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Low Hanging Fruit

SMB Community Podcast by James Kernan

Release Date: 04/27/2023

Rob Scott of Monjur show art Rob Scott of Monjur

SMB Community Podcast by James Kernan

1.) Interview with Rob Scott, co-founder of Monjur Contracts-as-a-service legal solutions ---  Our upcoming events and more: MASTERMIND LIVE – Denver, CO – Sept 26-27th   Use “EARLYBIRD” as the coupon code to save $200!! SMBTechfest Q4 - Irvine, CA - October 17-18 Check out Amy’s weekly newsletter!  Sign up now:  Kernan Consulting “Weekly Tips”!  Sign up now:  

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Where do you draw the line with Cyber Security? show art Where do you draw the line with Cyber Security?

SMB Community Podcast by James Kernan

1.) The MSP Question of The Week Where do you draw the line with Cyber Security?      ---  2.) Notes On The News  We talk: Cyber Security Insurance Rates and June's Auto Dealership Hack.  Reuters Article: ---  Our upcoming events and more: MASTERMIND LIVE – Denver, CO – Sept 26-27th   Use “EARLYBIRD” as the coupon code to save $200!! SMBTechfest Q4 - Irvine, CA - October 17-18 Check out Amy’s weekly newsletter!  Sign up now:  Kernan Consulting “Weekly Tips”!  Sign up now:  

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When Is The Best Time To Sell Your MSP? show art When Is The Best Time To Sell Your MSP?

SMB Community Podcast by James Kernan

1.) The MSP Question of The Week When is the best time to sell your MSP? ---  2.) Notes On The News  We talk: June's Auto Dealership Hack and Pax8 Beyond Event.  ---  Our upcoming events and more: MASTERMIND LIVE – Denver, CO – Sept 26-27th   Use “EARLYBIRD” as the coupon code to save $200!! SMBTechfest Q4 - Irvine, CA - October 17-18 Check out Amy’s weekly newsletter!  Sign up now: Kernan Consulting “Weekly Tips”!  Sign up now:  

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Partner Conflicts show art Partner Conflicts

SMB Community Podcast by James Kernan

1.) The MSP Question of The Week How do you deal with partner conflict? We discuss the "Four R's" of conflict resolution: Recognize, Reflect, Respond, and Resolve. --- 2.) Notes on The News Apple AI rollout and Cybersecurity! Is your MSP adapting with the times? --- 3.) Five Minutes With A Smart Person: Rob Scott Host James sits down with Rob Scott of Monjur, a Legal Service for MSPs. Learn more: --- Our upcoming events and more: MASTERMIND LIVE – Tampa, FL – June 27-28th  Use “EARLYBIRD” as the coupon code to save $200! Check out Amy’s weekly newsletter!  Sign up...

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Louis Erickson & Sam Blowes of Bit-Wizards show art Louis Erickson & Sam Blowes of Bit-Wizards

SMB Community Podcast by James Kernan

Host James sits down with Louis Erickson and Sam Blowes of Bit-Wizards for an exclusive interview.  Louis Erickson is the co-founder and COO, and Sam Blowes is the Director of Solution Consulting at Bit-Wizards–an award winning IT services provider based in Florida. Louis is a serial entrepreneur that has built and grown several technology companies and departments, starting with Bit-Wizards’ Custom Software Engineering department. From there, Louis fostered the Bit-Wizards’ Digital Marketing department, the Bit-Wizards' Managed IT Services department, and finally, co-parenting...

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Tracking Vending Subscriptions show art Tracking Vending Subscriptions

SMB Community Podcast by James Kernan

1.) Notes On The News  Cybersecurity, AI, and now...M&A? We discuss our opinion on the next new hot topic of the techworld.  Also, Microsoft now backpedaling due to backlash on RECALL. Finally, Ken Patterson leaves PAX8 and now is heading to TODYL. --- 2.) The MSP Question of The Day  How do you track vendor subscriptions?  --- Our upcoming events and more: MASTERMIND LIVE – Tampa, FL – June 27-28th  Use “EARLYBIRD” as the coupon code to save $200! Check out Amy’s weekly newsletter!  Sign up now:  Kernan Consulting “Weekly Tips”!  Sign...

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VCISO Training and the Coolest Niche in SMB IT show art VCISO Training and the Coolest Niche in SMB IT

SMB Community Podcast by James Kernan

Host Karl attended the ChannelPro Live event in Columbus, Ohio. He interviewed two folks who are doing some cool things.  Wayne Small from Australia is retooling himself and his business to take a new approach to the Virtual CISO Role. Rather than just take a few vendor-focus courses, or training based on a standardized checklist, Wayne is working through a master's degree program in security that focuses on security at the highest and most technical level. We discuss the details. Mark Moreno has a very interesting (and rare) niche. He focuses on companies who are solidly in the 25-100...

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Determining Employee Compensation show art Determining Employee Compensation

SMB Community Podcast by James Kernan

1.) MSP Question of The Week Employee Compenstion--How much is too much or too little? --- 2.) Notes on The News  Amy blog article – Financial Crimes Enforcement Network article Linkedin: --- 3. Strategies for Local Businesses in Local Market  Tip and tricks for Local Businesses looking to network in their local market.  We also talk the pros and cons of radio, billboards, and even local team sponsors.  — Our upcoming events and more: MASTERMIND LIVE – Tampa, FL – June 27-28th  Use “EARLYBIRD” as the coupon code to save $200! Check out Amy’s weekly...

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Employee Accountability for Subpar Performance show art Employee Accountability for Subpar Performance

SMB Community Podcast by James Kernan

1.) MSP Question of The Week How do you hold employees accountable for subpar performance? --- 2.) James at SMB Techfest James kicked off the first session on the main stage by sharing how EOS can help your business scale. --- 3.) Notes on The News  Solar Flares / Auroras – will it cause disruptions to communications? Cyberattack force major US health care network to divert ambulances from hospitals: --- Our upcoming events and more: MASTERMIND LIVE – Tampa, FL – June 27-28th  Use “EARLYBIRD” as the coupon code to save $200! Check out Amy’s weekly newsletter!  Sign...

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How To Purchase an MSP with No Money Down show art How To Purchase an MSP with No Money Down

SMB Community Podcast by James Kernan

1.) The MSP Question of The Week How do you buy another MSP with no money down? --- 2.) Notes on The News Kaseya 365 subscription debuts at $3.99! Major Leadership Changes at PAX8, CEO steps aside... Pax8 has named Scott Chasin as CEO, effective immediately, replacing founder John Street in the role, the company announced. Finally, AI Fighter jets successfully tested and Twitter/X announces news feed based on trending topics. ---- Our upcoming events and more: MASTERMIND LIVE – Tampa, FL – June 27-28th Use “EARLYBIRD” as the coupon code to save $200! Check out Amy’s weekly...

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Amy B and Amy L talk about the economics of small business acquisition and what’s happening in the market.

Segment One: What are you up to? 

We catch you up with the latest events.

Coaching with ChannelWise at the ChannelPartners Conference May 3rd -

https://www.channelwise.com/coaching-cafe

Find out more here: https://nsitsp.org/events/

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Segment Two: 15 Minutes with a Smart Person - Walter Crosby    

Amy B speaks with Walter Crosby. 

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

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/sales-cigars/id1567106056

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Segment Three: The Bell Curve and the MSP Question of the Week

Amy B and Amy L goes into depth on the "Bell Curve of Security" 


MSP Question of the week: When you have hybrid remote workers, who is responsible for the home network connectivity?

Is the security of their home network your problem?

 

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