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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Try doing it Apple-style
I remember the days when a new hire was greeted with a stack of papers and training videos. It’s up to you to not only make sure your employee understands their role and responsibilities but also make them feel welcomed and part of the team. By Derek Murphy

Mountain states outpace the nation
The overall index for the Mountain States region for June, a leading economic indicator for Colorado, Utah and Wyoming, stood at a very healthy reading.The June index exceeds the national index and points to regional growth continuing to outpace the U.S. By Ernest Goss

Office space evolution
If the contents of a file cabinet can be digitized and saved onto that laptop, can a company reduce its physical space? And if that employee can take his or her laptop home and work from there, does the company need an office at all? By Mike Dano

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Leadership success: A matter of degree
Leaders must have the emotional intelligence to guide stakeholder relationships, competence to exert power and influence wisely and ethically, confidence to make decisions with less-than-perfect information, and courage to embrace change. By Meg Shuff

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