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November 25, 2009
ColoradoBiz Update
Daniels College of Business

Daniels College of Business | University of Denver
MBA Information Roundtable for Working Professionals
Thursday, December 10, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
In this informal setting you'll discuss our Professional and Executive MBA programs including format, admissions, financing and student experience.

In the magazine

Wealth management: Incentives and mandates
The administration’s proposed mandates seem designed to make small business people mad, as in angry, and also mad, as in crazed.
By David Lewis

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The single most important question for business success
The most important question in business is avoided even more than "when." And it's the most important question for determining our success. By Chuck Blakeman

Set up your own charitable foundation
As the year comes to a close, many of us will want to share our abundance with those less fortunate. Did you know there is a simple, easy and free way to set up your own "charitable foundation?"
By Wayne Farlow

The human side of going green
The term "sustainability" conjures images of wind farms and energy-saving light bulbs and paperless offices. But employees and customers are as much a part of the sustainability equation. By Mike Taylor

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Find out more about Selling from the Driver's Seat: Making Things Happen in Sales, a two-day workshop presented by Pat Wiesner, retired founder of Wiesner Media, publishers of ColoradoBiz Magazine, Colorado Homes and Lifestyles and some 35 other publications. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own event.


On ColoradoBiz TV

ColoradoBiz Update

Pollution solution
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote uncovers more of the latest technology coming out of the Colorado State University Engines and Energy Conversion Lab. Read about it.


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Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the Top 50 Family-Owned Companies in Colorado that will run in the February issue. Companies must be based in Colorado and in the family for at least two generations or likely to be. Family members must be active in management of the company. Deadline for entry is Jan. 3, 2010. Go here to nominate your company online, or go here for a ballot you can fill out and mail in.

Hot Biz Deals

  • The Denver Chophouse offers a relaxed atmosphere, friendly, professional service and a two-for-one weekend brunch! Bring in this coupon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekends and enjoy a free entrée with the purchase of another. Offer expires Dec. 31, 2009.
  • 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. Opening Day for Steamboat is scheduled for Nov. 25. To make a reservation or for more information, visit call 1-800-325-3535.
  • Go buy the book! Stay at Denver’s historic Oxford Hotel for a discounted rate of $79 through the fall in support of this year’s One Book, One Denver program. The hotel will donate 20 percent of that rate to buy more copies of this year’s selection, To Kill a Mockingbird, which will be given to the Denver Public Library. To book the One Book, One Denver room rate at The Oxford Hotel, please phone (800) 228-5838, or visit The special rate is valid for stays Friday-Sunday nights through Dec. 30, 2009, based on availability.
CSU Denver MBA Help us pick Colorado's 25 most powerful salespeople!
For the second straight year, ColoradoBiz will profile the state's "25 Most Powerful Salespeople" in its January issue based on nominations from you and other readers. Give us your single choice and reasons why. Winners will be featured in the January issue and honored at a dinner program co-sponsored by The Sales Association on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Go here for more details.