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November 16, 2009
 
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In the magazine

CSDA winners by category: Civic
First place: Douglas County Elementary School Prototype, a 71,000-square-foot school was built on a 10-acre site in Douglas County for $12.25 million.

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Five ways to find a job in an employer’s market
I hope that you’re not gullible enough to believe all the people telling you that this recession is over, and happy days are here again. It isn’t, and they aren’t. By John Heckers

Success secrets of world-class athletes—and business leaders
Olympic athletes and world-class business leaders both know the key to creating a mindset of greatness. Here’s how they do it. By TC North

A tale of two markets
Your company’s Directors and Officers liability policy is coming up for renewal. What can you expect from the market? By Brian Sandy

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Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the Top 50 Family-Owned Companies in Colorado that will run in the February issue. Companies must be based in Colorado and in the family for at least two generations or likely to be. Family members must be active in management of the company. Deadline for entry is Jan. 3, 2010. Go here to nominate your company online, or go here for a ballot you can fill out and mail in.

 


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Invention Convention
How about a snow shovel that turns into a broom? Or a windshield wiper that cleans with steam? Channel 7 explores the wild n' wacky world of the inventor at the Colorado Inventor Showcase.

 

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