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How is it that some people consistently manifest and turn their dreams and ideas into actions and achievements, while others dream, think and plan, but accomplish very little? There is a huge difference between thinking and doing. Dreaming and thinking lead you nowhere. By Liz Wendling

Seven great ways to control distractions
If you work in a busy office environment, you may want to consider shutting your door when you need to get work done.  Don’t let others manage your day. Practice the fine art of saying NO to interruptions. As you train yourself to be more disciplined, you must also train those around you. By Stephanie Wachman
Clean energy braces for funding cuts
When it comes to investment in renewable energy, “Colorado is absolutely at the forefront,” says Julie Herman of the Colorado Green Building Guild. But what happens when the cash cow runs dry? By Jamie Siebrase
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Executive Edge: John Hayes
When John Hayes was 4 years old, he’d peek over the pew of his church in suburban Chicago, decked out in hockey gear so he’d be ready to hit the nearby ice rink as soon as he said his last amen. By Lynn Bronikowski

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