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It's not too late to make changes that can improve your tax situation for 2011. A little planning goes a long way. Here are 12 steps you can take before Dec. 31. By Scott Remington 
The evolving electronic workplace: Part 2 
Regardless of the material unearthed on social media sites, employers should be careful to handle all discipline in a consistent, non-discriminatory and non-retaliatory way. By Ruth Mackey and Todd Fredrickson 
The positive effects of developing a program for "giving back" has been proven to be one of the best ways to build a positive, healthy work environment. By Teri Karjala 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
"Be quick.” We heard this more than once from business contacts we met in China. Change is the rule in China today, and the advice to move fast reflects a sense of urgency with which all businesses seem to operate. By Bart Taylor 

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Wine Wench Cathie Beck explores the wines of Portugal at the Palm    Bay International Wine Event. 
 "Deal or No Deal? The Ultimate 2012 Question" at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 25 at the Brown Palace Hotel.  Go here to register! Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's Special Section!   
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Editor Mike Cote talks with Dirk Anderson and Mike Weber of Coalfire Systems about why cyber-security is crucial for every company, regardless of size.  
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