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Shuttered building to become event center

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Michaela Hightower has been a professional party-thrower for more than 15 years and now is set to open her own event center Continue Reading Shuttered building to become event center

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Four months ago, Sanborn Map Co. CEO John Copple bought controlling interest in the Colorado Springs-based map-making firm … Continue Reading Copple trusting his perspective on 3D lay of the land

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Someone recently voiced concerns to Laddie about an employee who was not doing a good job and, in his opinion, was holding back other parts of the business. The employee was unwilling to implement new systems and his inability to do his own job correctly created more work for other employees, who were justifiably frustrated… Continue Reading Emotions interfere when making business decisions

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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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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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by James A. Roberts Your financial goals for the next year are set. On the list are things like “pay off credit cards” and “save for retirement.” You’ll be putting some money away for your business or for emergencies. There will be little splurges, sure, but cautiously. Nothing on the list indicates that you would… Continue Reading Book Review: “Shiny Objects: Why We Spend Money We Don’t Have in Search of Happiness We Can’t Buy”

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As we near the end of December, it’s time think about how our businesses have fared this past year and what we’ll do differently in 2012. In last week’s article we looked at how to complete an assessment on your overall business. In this week’s column we want to address one topic — making money.… Continue Reading Year-end Part 2: Are you any good at making money?

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Interior designer Christine D’Alessio has a deep-seeded belief that every “thing” matters. There is no one thing or item in a room that should be thoughtlessly left as clutter. Every element of a space should contribute to a feeling, mood or sense of comfort. She has operated according to that philosophy since he founded D’Alessio… Continue Reading Market shift forces D’Alessio to design new strategies

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Assessing 2011 and planning for 2012: Part 1

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As we near the end of December, it’s time think about how our businesses have fared this past year and what we’ll do differently in 2012. Over the next few weeks, we want to discuss some areas of assessment that should be considered as you begin to plan for next year. Next week we’ll look… Continue Reading Assessing 2011 and planning for 2012: Part 1

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