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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Pro sports go green
In just the last few years, all of the major professional North American sports leagues have made strides in greening their operations.By the Editors of E/The Enviornmental Magazine

It's all foreign to me
That friendly Greek guy in the office with the fabulous accent may actually be putting your company at risk for violating certain U.S. laws related to exports. By Dave Glynn and Lizbeth Rodriguez

Five secrets to sales charisma
Its powers are hard to resist and equally hard to pinpoint, but you know when a salesperson has it – that secret recipe that makes them sparkle. By Liz Wendling
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
On management: A letter to a grandchild having trouble in school
Life is a minefield while you are getting to be 20. Find your dream and get to work on it, and the rest will fade into the background. By Pat Wiesner

The Park People hosts a public forum for Denver mayoral candidates, Wednesday, January 26, 5:30-7 p.m., at Denver Botanic Gardens. The forum will focus on Denver’s parks, open space and urban forest. The event is free. For more info, call The Park People at 303-722-6262 or visit

CEBA’s Ethics in Leadership Series:
Healthcare in the U.S.: Right, Responsibility, or Road to Ruin?
CEBA will host a robust discussion of health care reform's impact on Colorado business on Thursday, Feb. 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Marriott City Center in Denver. $25/includes continental breakfast. Call the CEBA office at 303-283-6002 to register.
The Association for Corporate Growth
  Learn more about the 2011 Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference on April 27. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. 
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. 
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CEO of the Year
Editor Mike Cote talks with ColoradoBiz CEO of the Year Mike Gilliland at a reception that honored the finalists and winner. Read more about him.
Map your recovery!
Attend a free Executive Briefing on Feb. 2. Hear ColoradoBiz columnists Gary Harvey and Larry Turner speak on: “Mapping Your Recovery and How To Sell In That Recovery" from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Get more info and register. 
List your charity event in our golf guide
The ColoradoBiz 2011 Golf Planner's Guide, coming in April, includes a listing of charity golf tournaments. To submit info on your event, contact Christy Markley at by Feb. 7. To advertise in this special section, contact Sylvia Harmon at or (303) 662-5225 by March 4.
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No go on Google TV?

Dave Taylor and two other high-tech experts talks about the implosion of Google TV.
 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   
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