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August 03, 2009
 
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In this month's issue

Best Companies to Work For in Colorado '09
Pinnacol Assurance, Rally Software and Infinity Systems Engineering rate the best among 35 finalists judged for having great workplaces in the state. By ColoradoBiz staff

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100 percent solution
Most of us willingly place the blame for failure on others or outside circumstances. It’s comforting to know that if you fall short, it’s because of someone or something else. But the truth is: You can only guarantee your own success when you take 100 percent responsibility. By Scott Halford

Technology and its shades of green
From unified communications to virtualization, there are many IT solutions and practices that can help your business soften its environmental impact while saving money at the same time. By Michael Clark

Heaven help us
One of the most important decisions to be made by President Obama in coming weeks is whether to reappoint Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke to another four-year term. What we don’t need is greater uncertainty about monetary policy. By Jeff Thredgold

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Community Calendar

Check out Pat Wiesner's "So You Want to Start a Business" workshop on Aug. 14 at the Highlands Ranch Library, as well as ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events, community events or submit an event.

 


On ColoradoBiz TV

ColoradoBiz Update

PCL Construction battles recession with healthy workers
The nation’s seventh-largest general contractor -- and a finalist in Best Companies to Work for in Colorado '09 -- PCL Construction is saving money with its health and wellness program. Its efforts are profiled by Channel 7 as part of its ongoing “Road to Recovery” series with ColoradoBiz.

 

Colorado Sustainable Design Awards

Celebrate the state's best architecture
ColoradoBiz wants to recognize statewide building projects that exemplify social, environmental and economic sustainability. The magazine is now accepting applications for the Colorado Sustainable Design Awards, a program launched in partnership with the American Institute for Architects (AIA Colorado), the Urban Land Institute (ULI Colorado) and United States Green Building Council, Colorado Chapter (USGBCC).

Hot Biz Deals

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See ColoradoBiz stories on Channel 7

Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on "The Road to Recovery"
As the economy continues to challenge businesses and consumers, KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how businesses are coping - and succeeding - despite the downturn. Look for new installments of "The Road to Recovery" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, during the second half of the 4 p.m. broadcast. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.

 
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