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Can you imagine grandma having to pass a drug test before she gets her Social Security check? That’s bad, but it's not why I dislike this proposal. By David Sneed  
The economic doomsayers
I don't think much of those economic forecasters whose only message is, and nearly always has been, that U.S. economic and global collapse are just around the corner. By Jeff Thredgold   
You are ready to present a well-organized, informative presentation. You know your topic and have rehearsed your delivery. What else do you need to do to so that your audience can focus on your message? By Dawn Bjork Buzbee   
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
When Roxane White — Gov. John Hickenlooper’s chief of staff — chose the original Snooze in Denver’s Ballpark neighborhood we figured that’s just where she liked to plot strategy over a cup of soup. By Mike Cote   
The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! It's almost time for the Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference, an ACG Denver event scheduled for March 13-14. 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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Find out more about Get Sales Clarity on April 27. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own. 
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Editor Mike Cote enjoys a Power Lunch chat at Snooze with Roxane White, Gov. John Hickenlooper's chief of staff. Read about it.