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Grooming the next generation of leaders
So what is leadership anyway? Over the last two years, we have had the honor of finding out. By Carrie Warren and Ryan Ross 
How do you determine if the time you devote to developing a sale is a worthwhile investment or a waste? If you think the answer is obvious, think again. By Gary Harvey 
If you didn't begin your 2011 business plan process in the fall, December is the time to accelerate strategic and tactical planning to prepare for the new year. By Marty Koenig and Keith McAslan 
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The adventures of a road warrior
If you're traveling over the holidays, be prepared for new TSA regulations and know the drill before you get into the body scanner line. By Robert Polk

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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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Editor Mike Cote talks with the CEO of GlobalGiving, which helps nonprofits fund their projects anywhere in the world.

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. 
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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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