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September 15, 2009
 
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On management: Convincing people your idea has wheels
The would-be entrepreneur was taking yet another class on how to start a business and was pondering whether he would take the plunge this time. He was beginning to realize it requires a whole lot more than paperwork -- like an idea and a plan and a leader who can excite himself and investors. By Pat Wiesner

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Six bottom-line best recruiting practices
Recruiting strategies may flex and change with economic conditions and in reaction to competitors in the market. But there are certain best practices that are a constant benefit to every organization that adheres to them, whether the economy is up or down. By Kathleen Quinn Votaw

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce comes to Denver this week
During the Democratic National Convention, the Mile High City showcased its full potential as a conference destination. Major conferences have flocked to Denver ever since. The latest: the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, which holds its national convention Denver this week at the Colorado Convention Center.

Email can be hazardous to your job search
How many things have you lost because of your emails and the etiquette rules you're violating? Here are some pointers for emails while you're job hunting, especially at the executive level. By John Heckers

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Bill Lowstuter of Energistic Systems talks solar
Bill Lowstuter of Energistic Systems is competing in the Rocky Mountain Clean Tech Open, a program that pits upstart companies in a race for venture capital funding and puts them in front of investors.

 

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Jeff Campos talks about the U.S. Hispanic Chamber convention
Jeff Campos, president of the Denver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will play host to business leaders from around the country when the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce convenes its 30th annual convention in Denver from Sept. 16-19 at the Colorado Convention Center.

 

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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on "The Road to Recovery"
As the economy continues to challenge businesses and consumers, KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how businesses are coping - and succeeding - despite the downturn. Look for new installments of "The Road to Recovery" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, during the second half of the 4 p.m. broadcast. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.

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