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December 02, 2009
 
ColoradoBiz Update
25 Most Powerful Salespeople Help us pick Colorado's 25 most powerful salespeople!
For the second straight year, ColoradoBiz will profile the state's "25 Most Powerful Salespeople" in its January issue based on nominations from you and other readers. Give us your single choice and reasons why. Winners will be featured in the January issue and honored at a dinner program co-sponsored by The Sales Association on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Go here for more details.

In the magazine

Let’s make a deal – but not right now
A year to 18 months ago, mergers and acquisitions nationally and in Colorado were in what could be called M&A hell. Today, M&A has climbed all the way up to purgatory. By David Lewis

Read about the biggest M&A deals of 2009 here.

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New Year’s resolutions for the workplace warrior
This year-end article is dedicated to the warriors -- every one of us in today's workplace. Here are my New Year’s Resolution "Rules of Engagement.” By Esty Atlas

The happiness factor
Is our culture measuring success with the right yardstick? Why do studies show American's wealth has tripled since 1950, but happiness has not increased? By Lisa Jackson

International accounting standards: why they might not be for us
Given up for dead just eight months ago, adoption of international accounting standards still has a pulse. And that’s not just something for someone else to worry about. By Jim Brendel

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Community Calendar

Find out more about Night with a Futurist: Next-Generation Nuclear Power - An Unusual Solution for Unusual Times moderated by ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote on Jan. 4. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own event.

 


On ColoradoBiz TV

ColoradoBiz Update

Exploring the smart grid
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote delves deeper into the mysteries of the Colorado State University Engines and Energy Conversion lab and its massive smart grid.

 

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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on business
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how business affects your life. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.

ColoradoBiz Podcasts

Colorado State University’s Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory, part 1 Founder Bryan Willson talks about the CSU lab's emphasis on research that has direct real-world applications.

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.

ATTENTION FAMILY BUSINESS OWNERS

Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the Top 50 Family-Owned Companies in Colorado that will run in the February issue. Companies must be based in Colorado and in the family for at least two generations or likely to be. Family members must be active in management of the company. Deadline for entry is Jan. 3, 2010. Go here to nominate your company online, or go here for a ballot you can fill out and mail in.

Hot Biz Deals

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