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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Business leaders aren’t hired to make friends; they’re hired to get results. It's nice to be liked and loved; it’s just not an effective goal for a leader. If more leaders worried less about upsetting people, the world might be a better place in the long run. By Todd Ordal
Oakwood Homes, Prologis and other Colorado companies offer employees innovative corporate wellness benefits to give them resources for improved health and productivity. But are corporate wellness programs good investments for employers? By Daniel Ward
Raising the stakes involves making a series of associations that escalate the importance of making a decision and the consequences of either indecision or a poor decision. Movies offer great examples of raising the stakes. By Julie Hansen
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA                                                                                  
ColoradoBiz May cover story: Work in progress 
Take a gander at many a corporate photo wall and notice the number of women in the pictures. Amid the sea of navy blue blazers and patterned neck ties, where are the females? How many have risen the ranks to sit on executive boards? By Gigi Sukin
Nominate a Top Minority-Owned Business! 
Do you know a great minority-owned business, or do you own one? Nominate a company for Nomination deadline: May 10, 2013
Community Calendar 
Find out more about Ace the Interview: Techniques to Land the Job You Really Want on May 18. And check out ColoradoBiz's other events or submit your own.

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Kathy Button Bell,  national chair of the Business Marketing Association, talks about the transformation of marketing.

 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Guess who turns 40 in 2013?
A chat with the Business Unconventional hosts about ColoradoBiz Magazine's 40th anniversary.  
 See more CoBiz stories on Channel 7
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz  collaborate on stories that explore how business affects your life. Find them online at  

        Don’t forget to register for the 40th annual World Trade Day, “Plug In to the Global Economy: 
        How Technology Impacts Trade,”on May 16. Speakers include the CIOs of Visa and
        Ogilvy &  Mather Worldwide. Please visit for details.


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