Summer 2008

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Inside the Summer 2008 Issue:

Finding the Green in Green Biz
Energy prices, concern over global warming and tons of venture capital are fueling the green business explosion. Yet running a green or "cleantech" business carries its own set of challenges. Several Alliance members and green CEOs explain what it's like to run a company in today's hottest industry.

Alliance Community Activities
Recent Alliance CEO Roundtables gave CEOs the opportunity to learn how to “grow through acquisitions” and discuss ways to prepare for a economic downturn, while CSAA leader Jim Pouliot explained how he grows a value-based cultures and organizations from the top team on down. Check out the photos of these events, along with shots from Alliance members and our Alliance Spring Dinner.

The New CEO as a Change Agent: A Case Study
Read how Alliance member Bob Fahlman, as the newly-hired CEO of Paradigm Management Services, was able to win over his team and become the architect behind accelerated growth with the help of 100-day and 180-day written plans.

New Members
Check out our newest Alliance members who run companies in diverse industries such as teleconferencing, beverages, healthcare, geographic mapping, environmental equipment, software, and many others.

Upcoming Events
We've got even more great events coming up, including a CEO Roundtable on Sustainability for Sustainable Businesses, our Alliance Fall Dinner, and Keynote discussions with Bill Campbell of Intuit and Warren Bryant of Longs Drugs.  Alliance members are invited to attend all Keynote discussions, even if their group is not meeting that day.

Also inside: A Keynote from Tom Campbell, Member News, and more. Download it now!