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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 7th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Whether you use them or not, you've probably heard of by now. They went from 10 million daily users to 200 million last month. Talk about being in the right place at the right time!Zoom is great for group meetings, one-on-one meetings, webinars, and teaching classes. I sometimes use it just - Read More
April 6th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Announcement for Small Biz Thoughts Technology Community Members:Join us for the New Weekly Community Confab.Starts ThursdayApril 9th8:00 AM PacificMembers Access HereAt least through the end of June, let's grab our web cams and hit Zoom for a get together to talk about your business, and how you - Read More
April 6th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
A note for entrepreneurs.There are lots of references on this blog, and in my books, to accountants, enrolled agents, and tax professionals. I think it is absolutely critical that you rely on these folks for advice.I have found that a great tax professional is one of the best resources your company - Read More
April 4th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Like most of you, I've spent a lot of time on Zoom in the last week. And it's hard not to talk about the economy - and speculate about where it's going. Are we in a recession? Technically, no. But we will be soon.So the big questions are: What will you do? What will your clients do? How can you - Read More
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