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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
The truth is, smaller companies can create the same developmental opportunities for their managers and produce the highly-skilled, strategic leaders that can help their organizations grow. Here are best practices that can develop your leadership. By Maryanne Wanca-Thibault 
Prospecting takes place at the beginning of the selling cycle when the payoff for the effort remains far down the road. Many times, your prospecting efforts result in little or no gain at all. In spite of these obstacles, prospecting remains the lifeblood of every salesperson. By Gary Harvey
Since the early 1970s, Mullen Guitar has been the country Western world’s go-to manufacturer for pedal steel guitars. Founder Del Mullen is the man behind the Cadillac of pedal-steel guitars and today his grandson, Mike Mantey, helps guide the company. By Eric Peterson
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA                                                                                  
I think I might be crazy. Or insane.Off my rocker. Looney tunes. Nuts. Barmy. Mental. Tetched. Psycho. Daft. Schizo. Unhinged. Cuckoo. Why? Because the zealots on either side of so many of the nation’s debates these days are so convinced that they alone are the voice of sanity. By Jeff Rundles

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Do you know a great minority-owned business, or do you own one? Nominate a company for ColoradoBiz’s Annual Ranking of the Top 50 Minority-Owned Businesses in Colorado. The list will appear in the July 2013 issue of ColoradoBiz! Nomination deadline: May 10, 2013
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