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  • Time to rethink and reset?

    Are the exercises you are doing helping or hindering? Sometimes it pays to reset your routine. Earlier this season, I had a patient present to ...

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  • What mobile internet traffic means for your small biz

    You already know there’s a good chance your target customers are keeping their mobile devices close by, ready at any moment to log ...

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  • Beyond the entrepreneur: Building business intelligence

    Large, successful organizations can be great educational environments for the advancing leader to build business intelligence, particularly if there’s a formal program for ...

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  • The futurist: Establishing the Central Bank of Bitcoin

    For this new crypto-bank, it was the perfect crypto-gadget to draw attention to their crypto-currency. Similar to traditional banks, accountholders could apply for home mortgages, ...

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  • The one sales step you can’t afford to skip

    You can radically change the way your prospects interact and stay in touch with you. Change your approach and you will change your results. Instead ...

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  • Executive wheels: Kia’s SUV stand out

    It started when we picked up the Sorento at the Detroit Airport. We have four suitcases and two golf travel bags (yes, we flew Southwest, ...

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  • Four lessons from vacation

    Annie had been raising money for two years to go to the India Centre in Sangam. She sold thousands of boxes of Girl Scout cookies ...

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  • Colorado Companies to Watch 2014

    They’re past their infancy, but they’ve still got some growing to do. Consider this year’s 50 Colorado Companies to Watch ...

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  • Where’s your happy?

    If you don’t like your work, the people you work with (or for) or (outside of that) your life or yourself in general, ...

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  • The futurist: Growing dangers of technological unemployment

    Whether its Tesla Motors announcing the creation of a fully automated battery factory; Intel buying the wearable tech company Basic Science; Apple buying Dr. Dre ...

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Time to rethink and reset?

Your exercise might be doing more harm than good

By Mark Pitcher

COCTW 2014: Toursim & outdoor recreation

And Energy & natural resources

By Mike Taylor

What mobile internet traffic means for your small biz

Four compelling facts

By Julia Kidwell

The future of crypto-currencies

They're a solution to "big government" issues

By Thomas Frey

Beyond the entrepreneur: Building business intelligence

You've got a license to learn

By Todd Ordal

The futurist: Establishing the Central Bank of Bitcoin

Here's why it's the next logical step

By Thomas Frey

COCTW 2014: Defense & homeland security

And Financial Services

By Gigi Sukin

The one sales step you can’t afford to skip

It's not optional -- it's critical

By Liz Wendling

(1) Reader Responses

Executive wheels: Kia’s SUV stand out

And my excellent Michigan adventure

By Jeff Rundles

COCTW 2014: Bioscience

And Creative industries

By Gigi Sukin

Four lessons from vacation

What you get out of your down time is up to you

By Theresa M. Szczurek

Colorado Companies to Watch 2014

Emerging enterprises inspire confidence in state’s future

By Lisa Ryckman

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Chef Laura: A baker's dozen

It would be funny if the restaurant was next to a crematorium, the customers would wonder if it was really vegetable ash. By vegetable ash? on 2014 08 14

Chef Laura: A baker's dozen

Good read and look at one of the many talents and great eateries here in Denver. By Ted on 2014 08 14

Look beyond the resume for the best hire

Thanks for the comments John. The new approach so far seems to be working out. Our new hire is doing great and confirms in my mind the model works. By Glen Weinberg on 2014 08 13

Look beyond the resume for the best hire

Great article Glen, illustrating how it comes down to "can they do the work that needs to be done"? Nick at asktheheadhunter.com has been preaching this approach for many years to try to help both those doing the interviewing and those being interviewed. You should share your example with him and his readers as it hits home on how your approach worked best for everyone. Thanks again for sharing this! John By John Mauro on 2014 08 12

Chef Laura: Punctuality through pastries

Like any generation, individual results may vary. Should employees come on time? Yes. Should salespeople upsell without a refresher course? Yes. Should my daughters clean their room without asking? Yes. But sometimes a little creative incentive gets the job done quicker, better, and with a smile on everyone's face. By Chef Laura on 2014 08 11

Chef Laura: Punctuality through pastries

My favorite device we used to motivate customer service teams to up sell was the Orange Juice Bowl. Whatever team exceeded the sales goal the most had orange juice poured by the team leader who won the previous week. It was cheap and motivated sense of competition. By Lisa Lehndorff on 2014 08 09

Chef Laura: Punctuality through pastries

I'm betting this story is about a decade old, based on your references. I'm wondering if you still feel the same about Gen Y'ers? Seems to me that the issue is less to do with a generation of people, vs. young and inexperienced people. Thoughts?!?!? By Gen Y on 2014 08 09

Chef Laura: Punctuality through pastries

Funny how things work. I was on my way to a meeting this week and realized I was running late, because I was trying to get there on time, not early - which would not allow me to get my computer up and running and to have my notes ready. I was all sorts of annoyed with myself. Then I read this article (a few days after it came out), I think the universe is telling me something By Interesting on 2014 08 09

Chef Laura: Punctuality through pastries

i used to treat my staff to bagels on saturday mornings and doughnuts on sunday mornings... back in the good old days. i'm glad i can just be a punctual worker bee now. drives me crazy to think you have to "bribe" people to do their jobs. after all - isn't that what your pay is? By Ta Tee on 2014 08 08

Chef Laura: Punctuality through pastries

Good piece. All carrot and no stick, eh! By PF on 2014 08 07
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