RTAP is a series of technical assistance initiatives designed to enhance rural economic development strategies across the state. The program links state partnerships and specialized resources to address the economic development goals of rural Colorado.
No general would tell his troops to ignore the high ground and fight for and hold the low ground, yet CEOs expect their people to “fight” with outdated products and services, with no clear answer to why their target customers will buy from them versus the competition.
In the wake of the #MeToo movement and with workplace harassment taking center stage, companies need to be cognizant of workplace guidelines that could be viewed as problematic and discriminatory, such as workplace dress codes.
The one-year-old bedding retailer is making quite a splash in a seemingly boring market. Sheets & Giggles won the 2018 Denver Startup Week pitch competition and was part of the 2019 class of Techstars Boulder.
Despite the ubiquitous impact of online shopping, brick-and-mortar stores are proving foundational to the contemporary shopping experience. Given the pervasiveness of online retailing, that resiliency may be surprising.
Last week, the American Herbal Products Association hosted the first-ever Hemp-CBD Supplement Congress in downtown Denver. The event brought together professionals from across the industry — including farmers, producers, retailers and marketers — to discuss the quickly evolving regulatory and financial landscapes around hemp and CBD.
From struggling to find passion in his career to writing 13 books, Jeff Carson used self-publishing to shoot to the top of Amazon’s best-seller lists. Here, he talks about the benefits of the self-publishing, how he found success and why others should jump in.
For the 154 Colorado firms on the list, the average three-year revenue growth was 435% and the average revenue in 2018 was $22.34 million. In total, Colorado companies brought in a revenue of about $4.56 billion in 2018.
While it might be simpler or safer to work with a slew of lower paying clients, freelancers can swim upstream to position themselves to charge more for their services and receive higher fees.
As impressive as it seems on its face, breaking down the numbers behind Colorado’s home prices since legalization shows just how hot the market’s been, and how much of that increase is due to legalized marijuana.
Brand identity is crucial to the success of any small business. However, it doesn’t serve a small business to develop a brand identity and then blindly hold onto it for dear life.
The rhetoric and media coverage surrounding alcohol addiction often paints a misleading picture. Dave Jansa shares his experience with addiction in the workplace and how getting clean transformed his work ethic.