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Accelerated Schools proudly presents one of our students, Jiaqi “Dragon” Long in concert on Oct. 13 from 3 to 4 p.m. at Augustana Lutheran Church, 5000 E Alameda Ave in Denver. The concert benefits Jiaqi’s tuition account and Accelerated Schools’ Student Scholarship Fund. Tickets are available at the church; $20 Adults and $10 kids under 12. For more info visit or call 303.758.2003 x. 203 
   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Skeletons, gaffes and indiscretions need not ruin your career if they are handled deftly. Control the message and the spin, and your company will wind up with mostly great press and a good reputation. By John Heckers
While there are still many reasons to exercise caution when it comes to broker-sold conventional variable annuities, the new breed of low-cost, no-load  VAs is well worth another look for many investors. By Aaron & Robert Grey 
Top 12 iPad & iPhone tips 'n tricks
Become more productive with your iPad or iPhone with these quick and easy techniques. By Dawn Bjork Buzbee 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Don Nutting's Dracula House brand offers fangs for vampires, werewolves, zombies, devils, goblins and more. "We sell them all over the country and Europe," he says. By Eric Peterson
Do you know a great CEO?
ColoradoBiz is accepting nominations for CEO of the Year. The winner, along with 24 finalists from small-, medium- and large-size companies, will be profiled in the December ColoradoBiz. The award is based on personal and/or company achievement, and community involvement. Obstacles surmounted are also considered. 
Email nominations to Editor Mike Taylor at  by Friday, Oct. 26. 
Community Calendar
Find out more about Mastering the Rockefeller Habits Workshop on Nov. 14. And check out ColoradoBiz's other events or submit your own.

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CCTW: Lightning Eliminators
CEO Avram Saunders talks about what makes his company, Lightning Eliminators & Consultants, a 2012 Colorado Company to Watch. 


  The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! Find out more about ACG's Monthly Luncheons featuring top business pros. Don't miss these events! Plus -- read the latest ACG news. And check out ACG's 2012 Special Section!   
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Guess who's turning 40 in 2013?
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with Business Unconventional hosts Dean Rotbart and David Biondo about ColoradoBiz Magazine's upcoming anniversary.  
 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  


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