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November 23, 2009
 
ColoradoBiz Update

In the magazine

Q4 Real Estate Report: Trick of the light
One of the tricky parts of a recession is that no two downturns are quite the same. By David Lewis

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Peter Kellner: a head for finance, a heart for changing the world
Philanthropist Peter Kellner headlines the Dec. 1 meeting of the Denver Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. In an interview, he talks about what drives him, how to find entrepreneurs in unexpected places and which state has the best skiing. By Keith DuBay

A great leader has a vision…
The most important of these skills can be summarized in one phrase: develop a clear, quantified vision of what you plan to achieve and communicate it unambiguously. By Larry Valant

Economic forecast: global, with a chance of growth
The consensus of forecasting economists at mid-year was that the global economy would not likely emerge from recession until 2010's second quarter. Like most forecasts, that view was wrong. By Jeff Thredgold

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Help us pick Colorado’s 25 most powerful salespeople!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.

 


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ColoradoBiz Managing Editor Mike Taylor talks with Pixorial co-founder Gina Miccio at the CSIA Demo Gala about the Denver-based company's product, which can bring old films and video back to life.

 

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ATTENTION FAMILY BUSINESS OWNERS

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

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