How To Improve Customer Relationships For Colorado Springs Businesses

Customer Relationships

Depending upon what news sources you pay attention to, our newly-inaugurated President is ushering in a new era of bullying and fear, or it is a bright new dawn of freedom and deregulation. As a tax accountant, I am keeping my powder dry and holding to a strong “wait and see” approach. And as a Colorado Springs business owner, I … Read More

Kathy BylkasHow To Improve Customer Relationships For Colorado Springs Businesses

Kathy Bylkas On Systematizing Your Sales Process

Sales Process

This week, I hope to remind you of something that too many Colorado Springs small businesses never put into practice — but it’s likely you’ve heard it before. Even if you have heard it, it’s important that you maximize every sales opportunity you might get. Before I get there, a couple quick things: 1) The start of actual tax filing … Read More

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Kathy Bylkas’ Tips For A Better Company Culture

Company Culture

Last week I wrote about getting the people around you more motivated so that your Colorado Springs business can run like the well-oiled machine you’ve always intended for it to be. There are some I correspond with, specifically solo entrepreneurs and sole proprietors, that aren’t sure how this might apply to them. But even solo business owners need to rally … Read More

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Understanding The Power Of Why by Kathy Bylkas

Power of why

As we start out 2017, rather than doing a goal-planning exercise for you over a blog post, I thought it might be more useful to get you thinking a little bigger. First, this is for if you manage a team. Well, as I type that, I happen to think that it actually matters not at all if you consider yourself … Read More

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Tax Strategy For Colorado Springs Businesses At The End Of The Year

Tax Strategy

I hope you’re recovering from all that rest over the weekend! For your (very) quick consideration this week, I’ve put together a short (but sweet) list of simple last-minute tax moves for your business in 2016. But, if your situation doesn’t seem simple… ———————- 3 Last-Minute Tax-Planning Spots Cleared We’ve effectively cleared three appointment spots for this week, if you’d … Read More

Kathy BylkasTax Strategy For Colorado Springs Businesses At The End Of The Year

Kathy Bylkas’ Annual Holiday Prayer

Holiday Prayer

It’s Monday the 19th, as I put this together, and many of our clients and friends are gearing up for a week of family and merriment, with a side dish of a little stress thrown in for good measure! I’m very aware that while the holidays are a time of joy for many, they are just as often a time … Read More

Kathy BylkasKathy Bylkas’ Annual Holiday Prayer

Marketing In An Age Of Digital Noise By Kathy Bylkas

Digital Noise

It’s never been easier to reach the people you want to reach in business. So, as a result, the ironic truth is that it is also now true that it’s never been more difficult. You see, because of the instant nature of modern communication, there has never been so much NOISE as there is now, both in the mind of … Read More

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Authentically Marketing Your Services In Colorado Springs

Marketing Your Services

January 2017 is hurtling at us, isn’t it? Well, I’m here to remind you that while we can (and, often, do) do wonders with “after the fact” tax return information, the best work we can do for you is to help you get ahead of the upcoming filing season, and plan now for how to best position your income, assets, … Read More

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Producing Results And How To Harvest Profit In Colorado Springs

Producing results

The big news for business owners came during the Thanksgiving and holiday noise: a federal judge blocked implementation of the new overtime rules. They had been scheduled to take effect on 12/1 of this year, but right now they’re in limbo. It remains to be seen whether this will be a permanent stoppage to the rule, so whatever plans you … Read More

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Kathy Bylkas’ Thoughts On Fear & Being Thankful

thankful

Smack in the middle of horrendous civil war, President Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of Thanksgiving which should take place every year. His entire Thanksgiving proclamation (written by his Secretary of State, William Seward) is worth taking in, or even reading aloud, but the opening is particularly powerful: “The year that is drawing toward … Read More

Kathy BylkasKathy Bylkas’ Thoughts On Fear & Being Thankful