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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update taps peer knowledge to drive sustainability
A peer-to-peer network will enable those involved in conceiving and managing sustainability initiatives to ask questions of other industry professionals. From the desk of
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Colorado's creative sector creates ... jobs
If you have been reading my columns, you know that I have been beating the drum to get the word out about Colorado's creative sector. Maybe a little review is in order. By Neil McKenzie 
Role-playing can be an extremely valuable sales tool, but too many organizations use it as an opportunity to judge sellers on their ability to extol company virtues. By Julie Hansen
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Colorado cool stuff: Bazi, spirits, mints and soda
Noting that market leader 5-Hour Energy “is all chemicals,“ Marketing Director Jeremy Resmer says Bazi’s antioxidant-heavy recipe stands out. By Eric Peterson
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 information, 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?
To kick off its Ethics in Leadership Series, CEBA will host a robust discussion of the issues surrounding healthcare reform's impact on Colorado business.Please join us 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 Corporate Executive Breakfast: Power of Peer Collaboration  on Jan. 26. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. 
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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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Editor Mike Cote talks with former Bronco Terrell Davis about his new Mile High Salute BBQ Sauce,.
ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Graham Russell about the launch of, a networking site designed to help businesspeople exchange information about sustainability initiatives. Read more about it.
List your charity event in our golf guide
The ColoradoBiz 2011 Golf Planner's Guide, coming in April, will include a listing of charity golf tournaments. To submit information 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. 
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
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Dave Taylor and two other emedia experts talk about the implications and potential dangers of Wikileaks.
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   
spacer Join us on February 21, 2011 for Soup for the Soul, a unique and heart-warming event to support Porter Hospice and St. Anthony Hospice. More than 15 of Denver’s best restaurants will be ladling up soups and appetizers for guests. spacer