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Book Review: “Social BOOM”

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by Jeffrey Gitomer, c.2011, Financial Times On your way to work this morning, you checked in with your peeps and your tweeps. You told them you were wearing your lucky shirt, you asked for good wishes, then you hit “send” and posted it on Facebook and Twitter for all to see. But aside from your followers… Continue Reading Book Review: “Social BOOM”

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China, the U.S., politics and exchange rates

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When it comes to exchange rate policies, it’s often hard to tell the difference between a conservative Republican and a liberal Democrat. Especially in a tough economy, both sides of the political aisle tend to get exchange rate economics wrong. The political class might be forgiven in this instance as many economists, business executives, and… Continue Reading China, the U.S., politics and exchange rates

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Too big to manage?

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We’ve heard enough of the slogan “Too Big To Fail.” For some it was an excuse for government handouts; for others, it was a symbol of the corrupt relationship between regulators and those they regulate, benefitting undeserving mega-banks whose leaders are compensated more that than their institutions pay in taxes. Was it justified after the… Continue Reading Too big to manage?

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Successful negotiation skills

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We all negotiate — all of the time. We negotiate with our employees, with clients, with salespeople, with our children, with car dealers, and on and on. Most of what you read on negotiating skills makes it sound like you have to be a certain type of person to be a good negotiator. But the… Continue Reading Successful negotiation skills

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Franchise options fewer for entrepreneurs

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When Rob Taylor borrowed $5,000 to buy a Chick-fil-A franchise 21 years ago, he did it because he wanted to be his own boss. Franchising holds the same allure today and continues to draw entrepreneurs. Interest in franchise ownership historically rises during economic downturns and this one is no different. But buying one isn’t as… Continue Reading Franchise options fewer for entrepreneurs

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Advertising sales executive Conor McCluskey wished he could clone himself. That would have solved his problem of having too many clients to personally meet each month — something he felt strongly about in order to cultivate and maintain relationships. Instead, he thought he would video tape himself with a personalized message and e-mail it to… Continue Reading Video e-mail ignites explosive growth for BombBomb

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Trends might hold opportunity for small business

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“I don’t set trends. I just find out what they are and exploit them.” Dick Clark Because we work with business owners, we like to keep an eye on trends that might affect them. This is especially true in times of uncertain economy, when businesses might need to adjust their product or service offerings to… Continue Reading Trends might hold opportunity for small business

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The Mayor’s Branding Task Force describes Colorado Springs as vibrant, exceptional and rugged. It’s a town, they said, that is “alive.” These words the task force has chosen to describe the city’s healthy, free-spirited lifestyle and the outdoorsy community. The character descriptions are part of building blocks that are expected to lead to the city’s… Continue Reading Branding task force using ‘alive’ to help create slogan

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People on the Move – September 9, 2011

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Dr. Leanne Hadley developed a model of care to help children heal from grief and trauma. She will be recognized for her work at AspenPointe’s 2011 Heroes of Mental Health Luncheon, Oct. 4 at the DoubleTree Hotel. Hadley is the founder and president of First Steps Spiritual Center, which helps kids and teens heal from… Continue Reading People on the Move – September 9, 2011

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On the Horizon – September 9, 2011

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Sept. 12 New business program Introduction to new business growth program 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 14960 Woodcarver Road. The program includes presentations by SCORE, SBA, Co PTAC, EDC, Tri-Lakes Chamber, CS Tech Incubator and CSBDC. RSVP to Heather McEntee, 481-4877 ext. 100 or e-mail info@trilakesbi.org – www.trilakesbi.org. Sept. 13 Bedside Trust Workshop The Community… Continue Reading On the Horizon – September 9, 2011

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