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
June 30th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Financial Processes for the IT Service Firm – 5W07Taught By: Rayanne BuchianicoJuly 7 - August 4, 2020Tuesdays 9:00 AM Pacific / Noon Eastern Register Now There are few things more important than the finances of your business. But most technology consultants didn't get into business - Read More
June 20th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Every company has a culture, whether they “created” it or not. The truth is, you can either let culture grow on its own or you can create it with intention. Another way to say this is that culture either grows from the top down or grows from the bottom up.If you ignore culture, it will - Read More
May 26th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Service Agreements for SMB Consultants - Applying the BookNext Offering:- Five Tuesdays - June 2 - June 30- All classes start a 9:00 AM PacificRegister Now!Based on the best-selling book Service Agreements for SMB Consultants, this course covers everything you need to know about developing your - Read More
May 22nd, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I know that sounds dramatic, but it's true.Many of you follow me on Facebook, LinkedIn, etc. You may have seen that I'm working with a group of techies to help AIM - Agape International Missions - to develop new training programs for girls and women who have been rescued from sex trafficking in - Read More
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