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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
These characters can deflect blame like a superhero deflects bullets. All fluff and no stuff, they add no value to organizations. By Todd Ordal
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Dave on film: Spielberg + Abrams = super Super 8
Too many filmmakers have forgotten that the core of every good film is an interesting story, which is why this Steven Spielberg/J.J. Abrams collaboration was such a joy to watch. Dave Taylor    


 Come celebrate the 2011 Colorado Companies to Watch!
Join us at the 2011 Colorado Companies to Watch Gala Awards Event on Thursday, June 23 at the Denver Marriott City Center. Registration and reception begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and awards at 6:30 p.m. Make your reservations todayand check out profiles of all 50 Colorado Companies to Watch! 
We're looking for a few great business leaders!
Junior Achievement and The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce want the best in business – past or present – for the 2012 Colorado Business Hall of Fame! Nominations are due July 15. Go here for the selection criteria and the laureate nomination form.  

Community Calendar
Find out more about the Diversity in Business Breakfast on July 13. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own
See who's speaking at the monthly luncheons on Aug. 2 and Sept. 13 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
Editor Mike Cote talks with Todd Neff, author of From Jars to the Stars, the story of how the Ball Brothers of Muncie, Ind., succeeded in the aerospace industry against all odds. 
In part one of this two-part series, Aaron talks with former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker about the U.S. financial situation, as well as his work with the Peter G. Peterson Foundation and the Comeback America Initiative.
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Yes, Virginia, there will be a football season (probably)
Publisher Bart Taylor talks about the possible ways the NFL labor dispute could play out. 
Fueling the economic fire
Stephanie Steffens, director of the Colorado Companies to Watch program, talks about second stage companies.
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