Salesmanship Strategies: How To Get What You Want From Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee tax and accounting firm, I’ve had plenty of … Read More

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Six Key Negotiation Skills For Doing Business In Milwaukee

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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 Milwaukee 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 the … Read More

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

happy employees

There is a lazy truism to which many Milwaukee 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 I … Read More

Jon NealFive Keys To Happy Employees In Milwaukee (That Don’t Have To Do With Money)

Jon Neal’s Salesmanship Tips

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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 Milwaukee 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 of … Read More

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Four Tips To Get What You Want From Successful People In Milwaukee

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 Milwaukee 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

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Five Key Recordkeeping Tips For Milwaukee Business Owners

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As Milwaukee 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 few … Read More

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Complimentary Review Of Tax Season 2017 For Milwaukee Businesses

tax season 2017

I know how hard it is to move from one Milwaukee 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 Milwaukee business owners “make the switch” over to us, year after year. I know that you’ve … Read More

Jon NealComplimentary Review Of Tax Season 2017 For Milwaukee Businesses

A Big End Of Tax Season Thank You From Jon Neal

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 Milwaukee tax and accounting professionals, we make it a point to do a bit more … Read More

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Jon Neal’s 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

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Four Steps For Responding To Customer Complaints With Grace By Jon Neal

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We’re moving fast, checking lots of lists, and filling out forms like focused machines here at Team Neal. Once April hit, it seems that many of our clients FINALLY remembered this “tax deadline” thing? It’s real, and it’s here. Let us help you. We have only a limited number of appointment slots available before April 18th. Send us an email … Read More

Jon NealFour Steps For Responding To Customer Complaints With Grace By Jon Neal