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The value of unplug-and-recharge
Your business, no matter what it is, should be stable enough for you to take a few days off. Rather than questioning how critical your presence is, you should be asking how much time you need to take off to properly rejuvenate. By Kathleen Quinn Votaw

The index, explained
Investment indexes are complex devices that can be invaluable tools when used properly, or hazardous when used inappropriately. And while you cannot invest directly in any index, you can find investments that mirror the performance of a specific index. By Michael Caplan

Best of CoBiz: Smart leaders sweat the small stuff
Your direct reports and team members don't miss much, and as a result, all subtle acts and non-verbal cues can be taken the wrong way. Sometimes, you send unintentional signals; other times, people find messages that just weren't sent. By Derek Murphy

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The futurist: Agriculture and the game of drones
Many in this new industry are chomping at the bit. According to the Association for Unmanned Vehicles International, once drones get approved for the national air space, the first three years will produce $13.6 billion in economic activity and 34,000 new manufacturing jobs. By Tom Frey

 Who's tops in sales? We want to know!
ColoradoBiz wants your opinion to help recognize top performers. For the fifth consecutive year, we'll profile the state's 25 Most Powerful Salespeople in our January issue based on nominations from our readers.

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