Blog Entries

July 29th, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Join Harry Brelsford and Me for a mid-year discussion of the SMB IT industry.ThursdayAug 4, 201612:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT(3-4 PM Eastern)This content-rich 60-minute analyst webinar focused on the mid-year “State of the Union” for MSPs, partners, consultants and resellers.Discover what - Read More
July 29th, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
As your business grows, you need to plan a few steps ahead. This is particularly important when you look at the overall structure of your company.I know you've seen dozens of organization charts . . . and they all look somewhat the same. Still, you need to create YOUR org chart and then begin to - Read More
July 28th, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
We changed the class schedule a bit at Great Little Seminar. So if you're interested in any of our 5-Week courses, please visit are also pleased to announce a great bundle that will take you through the end of the year:All four remaining courses for only $799!Save - Read More
July 27th, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
We have a great class coming up next week: Project Management in Small Business.This 5-week course is based on the methodology in our book. In fact, tuition includes a copy of the book and all associated forms - plus lot of other handouts.All classes are one hour long and are recorded in both - Read More
July 27th, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
One area that many entrepreneurs and leaders struggle with is making time to replenish themselves.  They have always used brute force to press on, with little or no focus on self-care and replenishment. After all, you don’t get things done while you’re sitting on the sideline - Read More
July 27th, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Reminder: I've set up a page to index the Y$10K blog articles. You can find it at$10K/. Articles are listed in the order written, so you can start at the top and work your way down if you want to catch up. - - - - -I hope you've got at least a little - Read More
July 25th, 2016 | Todd Billiar | VAR Staffing
Dallas, TX (July 25, 2016) —   Premier talent acquisition & recruiting firm, VAR Staffing, announced that Eric Pinto, Director of Client Services, has been selected to speak at the annual conference, CompTIA ChannelCon 2016.  The event begins August 1st in Hollywood, FL and - Read More
July 22nd, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Just posted a video on the ten steps we take to hire a new technician. Or almost anyone, really.Ten steps might seem like a lot, but it's not. After all, you need to ...1. Define the Job2. Post the ad and collect resumes3. Sort resumes and find good candidates4. Hold a quick one-minute interview5. - Read More
July 21st, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 update history: Updated the inbox component in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials to use the new client connector, so that the inbox component won’t get - Read More
July 17th, 2016 | Susan Bradley | The SBS Diva
In the zeal to get windows updating… or rather rebooting … more palatable I think Microsoft swung a little too far away from notifications.  I’m running 1511 and so many times odd things start occurring and I realize that updates have been installed, but the system hasn - Read More