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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
Boards go green
Sustainability is finding its way into corporate boardrooms, prompting directors to examine how to incorporate it into a company’s strategic direction. By Tracy E. Houston 
  
If you’re not using LinkedIn, you’re not really searching for a job. Here are some vital tips to help you stand out from the crowd. By John Heckers 
 
I began studying improv to sharpen my acting skills, but I quickly recognized that this fast-paced "acting in the moment" discipline could be applied to many of the challenges I faced as a salesperson. By Julie Hansen 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA

There's no place like somewhere else for the holidays
There’s only so much eggnog you can sip by the fireplace before you want to pack the family in the car and take a real Colorado vacation. By Maria Cote

 
Is your family business the best?
Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 50 Family Owned Companies in the February issue!
                                    
                  Seeking sustainability superstars! 
 
The 2011 Sustainability Champion Awards recognize business teams that have gone above and beyond to create a program or initiative that has made a measurable contribution to the environment, the economy and society. Nominate a team today, or find out more about the award or how to become a judge. Nominations are due by Jan. 6. For more information, contact Natalia Korobova at natalia@corecolorado.org.
 
 
 
 
The Association for Corporate Growth
  Learn more about the Corporate Executive Breakfast: Power of Peer Collaboration  on Jan. 26. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. 
 
 
 The most popular columns at CoBizmag.com
 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Editor Mike Cote continues his chat with the CEO of GlobalGiving, which helps nonprofits fund their projects anywhere in the world.
 

Outstanding women wanted
The ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment and forge leadership paths for other women to follow. Nominate an outstanding woman today -- deadline: Feb. 4. And find out more about the 2011 Athena Awards gala on April 28. 
 
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
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The future of farms

Publisher Bart Taylor talks with Colorado Ag Commissioner John Stulp about the impact of Western water scarcity on agriculture.
See more ColoradoBiz stories on Channel 7
 
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how business affects your life. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com   
 
 
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