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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
I wanted a cheap fix, an afternoon of sales 101 that would somehow transform my people into world beaters focused on high profit and loyal customers. Big mistake. By Steve Sorensen
As more companies look to better manage rising employee benefit costs, many employers have adopted a health savings account (HSA) strategy. By Dennis Triplett 
The good news: Employers in the post-recessionary economy want to avoid having to lay off good workers when times get tough. The bad news: They're going to hire fewer people. By Mike Cote
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
It's a pretty good price for all that's included here - if the vehicle didn't seem compromised by all of the rattles and the skinny rear seats. Almost good enough, but not quite. By Jeff Rundles


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   Community Calendar
Find out more about the Women's Health Research Annual Community Luncheon on Oct. 5. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.  
                        Join us for a great cause!
Colorado-based Empowerment International (EI) hosts an exhibition and auction of photographs taken by Nicaraguan children at 6:30  p.m. on Oct. 8 at the Roots Yoga Center in Denver. Tickets: $35. All proceeds go directly to the EI education programs in Nicaragua.  Find out more!
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
VPresident Al Fisher talks about the people and practices that helped make the Westminster-based electrical contractor a 2011 Top Company finalist. Read more about the company, and see who won!
The Association for Corporate Growth
ACG Denver presents the 4th Annual DealMaker’s Forum, HIDDEN GEMS & FOOLS GOLD: The Future of DealMaking in Colorado, on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2 – 5 pm at the Denver Marriott City Center. Go here to register! Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's Special Section!   
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Mile High Memories
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with CoBiz columnist Stewart Schley about the origins of Invesco at Mile High .  
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