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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
I’m always amazed at how many leaders expect people to work against their own self-interest. Some examples: Pitch in on an extra project for no possible reward. Show initiative when constantly second-guessed. By Todd Ordal  
Six steps to develop your business theme
Does your business have a theme to focus its top priority strategic efforts? Do you have a personal theme for 2012? By Theresa Szczurek   
With the cost of your average trademark litigation running well into the six figures, the choice to go with a cut-rate clearance search can literally cost a business hundreds of thousands of dollars down the line. By Peter Lemire  
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Competition is fierce in the jungle of the employment world these days. If you want to get hired, you must do many things right and very few things wrong. Here are some of the common mistakes I see executives making and how to avoid them. By John Heckers 
Deadline extended to March 30! Don't miss out!
Register now for the 2012 Best Companies to Work for in Colorado program. Compete to be ranked among the best in the state and have the chance to get valuable employee feedback. It's a great way to find out what your employees think about your company and what you can do to help retain them. Past participants have been able to promote themselves as the best in both their recruiting and marketing efforts. 
Don’t miss your opportunity! Register today!  
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