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February 10, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

 Keep your love life out of your office

People do incredibly stupid things with their sex lives at the office. These are usually very career-limiting, as well as leading to broken marriages, great anguish and, possibly, sexual harassment charges. Here are a few of the top things to avoid. By John Heckers

Who owns Colorado: 'Double' Eagle takes a breather

To understand the recent history of the town of Eagle, Colo., most of what you need to know is contained in two sets of two numbers. By David Lewis

Sales down? Then get up!

This may seem an unlikely bit of advice from a sales and business consultant, but if you want to get your sales up, you might have to get your body up off the couch or out from behind your desk. By Merit Gest

 Looking out for the greater good

For Richard Eidlin, business isn't just about the bottom line -- it's also about the greater good. His Greater Good Project helps low- to moderate-income businesses become more focused on community and sustainability. By Randi Abels


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Silver lining in economic storm clouds


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Hot Biz Deals

  •       OPERATION BLANKET: Sears customers are invited to show their support for homeless veterans and donate gently used blankets through Feb. 18. For each blanket donated, customers will receive a coupon for 20 percent savings on any one home fashion or home décor item, or a coupon for 10 percent savings on any one housewares, luggage or furniture item (mattresses excluded). Go here to find the drop-off closest to you. 
  •       BLOW OFF SOME STEAM at your next meeting. Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge includes complimentary pool admission to the World¹s Largest Hot Springs pool!  Book a meeting with rooms for January, February or March and receive complimentary meeting space, coffee service and a Spa Treatment. Contact Ann Denney at 970-945-3339 .
  •       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
  •       Tired of the pressure to have a date for February 14th? In a relationship, but not the lovey-dovey type? Are you disgusted that Valentine's Day displays go up before Christmas is even over? The Hotel Boulderado presents an Anti-Valentine's Day Party! Enjoy dancing, drinks, food and non-romantic comedies in the Boulderado Events Center on Saturday, February 13th as we explore an alternative to celebrating Valentine's Day.