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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
How your clients - and prospects - staff, peers and stakeholders perceive you has a direct impact on the loyalty, engagement and revenues you will generate. By Lida Citroën  
When Texas-based energy firm ConocoPhillips puts money into Colorado research and education to develop new fuels, it's helping more than its reputation. By Chandler Shortlidge 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Eight signs it's time to exit the corporate jungle 
Many people without jobs used to work for large corporations. You might ask if you should have stayed in the corporate jungle anyway. Here are some signs it might be time to re-evaluate where you're going in life. By John Heckers   


 Wanted: The best of GenXYZ!
ColoradoBiz wants to celebrate the young entrepreneurs of the 21st century, from the CEOs of freshly minted startups to professionals helping established companies adapt and thrive in a new marketplace. We're looking for the 21- to 39-year-olds who are creating game-changing technologies, business strategies, products and services that will shape the next generation of business. We will recognize the Top 25 finalists in our October issue and at our 2nd Annual GenXYZ event on September 29 at Mile High Station. Submit your nominatons today!
Who are Colorado's Sustainable Design visionaries? You tell us!
The Colorado Sustainable Design Awards (CSDA) is a statewide program recognizing outstanding sustainable design in residential, commercial and civic buildings and master planned communities. Award Categories include: Residential architecture, Commercial architecture. Civic architecture, Sustainable Communities and Interior Design. Submit your nominations by August 30!  
See who's speaking at the monthly luncheons on Aug. 2 and Sept. 13.  Read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's Special Section! 
We're looking for a few great business leaders!
Junior Achievement and The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce want the best in business – past or present – for the 2012 Colorado Business Hall of Fame! Nominations are due July 15. Go here for the selection criteria and the laureate nomination form.  
Community Calendar
Find out more about the IP5280's 6th Annual Climbing for Kids on Aug. 12. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own

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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Editor Mike Cote talks with social media expert Lida Citroen, author of Reputation 360: Creating Power Through Personal Branding. Read Lida's latest column  
Top 250 Private Companies: Is Yours One?
Submit your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the state’s Top 250 Private Companies that will be featured in the October issue. Deadline for entry: July 22

 CEBA calls for nominations 
The Colorado Ethics in Business Alliance (CEBA) is accepting nominations for its 2012 CEBA ethics awards through July 1, 2011. The annual awards recognize and celebrate corporations and non-profit organizations as well as individuals who exemplify excellence in ethics. To learn more about CEBA’s Ethics Awards nomination process, visit, or call  the CEBA office at 303-283-6002.

ColoradoBiz is proud to present the 17th Annual Diversity in Business Breakfast in the Seawell Ballroom on July 13. We will be honoring the Minority Businessperson of the Year and Business Diversity Corporation of the Year. Find out more, and register today!   
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Golf's problem
Publisher Bart Taylor and friends talk about the popularity of the U.S. Open and getting fans to watch. 
Fueling the economic fire
Stephanie Steffens, director of the Colorado Companies to Watch program, talks about second stage companies.
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