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December 28, 2009
 
ColoradoBiz Update
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In the magazine

State of the state: Philanthropy
Charity is big business in Colorado. The nonprofit sector accounts for nearly 6 percent of the work force in the state and 5 percent of the state’s gross domestic product – more than mining or agriculture.
By The Denver Foundation

Only at Cobizmag.com

Six great social-media marketing strategies
When will things be back to normal? This economy may be the new normal! Here are strategies, organized around the "Ps" of Marketing, for creating the recovery. By Theresa M. Szczurek

Pain or pleasure: What motivates you?
The answer to the question of motivation helps determine your level of success. Most people run from what they don't want; high performers focus on and run toward what they do want. By TC North

The Earthships have landed in Colorado
An Earthship is a kind of passive solar home typically made of natural and recycled materials. They are found in most U.S. states -- New Mexico is the leader, followed closely by Colorado.
By The Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine

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Community Calendar

Find out more about Night with a Futurist: Next-Generation Nuclear Power - An Unusual Solution for Unusual Times moderated by ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote on Jan. 4. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own event.

ATTENTION FAMILY BUSINESS OWNERS

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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Generation Engage
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with fund manager/social entrepreneur Justin Rockefeller at a recent Association for Corporate Growth meeting about a nonpartisan nonprofit that empowers young adults with the resources they need to become leaders in their communities.

 

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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on business
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how business affects your life. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.

ColoradoBiz Podcasts

VanDyne SuperTurbo finds home at CSU lab
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Bryan Willson, director of the Colorado State University Engines & Energy Conversion Laboratory, about the development of a super-charged engine with great fuel economy.

THE ASSOCIATION FOR CORPORATE GROWTH

ColoradoBiz UpdateLearn more about the 2010 Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference -- Managing Beyond the Recovery: New Realities, New Rules, New Values. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.

Enter the 2010 Sustainabilty Champion Awards competition

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Colorado Environmental Partnership have partnered with Connected Organizations for a Responsible Economy (CORE) and ColoradoBiz to bring you the 2010 Sustainability Champion Awards, sponsored by PAETEC.

The Sustainability Champion Awards recognize individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond required duties in the creation and implementation of a program or initiative that has made a measurable contribution to the environment, the economy and society.

Recipients will be honored at the 2010 Sustainable Opportunities Summit, and will receive special mention in the March 2010 issue of ColoradoBiz.

Visit cobizmag.com for more information and to download the nomination form. The deadline is 4 p.m., Jan. 14.

Hot Biz Deals

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