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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
 Vision first, jobs second
Aerospace expert Jim Crocker says that as important as jobs are to a robust aerospace industry, focusing solely on employee numbers tends to overshadow something he believes is more important. By Mike Taylor
Going mobile could be the most significant technology trend your company has ever experienced. Learn about gaining further competitive edge. By Theresa Szczurek
Liz's follow-up challenge: Just do it!
I challenge all business owners and salespeople, for the next 21 days, to stop talking about what you need to do and start doing it. By Liz Wendling 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA

Sports Biz: The rise of the Raiders
To paraphrase Pat Bowlen, the color of the current NFL season is predominately black. Black as night, as Mick Jagger sang. Black as coal. By Stewart Schley 

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 Private Equity/Intermediary Networking Event at Invesco Field on Dec. 9. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. 
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Editor Mike Cote learns more about Infinite Power Solutions at the Colorado Cleantech Industry awards.

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. 
$1 million in 24 hours?

It's a one-day online spree of philanthropy! Colorado Gives Day begins at 12 a.m. Dec. 8. The Community First Foundation and FirstBank are asking Coloradans to visit and make a contribution to their favorite charities. Donors can select from more than 400 nonprofits.

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The future of farms

Publisher Bart Taylor talks with Colorado Ag Commissioner John Stulp about the impact of Western water scarcity on agriculture.
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