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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
I wrote this for an employee I was about to fire.The funny thing about this list is that you don't have to do all of them to be successful. I hope he got the message. By David Sneed 
Is a win always a win? Not in court 
Client and attorney need to be in sync as to what the ultimate objective is and that it's in line with the client's long-term goals and objectives for their business. By Peter Lemire
A LinkedIn lament
I continually get requests to connect from people I don't know. They indicate they are "Friends" but we both know that isn't true. By Ann Spoor
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
The other night I went to the supermarket for a few things, and for the umpteenth time I used the self-checkout, and for the umpteenth time there was some snag. By Jeff Rundles
Is your business a family affair?
Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the Top 50 Family-Owned Companies in February. Nomination deadline: January 3, 2012 
 The Association for Corporate Growth
 ACG Denver presents a "Deal or No Deal? The Ultimate 2012 Question" at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 25 at the Brown Palace Hotel.  Go here to register! Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's Special Section!    
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Find out more about the Daniels Graduate Admissions Workshop on Jan. 31. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.    
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Editor Mike Cote talks with Dirk Anderson and Mike Weber of Coalfire Systems about why cyber-security is crucial for every company, regardless of size.  
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