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December 01, 2009
 
ColoradoBiz Update
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.

In the magazine

CEOs of the Year: Mark and Annie Danielson
From a home-based startup in 1991, Danielson Designs in Trinidad has become one of the largest private employers in Las Animas County, but in some ways that success has been merely a means to an end for Mark and Annie Danielson. By Mike Taylor

Read about all the finalists for CEO of the Year here.

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Seven tips for landing a job in 2010
While December is not the best time to actually land an executive position, it can be a good time to prepare to land one in early January. Here are seven tips on how to get it done. By John Heckers

Don’t waste your time with a business plan
Too many companies spend hundreds of hours on the plan and miss their targeted results because of an inability to implement actions in support of the plan. By Larry Turner

The best leaders never promote themselves
Their vision and the good of their enterprise dominate their decision-making and actions. Their integrity and truth-telling are never in question. By Larry Valant

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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.

 


On ColoradoBiz TV

ColoradoBiz Update

The stove that saves lives
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote learns about work at the Colorado State University Engines & Energy Conversion Lab that will save lives in the Third World by reducing pollution from widely used cook stoves.

 

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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on business
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ColoradoBiz Podcasts

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.

Hot Biz Deals

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