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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Chef Laura: Scoring with the right pitch
I’ve been in the batter’s box a few times and know I’m in control.  So whether the Ace throws chin music or cheese, I’m already ahead of the count.  It’s entirely up to me to take a pitch, lay down a bunt or swing for the fences. By Laura Cook Newman

Audacious leadership
Great leadership is not about the attributes and skills you can acquire to get people to do it your way. Great leadership is a group performance, even within the hierarchy of your organization.This leadership achieves outstanding results. By Bob and Gregg Vanourek

Healthy debate
Mention the Affordable Care Act to a business owner, a health care provider or any of the millions of uninsured people who have struggled to pay medical costs, and you’re likely to stir up a lively conversation. By Maria Martin

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Leadership success: A matter of degree
Leaders must have the emotional intelligence to guide stakeholder relationships, competence to exert power and influence wisely and ethically, confidence to make decisions with less-than-perfect information, and courage to embrace change. By Meg Shuff

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