Connect & Collaborate Hosts for January 2-6, 2017

January 2 – Doug Krug and Christine Kahane – Institute for UnLearning
Join us for our first radio show of the year with Doug Krug and Christine Kahane, resultants from the Institute for UnLearning. We continue an ongoing series of “Leading Change Without Resistance” with a focus on The New Way. They’ll guide us through being in the space between “the no longer” and “the not yet” and reflections on your accomplishments in 2016 to better prepare for 2017. 

January 3  – Jeff Wasden – COBRT Year in Review/Preview     
Jeff Wasden, President of the Colorado Business Roundtable, joins us live to review our 2016 COBRT events and discuss our newsletter, website and partnership opportunities.  We will also discuss the partner launch of Dream It Do It Colorado, a statewide coalition to support manufacturing through education. We’ll also have a preview of upcoming 2017 events. 

January 4 – Stephanie Veck – Workforce Development Council and TalentFOUND
Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council joins with the continuing TalentFOUND series, highlighting job creators in Colorado.  The 2016 class of Colorado Companies to Watch winners have created 3257 jobs!  The show will also highlight the creation of a network of industry intermediaries throughout Colorado in a variety of industries.  This network of statewide industry associations and regional sector partnerships are supporting businesses in a variety of industries and helping build a demand driven talent pipeline.  

January 5 – COBRT – Trade Panel at DEN
Jeff Wasden, President of the Colorado Business Roundtable, joins us with a recap of a panel, “The importance of International Trade,” which was sponsored by City and County of Denver, Denver International Airport, COBRT, CACI and the Chamber of the Americas. Tune in to hear from Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Consul General of Canada in Denver Stéphane Lessard, COGA’s Dan Haley, Global Chamber Denver’s Jeff Campos, World Trade Center Denver’s Karen Gerwitz, as well as panelists Abdul Sesay, Chad Vorthmann and Tyler Rauert.

January 6 – Peter Moore – VITAL for Colorado
Peter Moore, President and CEO of VITAL for Colorado, joins us to discuss the importance of energy production in our state, along with esteemed members of VITAL’s Board of Directors.

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