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May 12, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

Today in ColoradoBiz Update

How to be the Terminator

If you're like me, you truly hate to fire any of your employees. Here are 11 tips I've learned over the years to make this difficult job a bit easier. By John Heckers


The creative economy: define success to achieve it

Success for many creatives is simply being able to pursue their passion. And while passion for one's work will get you a long way, it doesn't ensure success. By Neil McKenzie

Eight essential steps to avoiding investment pitfalls

I have found that some of the commonly accepted investment "advice" can be misleading, creating potential pitfalls for investors. Here's how to steer clear of them. By Wayne Farlow

Rational behavior? I think not

One of the basic premises of economic theory is that individuals behave rationally. Really? By Tucker Hart Adams

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Find out more about the Startup Junkie Underground: Doing Business in India moderated by ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote on May 17. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.


 We want to know what you'd publish if you were planning editorial for ColoradoBiz - and tell us in person on Wednesday, May 19!

Come meet the editorial staff of ColoradoBiz and pitch us some story ideas about your business or business in general.  In attendance:

  • Editor Mike Cote
  • Managing Editor Mike Taylor 
  • Associate Editor/Online Lisa Ryckman

Register here. Hope to see you on May 19!

Colorado's Top 50 Minority-Owned Companies

Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the Top 50 Minority-Owned Companies in July. Nomination deadline: May 21, 2010

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