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  • Grow leaders—not bosses

    Many would argue that in large part our visionary leaders have gone missing, leaving us with bosses and bottom line managers at the helm of ...

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  • Specialty foods: Going to market

    Specialty food company owner Clay Meers had a hankering for hot sauce his whole life. “I’ve been eating green chilies as long ...

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  • Executive edge: Eric Wallace

    Eric Wallace’s love of craft beer began while living in Germany, where his father was in the Air Force. After graduating from the ...

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  • Real estate: Seven-year checkup

    Seven years after the former Fitzsimons Army post was redeveloped as a hub for health care, education and research, the campus is doing exactly what ...

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  • Mountain resorts pay up for health coverage

    Colorado’s mountain resorts made the news last winter for reasons unrelated to snowfall; instead, Kaiser Health News reported that a four-county region – ...

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  • GenXYZ 2014: 25 Most Influential Young Professionals

    Just try reading about this year’s 25 Most Influential Young Professionals without a little envy and a lot of astonishment. Really, how did they ...

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  • Top Companies 2014: Working with purpose

    Make no mistake, the basis for business is to make money. That hasn’t changed since the dawn of capitalism. But increasingly, companies that ...

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  • Best of CoBiz: Top seven tips for creating a winning sales story

    Once upon a time, the ability to tell a good story was merely a handy skill for entertaining friends, clients and coworkers.  Now experts ...

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  • Get ready for Cyber Monday now

    Cyber Monday -- the Monday after Thanksgiving -- is arguably the biggest sales day of the year for many eCommerce sites. The last thing a ...

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  • Sell the way your customer buys

    Countless hours and thousands of dollars are spent on developing strategies and presentations to entice, influence, inspire, motivate or convince a potential customer to say ...

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Grow leaders—not bosses

We need fully integrated human beings at the top

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The Economist: Employment statistics

What do they tell us about the economy?

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Top Companies 2014: Working with purpose

Plus the nonprofit winner

By Gigi Sukin

Keep your eye on your cash

Safeguard your business with internal controls

By Rodney Rice

Get ready for Cyber Monday now

Prepare your eCommerce site to avoid customer frustration

By Celesta Howe

Green Colorado 2014: Transportation

By Maria Martin & Nora Caley

Best of CoBiz: Grow your own talent

Get more bang for your buck by looking in house

By Derek Murphy

Sell the way your customer buys

No connection, no sale

By Liz Wendling

Big change is coming to credit/debit cards

Is your business ready for the liability shift?

By Jeffrey R. Leventhal

Five remedies for negative rumination

Let go of cud-chewing

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Readers Respond

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

Chef Laura: Punctuality through pastries

Great story. Food can be a better motivator than fear. By Ted on 2014 08 07

More on the laws of exponential capabilities

Linear thoughts on longevity & healthcare combined with government's crony business & institutional relationships are currently sabotaging progress in personalized medicine. Only by opting out of the existing US medical establishment can one achieve significantly enhanced health. By John Tahoe on 2014 08 05

The futurist: The laws of exponential capabilities

Tom, thank you for continuing to stimulate and expand my thinking. Invaluable! By TC North on 2014 08 04

Operational excellence and reality

Great article, great points. By CFO on 2014 08 01

Profiting from play

Thanks "CFO!" While we can't put "fun" on the balance sheet, it is a desirable asset! By Todd Ordal on 2014 07 31
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