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Peyton Manning's top nine entrepreneurial strengths
Leaders need to be collaborative at times and directive at other times. Manning is collaborative in meetings and on the bench during games. On the field, he controls himself and everyone on the offense, and at times even the crowd. If you watched the Monday night game against Oakland, you also saw him control the excited and noisy crowd of more than 75,000. By TC North

A winning retirement strategy
One of the few things you can control about Social Security is when to start collecting it. Should you take it when you become eligible at age 62 or consider delaying your benefits? Deciding when to begin taking social security benefits is an important and multifaceted consideration. By Todd Hauer
GenXYZ Top Five: Matt Taylor
Listen to Matt Taylor talk about his business for a while and you realize his success largely resulted from taking some well-educated guesses. “The whole idea of Mercury was based on a couple of big bets,” says Taylor, whose company, Durango-based Mercury Payment Systems, is a leading provider of payment processing and revenue-generating solutions. By Maria Martin
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Top 250 Private Companies
In an interesting turn of events, the top four spots on the annual ColoradoBiz Top 250 Private Companies list were each knocked down a notch, as energy heavyweight DCP Midstream stole the top spot for 2013. “Our company has grown tremendously since the recession,” CEO Wouter van Kempen says. By Gigi Sukin

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