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February 24, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Five great ways to build employee loyalty

Now is the time to work on creating loyal employees who will not be lost when the recession is finally over. Here are some things you can do today to insure a faithful staff tomorrow. By John Heckers

A letter to the C suite about your IT shop

No manufacturing or distribution company has ever gained competitive advantage because it could generate a nice balance sheet or produce an invoice two days faster. You have to give tools to your company's pros that allow them to perform measurably better. By Gene Tanski

You schmooze -- or you lose

Is there a science to schmoozing? Adrienne Zoble must think so. The Schmoozing Calendar by the Fort Collins marketing executive is now in its fourth year. 

Where to put hazardous waste?

Native Americans are exposed to hazardous waste as a result of living near nuclear test sites and toxic waste dumps. And in some cases, tribes are actually hosting hazardous waste to generate revenue. By the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine


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Community Calendar


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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Today on ColoradoBiz TV



DTC Mickey D's goes glam


ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with the owners of a newly renovated, extremely upscale McDonalds about their new and improved fast-food space in the Denver Tech Center.

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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


  • Chow down in Denver! Denver Restaurant Week is a two-week celebration of Denver's delicious culinary scene. From Feb. 20 through March 5, participating restaurants will offer a multi-course dinner for the fixed price of $52.80 for two, or $26.40 for one (not including tax or gratuity). And after you've eaten, get a deal on a hotel room, too! Find out more. 
  • 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.
  • 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".
Deadline is March 12th!