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The fog of ObamaCare: The good and the bad

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For more than three years now, business owners and managers have faced increased costs and uncertainty, along with threats from the Obama White House. It’s been the case with taxes and regulations. And the groups or industries in the crosshairs include energy companies, private investors, banks and other financial institutions, as well as the health… Continue Reading The fog of ObamaCare: The good and the bad

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New buzz and energy in the commercial real estate market has some local brokers cautiously optimistic that this is the beginning of better times, but others in the industry remain skeptical. “There’s definitely activity,” said R.D. Trinidad, president and managing broker at Hoff and Leigh. “We’re having more positive inbound calls than we’ve had in… Continue Reading Commercial real estate energy could forecast 2012 recovery

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Utilities gamble might be community’s loss

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If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen. Chefs know that. Perhaps politicians and public officials should learn from them. In a news release about a new technology to sequester sulfur dioxide from coal-fired power plants, Scott Hente, chairman of the board of directors for Colorado Springs Utilities, said: “This is great… Continue Reading Utilities gamble might be community’s loss

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Social networks as the new leadership?

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More than 75 million people — and counting — around the world have viewed “KONY 2012,” the video about the horrific treatment of children in Africa. Social networks provide leadership across the world, raising global awareness. You might say, “That’s great, but what does this have to do with leading our businesses?” Everything. Social networks… Continue Reading Social networks as the new leadership?

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by Jonah Lehrer, c.2012, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt The painting you hung on the wall near your desk relaxes you. Looking at it reminds you of a happy memory, and you wonder how the artist managed to create such a vivid emotion with colored goo. It’s pretty amazing, and it makes you wish you could paint like… Continue Reading Book review: “Imagine: How Creativity Works”

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Creep! film makers seek monster cash

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Two Colorado Springs film makers have set out to make a movie called Creep!, which tells the story of a 1960s psychopathic movie director who scammed investors into making a B movie called The Creeping Terror. Continue Reading Creep! film makers seek monster cash

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Chuck Mardosz and Diana Love found an empty little garage on the eastern edge of downtown Colorado Springs at 109 S. Corona St. and knew it would be the home of their new business, an art gallery. Continue Reading Gallery hoping to sculpt arts district near Cottonwood

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The most rewarding part of owning a consulting firm has been helping business owners improve their companies and see tangible results. On the other hand, the hardest part has been meeting someone who had allowed problems to progress to the point that their business was in desperate trouble. In many cases, it was questionable whether… Continue Reading Don’t ignore your business’ danger signs — get help!

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Getting the kinks out

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Imagine a nice piece of lumber — strong and dry, ready to be of service in any construction project. It’s strong, and it will be strong every day. Good ol’ reliable lumber. Now cut that lumber on an angle and add a bracing plate. It’s still strong, but it’s not as strong. Now replace the… Continue Reading Getting the kinks out

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People on the Move – March 16, 2012

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Ent Federal Credit Union promoted Jeremy Davis to business banker. Davis has been with Ent for more than four years and previously served as a business consultant at its Jackson Creek service center. Davis will serve the business banking needs of the credit union’s southern cluster, which includes Galley, Westside, Jetwing, Peterson Air Force Base… Continue Reading People on the Move – March 16, 2012

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