Thinking Bigger About Your Colorado Springs Business

thinking bigger

Beware of the “summer sloth”. Instead of falling into that trap, what if you take this season to clear away the garbage and focus on what’s really on your plate, and what you really need to grow? You see, running a Colorado Springs business with success requires more than just protecting yourself against the mind traps of distraction.  Because what, … Read More

Kathy BylkasThinking Bigger About Your Colorado Springs Business

Solving Problems in Colorado Springs Businesses with Effective Solutions

solving problems

There’s this idea out there among many wannabe Colorado Springs business owners that they have to come up with the next completely fresh idea in order to have a great business. Shows like Shark Tank (which I love) go towards creating this kind of mindset — although the sharks do a very nice job of bursting the bubbles of anyone … Read More

Kathy BylkasSolving Problems in Colorado Springs Businesses with Effective Solutions

Sales Positioning For Colorado Springs Freelancers And Small Businesses

Sales Positioning

Have you ever heard of Mary Meeker? Perhaps not. But for those who follow securities analysts, she’s a little bit like Michael Jordan. She’s been issuing an “internet trends” report since the ’90s — and she’s usually right. Which, I suppose, is rare for securities forecasters. For instance, in 2004, she predicted that online advertising was poised to explode (compared to … Read More

Kathy BylkasSales Positioning For Colorado Springs Freelancers And Small Businesses

Financial Behaviors For Colorado Springs Business Owners (Part 2)

Financial Behaviors

For many Colorado Springs business owners, the Memorial Day weekend is sometimes one that can feel a little lonely. While many of those around you are floating on a boat with a fishing pole in the water, or firing up the backyard grill, there you are in the office or in the store, moving things forward while others play. Yes, … Read More

Kathy BylkasFinancial Behaviors For Colorado Springs Business Owners (Part 2)

How Money Works For Colorado Springs Business Owners (Part 1)

how money works

Sometimes it feels like all we face is turmoil. And this feeling is not restricted to those Colorado Springs businesses who survive “month-to-month”. Even the best-capitalized among us can get trapped by the ever-increasing cycle of impending doom. This is especially true if we follow all the Facebook rabbit trails, or shiny object “gurus” — it seems like much of the … Read More

Kathy BylkasHow Money Works For Colorado Springs Business Owners (Part 1)

Kathy Bylkas’ Four Keys To Smarter Interview Questions

smarter interview questions

Firstly, with the advent of technology like Google’s new “Duplex” system, it’s going to reach a point (sooner than we realize) that Colorado Springs businesses like yours — and mine — will have less use for employees that are mere “order takers” or who don’t engage in complicated work. Which means that all of us should be thinking a little … Read More

Kathy BylkasKathy Bylkas’ Four Keys To Smarter Interview Questions

Five Financial and Tax Strategies For Colorado Springs Small Businesses

Tax Strategies

It’s increasingly clear to all of us that our present “cultural moment” can take a toll on any Colorado Springs person’s mind who isn’t vigilant. Constant connectedness to those who are (by their very vocation) incentivized to highlight change, chaos and fear is more dangerous than I believe we realize. There are so many negative voices out there, that if … Read More

Kathy BylkasFive Financial and Tax Strategies For Colorado Springs Small Businesses

Three Tips On How To Succeed as an Entrepreneurial Business Owner in Colorado Springs

entrepreneurial business

Now that TY2017 is behind us, it is time to turn our greedy eyes towards the savings possible for you and your Colorado Springs business in the “new” tax code under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. And there are many ways to save with these new regulations. One of the most talked about new deductions is the … Read More

Kathy BylkasThree Tips On How To Succeed as an Entrepreneurial Business Owner in Colorado Springs

Complimentary Tax Return Review and 2018 TCJA Planning Session

TCJA

I’m going to take a moment to address you who might NOT be using our services thus far. There’s a word or two for current Your TaxLady clients here as well, but allow me to explain. You see, sometimes, you just know you need to make a change, but the timing isn’t quite right. Well … is now the time? The … Read More

Kathy BylkasComplimentary Tax Return Review and 2018 TCJA Planning Session

2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Colorado Springs Tax Professional

tax season

As I write, it’s the day before tax day (which is Tuesday the 17th), and we are pushing hard during this final stretch. Procrastinators in Colorado Springs are streaming through our doors, both virtual and actual (after all, we welcome them here), the phone is ringing off the hook, and my email inbox is overflowing. Another year, another tax day … Read More

Kathy Bylkas2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Colorado Springs Tax Professional