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Do your shopping: Not all patents are equal

Every three to 10 years, the average consumer embarks on the process of buying a shiny new (or new-used) car. There are many decisions to be made as to the type of vehicle, amenities desired or considered essential; and the buyer’s budget. Considering price alone, there are few who would suggest there is no difference between […]

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Should you compromise company policies?

As business owners and management executives, this question frequently confronts us. Almost 10 years ago, when we opened our doors, we had no policies. It was “workday by winging it” and often it felt as if we were re-inventing the wheel, which was not only inefficient but also distracting. Our roller coaster experience of rapid […]

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First: Do No Harm

“We seek someone fundamentally nice. Life is too short to work with anyone else.” This is the most important line in our job postings. Even though we spell out who we are looking for, that elusive nice person can be hard to find. The “hire nice people” commitment has never been more critical. There will […]

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DU Alumna Helps Those with Spinal Cord Injuries

“I have the best job ever. Every day I get to see that we are changing people’s lives and not everybody gets a job where that’s what they feel every day.” …Hinton Leichtle helps hundreds of people each year find the alternative therapies that will help them live with their spinal injuries. She has worked […]

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The tale of the cheerleader and the protectable 2-D artwork

Anyone who works in the fashion or the arts is likely aware of the difficulty of protecting your designs, with the constant battle with knock-offs and copycat products. While brand names and distinctive elements can be protected under trademark law, smaller designers and brands often find themselves without recourse if their ideas are replicated. Recently, […]

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Perspectives and purpose for work and life

Last weekend I lost three people through three different circumstances – my uncle, a friend and my mother’s closest friend. In moments like this, all the important work is put on hold and the emotional work begins. It’s sometimes impossible to hit the pause button in the work-life juggle, but the shocking permanence of death […]

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Chanda Plan Foundation Opens New Chanda Center for Health

The Chanda Plan Foundation opens the Chanda Center for Health this month, the country’s first integrated medical center for individuals with physical disabilities. The goal, Chanda Hinton Leichtle says, is to provide patients with the “quality, person-centered, and streamlined health care they deserve.” To wit: The 6,000-square-foot facility, located in Lakewood, will offer primary care, mental […]

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