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What do you think happens when you give 100 percent positive feedback to an expert, like an elite athlete? This astounded me when I learned it. If you give an elite athlete 100 percent positive feedback, that athlete’s performance tends to get worse. By TC North
Employers continue to be hit hard by absences related to the flu and the worst whooping cough outbreak in 60 years. Consequently, flu-related legal challenges have come to the fore. By Ruth Mackey
Beginning with a sales base of $1.9 million in 2007, Heidgen’s annual percentage sales growth year-over-year has been 38 percent in 2008; 17 percent in 2009; 14 percent in 2010; and 22 percent in 2011. His sales for 2011 were $4.2 million, up 123 percent in the four-year period from 2007 to 2011.
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Well, there was no dramatic leap off the fiscal cliff, just the start of a gentle slide down a long, slippery slope … which is likely to have us end up the same place. I’m sick of the whole topic. So, let’s talk about something else for the next two months. By Tucker Hart Adams
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Seeking Top Woman-Owned Businesses!
Do you know a great woman-owned company, or do you own one? Nominate a company for ColoradoBiz Magazine's Top 100 Woman-Owned Businesses 2013, and it may appear in our May issue! Nominate a company today!
Deadline: March 8


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KC Mathews, chief investment officer of UMB Bank, talks about his economic forecast for 2013.


Community Calendar 
Find out more about 26th Annual Business for the Arts Awards luncheon on March 13. And check out ColoradoBiz's other events or submit your own.
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Guess who's turning 40 in 2013?
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with Business Unconventional hosts Dean Rotbart and David Biondo about ColoradoBiz Magazine's upcoming anniversary.  
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