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“Tech is more accessible than people think. “

Guest: Ryely Bauer, BAUER AUTOMATE

In this engaging episode of The RebelRebel Podcast, host Michael Dargie welcomes Ryley Bauer, founder of Bauer Automate, a company dedicated to helping businesses streamline their processes using existing technology more efficiently. Ryley shares his journey from a young boy with a fascination for electronics to becoming a leading expert in Microsoft tools and automation.

Ryley discusses his entrepreneurial path, starting with his early interests in fixing electronics, progressing through a series of jobs that honed his skills, and eventually leading him to establish his own company. He highlights the importance of making technology accessible and how his company helps businesses, both large and small, to automate their processes and go paperless. His mission is to utilize tools like Microsoft Power Automate, SharePoint, and Power BI to build scalable solutions that are as flexible as Lego bricks.

Ryley also delves into his personal experiences with ADHD and autism, explaining how these have shaped his approach to work and productivity. He emphasizes the value of teamwork and having partners who complement his skills, ensuring that his weaknesses are covered and his strengths are amplified.

Throughout the conversation, Ryley provides valuable insights into the future of technology, the role of AI in business, and the importance of continuous learning and adaptation in the tech industry. His story is one of innovation, persistence, and a passion for making tech work for people.

Cool things Ryley Says

  1. “My goal is to help companies keep using the tech they already have, but better.”
  2. “I’ve made a job out of helping people be more productive, but I struggle to drink my own Kool-Aid on that.”
  3. “You don’t have to do this alone. The power of teamwork has been really helpful for me.”
  4. “Tech is more accessible than people think. You don’t have to be a strong coder to get into it.”
  5. “I wish more people were doing this. It’s such an untapped market.”

Episode Highlights:

  • Ryley’s journey from childhood interest in electronics to becoming an entrepreneur.
  • The founding and mission of Bauer Automate.
  • The importance of using existing tech tools more efficiently.
  • Personal insights on ADHD and autism and their impact on Ryley’s career.
  • The significance of teamwork and having complementary partners.
  • Future trends in tech and the role of AI.
  • Practical advice for aspiring entrepreneurs and “Rebels in Waiting.”

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About the Author: Michael Dargie

Michael Dean Dargie is a sought-after international speaker and the host of the RebelRebel Podcast. He has been nominated for Outstanding Host, as well as Outstanding Business Series in the Canadian Podcast Awards numerous times. Michael is the CEO and "Creative Zealot" at Make More Creative—a branding agency serving creative rebels and businesses worldwide.