Should You Buy A Building For Your Colorado Springs Business?

buy a building

Every week, we advise our clients about how to handle their Colorado Springs businesses, and particularly their finances. It’s a big part of what we do around here, and many don’t even realize how much we’re willing and able to help. (And that’s fine, because we are plenty busy — but always willing to talk.) We can help you with … Read More

Kathy BylkasShould You Buy A Building For Your Colorado Springs Business?

Goal Setting For Your Colorado Springs Business

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Goal setting. Some people *love* reading and writing about it; but to others, it can provoke a sure-fire rolling of the eyes. Indeed, this whole ritual of “goal-making” can feel very cliche, but look — we all need little “nudges” to help us actually make changes in our lives. I see it as my role in your life to not … Read More

Kathy BylkasGoal Setting For Your Colorado Springs Business

The BEST Marketing Strategy for Your Colorado Springs Business

marketing strategy

When I chat with my Colorado Springs business-owner clients and friends, I find that many of them are adopting a “herd mentality” when it comes to marketing their business. I’d like to see that change for you, and for all my business-owner friends. Granted, I know my limits — I’m an accountant, not a marketing guru. But I pay attention … Read More

Kathy BylkasThe BEST Marketing Strategy for Your Colorado Springs Business

Creating A Marketing Campaign For Your Colorado Springs Business In 2017

marketing campaign

As is often cited, more fortunes were made during the Great Depression than during any other time to that point (and well beyond, even when you adjust for inflation). I say this to point you (and myself) higher, and to lift our vision about what is possible — especially with all of the continued doom and gloom in the media, … Read More

Kathy BylkasCreating A Marketing Campaign For Your Colorado Springs Business In 2017

Winning Back Customers In Colorado Springs

Winning back customers

This past tax filing season was one of our best yet. And by “best”, I mean that not only did we get to serve a bunch of great Colorado Springs clients, but we were able to help a lot of tax “issues” get resolved, and made a lot of clients happy. But one thing in particular made me feel a … Read More

Kathy BylkasWinning Back Customers In Colorado Springs

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

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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

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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)