First: Do No Harm

“We seek someone fundamentally nice. Life is too short to work with anyone else.” This is the most important line in our job postings. Even though we spell out who we are looking for, that elusive nice person can be hard to find. The “hire nice people” commitment has never been more critical. There will […]

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DU Alumna Helps Those with Spinal Cord Injuries

“I have the best job ever. Every day I get to see that we are changing people’s lives and not everybody gets a job where that’s what they feel every day.” …Hinton Leichtle helps hundreds of people each year find the alternative therapies that will help them live with their spinal injuries. She has worked […]

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The tale of the cheerleader and the protectable 2-D artwork

Anyone who works in the fashion or the arts is likely aware of the difficulty of protecting your designs, with the constant battle with knock-offs and copycat products. While brand names and distinctive elements can be protected under trademark law, smaller designers and brands often find themselves without recourse if their ideas are replicated. Recently, […]

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Perspectives and purpose for work and life

Last weekend I lost three people through three different circumstances – my uncle, a friend and my mother’s closest friend. In moments like this, all the important work is put on hold and the emotional work begins. It’s sometimes impossible to hit the pause button in the work-life juggle, but the shocking permanence of death […]

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Chanda Plan Foundation Opens New Chanda Center for Health

The Chanda Plan Foundation opens the Chanda Center for Health this month, the country’s first integrated medical center for individuals with physical disabilities. The goal, Chanda Hinton Leichtle says, is to provide patients with the “quality, person-centered, and streamlined health care they deserve.” To wit: The 6,000-square-foot facility, located in Lakewood, will offer primary care, mental […]

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Cyber crime can wreak havoc on your business

As a leader, it’s hard to admit poor judgment and corporate weakness. But here I am, confessing that we fell victim to a “spear phishing” scam resulting in a $50,000 loss to our company, despite having IT security measures and staff training in place. Here’s what happened when my company fell victim to a phishing […]

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Chanda Plan Foundation Getting Ready for New Larger Location

The Chanda Plan Foundation is preparing to move into a new building and expand services to help more people who are physically disabled.The foundation is in the midst of fundraising for a new facility about eight times the size of the current location, 8725 W. 14th Ave., in Lakewood. The new space a few blocks […]

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