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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
The no-haggle edge
This scenario seems like a dream come true, doesn’t it? No longer do we need to match wits with Slick Rick who schemes to squeeze us for every penny.  No more will we wait while the “manager” comes over to rip another chunk of flesh. By David Sneed

Did Ben just kill the bull market?
The massive bond-buying program was implemented to stimulate the weak economy.  The Fed wouldn’t entertain the idea of taking its foot off the gas pedal if the economy were still weak. This year, many economic signals have shown that the economy is recovering. By Helen Raleigh

Companies to Watch: Popcorn, botanicals and green mechanics
Doc Popcorn launched the Popping for Pink program, raising more than $15,000 for the Foxy Lady Fund, which provides free breast cancer screenings through Boulder Community Hospital. By Gigi Sukin

   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
The best of CoBiz: Catch a cue
Active listening can open us up to new opportunities and insights that might not have otherwise become apparent to us. And as a salesperson, the more you focus on listening, the more you'll start hearing the word "Yes!" By Julie Hansen

We're looking for Colorado's Top 25 Most Influential Young Professionals, businesspeople age 21 to 39 who are creating game-changing technologies, business strategies, products and services. If you know a young person who is making a difference in business while making a difference in the lives of others, tell us about them! We will recognize the Top 25 finalists in our October issue.

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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Crazy good CCTW
Melodie Reagan talks about why Crazy Good Marketing supports the 2013 Colorado Companies to Watch program.

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Happy anniversary!
A chat with the Business Unconventional hosts about ColoradoBiz Magazine's 40th anniversary.
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