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Are you a Twitter quitter?
Nielsen Online found that more than 60 percent of Twitter users stopped using the free social networking site a month after joining. Might the reason be that Twitter just isn't worth your time?
By Steve Baker
Be dedicated to your job - or expect the worst
If you want to make anything more than $50K a year, much less $250K a year, get over wanting an active social life. You might not want to be married to your job, but in this economic climate - at any executive level - you've got to adjust your expectations.
By John Heckers
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Attention Minority-Owned Companies
Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 50 Minority-Owned Companies, to be published in the July issue. Click here for the entry form.
In this month's issue
Executive edge: Kim Day
In the year since Kim Day took the helm as Denver International Airport's aviation manger, she's faced steep fuel prices, the bankruptcy filing of Frontier Airlines and a global economic meltdown, not to mention a jet fire on the runway. Watch an interview with Day.
By Lynn Bronikowski
State of the state: Revival of Amtrak's Pioneer would link Denver with Cheyenne
Catering to the coasts, Amtrak for the most part ignores the Rockies. But that could soon change: The Pioneer route that ran from 1977 to 1997, connecting Chicago to Seattle via Denver and Cheyenne, could soon be revived and boost the region's passenger rail service.
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Growth in a healing economy
Sonya Yungeberg and Maria Vogt of Ayuda Management talk about their construction, construction management, engineering and consulting firm, which has grown from a $3 million company in 2007 to a $15 million company in 2008.
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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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on "The Road to Recovery"
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 TheDenverChannel.com.