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Management & Leadership


Dec 1, 2023

Unwrapping the Perfect Gift — A New Approach to Gifting in 2024

In a world where experiences triumph over possessions and sustainability takes center stage, it’s time to take an innovative approach to gifting. Say goodbye to cluttered junk drawers and hello to purposeful, travel-friendly gifts that align with the modern, conscious lifestyle. As we embark on this journey together, let’[...]

Nov 28, 2023

Andy Filson and the Future of Manufacturing in Colorado (Q&A)

Each year, ColoradoBiz brings together the state’s manufacturers at our Made in Colorado event to celebrate the people and businesses behind some of the state’s most innovative products. This year’s event on December 5, 2023 will feature CoorsTek Chief Operations Officer Andy Filson. ColoradoBiz staff sat down with Mr.[...]


Nov 28, 2023

Don’t be an “Average” Company: The Power of Prioritizing Team Happiness

My wife, April, and I recently went out to dinner, and the word we both used to describe our experience was “whelming.” It wasn’t a bad dinner, but there was nothing that stood out or impressed us. The service was fine, the food was good and the pricing for what we received was fair, but […]

Nov 22, 2023

Transform Your Mental Health in the Workplace: Strategies for a Healthier, Happier Experience

It’s easy to let our well-being take a back seat as the demands of the modern workplace often leave us little room to focus on our health. Long hours, looming deadlines, and the constant pressures of work can take a toll on our physical and mental health. But it doesn’t have to be this way. […]

Nov 22, 2023

Starting Your Colorado Business at Home: A Guide to Successful Homepreneurship 

It’s no secret that Colorado is supportive of entrepreneurs. Indeed, a recent report found it to be the 11th best state to start a business. A thriving business landscape isn’t just positive for those operating from traditional stores or offices though. It’s more practical than ever to start your small business in Colorado[...]

Nov 16, 2023

An Essential Guide to Business Impact Analysis (BIA): What it is and Why it Matters

If a global pandemic has taught us anything, it is to expect the unexpected. In the business world, it is important to understand future possibilities, including worst-case scenarios, in order to minimize the impact on your business.  This is where business impact analysis (BIA) comes in. But what exactly is business impact ana[...]

Nov 15, 2023

Beyond the Basics: 7 Innovative Apps to Help Scale Your Business

Modern businesses must constantly innovate to stay ahead of the curve. The right technological tools can mean the difference between growth and stagnation. As an experienced voice in the business and tech community, I’ve witnessed the transformative power of apps in scaling operations, enriching customer interactions and r[...]

Nov 13, 2023

Essential Tips for Starting a Business: How to Ensure Longevity and Sustained Growth

Launching a business is an exciting step for many entrepreneurs. It’s the result of years of planning and, if you play your cards right, can put you on the path towards financial freedom and generational wealth.  However, data collected by the Colorado Secretary of State shows that 175,650 new businesses started in the state [...]

Nov 10, 2023

Employers, You’re missing the Largest Untapped Talent Pool — but it’s Not Your Fault

There is the elephant in the room, and it’s a big one. The workforce is aging: Only 62% of the population is working, and while employers have looked everywhere for employees, they have missed the largest untapped pool of talent — the disability community. But right now, transition services for the disability community aren�[...]

Nov 7, 2023

Balancing Business Ownership: Is Work-Life Balance Possible for Entrepreneurs?

The concept of “work-life balance,” is a frequent talking point in modern culture. Job seekers actively look for employment opportunities at businesses with a positive company culture. They want the opportunity to work hard, but also to enjoy their personal lives. While that may be possible for the average person, it becomes[...]

Nov 3, 2023

How the ‘Coffee Badging’ Trend Is Brewing Trouble for Hybrid Work Models

“Coffee badging” is the latest work trend attracting attention. The practice describes workers who go into the office long enough to drink a coffee so they can technically comply with their employer’s requirement to spend a certain number of days in the office. However, once they finish socializing with coworkers, employee[...]

Nov 1, 2023

Tips for Inheriting a Business: Navigating the Emotional and Strategic Challenges

Inheriting a business can stir a complex mix of emotions. Amidst the grief of losing someone close, there’s often a sense of overwhelm, coupled with the realization of a significant opportunity. It’s a pivotal moment, demanding sensitive handling and strategic planning to navigate the future of the business you now f[...]