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Two groups that used to work closely together — banks and commercial developers — aren’t holding hands at the party any more. Banks say they need more leverage to recoup losses when loans go into default. Developers maintain they are being pushed into bankruptcy because of the way banks handle existing loans and their refusal… Continue Reading Bill seeks to protect debtors’ personal assets from banks

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Last year, Access Products, Inc., a toner cartridge and printer supply company, won what could be considered its golden ticket. The Colorado Springs business became one of 15 companies nationwide with a blanket purchase agreement to sell office supplies to the federal government. Within months, the deal to sell toner cartridges, printers and other items… Continue Reading Government contracts hikes volume for Access Products

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People on the Move – February 25, 2011

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Infront Webworks has hired Dale Warner as its Internet marketing director. Lana Janc has joined the Memorial Health System Foundation Board of Directors. She is the general sales manager for KILO 94.3 and 1039 KRXP. She was named a Colorado Springs Business Journal Rising Star last year. Darlene Larson has joined the Memorial Health System… Continue Reading People on the Move – February 25, 2011

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On the Horizon – February 25, 2011

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Feb. 26 Springs regional history competition The final rounds of the Colorado Springs Regional National History Day competition are scheduled for 8 a.m. Feb. 26 at Palmer Hall and Tutt Science Center. Attendance is free. March 1 Mayoral candidate forum for business leaders A mayoral candidate forum for business leaders is scheduled from 5:15 to… Continue Reading On the Horizon – February 25, 2011

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Christina McGrath has a degree in architecture, was an El Pomar Foundation fellow, sits on the board of the Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity, and took over in January as executive director of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region — and she’s only 25 years old. We spoke with McGrath at her COPPeR… Continue Reading New COPPeR director: Springs is ‘a real hidden gem’

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As bad as the job market is for unemployed professionals in El Paso County, the situation is even worse for military veterans looking to enter the workforce. El Paso County is home to nearly 80,000 veterans, and last year 15,277 of them, or 19 percent, registered with the Pikes Peak Workforce Center for help finding… Continue Reading Veterans lining up to battle for jobs after military life

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“Unthinking: The Surprising Forces Behind What We Buy” by Harry Beckworth, c.2011, Business Plus/Grand Central Publishing, $24.99, 326 pages You can’t survive without them, but there are times when your clients just make you shake your head. One wants “new.” You show them “new” and they pick the same old thing. Another aspires to a… Continue Reading Book Review: “Unthinking: The Surprising Forces Behind What We Buy”

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What we’d like to hear from mayoral candidates

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On March 1, the city’s mayoral candidates will gather before an audience of businessmen and women for the “Mayoral Candidate Forum for Business Leaders.” Here’s what we’d like to hear from the candidates. Your plans to help repeal or suspend the city’s TABOR amendment In April 1991, Colorado Springs voters enacted Amendment 3, which along… Continue Reading What we’d like to hear from mayoral candidates

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Step up and lead change

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Across our city, our region and our country, leaders are in crisis. They — we — struggle with practical fiscal and policy issues while wrestling with deep, values-based questions: Who and what do I represent? What do we need to do and how do we need to behave as an organization? How do we survive… Continue Reading Step up and lead change

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Even as the global recession gradually recedes, our volatile economy makes change unavoidable for all of us. Whether it’s lingering high unemployment, rollercoaster financial markets or political turmoil, the landscape for leaders keeps shifting — and most of us are quite uncomfortable in it. That’s understandable. Change, after all, entails risk and conflict. It brings… Continue Reading How to avoid 4 mindsets that hurt your organization

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