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The M&A deal has finally closed, and everyone breathes a sigh of relieft.The heavy lifting is behind them. Or is it? By Stephanie Berberich

A refi for your small business might mean more business
The first step toward opportunity starts with a critical look at the balance sheet, and especially how debt can be restructured. By Eric Craine

The best investment you'll ever make
Whether you're a CEO or a sales rep, perhaps your most important measurement of return is your return on time. By Todd Ordal 
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Best of CoBiz lists: Eight secrets to winning at office politics
Those who play politics are seen as toadies, butt kissers and dishonest -- and portrayed as such by the media. But the reality is a bit different. By John Heckers


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