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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Diana Nelson bought Kazoo & Co. in 1998 and has pushed the Denver business well beyond its Cherry Creek North brick-and-mortar confines. A bad one gets you nothing. By Mike Taylor

The franchise decision: home-based or brick & mortar?
With such a wide range of business models and franchised industries, which one do you pick? Here are some pros and cons. By Ruth Garcia
Reviewing an applicant's civil litigation history may well inform that decision and could save you thousands of dollars in the long run. By Steven Collis
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Exposed and fearless
Being vulnerable is uncomfortable at first, but it is much more genuine than being a pretender. Do you really like working with Mr. Perfect who never admits he doesn't know something?  By Todd Ordal


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