ColoradoBiz Update is an e-mail newsletter featuring links to exclusive editorial material and select business resources for the benefit of ColoradoBiz magazine subscribers.

August 13, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Why training should be the last thing to go

Underfunding, reducing or cutting your training and development budget -- in good times or bad-- can put your business at risk. By Kathleen Quinn Votaw

Establishing business credit: part 1

While it is important to know that there are many factors ( ) that affect a credit score; it's based on more than just whether you pay your bills on time. By Keith McAslan

Metro State sees growth ahead

Stephen Jordan has much to celebrate as he marks five years as president of Metropolitan State College of Denver. By Mike Cote

ColoradoBiz EXTRA 

The guys from East LA with another winner

With Tin Can Trust, Los Lobos prove once again that they're one of America's most enduring success stories, thanks in no small part to a great songwriting partnership. By Mike Cote


The Mikes are Climbing for Kids!

You can help ColoradoBiz editors Mike Taylor and Mike Cote and IP5280 meet their fundraising goal for the 2010 Climbing for Kids for the Children's Hospital and the Kempe Foundation. Visit our Web page to make a donation to our team climbing 14er Mount Bierstadt today.

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Find out more about the Top Company Awards Event on Sept. 16. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.

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The Association for Corporate Growth

  Learn more about the The 5th Annual Investment & Finance Cross-Networking Event on Oct. 20. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.

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Smilin' Sam

ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote pays a visit to the Comedy Works to chat with comedian Sam Adams.

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Clean over Green : ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Joseph Stanislaw, senior adviser on energy and sustainability for Deloitte.

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We've extended the deadline for nominations for the Colorado Sustainable Design Awards!

Entry forms due: Aug. 16

Nomination packets due: Aug. 30

CSDA is a statewide program recognizing outstanding sustainable design in residential, commercial and civic buildings and master planned communities.