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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
My first sales manager always ended our sales meetings with his favorite mantra: “You can’t close what you never opened!” By Liz Wendling
More on inspiring your audience with "why"
People crave meaning in their lives, and your brand or company can give it to them. Get clear about your why, and let it begin to inspire your customers in ways you never thought possible. By Joel Pilger 
Owning your entrepreneurial leadership
When you fully take on the gifts of leadership, especially as an entrepreneur, you can change the face of the world all around you. By Cheri Ruskus
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
It’s the call you dread. Something unfortunate has happened, and the media has become aware of the situation. A reporter calls you and asks: "Do you care to comment?" By Terrance Carroll and Abigail Kesner 
You are invited to help bring Colorado together!
Register for a private strategy lunch discussion to help set the agenda for the “Bringing Colorado Together” 2012 statewide election television series, part of The Aaron Harber Show:. Join Cap Logistics CEO Gayle Dendinger on Tuesday, May 8, or one of our other special hosts throughout May. and June 
The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! Find out more about the Leadership 20 Alumni Breakfast, an ACG Denver event scheduled for May 3. 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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 ColoradoBiz TV
ViaWest COO Nancy Phillips talks about her company's growth, which has been driven by small to mid-sized businesses.
                            Community Calendar
Find out more about The Diversity in Business Breakfast on July 24. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own. 
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with CoBiz columnist Stewart Schley about the origins of Invesco at Mile High, and how a new stadium can't make a team great -- or even competitive.
 See more CoBiz stories on Channel 7
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz  collaborate on stories that explore how business affects your life. Find them online at