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February 8, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

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In the magazine

Higher ed: Cash course

The cuts in state funding for Colorado's colleges and universities present the schools with an opportunity, not just a temporary setback. At least that's how the leaders of these public institutions of higher education are trying to view the cuts. By Nora Caley

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The Warren Buffett/Peyton Manning secret strategy

What's the success strategy shared by Warren Buffett, possibly the best stock market investor of all time, and Peyton Manning, one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time? By TC North

As long as I don't get caught...

Ethical readiness for the workforce - are today's kids prepared?  A recent national poll conducted by Junior Achievement and Deloitte indicates teens freely admit to unethical behavior today. By Triche Guenin

Stars get awards - teams win championships

Team building happens when management provides a set of challenges and delegates responsibility for achievement to a team. Solving tough problems through a team is true team building. Nothing else comes close. By Larry Valant 

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Community Calendar


Find out more about the 5th Annual Sustainable Opportunities Summit March 2-4 at the Colorado Convention Center. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.


                            THE ASSOCIATION FOR CORPORATE GROWTH

 Learn 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.


On ColoradoBiz TV



Name of the game: service

ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote chats with Cole Finegan, managing partner at Hogan & Hartson, about the impact of the recession on the firm and its clients across the nation and around the world.


See more ColoradoBiz stories on Channel 7

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


ColoradoBiz Podcasts

Top 25 salesperson: Katrina Roth

Katrina Roth, account exec for Sprint Nextel in Denver, talks about the sales know-how that helped make her one of ColoradoBiz's Top 25 Salespeople.


Last Call for ATHENA Award Nominations

Do you know an outstanding woman who strives toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment? A co-worker, a neighbor, your boss, your mentor, yourself?  Don't miss the opportunity to nominate someone for the Athena Award!

The deadline for nominations is today.
Go here for award criteria and nomination form.

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Wanted: Nominations for Top 100 Women-Owned Companies 

Nominate your firm for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 100 Women-Owned Companies slated for the May issue. Submission deadline: March 19


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.