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Brent Sabati is banking on a different type of tool to get his name out in the business community. The 23-year-old financial advisor for Mutual of Omaha recently started Attitude Check: The Business Leadership Podcast. “It’s with a friend from college and what we are trying to do is interview different business people — leaders,” […]

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Earlier this week Bronco Billy’s owner Full House Resorts announced plans to build a $70 million 150-room upscale hotel in Cripple Creek. If successful, it’ll be a game-changer for the historic mining town, which has not fully recovered from the Great Recession. As currently envisaged, the new hotel would wrap around Bronco Billy’s, with an […]

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How much cash do you have in your wallet? If you’re like most people, not much. You use your debit/credit cards or your smartphone for even the smallest transaction, even that daily latte at Starbucks. Call it what you will — moolah, filthy lucre, dough, bread, smackers, dead presidents or any one of more than […]

Four years ago, Zappos owner Tony Hsieh wanted to move the headquarters of the company to downtown Las Vegas. Not  the infamous  Strip — but into the former City Hall building in what’s known as the East Fremont district. The problem: The area had few local businesses, was crime-ridden and filled with old, derelict buildings. […]

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Austin, Portland, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Charlotte — now those are some wholesome, prosperous, family-friendly cities. During the past several years, Colorado Springs community leaders have visited all five. The goal: to learn, imitate and replicate. We want a new template, synergistic and outside the box, one that is sustainable, community-based, action-oriented, job-creating, attractive to young […]