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January 12, 2010
 
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Guest Column: Like it or not, greenhouse gas emission regs are coming
Congress is currently working on a cap-and-trade program to slowly decrease the amount of greenhouse gases that are emitted in the U.S. Think it won’t impact your business? Think again.
By Mark Mathews and David Scott

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Recruit and retain the best in 2010
As a brighter economic landscape emerges, the job market should open up. How do you attract and retain the best staff? Here are some tips.
By Scott Theodore

Do what you can – delegate the rest
Any manager will fall behind schedule when they fail to delegate those things their staff should be doing. Being expedient (I'll just get this done myself) is usually not effective in the long run. By Larry Valant

The devil is in the detailing
Traditionally, auto detailing has employed a range of not-so-green-friendly products that can off-gas harsh airborne pollutants. But there are alternatives. By the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine

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“Making Tough Decisions in Tough Times”

Join your fellow Colorado business leaders from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Feb. 4 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown for a candid discussion sponsored by the Colorado Ethics in Business Alliance. Mike Cote, editor of ColoradoBiz, will moderate a panel of distinguished Colorado business executives, who will share their personal experiences with ethical dilemmas that many business leaders face in this challenging economy.

Featured panelists: Mario Carrera, vice president and general manager, Entravision Communications Corp.; Steven W. Farber, president and founding partner, Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber & Schreck; Ding Wen Hsu, co-owner and president, Pacific Western Technologies Ltd.; Lisa Schomp, president and CEO, Ralph Schomp Automotive.

Tickets are $25 and include a continental breakfast. Click here to register.

 


On ColoradoBiz TV

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Jobs 2010
Channel 7 News reports on the employment outlook for 2010. Read the ColoradoBiz stories Work in Progress and State of the state: Economy for an even more in-depth look at job prospects in the year ahead.

 

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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on business
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how business affects your life. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.

ColoradoBiz Podcasts

VanDyne SuperTurbo finds home at CSU lab
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Bryan Willson, director of the Colorado State University Engines & Energy Conversion Laboratory, about the development of a super-charged engine with great fuel economy.

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.

Enter the 2010 Sustainabilty Champion Awards competition

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Colorado Environmental Partnership have partnered with Connected Organizations for a Responsible Economy (CORE) and ColoradoBiz to bring you the 2010 Sustainability Champion Awards, sponsored by PAETEC.

The Sustainability Champion Awards recognize individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond required duties in the creation and implementation of a program or initiative that has made a measurable contribution to the environment, the economy and society.

Recipients will be honored at the 2010 Sustainable Opportunities Summit, and will receive special mention in the March 2010 issue of ColoradoBiz.

Visit cobizmag.com for more information and to download the nomination form. The deadline is 4 p.m., Jan. 14.

Hot Biz Deals

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