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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Your customers buy your products and services, but they keep returning and referring others. Why? Because of how they feel about you. By Liz Wendling  
Trade secrets: Lonely and misunderstood 
The trade secret sits alone at the patent bar while the transactional IP lawyers flirt with the happy-go-lucky trademarks, the sophisticated patents and the drunk but easy copyrights. By Kurt Leyendecker
Preparing for an annual financial review may be easier with a checklist to help you focus on important matters. Here is a list of key considerations. By Jeff Nelligan
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
As many inventor-oriented events across the country have been in decline in recent years, the DaVinci Inventors Showcase is really going across the grain. By Eric Peterson 

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Editor Mike Cote continues his chat with Patricia Silverstein about the economic outlook for Denver at the Vectra Bank Economic Forecast breakfast.  
 "Deal or No Deal? The Ultimate 2012 Question" at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 25 at the Brown Palace Hotel.  Go here to register! Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's Special Section! 
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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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