Past Presentations

 

November 17, 2017

"Board Elections and 2018 Meeting Planning"

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October 20, 2017

"Work-Life Balance for Entrepreneurs"
by Chrysta Bairre, Live Love Work


September 15, 2017

"Big Data"
by Patrick Connery, OuterSafe and Marcus Bronson, Outersafe

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August 18, 2017

"Public Speaking to Improve Business"
by Linda Ross, Superb Speaking Skills

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"Member Spotlight, Carey Madsen"

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July 20, 2017

Social event at TopGolf!


June 16, 2017

"PR and Communication for the Small Business"
by Peter Kowalchuk, Peter Kowalchuk Consulting

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May 19, 2017 

"LinkedIn Enhances Face to Face Networking"
by Joyce Feustel, Boomers' Social Media Tutor

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"Member Spotlight, Jerry Comer"

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April 21, 2017 

"Business Consulting Trends"
by Jeff Schuster, Acuity Workplace Coaching

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March 17,2017

"Cybersecurity: What you need to know" 
by Larry Oliver, StoneGrove Services

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February 17, 2017

"2017 Denver Economic Forecast"
by Paul Kluck, CBRE

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January 20, 2017

"Setting Goals in Seven Key Areas of Your Life"
by Anson Thompson, The Thompson Group

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December 8, 2016

Holiday Party!


November 18, 2016

"Members Set the Agenda"
by Alva Brown, Alto Business Solutions, and Bill Mortimore, Strategic Customer Solutions, LLC

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October 21, 2016

"Creating a Point of Difference"
by Anson Thompson, The Thompson Group


September 16, 2016

"It's not you, it's me. Just kidding. It's totally you."
by Deb Kelly, Bank of the West

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August 19, 2016

"A Boomer's Guide to Millenials"
by Alva Brown, Alto Business Solutions

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July 20, 2016

Rockies Game!


June 17, 2016

"Emerging Growth Markets, The Marijuana Industry"
by Joan Montgomery, JDMontgomery, LLC

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May 20, 2016

"How you can be a more memorable and referable business partner"
by David Cohn, David Cohn & Associates, and Bill Mortimore, Strategic Customer Solutions, LLC

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April 15, 2016

"Marketing Strategies for Professional Services"
by Ron Jensen, Abilita


March 18, 2016

"Effective Listening: The key to successful business relationships. Learn how."
by Tom Basil, ISU Insurance Services of Colorado

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February 19, 2016

"How can STAR benefit you and your business?"
Panel discussion with David Cohn, Lloyd Gottman, and Tom Basil. Moderated by Veronica Regan.


 January 15, 2016

"Intellectual Property: What kinds might you own, simple things you can do to protect it, and warning signs that others may be using it"
by Pamela Kerr, Kerr Forensic Accounting, P.C.; Judith Keene, HolzerIPLaw, PC; and Steve Bush, Steven M. Bush, P.C.

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December 3, 2015

Holiday Party!


November 20, 2015

"STAR Programs 2016"
by Bill Mortimore, Strategic Customer Solutions, LLC

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October 16, 2015

"Change Management 101"
by Bob Dodge, The Alternative Board

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September 18, 2015

"Care and Feeding: What's Your Client Retention Plan?"
by Chet Marino, Verus Partners

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August 21, 2015

"Looking to Drive Efficiency? Don't Forget About the Hearts and Minds"
by Dick Klein, Mt. Franklin Group

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July 22, 2015

Rockies Game!

We had a great day at the ballpark despite the team's lackluster performance (except the brief bright spot in the 8th inning)!

