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October 19, 2009
 
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Q4 Tech Report: match game
Sometimes finding a plumber or other service provider can be akin to pulling a marble out of a jar. You can just pluck it out and hope it’s not a bad one. But there are too many different marbles to be sure.
By Eric Peterson

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Executive Wheels: Think you don’t like Subarus?
Think again. The new, improved Legacy is the best car on the market for the money – bar none. By Jeff Rundles

Human resources can be an exec’s best friend
Recently, CoBizmag.com ran an article titled: "Human resources: an exec's worst enemy" by John Heckers. Here’s another perspective.
By Stephanie Klein

The dog can’t eat your homework…
You know who they are: the people who deliver and those who consistently say “Gosh, I'm sorry, but the dog ate my homework.”
By Larry Valant

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