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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Are you making the world a better place in 2012? Are you serving others? Are you or your product harming others? These are vital questions to ask yourself. By John Heckers 
A great alternative to an early retirement 
The goal of any retirement plan is to live throughout the retirement years without depleting retirement savings. An abundant retirement also provides funds to better enjoy retirement. By Wayne Farlow 
A new year is an ideal time to think about your work, the environment and the tools you use, to determine what worked well and what needs to be improved. Here are evaluation points. By Martha Young 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
This year's class includes brewing exec Pete Coors; oil and gas veteran and vintner Ray Duncan; American Furniture Warehouse owner Jake Jabs; ski retailers David and Renie Gorsuch; and private equity fund chief Landis "Lanny" Martin.
 Last chance! Is your business a family affair?
Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the Top 50 Family-Owned Companies in February. Nomination deadline: TODAY 
 "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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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Chris Shapard, executive director of the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association, announces the launch of the U.S. Advanced Energy Economy. 
 Community Calendar
Find out more about the Daniels Graduate Admissions Workshop on Jan. 31. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.    
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
What businesses need to know
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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