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August 19, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz P2 Update

Top 10 ways to survive and thrive without a job

My last article on why it is counterproductive to extend unemployment benefits got comments that questioned my parentage and whether I had a heart -- both of which I took as compliments. By John Heckers

A nation of 90,000 governments

The number of governmental bodies in the U.S. is approaching a staggering number, and every one of them is competing for the same tax dollars as the federal government. By Tom Frey

The Economist: Our unique central bank

In our search for a scapegoat for the recent economic catastrophe, the Fed has assumed a prominent spot on our radar screen. By Tucker Hart Adams

ColoradoBiz EXTRA

Corey Pavin's rough Ryder Cup start

I'm a golf fan, and have always liked Corey Pavin. He's a pro golfer to whom the casual golfer can relate. He's small, his swing is quirky, he hits the ball about as far as the rest of us. By Bart Taylor

Top 250 Private Companies: Do your 2009 revenues make the cut?


Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 250 Private Companies. Because the ranking has been moved to the October issue, the deadline has been extended to Aug. 30.


Community Calendar


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More NREL and friends


Editor Mike Cote talks with NREL and its new French partner about forging a global partnership to move energy transformation forward.

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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.