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 […]
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A computer numerical control router, some software and a man who knows his way around both: That sums up Colorado CNC Shop, the operation owned by Andrew Townsend. Deft skills with his woodworking tools and a knowledge of a number of design programs allow Townsend to complete projects that would typically take multiple people much […]
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If you’ve been a business owner for any length of time and have employees, you’ve most likely had this scenario occur: You asked someone to do something, thought you had made your instructions clear, and expected it to be done. But it wasn’t done correctly or at all. You felt frustrated, annoyed and maybe downright […]
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Supervising people is a thankless task. Anyone who has supervised employees knows that directing the performance of others requires patience, skill, and courage. People come to work with all of the messy stuff of life, including their own expectations and demands. And as business becomes more complex, and management styles more involved, it is hard […]
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It was 1983 when the third installment of George Lucas’ blockbuster franchise was scheduled for release. Hundreds of U.S. theaters already had received “Revenge of the Jedi” posters when the filmmaker elected to change the movie’s name. “He decided Jedi don’t seek revenge because they are supposed to be on the good side and changed […]
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Not following the rules often has consequences. Sometimes, in the case of construction, those consequences can be devastating. In addition to severe injury or death, failure to properly follow rules laid out by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration can lead to hefty fines that can put a company out of business. That’s where Occupational […]
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Despite “retiring” following 20 years of service in the Air Force, Chris Worden, along with his wife Pam, now operates Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids on Barnes Road. The rainbow of colors in the salon may be a far cry from working in the space and missile program at Schriever Air Force Base, but Chris […]
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Though not approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, the number of cryotherapy providers continues to climb as users claim the treatments help relieve chronic pain. Cryotherapy chambers, developed in Japan in the 1970s by a rheumatoid arthritis doctor, place clients in temperatures as low as negative 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Goosebumps Cryotherapy Established: 2017 […]
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Terry Buterbaugh got into boxing because it isn’t a team sport. “I like that it’s just me in the ring,” he said. “I can’t blame anyone else if I lose.” However, when it comes to preparing for a fight, Buterbaugh says it’s important for a boxer to train at a gym where there is camaraderie. […]
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The Goldbergs are living the adage about families that play together. But the locals have taken it a step further, as the group not only stays together, they run a business dedicated to helping others improve their play. Located on the former elementary campus of the Colorado Springs Christian School (where the Goldbergs’ three grown […]
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