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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
The quest for a better way to lead
We do not need more of the same old approaches. We need a quest that raises our sights, summons our passions, unleashes our talents and calls our better angels to the post. Building an excellent, ethical and enduring organization is difficult, but it can be done. By Bob and Gregg Vanourek

The real reasons employees quit
Before you throw more money at the problem, ask yourself and your management team what can be done to express appreciation and recognition of good efforts as well as results.  Brainstorm ways that you can demonstrate evidence to your team that everyone is valued.  By Merit Gest

Diversity Corporation of the Year finalist: Advanced Circuits
Though it’s one of the 50 fastest-growing tech companies in the state for 10 years consecutively, Advanced Circuits’ claim to fame is that it is the only company of its kind that boasts 100 percent U.S.-based manufacturing. By Gigi Sukin

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Rundles wrap up: 40
Long about the end of the first week in July – the 7th to be exact – I will have been a Coloradan for 40 years. I didn’t set out from Michigan with that as a goal. By Jeff Rundles

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Even more Mariner
More insights from UMB Financial Corp. Chairman & CEO Mariner Kemper.

Looking for Colorado's best and brightest!
Know any 21- to 39-year-olds who are making a difference in their companies while making a difference in the lives of others? Nominate them today! The Top 25 finalists are featured in our October issue and at our Sept. 25 GenXYZ event at Mile High Station. Deadline for submission is Aug. 2, 2013.
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