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Oct 17, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. Today we hear from Gene Marks in episode 5 of 6 in our Hacking the Future podcast series. Gene Marks is a contributor to many contributions including Forbes and Huffington Post and is also a Microsoft Partner. Today, Gene tells us about how becoming a Microsoft Partner has impacted his small business. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.  

 

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager Follow her @rkbraunstein and on LinkedIn.  

Guest: Gene Marks, President of The Marks group, Columnist and Speaker. Follow Gene at @genemarks and LinkedIn.

Oct 9, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today.

In today's episode we hear from Nancy Watt and Shann McGrail in episode 5 of 6 in our Hacking the Future podcast series. Bringing their own practical experience in Tech and Improv, Nancy and Shann explain how an emphasis on "play" can spark inspiration in anyone's professional environment. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

 

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager

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Guests:

Nancy Watt, Speaker and Owner of Nancy Watt Communications. Follow Nancy at @nancyWatt1 and on LinkedIn.

Shann McGrail, Co-Founder and Strategic Program Specialist at Devreve. Follow Shann on LinkedIn.

 

Sep 30, 2017

 

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today.

Today we hear from Jill Rowley in episode 4 of 6 in our Hacking the Future podcast series. Earlier this year at Microsoft Inspire, Jill, Chief Strategist & Startup Advisor at #SocialSelling, tell us about about how marketing and sales have evolved in the digital world. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

 

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager

Follow her @rkbraunstein and on LinkedIn.

 

Guest: Jill Rowley, Chief Strategist & Startup Advisor at #SocialSelling

Follow Jill at @jill_rowley and LinkedIn.

 

Sep 19, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today.

Today we hear from Corinne Sharp & Gail Mercer-MacKay in episode 3 of 6 in our Hacking the Future podcast series. Corinne, President and Channel Chief of Sharp Perspective, and Gail, Chief Storyteller of Mercer-MacKay Digital Storytelling, discuss the best way to create a channel marketing strategy. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

 

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager

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Guest: Corinne Sharp, President and Channel Chief of Sharp Perspective, and Gail Mercer-MacKay, Chief Storyteller of Mercer-MacKay Digital Storytelling

Follow Corinne at @corinnesharp or LinkedIn

Follow Gail at @gailmercermac or on LinkedIn

Sep 12, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today.

Today’s we hear from Carol Roth in episode 2 of 6 in our Hacking the Future podcast series. Carol, creator of the Future File® legacy planning system, discusses why most tech companies fail when selling to small businesses, what mistakes she sees most frequently in the partner ecosystem, and what can be done to succeed instead. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

 

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager

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Guest: Carol Roth, Creator of the Future File® legacy planning system, billion-dollar dealmaker, national media personality and bestselling author

Follow her @CarolJSRoth, on LinkedIn, or visit http://www.carolroth.com/ and futurefile.com

Sep 6, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, we hear from Jeremy Epstein, CEO for Never Stop Marketing, founder of Crypto Explorers Association, and founding director of Blockchain Board.  He talks about how blockchain is making its way into the mainstream. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

 

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager

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Guest: Jeremy Epstein, CEO for Never Stop Marketing, founder of Crypto Explorers Association, and founding director of Blockchain Board

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Aug 23, 2017

In this new series, we’re bringing all new interviews with some of the technology and business world’s biggest thought leaders to provide a fresh perspective on how Microsoft Partners can future-proof their business. The podcast will return this September, so be sure to subscribe and tune in weekly for access to the latest episodes. To learn more about this new podcast series, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager

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Aug 1, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, we hear from Alyssa Fitzpatrick, global sales lead for Microsoft’s Small and Midmarket Business segment. She talks about how industry data can provide us with the clues we need to really connect with the SMB customer. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

 

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager

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Guest: Alyssa Fitzpatrick, Microsoft Global Sales Lead for Small and Midmarket Business

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Jul 26, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, we hear from Eduardo Kassner, Director of Strategy and Innovation for Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner group. He dives into the topic of the technology skills gap and how companies can get the talent they need to succeed. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

 

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager

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Guest: Eduardo Kassner, Microsoft Director of Strategy and Innovation

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Jun 26, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In this episode, Kati Quigley talks about the importance of strong values, authentic leadership, and community building. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out katithe blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager
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@rkbraunstein and on LinkedIn.

