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Many employers believe the ultimate secret to retaining employees is offering more money; however, studies continually show that while money is important — and may be the first answer given in an exit interview — it’s rarely the No. 1 reason for leaving a company. Continue Reading Why good employees leave – and how to retain more of them

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As China looms, we must protect our patents

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However, the White House and many industry groups, including pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, believe elements of the bill are terribly flawed. Critics say the bill picks industry sector winners and losers, creating a two-tier approach to justice in the event of litigation. Continue Reading As China looms, we must protect our patents

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Partners in Philanthropy

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Awards were presented at the Eighth Annual Partners in Philanthropy luncheon on Oct. 29 to honor local organizations and individuals for their philanthropic contributions in five categories. The award-winners were nominated based on their volunteer and financial support of nonprofit organizations in Colorado Springs. Continue Reading Partners in Philanthropy

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Making hard choices a valuable exercise

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Some folks shrug off the wastefulness as acceptable – as part of the transaction costs whenever government is involved – and continue to support bigger government and more taxes. Others, like me, want to see every ounce of fat and gristle cut and want government confined to certain core functions before we’ll consider digging any deeper. Continue Reading Making hard choices a valuable exercise

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This constant tension is the dynamic of capitalism. Is it a dynamic we want for all services? Do we want the free market to replace health inspections? If people get sick from eating at a restaurant they will stop going there, the business will close and no longer make people sick. Now, who wants to be among the consumers who get sick in order to let the market work? Continue Reading Low taxes don’t always translate into great community

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My research about the role of nonprofits in the United States has impressed me. According to data from the Nonprofit Almanac 2007, compared to other sectors of the national economy, the nonprofit sector accounts for 5.2 percent of gross domestic product and 8.3 percent of wages and salaries paid in the United States. Volunteerism generated $65 million. Continue Reading Breaking stereotypes about the U.S and American experience in nonprofit management

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Recently conducted research shows that area residents are concerned that resources and services have not kept pace with the region’s growing population and demands. Our community has grown up, yet we are forced to govern like a small town, limited by our revenue infrastructure. Continue Reading CEG working to provide sustainable solutions for community challenges

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Steps to creating a welcoming work environment

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Adopting these approaches takes time, and steps toward an inclusive environment might need to be incremental. Whether your organization is on the fast-track or not, putting into action your values about equality will generate rewards in the near- and long-term. Continue Reading Steps to creating a welcoming work environment

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Global leadership

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You don’t have to be a globe-trotting leadership consultant or business person to know that Thomas Friedman was right when he titled his book “The World is Flat.” All you have to do is shop at Target and look at the box, tag or label of the products you buy to see that everything from T-shirts to furniture is now coming to us from Thailand, Vietnam, Pakistan and, of course, China. Continue Reading Global leadership

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LLP 2007 speaks out

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What are the most important challenges and opportunities facing our community? And what should be our shared vision for the future?
Leadership Pikes Peak posed these questions to the 47 members of the Signature Class of 2007. Leadership Pikes Peak is a 10-month/14-day community leadership development program designed to promote an in-depth understanding of the community, develop leadership skills and foster collaborative relationships. Continue Reading LLP 2007 speaks out

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