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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Once upon a time, the ability to tell a good story was merely a handy skill for entertaining friends, clients and coworkers. Now experts are recognizing that storytelling is also a powerful sales tool for driving home your value proposition in a compelling and memorable way. By Julie Hansen
You wouldn’t buy a high performance sports car with the assumption that you wouldn’t have to maintain it, right? A car needs gas and oil changes as part of its regular maintenance. The same goes for your CRM -- it needs TLC. By Steve Roch 
Best of CoBiz: Five ways to help get what Zuckerberg's got
Developing an executive presence won't happen overnight. But with a little dedication on your part, your direct reports, colleagues and supervisors may view you in a different light. By Derek Murphy 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Keep in mind, with PowerPoint presentations, less is more. Trust me: Rarely, if ever, have audience members said, “Oh goody, another slide!” By Dawn Bjork Buzbee
Do you know a great CEO?
ColoradoBiz is accepting nominations for CEO of the Year. The winner, along with 24 finalists from small-, medium- and large-size companies, will be profiled in the December ColoradoBiz. The award is based on personal and/or company achievement, and community involvement. Obstacles surmounted are also considered. 
Email nominations to Editor Mike Taylor at  by Friday, Oct. 26. 
Community Calendar
Find out more about Mastering the Rockefeller Habits Workshop on Nov. 14. And check out ColoradoBiz's other events or submit your own.

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TopCo LT Environmental
President and founder Tom Murphy talks about why LT Environmental is a 2012 Top Company finalist. 
  The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! Find out more about ACG's Monthly Luncheons featuring top business pros. Don't miss these events! Plus -- read the latest ACG news. And check out ACG's 2012 Special Section!   
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Guess who's turning 40 in 2013?
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with Business Unconventional hosts Dean Rotbart and David Biondo about ColoradoBiz Magazine's upcoming anniversary.  
 See more CoBiz stories on Channel 7
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz  collaborate on stories that explore how business affects your life. Find them online at  


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