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February 22, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

The future of aircraft: electric power

Bye Energy plans to develop an electric-powered system for aircraft and ultimately an electric-hybrid propulsion system for commercial application. The Greenwood Village-based company expects have a marketable product in about two years. By Mike Taylor

On Management: Job interviews picking up? Part II

What makes a boss say, "I really like this person, I want him/her working here," after just 20 minutes or so? What characteristic is perhaps more meaningful when it comes to getting a job than any skill you might have? By Pat Wiesner

Culture with a little "c"

Probably the most common definition of an organization's culture is "the way we do things around here." But what about the environment that your employees are living in each day? By Kathleen Quinn Votaw

Make plans - then make plan!

Most CEOs know that their job is growing shareholder value, which means growing company value. The CEO must realize that the best way to improve company value is to make plan every month, every quarter, every year. And there is the problem. By Larry Valant

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Find out more about the 5th Annual Sustainable Opportunities Summit March 2-4 at the Colorado Convention Center. 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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Green Spaces

ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Green Spaces founder Jennie Nevin about what her company does and the idea behind the creation of the Green Route.

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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 

  •       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.
  •       OPERATION BLANKET: Sears customers are invited to show their support for homeless veterans and donate gently used blankets through Feb. 18. For each blanket donated, customers will receive a coupon for 20 percent savings on any one home fashion or home décor item, or a coupon for 10 percent savings on any one housewares, luggage or furniture item (mattresses excluded). Go here to find the drop-off closest to you. 
  •       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". DON'T WAIT! 
Deadline is March 12th!