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August 9, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Small biz: ex-realtor cleans up meth houses

Peter Riley used to sell homes. Now he decontaminates meth houses. Crystal Clean Decontamination specializes in meth-lab and biohazard cleanup. By Mike Taylor

The lessons of global advertising

So here's news worth sharing.  Recessionary recovery is on the upswing.  Our country's biggest consumer-driven companies spent $148.19 billion last year. By Esty Atlas

How to be an effective manager

Effective management includes some essential fundamentals which will virtually assure success. By Larry Valant 

ColoradoBiz EXTRA

CoBiz editors try to make it to the top

Will these two desk jockeys be up for this fundraising challenge? They've been told an 8-year-old just made the trek. By Mike Cote


The Mikes are Climbing for Kids!

You can help ColoradoBiz editors Mike Taylor and Mike Cote and IP5280 meet their fundraising goal for the 2010 Climbing for Kids for the Children's Hospital and the Kempe Foundation. Visit our Web page to make a donation or join the team climbing 14er Mount Bierstadt on Aug. 13.

Community Calendar


Find out more about this evening's "Night with a Futurist" event moderated by ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote with the leaders of Bye Energy: The Green Flight Project -- Revolutionizing Aviation. (Read Mike Taylor's story about Bye Energy.) Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.

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Election 2010: A chat with Hick


ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper about his campaign as a Democratic candidate for governor.

Podcasts podcast-xcel

Clean over Green : ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Joseph Stanislaw, senior adviser on energy and sustainability for Deloitte.

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We've extended the deadline for nominations for the Colorado Sustainable Design Awards!

Entry forms due: Aug. 16

Nomination packets due: Aug. 30

CSDA is a statewide program recognizing outstanding sustainable design in residential, commercial and civic buildings and master planned communities.

The Association for Corporate Growth

  Learn more about the The 5th Annual Investment & Finance Cross-Networking Event on Oct. 20. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.