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Construction Estimating & Bidding NEW DATE

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
   Construction Estimating & Bidding
   Have you been submitting quotes for construction projects but not
   getting the work? Do you need help figuring out the right cost for
   your bids? Do you want to start winning more subcontracts?
   If so, this workshop is a great opportunity to improve your
   estimating skills.  It will help you refine your estimating process
   and create more accurate bids for construction jobs.
 
The workshop will cover:  Estimating set up, details and software | Errors to avoid |
| Bidding | Bid follow up
Suggested Audience: Construction subcontractors, DBE certified firms, contractors interested in working on CDOT and other government construction projects, and any staff responsible for estimating construction jobs.
Thursday, May 30th | 1PM - 3PM | $15 |
Location: Aurora Municipal Center  | Register here...
   The instructor:  Bob Smith has 23 years of construction management
   experience, and 10 years as consultant to subcontractors with SBDC.
   Bob is the owner of Eaton Cole Construction services and is currently
   performing construction management services.
For a list of other upcoming Government Contracting Workshops, click here.

9 Examples of Re-Purposing Value Content

Friday, July 20, 2018

If you've attended one of my marketing seminars, one of the tactics that I suggest is re-purposing useful information to your target market would like.

The linked article By Ryan Bozeman really hits the nail on the head. Thanks Ryan!

About Ryan Bozeman
Ryan Bozeman is a copywriter and content strategist who specializes in working with marketing and SaaS companies. You can connect with him at www.BozeContent.com or on Twitter at @RyanBozeman.


Tips and Tricks for Patent Searching

Friday, March 16, 2018

IP for Beginners Series - Tips and Tricks for Patent Searching

Fri, March 23rd, 10AM - 12PM
Rocky Mountain U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
1961 Stout St. | 2nd floor | Denver  80294

This program on Intellectual Property will focus on the benefits of searching, working with the Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) system, keyword searching vs. CPC searching, the seven-step search process, and building a search strategy using keywords.

REGISTER

If you have any questions, please contact us at the Rocky Mountain Regional Office or call (303) 297-4600.

A fun interview at Stanford

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
 

A fun interview at Stanford about some old things and new ones.

Innovators podcast @ Stanford

A fun interview at Stanford about some old things and new ones.
https://soundcloud.com/innovatorsradio/s1e5-steve-blank-lean-startup
Founders
2:15: Founders and dysfunctional families
3:55: Operating in chaos
7:18: Mentorship is a two-way street
11:50: Founders are artists
14:03: Failure=experience
17:27: Rules for raising a family if you're a founder
Startups
19:25: Startups are not smaller versions of large companies
22:03: How I-Corps and H4X were born
26:25: Your idea is not a company
31:19: Why the old way of building startups no longer works
32:53: Origin of the Lean Startup
34:24 Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything in the Harvard Business Review
35:28: How innovation happens
Company/Government Innovation
41:37: Innovation is different in companies and gov't agencies
42:35 The Innovation Pipeline
43:30  Deliverable products and services not activities
44:25  GE & Procter and Gamble and Lean
46:44: Startups disrupting things by breaking the law
Government Innovation
51:12: Fighting continuous disruption with continuous innovation
52:08: How governments innovate
53:58: The U.S. government goes Lean
56:00: Customer Development versus Design Thinking
57:54: Innovation from the battlefield to the boardroom


A fun interview at Stanford about some old things and new ones.

https://soundcloud.com/innovatorsradio/s1e5-steve-blank-lean-startup

Founders

2:15: Founders and dysfunctional families

3:55: Operating in chaos

7:18: Mentorship is a two-way street

11:50: Founders are artists

14:03: Failure=experience

17:27: Rules for raising a family if you're a founder

Startups

19:25: Startups are not smaller versions of large companies

22:03: How I-Corps and H4X were born

26:25: Your idea is not a company

31:19: Why the old way of building startups no longer works

32:53: Origin of the Lean Startup

34:24 Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything in the Harvard Business Review

35:28: How innovation happens

Company/Government Innovation

41:37: Innovation is different in companies and gov't agencies

42:35 The Innovation Pipeline

43:30  Deliverable products and services not activities

44:25  GE & Procter and Gamble and Lean

46:44: Startups disrupting things by breaking the law

Government Innovation

51:12: Fighting continuous disruption with continuous innovation

52:08: How governments innovate

53:58: The U.S. government goes Lean

56:00: Customer Development versus Design Thinking

57:54: Innovation from the battlefield to the boardroom

A fun interview at Stanford about some old things and new ones.

https://soundcloud.com/innovatorsradio/s1e5-steve-blank-lean-startup

Founders

2:15: Founders and dysfunctional families

3:55: Operating in chaos

7:18: Mentorship is a two-way street

11:50: Founders are artists

14:03: Failure=experience

17:27: Rules for raising a family if you're a founder

Startups

19:25: Startups are not smaller versions of large companies

22:03: How I-Corps and H4X were born

26:25: Your idea is not a company

31:19: Why the old way of building startups no longer works

32:53: Origin of the Lean Startup

34:24 Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything in the Harvard Business Review

35:28: How innovation happens

Company/Government Innovation

41:37: Innovation is different in companies and gov't agencies

42:35 The Innovation Pipeline

43:30  Deliverable products and services not activities

44:25  GE & Procter and Gamble and Lean

46:44: Startups disrupting things by breaking the law

Government Innovation

51:12: Fighting continuous disruption with continuous innovation

52:08: How governments innovate

53:58: The U.S. government goes Lean

56:00: Customer Development versus Design Thinking

57:54: Innovation from the battlefield to the boardroom

A fun interview at Stanford about some old things and new ones.

https://soundcloud.com/innovatorsradio/s1e5-steve-blank-lean-startup

Founders

2:15: Founders and dysfunctional families

3:55: Operating in chaos

7:18: Mentorship is a two-way street

11:50: Founders are artists

14:03: Failure=experience

17:27: Rules for raising a family if you're a founder

Startups

19:25: Startups are not smaller versions of large companies

22:03: How I-Corps and H4X were born

26:25: Your idea is not a company

31:19: Why the old way of building startups no longer works

32:53: Origin of the Lean Startup

34:24 Why the Lean Startup Changes Everything in the Harvard Business Review

35:28: How innovation happens

Company/Government Innovation

41:37: Innovation is different in companies and gov't agencies

42:35 The Innovation Pipeline

43:30  Deliverable products and services not activities

44:25  GE & Procter and Gamble and Lean

46:44: Startups disrupting things by breaking the law

Government Innovation

51:12: Fighting continuous disruption with continuous innovation

52:08: How governments innovate

53:58: The U.S. government goes Lean

56:00: Customer Development versus Design Thinking

57:54: Innovation from the battlefield to the boardroom


3 ways to start the year with a digital clean slate

Monday, December 18, 2017

Great article worth the read!

From , Special for USA TODAY

Here’s a New Year’s resolution for 2018: de-clutter your digital history. Your computer stores a huge amount of browsing data, and in places you might never think to look. This meticulous chronology makes you vulnerable to snoops and advertising trackers. The solution: eliminate it.

Here are three ways to cover your tracks, using two of the biggest services on the internet. You may be surprised how closely these companies follow you, but you may be even more surprised how much control you have over it. Later at the end of this post, don’t miss how to erase your search history on your phone.

Here's the rest of the article.