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Dear Editor, With all of the serious issues currently facing the world of business, I am astonished that you can waste an entire column on the narrow-minded and antiquated views of Ms. Morris. As a self proclaimed “anti-aging” expert, it is obvious by her statements that she is preoccupied by a person’s appearance and cares… Continue Reading Stop wasting space on things that don't matter

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Casual, trendy no way to go to the office

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Barbara Morris has a clear idea of how a man should look at the office: freshly showered, clean shaven and buttoned up in a suit, shirt and tie. “Guys who adopt unwashed disheveled trendiness cheat themselves. They miss the best opportunities in business and relationships,” she said. “Unfortunately, as in the story of the emperor… Continue Reading Casual, trendy no way to go to the office

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Change of heart about city manager

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Dear Editor: I was so wrong to send you my recent “Letter to the Editor” about City Manager Lorne Kramer. Mr. Kramer is and has been the very best person to serve in public service ever in Colorado Springs. Mr. Kramer is a highly intelligent, capable and professional man of principles. I “vented” in your… Continue Reading Change of heart about city manager

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New trade opportunities

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Congress will soon begin debating about the value of expanding trade with our friends in the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador. From the perspective of a former small business owner, the prospect of expanding trade opportunities through the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement is encouraging. DR-CAFTA will level… Continue Reading New trade opportunities

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Roth's column about insurance on target

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Dear Editor: I enjoy reading Alan Roth’s articles every month in the Colorado Springs Business Journal. I believe we share much the same philosophy regarding wealth accumulation. His article on “Building wealth with insurance” is right on point. He said what needs to be said and I am glad he had the courage to say… Continue Reading Roth's column about insurance on target

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Making choices for the bigger picture

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Howard Weyers, the owner of a Michigan-based company, Weyco Inc., instructed his employees this year to quit smoking on or off the job, or lose it. Weyers, who is 70 years old and runs and lifts weights everyday, employs a full-time fitness coach to help his 200 employees adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle. He… Continue Reading Making choices for the bigger picture

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Laying the foundation for a renaissance

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North Nevada projects could speed private investment Continue Reading Laying the foundation for a renaissance

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Rugby and relationships

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A couple weeks ago I went back to my alma mater, the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Eau Claire Rugby Club. I started playing rugby in 1982 and played actively until 2000. I will still play the odd over 40s tournament or in this case the “ancients”… Continue Reading Rugby and relationships

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Zoning out, zoning in

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After six long Tuesday nights, 38 of my classmates and I graduated from the Community Planning and Design (CPDW) workshop. Jim Ramsey, the past president of the Southern Colorado chapter of the American Institute of Architects turned me on to the program, which is conducted by the Partnership for Community Design. CPDW started as a… Continue Reading Zoning out, zoning in

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The death of personal privacy?

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USA Today recently ran a story about the increase in the number of businesses that are firing employees who smoke, or banning employees from smoking even during their private lives away from the office. The reason given for such corporate behavior was a need to reign in escalating health care costs. In that same vein,… Continue Reading The death of personal privacy?

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