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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
I see too many problems in companies dealt with through adaptive versus corrective action. Weak players are worked around. Bad strategy is shored up. By Todd Ordal    
If the model requirement were resurrected, it would force inventors to prove they actually invented something--as opposed to simply scribbling something on a napkin. By Darin Gibby
Don Hazell loves the fact that he's one of five members of Rally Software's management team, and he has a lot in common with each of them. By Maria Cote
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Dave on film: the Old West meets outer space invasion
Sprinkle in some scary aliens, stunning special effects and a great cast, and Cowboys & Aliens turns out to be a terrific and highly entertaining summer tentpole adventure. By Dave Taylor


The Association for Corporate Growth
See who's speaking at the monthly luncheon on Sept. 13.  Read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.
And check out ACG's Special Section!   
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. Submit your nominations by August 30!        
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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More panel discussion at this year's Diversity Business Breakfast. The 2011 winners: Mowa Haile (Minority Businessperson of the Year); Raytheon (Diversity Corp. of the year, large) and Dataman USA. (Diversity Corp. small/medium.) Take a look at our Top 50 Minority-Owned Businesses
  Top 250 Private Companies: Is Yours One? 
Submit your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the state’s Top 250 Private Companies featured in the October issue.
Deadline: August 15    
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Mile High Memories
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with CoBiz columnist Stewart Schley about the origins of Invesco at Mile High .  
 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     

Bring the kids to a magical evening of princesses, pirates, superheroes and desserts at Denver Zoo’s annual family event ZOOmily on Saturday, August 13. Explore the wild things at the zoo and enter a world of imagination where wishes and dreams come true for an evening! Tickets are $15 and limited. Learn more at