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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Lessons from my father
Of all the things my father taught me, the most important one is that you can be the master of your own destiny. Thanks to my parents, I live the kind of life that they would never have dreamed of. Happy Father’s Day, Dad! By Helen Raleigh

Bracing for Obamacare
While some administrative compliance has already started, boards of directors need to make sure management has a plan to address full ACA implementation in 2014. Here are some best-practice steps. By Taylor Simonton

The futurist: More on the new radical
Rule-breakers need the latitude to make mistakes, but transparency increases the pain threshold for making those mistakes.As we remove people’s ability to perform open and visible forms of protest, the portrait of a new radical begins to emerge. By Tom Frey

   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Colorado cool stuff: Biz game, hot sauce, dance duds
Funnybone Toys started with a trio of color-oriented games – Cubu, Array and Spectrix – that all sold equally well in the museum market. Now it's looking at a new target with this year’s Disruptus game. By Eric Peterson

There's still time to make a nomination in one of 14 categories! Two finalists and one winner from each industry category will be selected and announced at the Top Company Awards ceremony on Sept. 11. Now in its 26th year, the ceremony is truly representative of statewide excellence in business and economic enterprise.

Find out more about The Diversity in Business reception on July 24. And check out ColoradoBiz's other events or submit your own.

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Crazy-cool 3D
CSU's David Prawel talks about the university's crazy cool 3-D printing technology at the ColoradoBiz Made in Colorado event.

 ColoradoBiz Podcasts

Guess who turns 40 this year?
A chat with the Business Unconventional hosts about ColoradoBiz Magazine's 40th anniversary.
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