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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
We humans have evolved as the dominant species because we can learn from each other. That, and we have opposable thumbs. Timothy Treadwell was another story. By David Sneed  
Despite this upswing, mid-size corporate buyers and private equity investors are still licking their wounds from the last few years. They are proceeding with even more caution. By Dan Avery
All of them are potential game-changers in terms of the effort by the SEC and other rules makers to make financial reporting of public companies more transparent. By Jim Brendel
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Steve Jobs was right. Today's business leaders must find ways to point their companies in the direction of profitability and growth despite an economic storm that continues to buffet business. By Norm Thiele
 If it's made in Colorado, we want to hear about it!
ColoradoBiz  is celebrating Made in Colorado in our April issue! We’re working with industry reps to select 30 products in 10 categories, but we want your ideas. We’re looking for the latest, greatest and newest. This year, we’re choosing products from these categories.

1. Computer and communications equipment, software
2. Craft beer and spirits
3. Natural and organic foods
4. Cleantech/new energy
5. Medical devices and scientific instruments
6. Pharmaceuticals
7. Aircraft, spacecraft, satellites,
8. Sports equipment, clothing and footwear
9. Electric machinery, sound equipment, TV parts
10. Toys, games and pet products

Send suggestions to Editor Mike Cote at mcote@cobizmag.comPlease include full company name and contact information, the featured product and a brief description of its origin and manufacture. Deadline extended to Feb. 15!  

 Community Calendar
Find out more about "Seven Seconds to a First Impression" on March 9, presented by author Julie Hansen and the Institute of Management Consultants. 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 Vectra Bank President & CEO Bruce Alexander about the state of the economy at the Vectra Bank Economic Forecast breakfast.
The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! It's almost time for the Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference, an ACG Denver event scheduled for March 13-14. You won't want to miss it! 
Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's 2012 Special Section! 
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