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March 2, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

18th Annual Colorado Ethics in Business Alliance Awards

The reward for practicing good ethics is being able to sleep at night knowing you did the right thing. But it also leads to the long-term success of a business, organization or individual. This year's winners of the Colorado Ethics in Business Alliance Awards offer strong examples. By Mike Taylor

Executive wheels: Nissan Cube - it's hip to be square

When I first saw the Nissan Cube a couple of years ago, I thought, "Now that's a cute car." There are a couple of these boxy-type vehicles on the road - the schtick is that the rear window wraps around to the passenger side, giving the whole thing a space-age look. By Jeff Rundles

Fidelity sacks fantasy football players

Last month, Fidelity Investments made national headlines when it fired four employees for participating in a fantasy football league - because they were gambling. But were they really? By Todd Fredrickson

Create accountability - don't delegate it

I can't tell you how many times I have heard managers say, "I can't meet my commitments because my people didn't get their stuff done on time." They seem to think the fact that their people didn't get "their stuff done on time" gets them off the hook. They are dead wrong. By Larry Valant


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Find out more about the Athena Award Gala on April 29 at the Seawell Ballroom. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.


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.

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Ganja Gourmet


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Wanted: Nominations for Top 100 Women-Owned Companies 

Nominate your firm for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 100 Women-Owned Companies slated for the May issue. Submission deadline: March 19

Hot Biz Deals 

  • Chow down in Denver! Denver Restaurant Week is a two-week celebration of Denver's delicious culinary scene. From Feb. 20 through March 5, participating restaurants will offer a multi-course dinner for the fixed price of $52.80 for two, or $26.40 for one (not including tax or gratuity). And after you've eaten, get a deal on a hotel room, too! Find out more. 
  • Join us on March 17 for a St. Patrick's Day Celebration at the Hotel Boulderado! Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with live Irish music from The Green Party, specialty Irish food and libations.
  • The Sheraton Steamboat Resort has put together two fabulous ski packages to make it even more affordable to hit the slopes. As the area's only ski-in, ski-out resort, Sheraton Steamboat Resort is offering the Champagne Powder Package and the Stay & Ski Package. To make a reservation or for more information, visit call 1-800-325-3535.


Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn how your employees feel about your organization while competing with organizations throughout Colorado to be recognized as a "Best Company".
Deadline is March 12th!  View the promotional video here.