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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Seeing what's hidden in plain sight
If every educated business person took David Foster Wallace’s words to heart, business would naturally become less about money and profits; about wanting, achieving and displaying. It would be more about paying attention, awareness and sacrifice. By Kathleen Quinn Votaw

Talk's not cheap when it comes to family money
Forming a communication plan to help relay the strategy to the beneficiaries before death can eliminate confusion, frustration and sometimes even hurt feelings, resulting in a successful transition for all involved. By Marti Brust

Best of CoBiz: Create accountability
Organizations that are effective push decision-making down to the lowest possible level - that level at which the capability exists to make a high-quality decision. Customers are frequently lost simply because a company rep can't authorize a relatively small refund. By Larry Valant

   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
The futurist: No more forest fires -- ever
Record heat, high winds, low humidity and large numbers of beetle-killed trees have created “perfect storm” conditions for multiple wildfires to rage across the state. I’m convinced that none of these fires should have gotten to this point. Here’s why. By Tom Frey

We're looking for Colorado's Top 25 Most Influential Young Professionals, businesspeople age 21 to 39 who are creating game-changing technologies, business strategies, products and services. If you know a young person who is making a difference in business while making a difference in the lives of others, tell us about them! We will recognize the Top 25 finalists in our October issue.

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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
SalesLeadership founder and President Colleen Stanley talks about her company, a  supporter of Colorado Companies to Watch.

 ColoradoBiz Podcasts

Guess who turns 40 this year?
A chat with the Business Unconventional hosts about ColoradoBiz Magazine's 40th anniversary.
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