Category Archives: Business

The Dreaded R Word. Are You Being Asked to Relocate?

You’ve just received a call about a job.  You are all ears.  After listening to the opportunity the recruiter asks if you’d relocate.  After pausing and feeling our blood pressure spike, your answer is “Ummm……..”. Over the course of your … Continue reading

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Things CEOs say

“I’m sort of in semi-shock. It’s just mind-blowingly awesome. I apologize, and I wish I could be more articulate, but it’s hard to be articulate when your mind’s blown – but in a very good way.” — Elon Musk CEO … Continue reading

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Wiki Questions

Two aspects of the WikiLeaks story are interesting to watch as it unfolds. The first is the source of the material.  There is always someone within any organization that has an axe to grind about something.  The mere existence of … Continue reading

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CU Made The Right Choice In Embree

It may not be the perfect choice, but it is the right choice.  Meet John Embree, new head coach of the CU Buffs. CU Athletic Director Mike Bohn listened to his alumni.  He took into consideration the strained financial situation … Continue reading

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It’s Not Only Experience That Counts, But What You Do With It.

Yesterday was a big day for sports in Denver.  CU hired a new coach, John Embree, and the Broncos fired an old coach, Josh McDaniels.  In both cases the new and old coach had no head coaching experience coming into … Continue reading

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If You Don’t Want to be Fired, Get Elected

Congress appears to be a forgiving place these days amongst House Democrats. By a vote of 150-43 Nancy Pelosi will become the House minority leader after presiding over a historical party drubbing at midterm elections.  What does she have over … Continue reading

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The Big Short

I just finished reading The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis.  This book is a fascinating look at the creation and collapse of the subprime mortgage market that subsequently led to the market collapse in 2008 and … Continue reading

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Stock Buybacks – Why Aren’t There More?

I’ve been reading a lot about stock buybacks recently.  According to sources, the aggregate cash balance of the S&P 500 is approaching $2.0 trillion.  Yet announced stock repurchase programs has barely scratched $150 billion year to date.  Why is that? … Continue reading

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Apple Means Innovation

The other guys have effectively given up.  They all have conceded the title of innovator for the next century to Apple. Today’s release of the IPad has ushered in another major trend in the era of personal computers.  The other … Continue reading

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Matching Science With Entrepreneurs

The State of Colorado has identified biosciences as a key sector for job growth over the next generation.  As the researchers at the University of Colorado discover new technology, the Technology Transfer Office works to commercialize the inventions through several … Continue reading

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