IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers

Karl Palachuk

A blog for Small Business Consultants and the vendors who serve them. It contains Opinions on business success, News in the SMB consulting space, and Information on what I'm up to.

Small Biz Thoughts
April 2nd, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Many people have heard me speak about the Absolutely Unbreakable Rules for success. These are, basically, the rules I've learned over the years running various businesses.These are not "nice ideas" or good thoughts. They are absolutely unbreakable for one extremely important reason: If you - Read More
April 1st, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
A note for entrepreneurs.One of my first books is called Relax Focus Succeed. It’s all about balancing your personal and professional lives and being more successful in both.This balance is always a challenge. Everything in your life and business changes all the time. So you need to keep - Read More
March 27th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
After eight years on our current platform, SMB Books is moving to a totally new web site.But if you're one of the 11,000 people who has purchased from us in the past, you need to make sure you have your downloads !!!If you have ever ordered from our book store - - please read this - Read More
March 25th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My brother Manuel is putting on a webinar to help IT consultants caught in the "economic storm" that's forming in response to the Covid-19 virus.March 31st2 PM Eastern / 11 AM PacificRegister at: already has a myriad of Coronavirus checklists and - Read More
March 24th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
A note for absolutely new entrepreneurs.If you have a family, you need to consider whether they are ready for you to make the launch into self-employment. It’s great that you are excited and have faith in your future. But a new business can be very difficult on a family.Many new business - Read More
March 18th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Now's the Time for Client Roadmap Meetings!I went "live" today on Facebook, talking How to Help Your Clients Thrive During the Economic Downturn.That's here: is the Time: Help Your Clients Make Good Decisions!I have a few resources to make your life easier. - Read More
March 17th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Core Standard Operating Procedures for Small IT Providers – W501Taught By: Karl W. Palachuk- Five Tuesdays- March 24 - April 21- Register Now!- All classes start a 9:00 AM Pacific- All classes are recordedYou're guaranteed to learn something that will make or save you the price of admission! - Read More
March 16th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Update March 16th: This event has gone virtual. Same link.----- -----Robin Robins has announced that she is holding her "Big Show" as scheduled:The theme for this year is The IT Sales and Marketing Fight Club.Special guest this year: George Foreman!Nashville, TNApril 8-11, 2020Details at https - Read More
March 16th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
A note for entrepreneurs.Many people are stymied by the mistaken belief that they have to “get it right” before they implement decisions. This includes small decisions as well as large ones.I encourage you to take a different approach: Accept that this is an iterative process. That - Read More
March 13th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
A note for entrepreneurs.Among the big decisions you have to make are the name of your company and your overall brand.Over the years, I have owned several companies, including KPEnterprises Business Consulting, Inc., Relax Focus Succeed, and Great Little Book Publishing Co., Inc.Within those - Read More