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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
In our effort to connect with others, we can lose our sense of self. We see this with teenagers dressing like their idols, spouses wanting to be what the other desires and employees trying to fit in with a corporate culture that goes against their values. By Lida Citroen
It is imperative that employees are responsible for their own professional development. It's an investment of time, energy and corporate resources and is only as successful as the employee wants it to be. By Paul Larkins 
Top 12 rules for cold-calling success
Salespeople will not look for places to be rejected. No wonder so many are averse to cold-calling. They also might see it as an exercise in futility unless they apply some helpful rules. By Gary Harvey 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Despite the evidence in favor of blogging, with the rise of Twitter and Facebook, many brands are reluctant to blog. While blogs can be a lot of work, they provide a foundation for information on the Web and an owned platform for your social business. By Paula Berg
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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 ColoradoBiz TV
TopCo finalist: Pure Brand
CEO Dan Igoe talks about what made Pure Brand Communications 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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