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August 10, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Should you be the boss of you?

How can you know if you are one of those who should be working for themselves?  Here are a few tips. By John Heckers

Five focuses for the board chair

New skills that create clarity, confidence and capability will assist organizations to leave behind confusion, isolation and powerlessness. By Tracy E. Houston

Executive Edge: Jane Miller

She went from Twinkies and Wonder Bread to developing a business plan for the Rudi's line of organic breads with the intent of becoming CEO. By Lynn Bronikowski

ColoradoBiz EXTRA

Happy Birthday, KUVO

Colorado's only all-jazz radio station plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary with great food, wine, and of course, music. By Randi Abels


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 the Top Company Awards Event on Sept. 16. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.

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You can now submit your own Playmakers or In Biz items! And check out ColoradoBiz's new job board for job seekers and employers.  

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.

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Three must-have wines

ColoradoBiz's Bryan Criswell asks Whitewater Hill Vineyards which three wines you should have on hand at all times.

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.


ELP logo The Colorado Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) is a voluntary program designed to recognize and reward organizations and businesses that demonstrate superior environmental performance and, as a result, consistently operate at a level that goes beyond mere compliance with environmental regulations.