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August 11, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update


Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Sports biz: vocal point

Sit down, says Steve Patterson, who played tight end 20 years ago for his high school in Cortez, Colo. Sit down and let's talk. By Stewart Schley

Five strategies to slow the race to the bottom

Whether going up against overseas competitors or addressing customers' low price expectations, there is a seemingly inexorable force pushing prices and profits downward. By David Heitman

Cashing out without selling out

Without a formal succession or transition plan, a closely held business risks not only its longevity, but also its bottom line. By Bob Rhyme

ColoradoBiz EXTRA

Summer's best burger

This burger is the best I've ever had; moist and succulent, with both heavy and mild flavors that seem to balance each other. By Keith DuBay

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.

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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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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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All for the Greater Good

ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with graduates of the Greater Good Academy, which encourages socially conscious entrepreneurs.

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.


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