Liz Ryan punts self-pontification, financial spring cleaning & video: Cathy Hart
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May 19, 2009
 
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Show us, don't tell us you're wonderful
On a job search, it's easy to focus on our own assessment of our skills and abilities. But "I'm creative" falls badly on the ear, while a story about a time when we had to use our creativity to surmount an issue better spells out our talents, with no need for self-congratulation. By Liz Ryan

Spring cleaning for your finances
One task that should be on everyone's "spring cleaning" agenda is a thorough, financial review. Here's a helpful checklist of financial portfolio recommendations to help you thoroughly clean your financial house. By Marti Brust

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On management: So the kid says to me...
For years I've threatened to do some classes for Junior Achievement, the national organization that teaches middle- and high-school kids about business and why it is relevant to their lives. This past winter I finally volunteered. By Pat Wiesner

Colorado Cool Stuff: Monster portraits
Send Parker graphic designer Robert Elrod a picture of your face, and he'll paint a portrait of you as your favorite monster. He launched his Monster Portraits business in September. By Eric Peterson

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Athena Award finalist Cathy Hart
Xcel vice president Cathy Hart is among the five women honored by the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce as an Athena Award finalist; she mentors tomorrow's leaders and is a role model of community leadership. Click here to read the story.

 

ColoradoBiz Podcast

Denver to Tokyo: nonstop
Kim Day, aviation manager for Denver Interational Airport, on getting a nonstop flight to Tokyo, plus a look at the Continental jet fire that occurred on a DIA runway.

Gutterman Griffiths: A family law firm sets itself apart from the pack
Suzanne Griffiths and Sheila Gutterman, two of five partners at Gutterman Griffiths, a 2008 Top Company finalist, talk about what sets their divorce and mediation law practice apart from the pack. To nominate your company for the 2009 Top Company awards, download an application now. There is no cost to apply. Nomination materials are due June 9.

Hot Biz Deals

  • Capella Telluride, the newest luxury resort in Telluride, is offering family vacation packages beginning at $1,845 for a one-bedroom condominium suite for four nights, with spa credits and other discounts through Oct. 17. For more information, visit www.capellatelluride.com or call (877)-247-6688.
  • Help grant a child's wish by eating at Maggiano's Little Italy restaurants in the Denver Pavilions and the Denver Tech Center. The restaurant's "Eat-A-Dish For Make-A-Wish" promotion, which runs through May 27, allows restaurant patrons to donate to the Make-A-Wish Foundation in three different ways. Visit www.maggianos.com for more details.
  • Sheraton Steamboat is offering a host of summer specials, including a "Golf Til You Drop" package, with a cart and greens fees for up to 36 holes per person, from $339; for more information call (866) 716-8134 or visit www.SheratonSteamboatResort.com.
  • Stay at Hotel Monaco Denver or the Sky Hotel in Aspen to take advantage of the "$109 and a Bottle of Wine" package, which includes deluxe accommodations and a bottle of wine delivered to your room. Visit www.monaco-denver.com or call (800) 990-1303; www.theskyhotel.com or 1-800-556-6087 for reservations.
  • Warwick Denver Hotel is offering two special packages for meeting planners. Contact the hotel at (303) 832-0318 or sales.denver@warwickhotels.com to learn more.
  • Breckenridge Hospitality: Spring rates start at $85, summer rates start at $95. Packages include free meeting space.

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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.

Balle Wish for Wheels
Wish for Wheels gives brand new bikes and helmets to kindergartners in underprivileged Denver area schools. To them it's more than a bike, it's freedom. This year, don't just share the road - share the adventure. Get involved at www.wishforwheels.org.
 
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