A recent change to a 30-year-old annexation agreement will help Colorado Springs attract new businesses. “I think the revised annexation agreement for Banning Lewis Ranch is one of the major milestones the community has gone through — just like with the Southern Delivery System that gave us water for the next 50 years,” said Bob […]
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It may be one of the only industries with which every person on earth will one day interact. As such, Terri Flores-Brown, daughter Shelby Calleja and business partner Paul Wood know they have job security working in funeral homes. The trio own and operate both Springs Funeral Services locations, one on the northeast side of […]
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When you’re from southern Missouri, but raised in northern Illinois, you can develop a bit of an identity crisis. So when people ask Ashley Dodge where she’s from, she splits the difference. “When I had to choose where to go to college, St. Louis was in the middle, so I always say I’m from St. […]
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I actually like my health insurance policy. I have a tolerable monthly premium, modest copays, free Tier 1 and 2 medications, and my agent responds quickly when I have a question. In talking to a friend recently, she had the opposite opinion of her health plan. She hated hers — high premiums, expensive copays and […]
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Problem: Your business has an online strategy, but it has not yet optimized for mobile device users. What are the first steps for making sure you’re prepared to deliver value to your customers on their mobile devices? In case you’re still not sure of the overall impact mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have […]
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Over the last few weeks I have had several clients we work with ask me if our social media strategies need to change, considering the recent revelations on Facebook and how it handles data. My answer is pretty simple: No! Here are the top three reasons why I am not, in the slightest, worried about […]
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The issue: Small businesses provide jobs, economic development and a sense of place in the community. What we think: Honor small businesses more than just once a year — make a point to shop local whenever possible. Tell us what you think: Send us an email at editorial@csbj.com. Owning a small business is risky — […]
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The first official c-Watch cohort kicks off this week, using sport to help train cybersecurity experts experienced in information-sharing environments. And by July, c-Watch students will be part of a pop-up security operations center for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, doing the cyber threat intelligence work that’s now so critical during high-profile sport events. Why […]
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When Amber Lundy isn’t busy helping manage people’s money, she’s doting on her children — both the two- and four-legged varieties. The 31-year-old is a service center manger for Ent Credit Union, where she’s worked for about nine years. Lundy has a 7-year-old and 2-year-old as well as three Shar-Peis that take up her time. […]
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The 29 million small businesses in America are the fuel that powers the U.S. economy. “Small businesses create nearly two out of three new jobs in America,” said Gina Sacripanti, vice president, marketing and public relations at the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado. “We want to do what we can to help them thrive.” […]
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To many in the Pikes Peak region, images of the Mile Marker 117 wildfire brought back uncomfortable memories of the 2012 Waldo Canyon fire and the 2013 Black Forest fire. Driven by winds gusting up to 60 mph, the 117 fire spread rapidly through dry grass and brush, consuming more than 41,000 acres and 23 […]
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Yaniv Natan is the founder of Tek Experts, a multinational group of companies specializing in IT services. The business expanded to North America in 2016, its first office opening near North Academy Boulevard on Kelly Johnson Boulevard. The global services provider partners with some of the world’s biggest IT companies and delivers services via eight […]
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