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
May 21st, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
100% Actionable Content!Massive content and handouts . . .Killer Combo 2020– Take your business to the next level with Cloud Services and Managed Services - FREE• Taught by Karl W. Palachuk, author and coach• Five Tuesdays: June 2 - June 30• PLUS a coaching call on July 7th - Read More
May 21st, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Join me for a free webinar:The Seven Stages of Wealth and the EconomyA Model for Small Business OwnersJune 3rd9:00 AM Pacific / 12 Noon EasternFreeRegister in advance for this webinar: In this free webinar, I present my model - Read More
May 8th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
A note for new entrepreneurs.One of the most common mistakes made by new business owners is to extend credit to clients and not charge them extra for paying late and treating you like the bank. I made this mistake. In fact, most of the business owners I know have made it.If you make this mistake, - Read More
May 7th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
A LinkedIn Live Event May 27th - 2 PM EasternLinkedIn Live May 27th 2:00 PM Eastern1:00 PM Central11:00 AM PacificFeaturing Diego Ferrer, CIO, Dept. of Aviation, City of Chicago and Dima Elissa, CEO, Founder of VisMed 3D – Mark your calendars now.First: Connect to the - Read More
May 6th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
The "Great" recession of 2008-2010 was a different animal. Because it started with bank failures, cash disappeared much more quickly back then. Luckily, banks may be more helpful this time around.But Lesson #1 remains the same: Cash is King!, what does - Read More
May 5th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Help Us Fight the Sex Slave Trade - Report on our trip to CambodiaPlease join us!In February, Jeff Ponts invited me to join him and a number of other folks connected to the IT and telecom communities to head to Cambodia on a fact-finding mission to see what we can do to help rescue young people - Read More
May 4th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
One your most valuable resources is your competence. That requires that you show up with a plan. Don't just show up and ask, "Okay, what do you want me to do?" your clients well thought-out advice. How should they get back to work? Remember, you're - Read More
May 4th, 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
May 3rd, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
See people have raised the question: Is it sleazy to be selling at this time? Well, that depends on how you do it. Most of the consultants I talk to have been crazy busy helping their clients move to remote operations, improving their bandwidth, and - Read More
April 30th, 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