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Three keys to solving performance problems
Understanding, evaluating and changing employee performance are key responsibilities of every manager. But it can be difficult and painful, especially when the performance problem has remained unresolved for long periods of time. Managers need a structured and “user-friendly” approach to solving performance problems. By Timothy LaMacchio

 
Crisis 101: Always be prepared
At some point, every company will deal with a crisis. Large, small, tragic, political, some event or incident will require a company to reactively manage its reputation and what others are saying. Philosophy advises all of its clients to have a crisis communication plan in place so you’ll be ready to communicate the facts, minimize damage and manage your reputation at a moment’s notice. By Tera Haselden
 
 
GenXYZ winner: Madison Carter
"When I went to Boston College, I didn’t know what I wanted to major in. I tried to propose a major in entrepreneurship, and eventually I decided on an economics major. After junior year, I got an internship with Smith Barney in Denver, and I was hired full-time after I graduated in 2008." By Lynn Bronikowski
 
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The futurist: A lean, mean micro-college model
With literally millions of people needing to shift careers every year, and the long drawn out cycles of traditional colleges being a poor solution for time-crunched rank-and-file displaced workers, we are seeing a massive new opportunity arising for short-term, pre-apprenticeship training. By Tom Frey

 
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Who are the best and brightest of Colorado's creators of goods and products? You tell us!
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Deadline: Dec. 15
 
 
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Project Angel Heart CEO Erin Pulling talks about why the organization is this year's Top Company winner in the nonprofit category. Read more about Project Angel Heart.
 

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