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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Strive to become someone who knows how to handle crises in a confident manner. You'll gain the respect of your reports and peers -- no motivational poster needed. By Derek Murphy 
Is tonight's holiday party tomorrow's post? 
By considering the issues when planning and hosting a party, employers can prevent an event intended as a reward for employees from becoming a source of unintended problems. By Troy Rackham
Building a business that lasts a century - and beyond
As my firm celebrates its 10-year anniversary in 2012, I am working hard to create a company that is built to last by adhering to these five basic principles. By Reid Carr
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Oh, the mediocrity. At the NFL's midseason point, the Denver Broncos weren't just average in the standings. The team was average on Twitter. By Stewart Schley 
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: January 3, 2012 
 The Association for Corporate Growth
 ACG Denver presents a "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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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.    
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Channel 7 News reports on a colorful mural on a cancer center wall that is designed to help motivate patients and employees to take the stairs — and encourage healing.
 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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