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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Using the fundamentals of the actor's rehearsal process changes sales role-playing from an anxiety-producing exercise into a creative problem-solving tool. By Julie Hansen 
 "Entrepreneurs aren't born-they're made," L. Hunter Lovins says. "We know how to do it. Organizations like the Cleantech Open allow entrepreneurs to learn and grow." By Eric Peterson
In Epicurean’s corporate kitchen, waste output is less than 10 percent. Epicurean also uses a composting company, A-1 Organics, that picks up three large containers full of food twice a week. (Watch an interview with President & COO Greg Karl.)
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
He might be better known for what he doesn’t believe in than what he does. He doesn’t believe in top-down management. He doesn’t believe a workplace needs to be stiff and formal. By Maria Cote 


  The Association for Corporate Growth
 ACG Denver presents a Private Equity/Intermediary Networking Event at Sports Authority Field on Dec. 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Go here to register! Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.
And check out ACG's Special Section! 
 Community Calendar
Find out more about the Colorado Sustainable Design Awards reception on Oct. 27. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.   
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
COO Greg Karl talks about the practices that helped make his firm a ColoradoBiz  Top Company finalist for 2011. Read more  about Epicurean Culinary Group and all the finalists.  
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Mile High Memories
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with CoBiz columnist Stewart Schley about the origins of Invesco at Mile High .  
 See more CoBiz stories on Channel 7