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Don’t miss best-selling author and personal finance columnist Jane Bryant Quinn at the Building Business Excellence Speaker Series luncheon, Jan. 19. Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center. $40. Presented by the Monfort College of Business at UNC.  For tickets visit
   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
The recession is over. We are entering another phase of this economic cycle: the economic expansion phase. By Bill Greiner
Is your company ready for the challenge of the new year? Jumpstart your business with a management retreat. By Larry Turner
As an actor, I learned the importance of the language I used to motivate myself and direct my actions on stage -- and it's just as critical in business. By Julie Hansen
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA

A pox on portion control! Here's to restaurants that still think big
A friend and I have a ritual we call our “traditional breakfast” at Pete’s Kitchen on East Colfax every Sunday morning. By Mike Taylor

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
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. 
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Editor Mike Cote talks with former U.S. Rep. Martin Frost of Texas about his work with energy clients at Polsinelli Shughart.

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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Dave Taylor and two other emedia experts talk about the implications and potential dangers of Wikileaks.
See more CoBiz 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   
Do you have what it takes? Join the ranks of the most outstanding companies in the state! Colorado Companies to Watch recognizes high-performing, second-stage companies headquartered in our state. Applications open through Jan. 28, 2011. Learn more at: