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December 09, 2009
 
ColoradoBiz Update

In the magazine

State of the state: Energy
Giant wind turbines have become the glamorous icons for renewable energy. But will giant electrical transmission lines ever become half as sexy? By Allen Best

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The counterintuitive communicator
Will you look back on this recession as a brief – albeit ugly -- economic blip in your company history? A determining factor will be how effectively you communicate with your employees. By Sherry Law

The class act: strong enough to be gentle
Some of the most profound lessons about business and life come from the most mundane events. One of the most important for me came from an idiotic wrestling match. By Scott Halford

Should the wealthy take advantage of new Roth IRA rules?
Despite the daunting new tax environment, there’s some good news: starting in 2010, wealthy Coloradans will finally be able to take advantage of one tax strategy previously unavailable to them: the Roth IRA.
By Gary Wagner and Austin Lewis

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Find out more about the 2009 Energy Star Summit and Awards Dinner on Dec. 9. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own event.

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.

 


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ColoradoBiz Update

Super-charged gas saver
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Bryan Willson, director of the Colorado State University Engines & Energy Conversion Lab, about the development of a super-charged engine with great fuel economy.

 

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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.

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