195 episodes

Bridge the gap between business and technology with Humanize IT — a fun, educational podcast that will keep you relevant, maximize your value and help your clients see you as a trusted partner. In each episode, hosts Adam Walter, Skip Ziegler and other industry experts will show business owners, technology professionals and problem-solvers how to excel their careers with a new, more conversation-based approach to IT!

Humanize IT Adam Walter

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Bridge the gap between business and technology with Humanize IT — a fun, educational podcast that will keep you relevant, maximize your value and help your clients see you as a trusted partner. In each episode, hosts Adam Walter, Skip Ziegler and other industry experts will show business owners, technology professionals and problem-solvers how to excel their careers with a new, more conversation-based approach to IT!

    294 - Competing Incentives

    294 - Competing Incentives

    Conner Swalm with Phin Security brings his expertise to discuss how competing incentives are affecting the vendor community.

    In this episode Adam and Conner discuss how to identify what incentive your partner has to be successful, we don't want to create conflicts with tools and relationships. However we can often unknowingly create a conflict by not being intentional in our relationships.

    • 23 min
    293 - Lean into Uniqueness

    293 - Lean into Uniqueness

    MSPs and IT Consultants tend to over-standardize in order to achieve efficiency. The main issue is that your clients often require unique solutions and are willing to pay for that experience.

    In this episode, we talk through how you can have a standard approach to clients that also is adaptable to their needs which will make both of you more money during the relationship.

    • 30 min
    292 - Table Top Exercises

    292 - Table Top Exercises

    How do you know your processes are ready? How do you prepare for the unpredictable?

    This is the world of table top exercises, to help your team identify where there are gaps in coverage as well as ensuring events run smoothly.

    In this episode Skip and Adam talk through table top exercises, a few tips on running them as well as lessons learned from table tops in the past.

    • 26 min
    291 - Finding Solutions

    291 - Finding Solutions

    How do you find solutions for customers? Is it just a matter of specing out a laptop or PC with some network items and calling it good?

    In this episode, Skip and Adam talk through what it means to find solutions to customer problems and align to help their business grow using your engineering skillset.

    • 27 min
    Best Fit, Worst Fit, First Fit

    Best Fit, Worst Fit, First Fit

    How do you deal with new prospects? Do you accept anyone or do you find the best fit for both you and the client?

    In this episode, Skip and Adam talk through how to define great relationships and what it means to properly communicate your client fit.

    • 27 min
    189 - Beware the Ides of March

    189 - Beware the Ides of March

    The Ides of March used to be a time of celebration and new year celebration. However thanks to a certain playwright we now see it as a time of bad omens.

    The question is, "Is March a time of celebration for your team or is it a reminder of how much you haven't gotten done?"

    In this episode Skip and Adam talk through how preparation and execution can turn the Ides into a time of celebration.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

Will Hays ,

Vice President

Adam does a great job of presenting relevant information in a straightforward yet entertaining way. I don't work in the IT field but found the podcast to be a good listen.

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