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How to Build a Conscious Company

February 11th, 2016

“For conscious companies, growth is different by definition. We don’t grow only for profit; we grow for purpose. We scale not only for a greater bottom line, but also for greater impact.” Says Lori Hanau, founder of Global Round Table Leadership. Many of the companies that I’ve written about and many others in Boulder strive to be conscious companies. They strive to put purpose before profit and to build products or offer services that make a positive impact on society. However, it’s not just an organic foods or a renewable energy company that can be conscious. Any company, no matter... Read More

Startup of the Month: Wu Mountain Tea Company

October 20th, 2015

It’s that time of the week again, and to kick things off I’m implementing a new topic. Once a month I will be blogging about an up and coming startup in Boulder. For the first “Startup of the Month”, I will be focusing on a recent tea startup called Wu Mountain Tea. Wu Mountain was co-founded by University of Colorado Student, Dylan Rothenberg. Dylan, President of Wu Mountain Tea, originally went to China as a Boren Scholar to study Chinese, and ended-up living and working in the famous Tea Markets of Gungzhou where he learned to source tea for a European premium tea distributor.... Read More

New Uses for Colorado Beetle Kill are Cheap and Eco-Friendly

January 5th, 2015

The Mountain Pine Beetles have been a prevalent issue for forests across North America for roughly a decade; however, new uses for the large number of trees that Beetles have killed have proven an affordable raw material for producing a variety of goods.   “Only [seven] years ago, industry believed little could be done with it apart from artistic or cosmetic uses for wood, which was being marketed as ‘denim pine.’ Traditional uses of pine, in construction and elsewhere, were considered impossible for beetle-kill wood”. – The Sustainable Lumber Company While builders... Read More

In Honor of Sunday’s Ironman Triathlon, We’re Giving Away a FREE Boulder Running Company Gift Certificate

August 1st, 2014

For today’s Pay-it-Forward Friday, we’re giving away a $30 Boulder Running Company gift certificate to help you gear up for the Ironman triathlon. This is no typical triathlon, however. If you haven’t already heard, Ironman is hosting the world’s largest ever triathlon in Boulder on this coming Sunday. So essentially, if you’re volunteering or racing in this competition, then now is a great time to go to Boulder Running Company and get some new athletic gear! Even if you’re not participating in the race, wouldn’t you love to get a new pair of socks... Read More

Pay-it-Forward-Friday: A Legendary Inner Tubing Expedition, No Cash Required

July 11th, 2014

The Boulder Creek is currently flowing at a perfect level for inner tubing enthusiasts, and the summer temperatures only make it even more tempting to go relax in the fresh mountain water. A common problem many people have, however, is that not everyone owns an inner tube. Luckily, that’s not a problem today. We’ve teamed up with Whitewater Tubing and we’re giving away TEN free inner tube rentals to ten lucky winners! These tubes aren’t just your standard black rubber tubes, either. These state-of-the-art “super tubes” (see below) are 54 inches in diameter... Read More