You can wear Chanel or Armani but if your attaché looks like a beat-up throwback to the Pony Express or, worse, a boring bag or tired tote, you’re sending the wrong message. During 2007, the mantra in business or relationships is quiet confidence. Unless you’re scaling Kilimanjaro for a film shoot or navigating your way through Nepal, braving torturous elements, you should be carrying leather, like the pebbled duffel in dark chocolate by Giorgio Armani.
The Springs Community Improvement Program might be taking a hit to the wallet. According to a proposal from Colorado Springs Utilities for a permanent policy change, CSU won’t be held financially liable to relocate utilities for SCIP projects, and would be reimbursed using SCIP project money. Of the $250...
Fewer Americans than expected filed for jobless benefits last week, easing worries about a slowdownin the labor market, Bloomberg reports. Jobless claims fell by 27,000 last week, a one-month low. Read more at Bloomberg.
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Pam McManus often wakes up in the middle of the night, trying to figure out new ways to get more people seen at Peak Vista Community Health Centers. The safety-net clinic has a waiting list of about 6,000 people — and that’s after McManus has whittled away at the 8,000 she inherited 18 months ago […]
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As regular Business Journal readers can confirm, it’s not our usual practice on this page to editorialize about national political issues, for reasons that should be obvious. But this will have to be an exception, after President Barack Obama announced his backing for a plan that, in concept, would create...
Gates Land Company has sold 14.1 acres of commercially zoned land at Lake Ave. and Tenderfoot Hill St., leaving the company with just 105 acres of its original 3,000. Cheyenne Retail Partners, a limited partnership of Eagleton Capital Corporation of Dallas, purchased the land for $1,247,108. It has been zoned...
Imagine this: You are the CEO of a company that generates hundreds of thousands of data files each year. Your back-up systems include standard servers and secured off-site storage. But September 11 happens or a wild fire threatens your facility. Suddenly greater security is an issue,...
When people find themselves without a job (read, laid off because of the economy), it opens new chapters in their lives. But the declines on Wall Street and Main Street have led to increases in entrepreneurship. Nationally, new business activity increased in all regions (except the Midwest) during 2008, according to the Kauffman Index of […]
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The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center tapped David Dahlin, 55, as its new CEO and executive director earlier this year. Three months into the job, the father of two spent time with CSBJ to discuss his transition from working at Compassion International for 19 years to the nonprofit world of arts and business. How did […]
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March 15 Reverse Mortgage: What are the facts? Sandie Guenther of Cherry Creek Mortgage Co. will discuss using reverse mortgages to start a business, get out of debt and pay bills. The event is from 10 to 11 a.m. at Woodcarver Properties/Tri-Lakes Business Incubator, 14960 Woodcarver Road. Refreshments will be provided. Email...
Bank of the Rockies, which has been located in small building at 4328 Edison Ave. since its inception in 1982, has broken ground on a 4,600-square-foot location directly next door to where it is currently housed. Bank President Tim Sundgren and his brother, Kent, who serves as vice president, bought...