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Top five worst lies salespeople tell themselves
Many people who sell professional services tell themselves lies that prevent them from reaching their sales goals, attracting more clients and earning more money. To become more effective at selling professional services, they need to confront what is holding them back. By Liz Wendling

It's not always best to follow the leader
While Twitter’s aims of reducing contentious patent litigation (which is a bit ironic because twitter does not have any issued patents and only has three pending applications) may be laudable, adoption of the IPA by young startups could prove to be disastrous. By Peter Lemire

Best of CoBiz: Maximizing managers
The truth is, without proper development and training, new managers oftentimes fail, or at least fall way short of their potential. Why? One reason is the skill sets necessary to complete the work are entirely different than those required to supervise those efforts. By Derek Murphy

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Executive wheels: Hyundai's swing and a hit
I drove the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.4 during a 10-day trip to Michigan. The three of us had plenty of luggage and golf bags, and we drove all over the state. I’ve done this many times in many vehicles, but I was glad this time to have the Santa Fe. By Jeff Rundles

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 UMB's 100th
ColoradoBiz's Gigi Sukin talks with UMB Financial Corp. Chairman & CEO Mariner Kemper about UMB Bank's 100th anniversary.

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