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May 25, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Eight great reasons to take a step down

My last post advised that executives in transition not take a step down. But there are times when it won't harm your overall career goals. By John Heckers

Flying green

Some airlines and airplane manufacturers are taking steps to improve their eco-footprints, including Southwest and Continental. By the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine 

Athena finalist: Jill Tietjen

The two-time Athena Award nominee has worked for 34 years in the male-dominated utility industry, and she's determined to ensure she won't be a rarity in her field for long. By Maria Cote

Best of breed vs. the failed ERP approach

Growth in stand-alone software solutions -- "best of breed" applications -- threatens to roll back progress. By Gene Tanski 

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