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February 16, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update


Six surefire moves for the on-board game

Well, the economy has gotten better -- at least temporarily. This means that many people are starting new jobs. Here are six tips for making sure that you on-board correctly. By John Heckers

The secret to getting more referrals

As a trainer and coach, there is nothing more frustrating than sharing your best stuff, then watching people take notes and not do a single thing with the information. By Merit Gest

Rundles Wrap-Up: Can't get no (job) satisfaction

Just about everyone I know these days, when asked how work is going, shrugs that they are "hanging in there" or simply says, "It's a job." This cannot be a good sign for overall productivity. By Jeff Rundles

Got ski boots?

There are still plenty of plastic items that are not accepted by municipalities, including ski boots. That's where Boulder Ski Deals comes in. By the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine


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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.



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Behind the Fed's door

ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote chats with Vectra Bank President Bruce Alexander about his involvement with the Federal Reserve's regional board and its focus on monetary policy.


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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
  •       Join us on March 17 for a St. Patrick's Day Celebration at the Hotel Boulderado! Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with live Irish music from The Green Party, specialty Irish food and libations.


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