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December 08, 2009
 
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In the magazine

Tech Startup: CLEANtricity Power
Ralph Belden started dabbling with windmills in the late 1970s. Several patents and 30 years later, Belden co-founded CLEANtricity Power.
By Eric Peterson

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Eight steps to keep fear from ruining your job search
Many executives who come to me are absolutely terrified – and that fear can destroy their search efforts. Here are some ways to take control.
By John Heckers

You – yes, you – can be your own IT support
Even if you're not a gadget geek, or don't have IT staff in-house at your small business, there are numerous new tools and resources that make it possible for anyone to be their own IT support. By Lori Brownell

The Pandora’s Box of international accounting standards
Here's why U.S. companies should be concerned about the standards: They could add a whole new layer of costs, make reporting more complex – and lead to more litigation. By Jim Brendel

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Biofuel from algae?
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with the director of the Colorado State University Engines and Energy Conversion Lab about how to whip up a big batch of biofuel from micro algae.

 

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Colorado State University’s Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory, part 1 Founder Bryan Willson talks about the CSU lab's emphasis on research that has direct real-world applications.

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.

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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25 Most Powerful Salespeople Help us pick Colorado's 25 most powerful salespeople!
For the second straight year, ColoradoBiz will profile the state's "25 Most Powerful Salespeople" in its January issue based on nominations from you and other readers. Give us your single choice and reasons why. Winners will be featured in the January issue and honored at a dinner program co-sponsored by The Sales Association on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Go here for more details.