Guest: Kati Quigley, Microsoft Senior Director of Partner Marketing and Recruiting
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Jun 21, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In this episode, Distinguished Engineer James Whittaker talks about staying relevant in the future of artificial intelligence. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager
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@rkbraunstein and on LinkedIn.

Guest: James Whittaker, Microsoft Distinguished Engineer
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Twitter and on LinkedIn. You can also find him through his website www.docjamesw.com.

Jun 12, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In this episode, author and marketer Yoli Chisholm talks about how individuals and businesses can foster a spirit of entrepreneurship within a corporate environment and how that creates new and exciting opportunities. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager
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Guest: Yoli Chisholm, Microsoft Director of Digital Marketing
Follow her on Twitter and on LinkedIn. Also check out her new book Crushing Corporate and her trainings on WeLearnLive.com.

Jun 5, 2017

: In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, Rodney Clark discusses key issues around digital security and the growing realm of IoT. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

Host: Rachel Braunstein, Microsoft Digital Marketing Manager
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Guest: Rodney Clark, Microsoft Vice President of Worldwide IoT Device Experience
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May 29, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, CEO James Farhat talks about the 100 Days to Cloud workshop and how partners need to rethink their business model to take advantage of the cloud market opportunity. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner. 

May 18, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, Gavriella Schuster, shares her story of finding a positive work life balance, and discusses some of the key success factors that got her to where she is today. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner. 

May 12, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, Eric Baumgartner, shares his insights into how businesses need to change to meet evolving customer expectations. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner. 

May 4, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, we discuss customer lifetime value along with the challenges of M&A with Mike Weaver, Director of Enterprise Migrations at QUADROtech. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

Apr 28, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, we hear from author and entrepreneur Matthew Pollard, the Rapid Growth Guy, about the importance of differentiating your business in a crowded market. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner. Follow Matthew Pollard  on Twitter and LinkedIn for more great insights. Don’t forget to tune in weekly for access to the latest podcast.  

 

 

Apr 18, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, Dylan Dias brings the topic of Big Data and modern analytics to life. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

 

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Apr 13, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, Tom O’Reilly, shares insights into how partners can leverage the growing IoT opportunity. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode. For a full transcript of the podcast, check out the blog, and be sure to follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter @MSPartner.

This podcast is available for download on iTunes, SoundCloud, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music, and YouTube.

Apr 8, 2017

In the Microsoft Partner Network podcast, we speak with industry leaders and partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, we hear from the co-founders of EventBase, Jeff Sinclair and Ben West, about their cutting ede app platform for Tier 1 conferences and events including Microsoft Inspire. They share the challenges they faced by launching their new bot Abby at SXSW and their goals for providing a more personal event experience.

Apr 2, 2017

In the MPN Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, we hear from Geoff Colon, author of Disruptive Marketing, about how businesses can make room for more impactful and unexpected marketing strategies that connect with today’s customer. Be sure to follow Geoff (@djgeoffe) and MPN (@MSPartner) on Twitter, and tune in weekly for access to the latest podcast episode.

Mar 24, 2017

In the MPN Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, we hear from Kevin Conroy, founder of Blue Rooster, about how he took his business from an SI to an ISV and how the new SaaS model is changing how partners do business. Be sure to follow Kevin (@SeattleRooster) and MPN (@MSPartner) on Twitter, and tune in weekly for access to the latest podcast episode.

Mar 17, 2017

In the MPN Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, we talk to Jen Sieger, Director of Business Strategy at Microsoft about how you can use personal branding and thoughtful social selling to grow your business. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode.

This podcast is available for download on iTunes, SoundCloud, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music, and YouTube.

Mar 10, 2017

In the MPN Podcast, we speak with industry leaders and Microsoft partners about the big ideas shaping business and technology today. In today’s episode, we hear from Jenn Martin, Vice President of Global Sales at Microsoft Partner BitTitan, about what it takes to scale a business, and how building IP can take your company to the next level. Tune in weekly for access to the latest episode.

This podcast is available for download on iTunes, SoundCloud, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music, and YouTube.

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