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Relax Focus Succeed Gets a Major Refresh!

We are happy to announce that has a great new look - and lots of  amazing content.

This site revision is long overdue.

In fact, I have tried to assign the revision to a few different people over the years. This time, I asked Kara on my staff to take on the task - and she did a great job!

The site includes hundreds of blog posts that go back to the early days of "Relax Focus Succeed" - 2002!

There's a certain symmetry with the RFS site right now. The most recent blog post is a nod to the fact that my personal battle with rheumatoid arthritis started twenty years ago this Fall. And that personal challenge started a series of personal and professional changes that led to the RFS site, blog, and book.

If you are not subscribed to my RFS Newsletter, I encourage you to visit the Relax Focus Succeed web site and subscribe today! Many people in the tech community may be surprised to learn that the RFS newsletter has about 11,000 subscribers - more than the 10K that subscribe to my weekly technology newsletter.

The core philosophy of Relax Focus Succeed is simple: You need balance in your life. To that end, you need to take time to stop working and recharge your batteries. Taking time off is critical to your energy level, your productivity, and your ultimate success.

Many people don't buy into this for a simple reason: We believe that working harder is the only way to succeed. I address this square on in Chapter Two of the book Relax Focus Succeed. Chapter Two is on Workaholism - and you can download it free on the site.

If RFS and the site are known to you, I would appreciate it if you go to the new site and let me know what you think. I always appreciate your feedback.

If all of this is new to you, then I highly encourage you to drop in, read a few blog posts, subscribe to the newsletter, and join the conversation. I think you'll like it and stay.

All feedback welcome!



About the Author

Karl W. Palachuk, is a technology consultant, author, speaker, trainer, and coach. He is the author of fifteen books. He has built several successful businesses, including two managed services companies. His books include Managed Services in a Month and The Network Documentation Workbook. Karl is a frequent trainer and speaker in the SMB Community. His popular blog can be found at He has more than twenty years experience as an I.T. professional and serves on advisory panels for several hardware and software companies.

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