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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
If you throw my positive examples into a bucket and toss the negative examples in another, you can see that one group has strategies that clearly differentiate themselves from their competition. The others seem to be stuck in no-man’s-land. By Todd Ordal
As a sales, management and leadership trainer and coach, I am often asked what separates those who succeed from those who do not. Here is my  list of things these achievers have in common -- and you can have, too. By Gary Harvey 
Colorado's Most Powerful Salespeople: Kira McManus
Kira McManus was named employee of the year in 1995 for Nextel Communications and was the top sales performer nationally for four straight years with OneComm/Cencall Nextel. She has been responsible for more than $20 million in revenues for FORTRUST Data Center.  
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Just yesterday I was at a business meeting. As the client spoke of items he needed me to tend to, I inadvertently noticed the burgundy color of his shirt and how, when he gestered, the shirt rippled, which made me think of a barrel of squashed grapes. By Cathie Beck, the Wine Wench
ColoradoBiz will celebrate its 40th year in business in 2013 by profiling 40 Colorado companies who have been around for 40 years or more. If you know a company with a great story, let us know! Deadline for entry: Jan. 18.
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Find out more about 26th Annual Business for the Arts Awards luncheon on March 13. And check out ColoradoBiz's other events or submit your own.

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Guess who's turning 40 in 2013?
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with Business Unconventional hosts Dean Rotbart and David Biondo about ColoradoBiz Magazine's upcoming anniversary.  
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