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January 05, 2010
 
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In the magazine

Work in progress
If the recession is over, can jobs be far behind? Many laid-off workers hope the news about the economy improving means work will follow.
By Nora Caley

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How to build a smarter online mousetrap
It can help you catch more of what you want: consumers. It can tell which browsers people are using and which search words are effective and provide you with the tools to attract new customers. By Esty Atlas

The Hollywood economist
Economics is typically viewed as confusing, intimidating and boring. As a result, trying to present weekly economic and financial information with an unusual twist can occasionally be a most welcome change.
By Jeff Thredgold

Finding your way through the state-tax maze
Businesses operating in other states possibly owe taxes there. It's easier to avoid problems than get hauled before a state tax judge who can impose audits, back taxes and fines. By William Mueldener

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Community Calendar

“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.

 


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Limelight Lodge
Owners Dale Paas and Sue Woolery talk about the upscale amenities, unmatched convenience and ultra-homey ambiance of their Limelight Lodge in Aspen.

 

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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.

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