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June 19, 2015

"Becoming a STAR on LinkedIn"
by Tom Ninness, New American Funding


May 15, 2015

"Who's On First?" or "Making More Money"
by Jon Hokama, Jon Hokama & Associates, LLC

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April 17, 2015

"How to Make Your Website Your #1 Employee"
by Steve Johnsen, Cumulus Consulting

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 March 20, 2015

"No Trust = No Business"
by Lloyd Gottman, Synergetic Systems LLC

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February 20, 2015

"Developing Trust: A Key to Business Relationships"
by Scott Brennan, Schooley Mitchell of Denver

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January 16, 2015

"Keeping Your Systems and Information Secure: A Data Security Primer"
by Bill Mortimore, Strategic Customer Solutions, LLC, and Michele Demark, Decision Smart, Inc.

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 November 21, 2014

"Give More/Get More"


 October 17, 2014

"Strong Finish/Quick Start"
by Joe Gregory, The Sales Catalyst

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September 19, 2014

"Cannabis, Pornography and Gambling, oh my!"


August 15, 2014

"Business Matchmaking - Using Introductions as a Core Marketing Tool"
by David Johnson, C Squared Solutions

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July 23, 2014

Rockies Game!


June 20, 2014

"Healthy Organizations"
by Jerry Comer, Comer & Associates

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May 16, 2014

"The Effective Professional Introduction"
by Bill Mortimore, SCS, LLC

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April 18, 2014

"Personalizing Your Brand: A Hands-On Workshop to Get More Referrals"
by Susan Elliott, Elliott, Zepelin & Associates


March 21, 2014

"Branding for Small Business: From "No Cost" Solutions to Tactics that You Can't Afford to Ignore"


February 13, 2014

STAR Member Party!


January 17, 2014

"The Most Effective Ways to Successfully Generate Sales Leads"
by David Cohn, David Cohn & Associates


 October 18, 2013

"Ethical Dilemmas Created by Healthcare Reform for the Business Owner"
by John Downing, The Down Court Group, Inc.


September 20, 2013

"Leadership Through Stewardship"
by Stephanie L. Herdahl, The Financial Group

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July 19, 2013

"Achieving Extraordinary Consulting Success, Giving - Matching - Taking"
by Lloyd Gottman, Synergetic Systems, LLC

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June 21, 2013

"What's Your Story? Storytelling Lessons from Hollywood, Major League Baseball and 7th Grade Math"
by Carey Madsen, Larkspur Strategies

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May 17, 2013

"Crucial Accountability: Resolving Broken Promises and Violated Expectations"
by Michele Demark, Decision Smart

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April 19, 2013

"The Creation of a Thinking Environment"
by David Cohn, David Cohn & Associates

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March 15, 2013

"Solution Selling is Dead"
by Dean Isaacs, Vantage Group LLC

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 February 15, 2013

"Start with WHY: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action"
by John Jordan, Expense Reduction Analysts

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 January 18, 2013

"How Can You be Strategic if You Don't Know How to Play"
by Barbara Brannen, Author


 October 19, 2012

"Connections With Integrity, Part 2"
by Larry Rowland, The Alternative Board

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September 21, 2012

"Connections with Integrity, Part 1"
by David Cohn, David Cohn & Associates

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 August 17, 2012

"Becoming a Resource Leader"
by Shelley Ford, MSSB

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 July 20, 2012

"Advisor Mental Models 2012 - Adaptive Do vs. Client Needs"
by David Cohn, David Cohn & Associates

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 May 18, 2012

"What Value Does Your Service Offer?"
by Steve Bush, Steven M. Bush, P.C.

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 March 16, 2012

"Valuing Our Value"
by Richard Hall

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 February 17, 2012

"Sources of Conflict"
by Larry Rowland, The Alternative Board

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 January 20, 2012

"The Opportunity Phase of the Business Cycle"
by Craig Evans, Colorado CFO Group

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 December 16, 2011

"An Introduction to Value Pricing"
by Peggy Jennings, Eide Bailly

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 November 18, 2011

The book "The Language of Trust" by Michael Maslansky, Scott West, Gary DeMoss, and David Saylor
by Cynthia Hinds, Hinds Financial Group


 October 21, 2011

"The Top 10 Things You Need to do on LinkedIn as a Business Owner"
by Darin Swick, WSI Digital Marketing

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