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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
If your business isn't ready to expand and grow now, you risk losing out on top talent, because your competition isn't waiting. They're snapping up the best of the best right now. By Kathleen Quinn Votaw 
Plan now for a bright financial future 
Often, defining money goals is the hardest task in people's financial life. The tendency is to throw money into savings vehicles and hope for the best. By Helen Raleigh
The many risks suggest that the board of directors should be involved in understanding exactly what risks would endanger the company's survival or long-term success. By Taylor Simonton
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
A tidy symmetry conjoins the year 2011 and Denver Bronco Tim Tebow: Both have passed, and with mixed results. Tebow’s throws ranged from fluttering mishap to unerring arc. In the sports-business world, 2011 was much the same. By Stewart Schley  

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 "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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