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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
A certain amount of pressure and energy works best depending on the situation. But at the same time, many leaders fail to understand how to apply pressure effectively, and their efforts undermine the motivation of their coworkers. By Derek Murphy
The majority of the country is better off today than four years ago, and there is an upward slope of economic opportunity for the middle class that hasn’t been matched since President Bill Clinton's administration. By Ed Knox
GenXYZ Top Five: Amanda Adams
Amanda Adams wants people to be excited about a career in mining. That includes everyone from Girl Scouts on an educational excursion on Dinosaur Ridge to new hires at MWH Global, where Adams works as a senior geological engineer. By Nora Caley 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
What with the vagaries of Colorado weather, I was glad to be in a SUV frame of mind. I got that way because I drove the 2012 Nissan Xterra Pro-4X. By Jeff Rundles
Do you know a great CEO?
ColoradoBiz magazine is accepting nominations for CEO of the Year. The winner, along with eight CEO finalists each for small-, medium- and large-size companies (24 total) will be profiled in the December issue of ColoradoBiz.
The award is based on personal and/or company achievement, and community involvement. Obstacles surmounted by the CEO and his company are also considered.
Email nominations to Editor Mike Taylor at by Friday, Oct. 26.

Community Calendar
Find out more about Mastering the Rockefeller Habits Workshop on Nov. 14. And check out ColoradoBiz's other events or submit your own.

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TopCo: LT Environmental
President and founder Tom Murphy talks about why LT Environmental is a 2012 Top Company finalist.   
 The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! Find out more about ACG's Monthly Luncheons featuring top business pros. Don't miss these events! Plus -- read the latest ACG news. And check out ACG's 2012 Special Section!   
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Guess who's turning 40 in 2013?
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with Business Unconventional hosts Dean Rotbart and David Biondo about ColoradoBiz Magazine's upcoming anniversary.  
 See more CoBiz stories on Channel 7
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz  collaborate on stories that explore how business affects your life. Find them online at  


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