Maintaining a Healthy Workforce

Sometimes people are surprised to hear that a focus of our work is on health and wellness until we point out the connection between a successful company and a healthy workforce. Research tells us that healthy employees are less absent, more productive, innovative and creative. So, having the leanest and most active workforce in the … Read Post

Planning for the Future Today

As we celebrate 150 years of the Chamber, you all keep asking us the unreasonable question, what will the next 150 years look like for Colorado? Our answer is based on our history, where we’ve gone from using carriages to seeing driverless cars, from handwritten notes to smartphones, from the Pony Express to instant messaging. … Read Post

Tom Clark, We Thank You

This last week our Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation hosted its 13th annual meeting. It was particularly meaningful, as we said thank you to Tom Clark and welcomed his successor J.J. Ament. (J.J. officially joins the team on April 5.) We’ve been talking about history a lot this year as we celebrate our 150th anniversary. … Read Post

How A Student’s Passion Has Driven Her Community Impact

When it comes to leadership, Nadeen Ibrahim’s advice is simple: find your passion. The University of Colorado Denver senior was named the 2017 Student Leader of the Year by the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation and the Boettcher Foundation at the Colorado Leadership Alliance (CLA) summit in January. With her involvement in the Denver Immigrant … Read Post

Take Action: Support Reform for Construction Defects

Take action now – support construction defects litigation reform. We need your help on a top legislative priority: construction defects. Senate Bill 156 is to be assigned to a House Committee today or tomorrow and we need you to help key legislators understand the importance of granting this important bill a fair hearing – so … Read Post

LEX Opens Door to New Career

Lorii Rabinowitz is unabashed in saying that some of the best things in her life have been because of her involvement with the Leadership Foundation. We can’t take credit for everything; Rabinowitz has been a standout volunteer, champion and board member of the Leadership Foundation since she was part of the 2011 Leadership Denver class. … Read Post

Leaders Making an Impact in CO

In 1727, Ben Franklin started a “mutual improvement club,” which he called a Junto. None of you will be surprised to hear that I had to look that word up. The definition of Junto is a group of people drawn together for a common purpose. And, like you I thought: What the … That’s the … Read Post