How To Get What You Want: Helping Others On Your Colorado Springs Management Team

helping others

First, I wanted to make sure you remembered that estimated taxes were due on June 15th. So, if you haven’t already handled those, now is an excellent time to do so! But I wanted to focus today on something I had to be very clear about for myself during our busy filing season a few months back — “delegation”. It’s … Read More

Kathy BylkasHow To Get What You Want: Helping Others On Your Colorado Springs Management Team

Salesmanship Strategies: How To Get What You Want From Colorado Springs High Level Decision-Makers

Salesmanship Strategies

The business life is full of situations in which we are fighting for what we want. That’s why I’ve taken the past couple weeks to write about how to effectively connect with people of influence within your spheres, and how to get what you want in negotiations. Well, in running my Colorado Springs tax and accounting firm, I’ve had plenty … Read More

Kathy BylkasSalesmanship Strategies: How To Get What You Want From Colorado Springs High Level Decision-Makers

Six Key Negotiation Skills For Doing Business In Colorado Springs

negotiation skills

Last week, I wrote about how to approach influencers and those who might be able to help you get a leg up in whatever Colorado Springs business development or venture you’d work on. But what about an adversarial situation — i.e., one in which both partners are trying to get something? Well, that’s negotiation, and it’s a key part of … Read More

Kathy BylkasSix Key Negotiation Skills For Doing Business In Colorado Springs

Four Tips To Get What You Want From Successful People In Colorado Springs

successful people

First of all, there’s something that I wrote about to my individual and family clients that I thought is *especially* important for those of us operating in the Colorado Springs business realm: You see, right now, the world is SWIMMING in negativity. And you need to be serious and proactive about protecting yourself from it. Because — if you don’t … Read More

Kathy BylkasFour Tips To Get What You Want From Successful People In Colorado Springs

Five Keys To Happy Employees In Colorado Springs (That Don’t Have To Do With Money)

happy employees

There is a lazy truism to which many Colorado Springs business owners, managers and employers hold: to attract better talent, you have to pay top dollar. Well, I’d like to challenge that notion. And don’t just write this stuff off because I happen to be a “penny-pinching accountant”. Though, of course, that is indubitably true. I love saving money. But … Read More

Kathy BylkasFive Keys To Happy Employees In Colorado Springs (That Don’t Have To Do With Money)

Kathy Bylkas’ Salesmanship Tips

salesmanship

Over the years, I’ve become more and more convinced that almost everything about business leadership comes down to salesmanship. I might never “sell” a thing — and certainly, as a Colorado Springs accountant, the reputation of being a heavy sales person is the last thing I want associated with me — but as leaders, we are ALL in the business … Read More

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Five Key Recordkeeping Tips For Colorado Springs Business Owners

recordkeeping

As Colorado Springs business owners, we all have so many documents, forms, receipts and statements flying around that it’s tempting to just toss them all into one massive pile and “deal with them later”. Sometimes it’s the old “circular file” for almost everything. “After all, anything worth having can be retrieved from the cloud!” … Right? Well, I have a … Read More

Kathy BylkasFive Key Recordkeeping Tips For Colorado Springs Business Owners

Complimentary Review Of Tax Season 2017 For Colorado Springs Businesses

tax season 2017

I know how hard it is to move from oneColorado Springs tax professional to another. Which is why I’d like to take this opportunity, now that “tax season 2017” is in the rearview mirror, to ask you a question… After all, we’ve helped many Colorado Springs business owners “make the switch” over to us, year after year. I know that … Read More

Kathy BylkasComplimentary Review Of Tax Season 2017 For Colorado Springs Businesses

A Big End Of Tax Season Thank You From Kathy Bylkas

tax season

Well, our primary work for this tax season has just about wrapped up. As I write this, it’s the day before the big individual filing deadline, and we anticipate some slowdown around here. But notice I said “primary work”, there … you see, unlike some Colorado Springs tax and accounting professionals, we make it a point to do a bit … Read More

Kathy BylkasA Big End Of Tax Season Thank You From Kathy Bylkas

Kathy Bylkas’ Three Important Qualifiers for a Company Retirement Plan

Company Retirement Plan

As you are no doubt aware, personal tax returns are due on Tuesday, April 18th. And we are definitely fairly busy this week as we wrap things up with certain clients, and ensure that everything is as excellent as it can possibly be — the right deductions, the right asset characterizations, depreciations, etc. So THIS week might not be the … Read More

Kathy BylkasKathy Bylkas’ Three Important Qualifiers for a Company Retirement Plan