnes

Email: Sean@thewayofthewolf.com

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