State of the Channel Podcast: How MSPs Can Maintain a Work/Life Balance

May 16, 2019

State of the Channel Podcast: How MSPs Can Maintain a Work/Life Balance

BY Chris Brunau

MSP Best Practices

"Work/Life Balance". It's a term we've all heard many times, and in our digital and easily accessible world, it seems to be increasingly elusive to find. For Managed Service Providers, work/life balance is especially difficult, with clients expecting service and support 24/7/365.

In our 2019 State of the MSP Report, we gathered insights from over 1,600 MSPs and found that 38 percent reported "Work/Life Balance" kept them up at night. So we decided it was time to dive deeper into the issue. In this episode, we interview four leading MSPs and business owners, from three different countries, on their tactics and tips for finding balance in a busy life.

In the introductory episode of our podcast
, Rob Rae, Vice President of Business Development, Datto, Inc. interviews a panel of MSPs who share their insights. Learn more about them below and check out the podcast today. 


  • Paul Franks, Co-Founder & CEO, ThinkGard and PlanITDR
  • Vince Tinnirello, Anchor Network Solutions, Inc.
  • Greg Sharp, Managing Director, Base 2
  • Mitesh Patel, Managing Director at Fifosys, CEO at Engage Property Technology

[Podcast] Finding Balance in a 24/7 Industry

Searching for a resource that covers business building insights, tech tips, and interviews with your peers? Look no further. Datto’s State of the Channel is our new bi-weekly podcast built especially to provide relevant and valuable information that will help you succeed. In this first episode, we hear from four MSP leaders from around the world on the importance of work/life balance.

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