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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Most people would agree that a "labor of love" means that if we love something, we tend to put a lot of effort into it. But how about flipping the meaning?  Consider this instead: If we put a lot of labor into something, we actually love it more. By Laura Cook Newman
Creating free informational sources will add value to your business for pre-existing clients or customers and will help your business stand out to potential ones. Giving in this way not only promotes your business, it is also personally rewarding. By Teri Karjala
Whether you are in business, looking for a job or networking in the community, assume the people you will meet will put your name into Google to learn more about you. What will they find? Does what they find support the reputation you want to have? By Lida Citroen
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Made in Colorado 2013: Bicycles and accessories 
Jacob Castillo, co-founder of Panda Bicycles, says the company was one of the first manufacturers to embrace bamboo for bike frames. Launched in 2009, the company was “one of the first to scale up,” he says. By Eric Peterson

Nominate a Top Minority-Owned Business! 
Do you know a great minority-owned business, or do you own one? Nominate a company for ColoradoBiz’s Annual Ranking of the Top 50 Minority-Owned Businesses in Colorado. The list will appear in the July 2013 issue of ColoradoBiz! Nomination deadline: May 10, 2013

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Find out more about Ace the Interview: Techniques to Land the Job You Really Want on May 18. And check out ColoradoBiz's other events or submit your own.

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