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What puts the ape in apricot?
Presiders are most often hired guns with large salaries who don’t have the chutzpah, passion or confidence to take courageous action. They continue to eat lavish dinners in the captain’s quarters as the ship takes on water. By Todd Ordal
As with any DIY project, DIY investors should be willing to research and execute an investment strategy that matches their risk profile.  If you are a DIY investor, here are some investment tools that may be worth adding to your investment toolbox. By Wayne Farlow
People expect that if they pay more, they get better quality.  But in health care, there’s no proof higher cost hospitals provide better care or superior outcomes. In fact, research shows the most expensive hospitals are the least efficient and least effective. By Bob Smith
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Best of CoBiz: Powerful words inspire powerful change
As an actor, I learned the importance of the language I used to motivate myself -- and it's just as critical in business. Actors are always looking for the strongest choices. Weak characters with unclear actions and goals aren't interesting to watch. Neither are weak salespeople. By Julie Hansen
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