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October 12, 2009
ColoradoBiz Update
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Small Biz: Waste farmers—redemption for the throwaway mindset
John-Paul Maxfield envisions the day when hauling trash to a landfill is as unthinkable as smoking on airplanes is now. But that day, he concedes, is 10 or 20 years down the road. By Mike Taylor

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What Girl Scouts can teach you about successfully pursuing your pot of gold
Every organization benefits when team members work passionately together toward a common, meaningful goal. The reward is not only the pot of gold at the end; it includes enjoying the journey. By Theresa Szczurek

Control what you can and don’t sweat the rest
One of the hardest lessons I’ve ever had to learn: how little I actually control. I thought I had greater control than I actually had, so I worked hard to make everything and everyone behave correctly. By Larry Valant

Be a roadrunner – and get noticed
You've heard it before and it's never more been true: relationships are the lifeblood of business success. By Esty Atlas

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