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Smart homes employ intelligent design

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Imagine you get up to make popcorn and the movie you’re watching automatically pauses. You walk into the kitchen and, sensing your presence, the lights adjust to your preferences. Continue Reading Smart homes employ intelligent design

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Colorado aerospace: All systems go

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The aerospace industry is faring much better in Colorado than in other states across the nation — and that holds true in Colorado Springs as well. Continue Reading Colorado aerospace: All systems go

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An arm of the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments approved a sustainability plan last week packed with hefty goals that seek to turn the lagging region into a national leader in sustainability. The plan is long on optimism — and work. “Looking to our future — Pikes Peak Region 2030” identifies 10 topic areas… Continue Reading Regional Sustainability Plan establishes lofty goals to change perception of area

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Academy Blvd. progress report: No progress

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The annual report about progress of the South Academy Boulevard revitalization project is a mixed bag. City planners presented the report to City Council this week, and while new retail development along the corridor is planned, job opportunities are on a downward slope and overall progress seems to have hit a red light. “I like… Continue Reading Academy Blvd. progress report: No progress

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On a typical day from the headquarters of C&D Security in Colorado Springs, nearly 700 security guards will be dispatched to keep a watchful eye on some of America’s most high-value targets. The guards will screen thousands of employees and visitors through the X-ray and magnetometers at the Internal Revenue Service headquarters in Washington D.C.;… Continue Reading With 700 employees, C&D Security keeping an eye on growth

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Brickman leading sustainable business network

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Ken Brickman, the new director of the Catamount Institute’s Sustainable Business Network saw potential for building sustainability in Colorado Springs all the way from Cleveland, Ohio. So, he left his job as a manager with a mattress recycling company and moved to the Pikes Peak Region. He took a job at The Home Depot and… Continue Reading Brickman leading sustainable business network

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How to get what you want from tech projects

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Right now there are two poor fellows in my office sanding all the paint off the bookcase they painted for me last week. They have to start over from scratch because they made the same mistake that a lot of software development teams make: The sales person/project manager screwed over the technicians. And I can… Continue Reading How to get what you want from tech projects

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Kudos! – April 13, 2012

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Zentz presented with 2012 Athena Award Renee Zentz was presented with the 2012 ATHENA Award this month at the 19th Annual Women in Business Conference and Athena luncheon sponsored by The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC. “Renee pursues advancement and betterment of the Colorado Springs community with a heart to put community and others… Continue Reading Kudos! – April 13, 2012

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On the Horizon – April 13, 2012

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April 14 College Planning Barbara Swiatek, noted college expert with the National Association of College Funding Advisors, will host a free workshop from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. in the East Library, 5555 N. Union Blvd. titled “How to Pay for College Without Going Broke.” This workshop is for families with high school students. April 18… Continue Reading On the Horizon – April 13, 2012

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Book Review: “For Better or For Work”

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by Meg Cadoux Hirshberg Your boss can be such a tyrant. He makes you labor extra hours; in fact, he thinks it’s natural that work has consumed your life. He’s a workaholic and believes you are, too. He’s obsessed with the biz, hopes you’re the same and by the way, he’s your spouse, so now… Continue Reading Book Review: “For Better or For Work”

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