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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
To help a client reconnect with their needs and the urgency to act upon them, it is helpful to employ a technique used by actors called "raising the stakes." By Julie Hansen 
Total Community Options, a nonprofit serving seniors located in Lowry, decided to build green to save money on operating costs through energy conservation. 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
To those who make a living in and around the $4 billion-a-year NBA economy, the league’s labor problems create a ripple effect that touches a wide range of jobs, companies and people. By Stewart Schley
Who’s the most powerful salesperson you know?
 ColoradoBiz is looking for top sales performers and would like your nominations.  How about someone who sells TO you or someone who sells FOR you? How about your sales colleague who always hits goal?  Give us your single choice and reasons why before Nov. 23.  Our Top 25 Most Powerful Salespeople will be recognized in the January issue of ColoradoBiz.


Nominate a Colorado company for CBCA's 2012 Business for the Arts Awards. Nomination Deadline: Friday, Nov. 11, 5:00 p.m. The winners will be announced at the CBCA Business for the Arts Awards luncheon on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Questions? Call 303-282-5135 or email  
                  The Association for Corporate Growth
 ACG Denver presents a Private Equity/Intermediary Networking Event at Sports Authority Field on Dec. 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Go here to register! Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.
And check out ACG's Special Section! 
Community Calendar
Find out more about the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce High Tea with Cathie Beck on Dec. 1. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.   
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Your Business Channel brings you social media experts who say that listening to your customers is the key to a successful online campaign. 
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What every business needs 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. 
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