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Golden-touch entrepreneur coming to town

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By all accounts (Web site accounts, that is), Guy Kawasaki is enterprising and entertaining, focused and all over the place, and technically minded and creative. His Web bio catalogs Kawasaki as an evangelist, an entrepreneur, an investment banker, a venture capitalist, an author and a speaker. Which should make for an interesting speech when the… Continue Reading Golden-touch entrepreneur coming to town

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Junior Achievement to unveil artifact museum

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On Oct. 7, the Junior Achievement Worldwide headquarters in Colorado Springs will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Junior Achievement Pioneers Museum of Junior Achievement History. The El Pomar Foundation funded $50,000 of the $250,000 project, and the 102 local Junior Achievement employees raised the remaining $200,000 for the renovation… Continue Reading Junior Achievement to unveil artifact museum

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Virus attacks and service denial have replaced the theft of proprietary information as the No. 1 financial loss related to computer intrusion and computer crime within U.S. corporations, government, financial and medical institutions, and universities. However, many companies have stopped reporting computer intrusions to law enforcement officials because owners and managers fear negative publicity. The… Continue Reading Employee computer network sabotage a top business concern

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The loss of manufacturing jobs in the United States is intensified by what the Colorado Springs Manufacturing Task Force refers to as “the decrease of U.S. preeminence in technology” and the number of students seeking engineering and science degrees. According to the August task force summary, in 1999, there were 220,000 bachelor’s degrees conferred in… Continue Reading Manufacturers must market their business and products

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Economic forecasters don’t have a crystal ball nor do they predict the economic ebb and flow with tarot cards. They rely on a bit of common sense and plenty of what they refer to as “economic indicators.” And 2005 economic indicators appear to be a mixed bag, with a few clouds lingering amid bluer skies… Continue Reading Economic forecast '05: The good, the bad and the ugly

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Lieutenant governor addresses chamber women

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Lt. Gov. Jane Norton spoke at the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Council luncheon on Sept. 22. Addressing an audience of more than 200 – both genders, Norton drew parallels between women in business and women in government. “We have a lot in common,” she said. “The majority of women legislators –… Continue Reading Lieutenant governor addresses chamber women

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Tri-Lakes Business Expo

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The Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce held its fourth annual business exposition Sept. 21 at the Pine Crest Event Center in Palmer Lake. Unexpected snowfall did not dampen the spirits of the 75 booth participants and the people who wandered through the lodge-like setting to peruse the businesses. “Each year this event continues to grow,” said… Continue Reading Tri-Lakes Business Expo

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Attention Golf Committee Tournament Chairmen and Coordinators: to list your tournament access http://www.SeniorFriendlyGolf.com, complete the list request at the bottom of the tournament list, and submit online. The Colorado Springs Business Journal will publish the listings weekly. LIST YOUR 2005 DATE OR TENTATIVE TOURNAMENT DATE NOW! Submit your 2005 tournament information, even though it may… Continue Reading Golf Tournaments: Colorado Springs and southern Colorado

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People on the Move

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Steven F. Cutter CLU, ChFC, MSFS, MSM, has joined Strategic Financial Partners as vice president advanced planning. He specializes in business continuation, executive compensation, retirement plan design and estate planning. Robert A. “Bob” Paydo MBA has joined Strategic Financial Partners as a financial representative. He specializes in financial planning for people with disabilities and special… Continue Reading People on the Move

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Consumer Alert: Beware of Ad for Courier Jobs

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If you’re looking for a job in this job market beware of who you give your personal information to. An employment ad, advertising for “courier” and “errand runners” is again running in local papers. But to apply for the job you must first give your valuable personal information, which then gives the company access to… Continue Reading Consumer Alert: Beware of Ad for Courier Jobs

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