Nail your job interview; Colorado's New Deal & video: Spanish wines & Thredgold
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February 03, 2009
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Killer executive interviews
Don’t let the economy kill your career. Here are seven helpful recommendations to consider before your next executive job interview. By John Heckers

Eight great tips for getting the most out of your leads group
If you’re thinking of joining a leads group or if you’re already in a leads group, here’s what you can do to maximize your investment. By Cindy Rold

From the February issue

Work in progress
As he begins his presidency, Barack Obama faces the bleakest economic landscape since the country entrusted Franklin Delano Roosevelt to rebuild the nation from the fiscal train wreck that ended the Roaring Twenties. As the Obama administration puts its economic stimulus in play, FDR’s New Deal looms large — as both a prototype and a cautionary tale. By Eric Peterson

Shananomics 101
When Mike Shanahan got fired, the virtual water cooler got fired up. Here’s a blow-by-blow account of some reactions to Shanahan’s departure—and a look at how marketing may have influenced the decision to replace Shanahan with Josh McDaniels. By Stewart Schley

Attention Women-Owned Companies

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See ColoradoBiz stories on Channel 7

Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on “The Road to Recovery”
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, where you can watch videos about an uptick in the auto repair business, the success of a bison meat producer, the expansion of a comedy club and the growing trend for “virtual” offices.


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Michelle Bainbridge on Spanish wines
Michelle Bainbridge, sales manager for Superior Brands/Baum Imports, is interviewed by ColoradoBiz publisher Bart Taylor on Spanish wines.


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Jeff Thredgold on small business and remaining optimistic about the economy
Jeff Thredgold, an economist for Vectra Bank and author of “econAmerica,” on small business, the economy and remaining optimistic.

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