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Influence: It's a lot more than persuasion
Influence isn’t only for powerful people bearing impressive titles, commanding enormous salaries. Influence can be used in all areas of life, with your children and friends and colleagues and clients.
By Scott Halford
Strategic course changes turn potential disaster into success
Company survival may require radical changes, but more often, a single or less drastic adjustment to your business model is all it takes to achieve your vision.
By Allen Fishman
Some day soon politicians will be forced by the pressure of powerful financial markets and by constant media attention to set aside political rancor and work together to solve the entitlement funding and benefit issue. We refer to this as NAP (No Alternative Politics) time.
By Jeff Thredgold
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In this month's issue
Executive Edge: John Lester
Bear markets are no match for John Lester, who heads UBS Wealth Management for Colorado -- and has found courage battling kidney disease.
By Lynn Bronikowski
ColoradoBiz managing editor Mike Taylor plans to subsist entirely on his Denver backyard garden this August. Follow his journey, which includes interviewing local business owners for tips and tools. Watch a video about his project; read about it here; and learn about his plans to make homemade potato vodka.
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Secrets of Smashburger
Denver-based Smashburger explains the cooking process it’s using to attract fans of gourmet burgers.
Gutterman Griffiths: A family law firm sets itself apart from the pack
Suzanne Griffiths and Sheila Gutterman, two of five partners at Gutterman Griffiths, a 2008 Top Company finalist, talk about what sets their divorce and mediation law practice apart from the pack. To nominate your company for the 2009 Top Company awards, download an application now. There is no cost to apply. Nomination materials are due June 9.
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- Capella Telluride, the newest luxury resort in Telluride, is offering family vacation packages beginning at $1,845 for a one-bedroom condominium suite for four nights, with spa credits and other discounts through Oct. 17. For more information, visit www.capellatelluride.com or call (877)-247-6688.
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