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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Most buying behaviors studies show that people buy emotionally, and they justify their decision intellectually. So what does that mean? By Gary Harvey 
Flatiron worked more than 5 million man-hours in 2010 without a single lost-time incident - an achievement nearly unheard of in the heavy civil construction industry. (Watch an interview with Flatiron CEO Tom Rademacher.)
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
There is much that is currently unknown about the future of health care reform. What is certain is that 2012 is shaping up to be an eventful year for the historic legislation. By Elizabeth Nedrow 


 What IT security question keeps you awake at night? 
To mark National Cyber Security Awareness Month, ColoradoBiz is developing a podcast on "The Top 5 Things Every Business Exec Needs to Know About IT Security" which will be posted on our site next week. ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote will talk with Dirk Anderson and Mike Weber of Coalfire Systems in Louisville, a leading independent information technology Governance, Risk and Compliance (IT GRC) firm that provides audit, risk assessment and compliance management solutions. This is your chance to ask the security questions that are keeping you up at night! Please email your digital security questions to Mike at
We want to make this podcast just what you want to hear. Please send us your questions, and look for the link to the podcast at next week.
 Community Calendar
Find out more about the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce High Tea with Cathie Beck on Dec. 1. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.   
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Flatiron Construction  CEO Tom Rademacher talks about the practices that helped make his firm a ColoradoBiz  Top Company finalist for 2011. Read more about Flatiron Construction Corp. and all the finalists.     
The Association for Corporate Growth
 ACG Denver presents a Private Equity/Intermediary Networking Event at Sports Authority Field on Dec. 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  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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