Business Insights

Management & Leadership

Talent Sourcing in a Candidate’s Market

It’s been quite a few years now since the recruitment equation switched — from employers sitting in the “catbird seat” — to jobseekers taking over that perch. The job market has only continued to tighten with each passing year. Today,…

Empowering Black Women in Leadership

It shouldn’t come as a shock that the underrepresentation of women of color on corporate boards is an issue across the United States. Even though it’s been over 50 years since Patricia Roberts Harris became the first Black woman on…

Sales & Marketing

Departments You Should Focus on Streamlining in 2022

According to the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade, “Colorado is home to over 653,000 small businesses accounting for about 99.5% of all Colorado businesses. Our small businesses demonstrate the entrepreneurial spirit and work ethic of those who…

Creating a Small Business that Thrives

How do you create a business that lasts? For small business owners, that’s no small question. You’ve poured blood, sweat, tears, and no small amount of money into building your business from nothing. Ensuring it survives, grows, and endures is…

Human Resources

5 Steps to Launch Work Volunteer Efforts

In addition to the many benefits of volunteering for the nonprofit sector, there are many benefits to individuals who volunteer, including boosting your health and well-being. With April approaching in National Volunteer Month, it’s a great time to start. Volunteerism…

Black History is More Than a Month

We’ve just wrapped Black History Month 2022, but it shouldn’t stop there for you or your business. Black history is more than a month. Here are some ways to keep the momentum going through your business in the coming months,…

Finance

Business Expansion is Still Possible

As someone who has served Front Range businesses with over 14 years in the industry, as a commercial loan officer with Elevations Credit Union I’ve seen, and helped, businesses weather the hard times and prosper in the good times. Most of…

Pros and Cons of Buy and Hold Strategy

Nearly every financial expert agrees that real estate and the stock market are the best ways to invest your money. And they’re more alike than you might think. When you’re aggressively trading stocks, you want to find ways to reduce…

Legal

Tips for a Business Succession Plan

As a business owner, you already know that planning for the future is imperative. While you are already likely doing this, you may not be planning as far into the future as you should be. Inevitably, there will come a…

Gifting a Graduate? Consider: Investments

Graduation season is here once again. Seniors are committing to colleges, paying deposits, completing FAFSA forms, and preparing for graduation celebrations. As a money-savvy supporter, you want to give the grads in your life something different than a card with…