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There is a moment in every career when you believe your boss is crazy. And in that moment, you might be right. In fact, there might be all kinds of crazy going on – and that’s why this person ended up as your boss. They can see things in a way that others cannot. More importantly, this person can often multi-task, delegate and dispense decisions in a way that no one else can. In business, and in particular in entrepreneurial business environments, crazy is not necessarily a negative word. By Erin Gibbs

 
There's still time to whip your year-end finances into shape
Colorado was crowned the healthiest state in the country by Gallup. We do a great job of taking care of ourselves by managing diet and exercise. But what about our businesses? Do we apply the same discipline and nurturing when it comes to keeping our business finances in shape? Now is a great time to start. The fourth quarter of the fiscal year allows time to be proactive for the current tax year as well as time to look ahead to strategize for next year. By Debbi Warden
 
If you don’t have the time to make the trip to the mountains this ski season, don’t fret. Metro Denver’s got a slope of its own now.That’s progress for you. Or “Progresh,” as the owners have dubbed the facility. Denver Design Build recently completed construction on a venue its creators are calling the Front Range’s first indoor “action sports” park. By Katie Feldhaus

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The scene is familiar: sports fans whooping it up at a bar on a Sunday afternoon. But there’s a surreal element here. A short walk takes you through a tunnel that leads to the open stadium, where there’s actually a live game – the same game we’re tuned into here on the screens. The same game these people at The Tavern presumably paid lots of money to attend. By Stewart Schley
 
 
 
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