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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Sales passion is the most undervalued and underutilized sales tool in the business toolbox. It's hard to measure and even harder to develop. By Liz Wendling
In May, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law a bill that might have unforeseen consequences for builders and developers of residential property and for non-profit foundations. By Rebecca Dow  and Erik Lemmon 
Xanterra is the country's largest park concessioner and has earned 71 national and international environmental awards in the past 11 years. (Watch an interview with VP Chris Lane)
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Will a Flaming Gorge pipeline ever be built? Maybe not. But in agreeing to fund more research, the Colorado Water Conservation Board's unanimous vote served the vital economic interests of the state. By Bart Taylor


ColoradoBiz’s genXYZ program recognizes outstanding Colorado business and community leaders under the age of 39. Each finalist represents the diversity of Colorado and includes those who have had great accomplishments and made significant contributions to their businesses, industries and communities. Register for VIP Access, Corporate Package, Individual and more TODAY!  
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!   
   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
Chris Lane talks about the business practices that helped make his company a 2011 Top Company winner. Read more about Xanterra and all the finalists.    

 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Mile High Memories
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with CoBiz columnist Stewart Schley about the origins of Invesco at Mile High .  
 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