Connect & Collaborate - VITAL for Colorado & Chris Hansen - Apr 15, 2016

April 15, 2016

Peter Moore, President and CEO of VITAL for Colorado is a regular contributor to Connect & Collaborate, discussing the importance of energy production in the state. VITAL is a coalition of industry leaders throughout Colorado who support a rational, well-regulated and competitive regulatory environment for energy production.

Today we'll talk with Chris Hansen, Candidate for the State House in District 6 and Chair of the Colorado Energy Coalition. Together, they'll discuss the recently released Resource Rich Colorado Report, and identify some of the competitive advantages for our state when it comes to energy .

Connect & Collaborate - Apr 14, 2016

April 14, 2016

Quarterly Forum is one of the pre-eminent leadership organizations in Denver, working to connect business, government and non-profit sectors. Quarterly Forum hopes to inspire the state's best emerging leaders and provide a space for developing executives to dream more, learn more and do more.

Today we're talking with Ryan Heckman Co-chairman of the Board of Advisors for Quarterly Forum, and Meegan Moszynski, Executive Director of The Leaders Initiative, a program of the Quarterly Forum which works to increase engagement between business leaders and public service.

Learn about this avenue of civic engagement, the scholarship organization, and about the leaders involved in these unique programs.

Connect & Collaborate - Make-A-Wish Colorado - Apr 12, 2016

April 12, 2016

We'll talk with Teresa Davis Pusztai, and Jeff Krebs from the Make-A-Wish Colorado chapter. Along with heartwarming and inspirational stories of families making unforgettable memories, we will discuss how you and your business can support making wishes come true! Make-A-Wish is made possible by many small donations, and you never know how your company and your people can have a role in fulfilling unique wishes

Connect & Collaborate - Vistage Working Together - Apr 11, 2016

April 11, 2016

Vistage is CEO Peer group that encourages business executives to do better and to help fellow CEOs in managing executive level decisions.

Today Pat Maley, Denver Vistage Chair introduces us to Leo Bottary, co-author of The Power of Peers: How the Company You Keep Drives Leadership, Growth and Success with Leon Shapiro. Leo is Vice President of Peer Advantage for Vistage Worldwide, and serves as an adjunct professor for two Seton Hall University graduate leadership communication programs.

We will also talk with Kathleen Quinn Votaw, author, speaker and consultant and CEO of Talent Trust. She will give us some insight from her book, Solve the People Puzzle: How High-Growth Companies Attract and Retain Top Talent.

Connect & Collaborate - Leading2Lean - Apr 8, 2016

April 8, 2016
Better technology can make manufacturing more efficient, cut out waste and actually retain those jobs in the United States. That technology is a software program called Leading2Lean which can be employed on any manufacturing floor for better production results.

Kristen Muzzy is the Executive Vice President of Business Development for Leading2Lean and an advocate for promoting manufacturing in Colorado, as well as for Women in Manufacturing. Along with President and CEO of Leading2Lean, Keith Barr, Kristen will explain how Leading2LEan was developed and the many advantages manufacturing and production floors will find in determining areas for improvement and to reduce repetitive work. All of which improves production and reduces costs which ultimately keeps jobs in America.

Connect & Collaborate - Colorado Space Business Roundtable - Apr 7, 2016

April 7, 2016

The Colorado Space Business Roundtable works with Aerospace industries throughout the state, along with the top aerospace business leaders to promote space exploration from Colorado.

EdgarJohansson, President of the Colorado Space Business Roundtable will tell us all about the recent Space Day at the Capitol, and share about the upcoming Space Symposium in Colorado Springs April 11 – 14.

Also joining us are Kevin Cook, with the Space Foundation and Vicky Lea, of the Colorado Space Coalition.

Connect & Collaborate - Solution Finding with Doug Krug - Apr 6, 2016

April 6, 2016

Doug Krug calls himself a Resultant, and has spent a career helping executive teams solve their leadership challenges. Not a problem solver, but a solution finder. Author of three books including his latest, The Missing Piece in Leadership - and founder of eSolutions, Doug has made a marked difference in three Governor's Cabinets, the top executive teams at the FBI, Medicare/Medicaid, U.S. Marshals and all 50 Admirals in the Coast Guard, not to mention many teams in various corporations.

He tells us that the core of what makes an effective leader can't be taught but must be brought out from within.

Tune in and listen to his common sense approach for dealing with workplace conflict and more.

Connect & Collaborate - Investor Concerns - Todd Hauer Morgan Stanley - Apr 5, 2016

April 5, 2016
00:0000:00 Wealth Advisor Todd Hauer gives us an overview of the most recent Morgan Stanley Investor Pulse Poll. We will discuss concerns about Denver’s real estate market, as well as the return on college tuition, and whether millennials should invest in home buying.Colorado's high net worth investors agree that Denver real estate prices are too high, and unaffordable. They're also highly concerned about terrorism and other issues. Todd will give us context for what these concerns mean in terms of trends for the bulk of investors and the Colorado economy as a whole.

Connect & Collaborate - Our Exponential Future with Rick Barrera - Apr 4, 2016

April 4, 2016

Rick Barrera, head of curriculum for the Center for Heart Led Leadership joins us to share his perspective on Our Exponential Future.

As Rick keeps up-to-date with technology advancements, and innovation, he suggests that progress is ever faster, and improving lifestyles exponentially.

Connect & Collaborate - VITAL for Colorado & Mike Kopp - Apr 1, 2016

April 1, 2016
00:0000:00 Moore, President and CEO of VITAL for Colorado is a regular contributor to Connect & Collaborate, discussing the importance of energy production in the state. VITAL is a coalition of industry leaders throughout Colorado who support a rational, well-regulated and competitive regulatory environment for energy production. Peter is joined by Mike Kopp, Executive Director of Colorado Concern, an alliance of top business executives with a mission of enhancing the Colorado's business climate. We will discuss proposed ballot initiative 40, and it's potential impact on regulating environmental issues concerning oil and gas, as well as conversations about VITAL's role on other concerns.