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Who’ll turn on the lights?

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Colorado regulators have agreed to a compromise between environmentalists and energy companies. They will require energy companies and natural-gas explorers to disclose the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing starting in 2012. This compromise sets the tone for natural gas exploration around the nation. And this is good news for all of us. The mix… Continue Reading Who’ll turn on the lights?

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Leadership from 14,000 feet

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As a leader, you know having a compelling vision and actionable steps to fashion that vision is paramount to your organization’s success. Unfortunately, too many leaders and in turn those they lead look at vision as a statement that hangs on the wall. To make the vision meaningful, relevant and compelling, leaders need to back… Continue Reading Leadership from 14,000 feet

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Nor’Wood taking apartment-market plunge

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Nor’Wood Development Group is diving head-first into the apartment business for the first time since the company’s infancy. It is partnering with Irvine, Calif.-based Western National Realty Advisors to build four apartment complexes with at total of 1,075 units in Colorado Springs and Fountain. “We were involved in the apartment business many, many, many years… Continue Reading Nor’Wood taking apartment-market plunge

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Springs places 5th, all according to plan

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Colorado Springs made an intentional bid on one of the last legs of the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge race with the understanding that later stages promise even bigger slices of the economic pie. In the 2012 race, which is classified as second only to the Tour de France, cyclists will race out of Breckenridge… Continue Reading Springs places 5th, all according to plan

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Given a camera and a couple of props, even the most stern businessman or nervous mother-of-the-bride loosens up. That’s the idea behind the business, Say Fromage, which totes a photo booth, complete with funny hats, glasses and feather boas, to Springs parties and events. Party and event-goers are invited to pop into the booth and… Continue Reading Springs’ business duo has photo booth, will travel

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The appointment was nearly over. The man had talked at length about his business but had also shared a lot about his personal life. He lived a lifestyle that many people would consider enviable, with a lovely family and stature in the community. The owner of a successful and respected company, he earned substantial personal… Continue Reading Year-end Part 3: Does your business enhance your life?

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On the Horizon – December 30, 2011

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Jan. 4 State of Education The Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce hosts the “State of Education” luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Palmer High School, 301 N. Nevada Ave. Panel speakers are Nicholas Gledich, Colorado Springs School District No. 11 superintendent; David Csintyan, Colorado Workforce Development Council chair and president and CEO… Continue Reading On the Horizon – December 30, 2011

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A perfect storm of declining sales, increasing claims and no way to recoup investments during a down economy has hit the property and casualty insurance industry hard this year. That will mean increased rates for businesses and a buyer’s market left blowing in the wind. It’s humbug news for 2012. “It won’t go up dramatically… Continue Reading Insurance barometer on the rise for businesses in 2012

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Billionaires in space and in Russia

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What if you were a billionaire? Perhaps you’ve played this kind of “what if” game with friends. How would you spend time and money with billions of dollars at your disposal? Based on recent announcements, it’s been interesting to see what a couple of real-life billionaires are planning to do with their big bucks. One… Continue Reading Billionaires in space and in Russia

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New Year’s resolution: No more wars this year

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It’s customary to make New Year’s resolutions that last a few days at the most. Lose weight, exercise more, be nice to rude people, park as far as possible and enjoy the walk to the store. But the year that passed requires a more serious approach to our wishes for 2012. The Iraq war is… Continue Reading New Year’s resolution: No more wars this year

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