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It's one thing to argue over “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” and such for decades. But when the plane is running out of fuel, political brinkmanship is destructive. By Tucker Hart Adams and Tom Binnings

Don't try this on your own
Business owners who choose to simply "self-medicate" and manage a transaction on their own often get predictably poor results. By Chris Younger

Four great tips to handle difficult employees
Don’t you wish people would always behave in a mature and professional manner, without any conflict?  Wouldn’t that be nice? By Derek Murphy
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
CEBA Daniel Ritchie Award winner: John Hopkins
John Hopkins was a pharmacist long before he was CEO of Rocky Mountain Health Plans, but he believes his first job made him much better at his last one. By Lisa Ryckman


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