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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Become your own boss in three easy steps
I’d argue that hiring yourself out is the original capitalism and the very foundation of America. But for self-employment to work for you, talk to others who have made the jump. Get a coach. I did, and here are some tips I picked up for being a micro-business today. By David Sneed

Prescription drug abuse: A workplace crisis
Statistics show that prescription drug abuse presents a recognized occupational hazard. Substance abusers are more than three times more likely to be involved in workplace accidents and five times more likely to hurt themselves on the job. By Cole Wist

Minority Businessperson of the Year finalist: Andrés Espiñeira
Andrés Espiñeira noticed and decided to capitalize on the mass craving to share audiovisual stories.The founder and CEO of Pixorial Inc. aims to connect people through video storytelling in the Colorado community and around the world. By Gigi Sukin

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The Wine Wench: Gary Keller gets around
True vino devotees know the thrill of following a sommelier who never tires of his craft, who never stops digging in and learning the nuance, the intricacies of wines as they come to market, as they mature in every sense of the word. By Cathie Beck, the Wine Wench

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Leading the way
SalesLeadership founder and President Colleen Stanley talks about why her company supports the Colorado Companies to Watch program.
 
 
 

Looking for Colorado's best and brightest!
Know any 21- to 39-year-olds who are making a difference in their companies while making a difference in the lives of others? Nominate them today! The Top 25 finalists are featured in our October issue and at our Sept. 25 GenXYZ event at Mile High Station. Deadline for submission is Aug. 2, 2013.
 
We want your execs!
Got a new CEO, CFO, COO, CIO, president or veep? Send us the announcement and a headshot, and we'll send out your C-suite news! Email kfeldhaus@cobizmag.com.

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A chat with the Business Unconventional hosts about ColoradoBiz Magazine's 40th anniversary.
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