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Self-Awareness: How are you using it?

Self-Awareness: How are you using it?

A message from Xan Pearson: New Year’s Resolutions. How many of us dedicated time in December for reflection and self-awareness with the goal of resolving any number of worthy endeavors, only to discover those earnest commitments to self-improvement have fallen victim...

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Why HEART-Level Leadership?

Why HEART-Level Leadership?

A message from Xan: Over the past nine months, I have spoken extensively with our members and listened carefully to them about what it is that makes CTLF special and how this community has impacted their lives and their businesses. While the answers varied, they had...

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2022 Year in Review

2022 Year in Review

A Message from Xan Pearson, CEO As 2022 draws to a close, I wanted to take a few moments to reflect on all that’s happened this past year at CTLF. The proverbial turn the calendar will be here before we know it. And while most of the world subscribes to the good old...

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Gratitude and the Impact of Thankfulness

Gratitude and the Impact of Thankfulness

As the holiday season approaches and another year begins to draw to a close, it’s not uncommon to reflect on all that transpired since the last turn of the calendar. This intentional and periodic retrospection is an excellent practice. As business leaders, we...

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Personal Development Forum—Not Your Average, Everyday PDF

Personal Development Forum—Not Your Average, Everyday PDF

Comprised of up to 12 participants that meet for two and a half hours each month, Personal Development Forums—or PDFs, as we like to call them—are a key component of CTLF’s overall programming, and a significant driver of leadership growth within our membership....

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Member Spotlight: Carol Ann Bartz

Member Spotlight: Carol Ann Bartz

Carol Ann is the Vice President of Program Management Excellence for Akima, a $1.6B holding company that owns and manages over 40 operating companies providing aviation, construction, facilities and logistics, IT and mission support, protective services and detention...

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Member Spotlight: Yolanda Webb

Member Spotlight: Yolanda Webb

Yolanda is an accomplished professional with a remarkably diverse background and experience. She is currently serving as the Director of the Colorado Department of Human Services’ Office of Adult, Aging and Disability Services. The Office of Adult, Aging and...

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CEO Forum—Connecting Owners, Presidents, and CEOs

CEO Forum—Connecting Owners, Presidents, and CEOs

For more than 20 years, the CEO Forum has drawn the most influential business leaders in the region to gather, exchange ideas, and make the kind of powerful connections that propel their companies forward. Founded in 2000, and designed exclusively for leaders of...

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