Meet your hosts

We’re dedicated to making every IT professional a successful IT professional!

Welcome to the SMB Community Podcast!

Produced by Small Biz Thoughts

With hosts James Kernan, Amy Babinchak, and Karl W. Palachuk.
We’re dedicated to making every IT professional a successful IT professional!

The SMB Community Podcast is a thirty-minute interview format. We feature news, commentary, and interesting vendors. A new episode drops every Thursday. Show notes are posted here. Also look for us on Stitcher or your favorite pod catcher.

Your Hosts


James Kernan
Kernan Consulting

James Kernan is the author of the 36 Month Millionaire Program, and recently published books, Leadership Essentials for Successful Executives and Business Tips. For the past 12 years, James has served as a Principal Consultant for Kernan Consulting and provides Coaching, Advising and Mentoring programs to entrepreneurs and leaders.


Karl W. Palachuk
Small Biz Thoughts

Karl W. Palachuk has been an IT Consultant since 1995 and is one of the pioneers of the managed services business model. He is the author of twenty books, most of which are also available as audio books.
He is the founder of the Small Biz Thoughts Community and maintains several blogs, including Small Biz Thoughts and Relax Focus Succeed.
Karl has owned several small businesses, including two very successful Managed Service companies in Sacramento, CA. He received his first Microsoft certification in 1995 and his first MCSE in 1999. He was an active, hands-on Systems Engineer until January of 2017.
He now provides coaching and consulting services to IT professionals of all sizes. Check out his online community at