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CEBA’s Ethics in Leadership Series:
Healthcare in the U.S.: Right, Responsibility, or Road to Ruin?
To kick off the 2nd year of its Ethics in Leadership Series, CEBA will host a robust discussion of the issues surrounding healthcare reform as they pertain to employers and employees in Colorado.Please join us on Thursday, February 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Marriott City Center in downtown Denver. 
$25/includes continental breakfast
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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Ann Padilla sold her business to a national chain four years ago, she's still as proud of it as she was when she started it 35 years ago. By Maria Cote
 
John Hickenlooper's move to establish the position of Special Policy Advisor on Water to the Governor and appoint Colorado Agriculture Commissioner John Stulp to run it should have bipartisan support. By Bart Taylor
 
Determining what you are meant to do is the most important question of your entire career, if not of your entire life.n actor,  By John Heckers
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA

Dave on film: The best (and just plain bad) from 2010
It's inevitable that we're not going to agree on which films were the best and which were the worst of the year. As a critic, I'm used to it. By Dave Taylor

 
Is your family business the best?
Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 50 Family Owned Companies in the February issue!
                                    
                  Seeking sustainability superstars! 
 
The 2011 Sustainability Champion Awards recognize business teams that have gone above and beyond to create a program or initiative that has made a measurable contribution to the environment, the economy and society. Nominate a team today, or find out more about the award or how to become a judge. Nominations are due by Jan. 6. For more information, contact Natalia Korobova at natalia@corecolorado.org.
 
 
 
 The Association for Corporate Growth
  Learn more about the Corporate Executive Breakfast: Power of Peer Collaboration  on Jan. 26. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. 
 
 
 Hot topics at CoBizmag.com
 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
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ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote continues his chat cleantech experts from CORE and Natural Capitalism Solutions about sustainability tools for small- and medium-sized businesses.
 
List your charity event in our golf guide
 
The ColoradoBiz 2011 Golf Planner's Guide, coming in April, will include a listing of charity golf tournaments. To submit information on your event, contact Christy Markley at cmarkley@cobizmag.com by Feb. 7. To advertise in this special section, contact Sylvia Harmon at sharmon@cobizmag.com or (303) 662-5225 by March 4.
 

Outstanding women wanted
The ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment and forge leadership paths for other women to follow. Nominate an outstanding woman today -- deadline: Feb. 4. And find out more about the 2011 Athena Awards gala on April 28. 
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
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Dave Taylor and two other emedia experts talk about the implications and potential dangers of Wikileaks.
See more CoBiz stories on Channel 7
 
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how business affects your life. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com   
 
 
spacerDon’t miss best-selling author and personal finance columnist Jane Bryant Quinn at the Building Business Excellence Speaker Series luncheon, Jan. 19. Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center. $40. Presented by the Monfort College of Business at UNC.  For tickets visit www.uncalumni.org/Events.  spacer