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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
The current unemployment situation in our country is a national scandal and is having international repercussions. Here are a few ideas to get America working again. By John Heckers  
Nobody in the private equity funding business is arranging a ticker-tape parade just yet, but investing in confetti futures may not be such a bad idea. By David Lewis
How can we help you figure out the best direction for your company if we don't have the perspective of where you are now? Cultural audits are the mile markers to determine success with our plans. By Steve Sorensen
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
The 2012 FX does not suffer from any noise problem, or much of any other problems. I loved driving it. Quiet, bold, comfortable, and in the 50 configuration, very, very powerful. By Jeff Rundles  
The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! It's almost time for the Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference, an ACG Denver event scheduled for March 13-14. You won't want to miss it! 
Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's 2012 Special Section! 
 Community Calendar
Find out more about "Seven Seconds to a First Impression" on March 9, presented by author Julie Hansen and the Institute of Management Consultants. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own. 
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Editor Mike Cote talks with Mark Snead, vice president and economist for the Federal Reserve of Kansas City's Denver branch, at the Vectra Bank Economic Forecast breakfast.
ColoradoBiz  is celebrating Made in Colorado in our April issue! We’re working with industry reps to select 30 products in 10 categories, but we want your ideas. We’re looking for the latest, greatest and newest. This year, we’re choosing products from these categories.

1. Computer and communications equipment, software
2. Craft beer and spirits
3. Natural and organic foods
4. Cleantech/new energy
5. Medical devices and scientific instruments
6. Pharmaceuticals
7. Aircraft, spacecraft, satellites,
8. Sports equipment, clothing and footwear
9. Electric machinery, sound equipment, TV parts
10. Toys, games and pet products

Send suggestions to Editor Mike Cote by Friday, Feb. 10. Please include full company name and contact information, the featured product and a brief description of its origin and manufacture. 

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