Transportation and communication systems are fundamental technologies influencing cultures and economies. Our wealth, income and well-being are substantially determined by how far our voice will travel in seconds and how far we can go in a day.
Although we live in the very best outdoor state in the Country, not all of us stray too terribly far from the urban core – especially as the resources and the cost of living within them continue to expand. While I won’t fault you for not being “outdoorsy,” I will still ask that you reference a time when you did more than aggressively walk up an incline in your own neighborhood.
Whether it’s commercial or residential real estate, there’s no question that Colorado has been on fire for the last several years. And it takes dedicated people from a variety of disciplines to make deals happen.
I’m not sure why the car companies keep sending out new models that haven’t changed – in this case the Subaru BRZ – for review.
After a stint with New Hope Network in Boulder, Dagny Tucker moved east to teach sustainable business at Parsons School of Design in New York City, where she came up with the idea behind Vessel Works. “Every fifth person in New York City is walking down the street with a paper cup,” she laughs.
Syntrinsic Investment Counsel (whose mission is helping people use capital to solve social challenges) is among a number of social impact focused businesses that have moved to the Cole, Clayton and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods.
Here at ColoradoBiz, the entire SportsBiz team (that would be me with sideline support from Editor Mike Taylor) remains united in the hope that by the time you read these words, Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and Dallas Keuchel are all attired in new Major League Baseball uniforms that fit properly, display adroit embroidering of surnames and are freshly laundered.
Ask Colorado Golf Association Executive Director Ed Mate to describe the condition of golf in the state, and he begins to use the word “flat” so often, you’d think we were in Kansas. CGA membership, at about 60,000 rounds, “flat.” Rounds “flat.” Revenues “flat.”
The promise of the digital health revolution is tantalizing: a multitude of connected devices providing personalized feedback to help people improve their health. Yet some recent studies have called into question the effectiveness of these resources.
A stop at one of those more upscale fast-casual restaurants the other day got me thinking about customer service and the difficulty these days getting what you want from business establishments. I approached the counter, and a rather snarky clerk greeted me at 10:33 a.m.
A recent Washington Post article noted that young Americans, particularly millennials, are less likely to be homeowners, car owners or parents than older generations, but they take the lead in one category: pet ownership.
Single dad Joe Lesniak has worked as a chef and a traveling salesman, but now he finally has a steady job he loves that allows time with his two daughters. “I’ve never been happier,” says Lesniak, 45. “I actually look forward to coming in Monday morning. I’ve never had a job like that.”