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Perhaps one of the most difficult challenges of any life — or any business — is adequately preparing for the future. Knowing what lies ahead, even with the most thorough research and best available information, is hardly a science. Tomorrow remains a mystery. We can make plans, make predictions, hope for the best and prepare… Continue Reading Position yourself properly for a more promising future

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Downtown attracts young pros, entrepreneurs

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Downtown attracts young pros, entrepreneurs

Why are urban areas so enticing to start-ups, young professionals, and entrepreneurs? Entrepreneurship needs a hub, a place with close proximity to clients, competitors, and a density of people and resources. Downtowns across the country naturally become this center of activity because their traditional structure was built to foster business relationships and constant interaction, and… Continue Reading Downtown attracts young pros, entrepreneurs

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Congratulations 2014 Rising Stars

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Congratulations 2014 Rising Stars

Rising Stars and young professionals … UNITE! Unite to help make our city a better place to live, work and play! This is our moment to shine. Everyone is talking about how “we need more young professionals” for the workforce, for economic development, for a vibrant community. We need to be a region that welcomes… Continue Reading Congratulations 2014 Rising Stars

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Common ground: Young professionals collaborate for the city’s future

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world,” and many Colorado Springs young professionals seem to be localizing the credo. A group of socially minded residents united in the summer of 2012, choosing to be the change they wished to see in the Pikes Peak region — and Colorado… Continue Reading Common ground: Young professionals collaborate for the city’s future

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After being diagnosed with fibromyalgia as a college student, Jacquie Mosher found herself focusing more on what she puts in her body. The New Hampshire native gained critical acclaim among friends and family for her healthy chocolate-making — organic, raw and additive-free — and decided to try her hand at doing something she holds dear.… Continue Reading By taking care of herself, Mosher develops her business

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On the Horizon – March 21, 2014

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March 21-23 GoCode Colorado Peak Venture Group is sponsoring GoCode Colorado, a free apps challenge designed to make public data more accessible and user-friendly. Hosted by Epicentral Coworking downtown with food and drinks provided all weekend. Register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/go-code-colorado-challenge-weekend-colorado-springs-tickets-10260335941 March 22 Building a Home Building a Home: Help from the Ground-Up, 10 a.m. to noon,… Continue Reading On the Horizon – March 21, 2014

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Kudos! – March 21, 2014

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Million Dollar Round Table members named Bob Book, AIF®; Joel Malick, AIF®, AWMA®; and Tim Watson, CFP® have qualified for the Top of the Table of the Million Dollar Round Table. Jim Fredrick, CLU, ChFC, AIF®; Duane Beckmann, CLU, ChFC; and Alexander Lippert, AWMA® have qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table. The six men… Continue Reading Kudos! – March 21, 2014

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People on the Move – March 21, 2014

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Shawn Adamson and J.B. Holston are the new board members of the Colorado Technology Association. Adamson is the vice president of Comcast Business for the Mile High Region, and Holston is chairman of the board of Sitrion.   Paper Hive hired Dawn Pirtle as general manager. Pirtle has 20 years of business experience.   AdvantEdge… Continue Reading People on the Move – March 21, 2014

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American Overhead Door goes high-tech

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American Overhead Door goes high-tech

American Overhead Door Info: 2812 N. Prospect St., 538-9900 In Business: Purchased existing business in 2010 Number of employees: 19 If you want a new garage door and you call American Overhead Door, you can get accurate estimates, along with multiple photos of what different styles and colors would look like on your house. The… Continue Reading American Overhead Door goes high-tech

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It’s hard to know what to make of the latest flare-up between Mayor Steve Bach and five of the nine members of City Council. In a letter to Bach signed by Council President Keith King, Joel Miller, Andy Pico, Helen Collins and Don Knight, the five declared their opposition to any “local public funding” for… Continue Reading Fractious Council quintet oversteps boundaries

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