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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
If employees think helping a customer only affords the boss a new Mercedes, they don’t see the point. But when they learn that—and you have to be prepared for this—helping the company succeed is rewarded (financially or otherwise) they’ll see the light. By David Sneed
Do you go out of your way to create a welcoming environment to send a message to your new hire that you are glad they have joined the team, or do you shy away from anything too welcoming because you don’t want to set an unrealistic expectation? By Merit Gest
Boards of directors of public companies face numerous challenges, including economic conditions and health care reform. Colorado boards, however, also face major issues caused by globalization, emerging technologies, cyber-security and IT risks. By Taylor Simonton
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Ed O’Brien launched Brand 44 in 2010 with a mission: “getting kids and families outside.” To this end, Brand 44 has slackline and zipline kits and accessories as well as a line of geocaching products with more products in the works. By Eric Peterson
Nominate a Top Minority-Owned Business!
Do you know a great minority-owned business, or do you own one? Nominate a company for ColoradoBiz’s Annual Ranking of the Top 50 Minority-Owned Businesses in Colorado. The list will appear in the July 2013 issue of ColoradoBiz! Nomination deadline: May 10, 2013
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