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Register now for the 6th annual Best Companies to Work for in Colorado program which is sponsored by the SHRM Colorado State Council and the six local SHRM chapters. This statewide program will help you learn how your employees feel about your organization while competing with organizations throughout Colorado to be recognized as a “Best Company." Register HERE.
   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Here are my top tips for how smaller companies can begin to engage in social media without breaking the bank or removing staff from mission-critical functions. By Karl Osstenjuk

Leadership fundamental #6
Leaders must understand the power of their vision to impact their company's bottom line. It's the CEO's job to formalize this vision. By Larry Valant

Top 10 tips for buying life insurance
Buying life insurance might not be as much fun as buying a new car or a new wardrobe, but it's far more important to a family's future financial security. By Craig Garrison 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Colorado success stories: BluSKY Restoration
Terry Shadwick, co-founder and CEO of BluSKY Restoration discusses how the company has developed a consistent record of growth despite the recession. By Dave Mead  


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Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual Top 100 Woman-Owned Companies ranking that will appear in the May issue. Rankings will be based on 2010 sales. Submission deadline: March 19. 
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The American Red Cross Breakfast of Champions on March 4 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center is a premier fundraising event that honors everyday heroes and celebrates the notion that we can all be part of something bigger than ourselves. All proceeds support the American Red Cross Mile High Chapter. Tickets are available for purchase by calling (303) 607-4792. For more information, visit