ColoradoBiz Exclusives is an email newsletter featuring links to exclusive editorial material and select business resources for the benefit of ColoradoBiz magazine subscribers. Visit for advice, insights and how-tos from the best in Colorado business.



   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
My counsel to the "passive" leader who found himself in a situation requiring significant change? Fire up his engine, engage his people and be forceful. By Todd Ordal 
CEO of the Year: Small firm finalists 
A job well done to Rhonda Maas is a job well-researched. Building Restoration Specialties focuses on masonry restoration, preservation and conservation. 
How much cash will you need from your company's sale to enjoy a financially secure life? This is a great starting point to determine when, or if, you can leave your business. By Tad Lyle 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
The ongoing debate about energy policy often overlooks the reality that in addition to coal and natural gas, U.S. renewable energy resources are world-class - especially wind. By Bart Taylor 
 Is your business a family affair?
Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the Top 50 Family-Owned Companies in February. Nomination deadline: January 3, 2012 
The Association for Corporate Growth
 ACG Denver presents a "Deal or No Deal? The Ultimate 2012 Question" at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 25 at the Brown Palace Hotel.  Go here to register! Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's Special Section!    
 The most popular columns at
 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Steve Horowitz, owner of the Ganja Gourmet, talks about the highs and lows of the medical marijuana business.  
Community Calendar
Find out more about the Daniels Graduate Admissions Workshop on Jan. 31. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.    
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
What businesses need to know
Editor Mike Cote talks with Dirk Anderson and Mike Weber of Coalfire Systems about why cyber-security is crucial for every company, regardless of size.  
 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