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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Inspiring your audience with "why"
Consider how your brand is marketed. How do you speak to your audience? Like a Hollywood movie trailer, does your brand emotionally engage your audience? Does it inspire action?  By Joel Pilger 
It happens. Your Internet, payroll, shipping, [fill in the blank] vendor has dropped the ball. By the time someone calls me, the lawyer, my client has often made a few mistakes. What should you avoid in these situations? By Cindy Wolf
Athena Award finalist: AnnaMarie Jackson
Tell AnnaMarie Jackson it can’t be done, and she won’t tell you it can. She’ll show you. By Lisa Ryckman
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
I happen to be a van fan. I own one – a Toyota Previa – and if I were to buy a new vehicle, vans would be on my shopping list. Lately, I tried out two minivans, so I’ve had my fix. By Jeff Rundles 
You are invited to help bring Colorado together!
Register for a private strategy lunch discussion to help set the agenda for the “Bringing Colorado Together” 2012 statewide election television series, part of The Aaron Harber Show:. Join Cap Logistics CEO Gayle Dendinger on Tuesday, May 8, or one of our other special hosts throughout May. and June 
The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! Find out more about the Leadership 20 Alumni Breakfast, an ACG Denver event scheduled for May 3. You won't want to miss it! Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's 2012 Special Section!    
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 ColoradoBiz TV
SendGrid CEO Jim Franklin talks about doing business in a cloud, with 40,000 customers sending more than 3 billion emails a month.
                            Community Calendar
Find out more about The Diversity in Business Breakfast on July 24. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own. 
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with CoBiz columnist Stewart Schley about the origins of Invesco at Mile High, and how a new stadium can't make a team great -- or even competitive.
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