Spotting the next bubble, everyday networking & video: UMB's Mariner Kemper
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April 28, 2009
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Bursting bubbles
As the country experiences one of the biggest financial meltdowns since the Great Depression, you might ask: How do we spot the next financial bubble? A panel at the Society of American Business Writers and Editors' annual convention explored that question on Monday. By Mike Cote

The art of networking
Networking is not about going to events, shaking hands and giving business cards to everyone there. It's about establishing relationships with the people you meet everywhere you go… even at your kids' soccer games. By Cindy Rold

Kick-start your business... without spending big bucks
Increase sales and your company's sales pipeline without spending huge amounts of money by leveraging what you already have - and supplementing with some cost-effective marketing programs. By Larry Turner

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Rundles wrap-up: The I-70 corridor mess
Let's be honest. The I-70 corridor up through the Continental Divide is not just a bottleneck for my car and yours, it is an impediment to Colorado tourism - a huge industry for our state - and to statewide commerce in general. By Jeff Rundles

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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


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UMB Bank chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper on the state of banking
UMB Bank chairman and CEO Mariner Kemper talks to Channel 7's Ann Trujillo about the state of the banking industry and what to look for in a bank. This story is part of of ColoradoBiz and Channel 7's "Road to Recovery" series.


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Colorado Ethics in Business Award: Ronald McDonald House
In her role as executive director of the Ronald McDonald House of Denver, Pam Whitaker says she hears "thanks" on a daily basis. The charity's mission is to provide a home away from home for the families of pediatric hospital patients and has served more than 25,000 families.

Gutterman Griffiths: A family law firm sets itself apart from the pack
Suzanne Griffiths and Sheila Gutterman, two of five partners at Gutterman Griffiths, a 2008 Top Company finalist, talk about what sets their divorce and mediation law practice apart from the pack. To nominate your company for the 2009 Top Company awards, download an application now. There is no cost to apply. Nomination materials are due June 9.

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