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Boards know that having the right team of executives is critical to a successful strategy; however, the talent pool of executives, who can help accomplish those goals, is declining for the first time in decades. At the same time, in many industries, more than half of a company’s expenses now relate to personnel. Those two reasons alone are motives for companies to develop strategies to ensure that they recruit and develop the best talent available. By Taylor Simonton

Redefining the modern Rocky Mountain city
Regional collaboration and uplifting the urban metropolis are the keys to economic and political recovery, said officials meeting at the 4th annual Rocky Mountain CitySummit in Denver last week. Formerly called the Rocky Mountain Urban Leadership Symposium, the event brought together political officials, business leaders and urban planners to champion collaboration in the Rocky Mountain West By Gigi Sukin

 ColoradoBiz EXTRA       
When Meghan Throckmorton opened her boutique Rakun in 2011 in Denver’s Santa Fe Arts District, she could only hope to leave a lasting impression on the handmade community through economic development, collaboration and community initiatives. Pivoting from a purely retail model, the shop became a welcoming creative business incubator, with more than 200 local crafters setting up shop to-date. By Gigi Sukin

Who's the most powerful salesperson you know? Help us recognize the best of the best! Nomination deadline: April 1, 2014   
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CBCA Create Award
The people behind CBCA Create Award winner Rakun and finalists Hope Tank and Noyes Art Designs talk about their businesses and their inspiration. Read more about them.
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UMB Bank's KC Mathews continues his economic forecast chat with ColoradoBiz's Gigi Sukin. 


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