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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Schedule a dry run for a couple of days before the actual presentation - close enough to the date itself to allow people to prepare for it and retain its lessons. By Gary Harvey  
Suppose A posts pictures of herself at the beach in a bikini. What if A's supervisor is her Facebook friend and comments to A in a work email about how great A looks in her swimsuit? By Troy Rackham, Carrie Pixler and Lori Higuera
Sometime in the next few months I will retire fully and maybe take up writing in a different mode. I have to quit writing about business and sales and marketing. By Pat Wiesner
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Dave on film: Monkeying around can be fun
Is it possible that humans will become the inferior race and generically smartened chimpanzees become the rulers of Earth? That's the basis for this smart, exciting film. By Dave Taylor


 Find your inner actor -- and make that sale!

Popular CoBiz columnist Julie Hansen tells you how in her new book, ACT Like a Sales Pro, the #1 Bestselling Hot New Release in Sales & Selling on Amazon! ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote says: “Julie Hansen engages readers in conversation, drawing them in like the best salespeople and improv actors, making the connection that builds relationships and drives business.”  
Buy your copy online at Amazon today! 
The Association for Corporate Growth
See who's speaking at the monthly luncheon on Sept. 13.  Read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.
And check out ACG's Special Section!   
      Community Calendar
Find out more about the Women's Health Research Annual Community Luncheon on Oct. 5. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Gen XYZ alum Kimberly Smith of Avenue West Corporate Housing talks about her involvement with a study at DU about women and entrepreneurship.  
  Top 250 Private Companies: Is Yours One? 
Submit your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the state’s Top 250 Private Companies featured in the October issue.
Deadline: August 15   
Who are Colorado's Sustainable Design visionaries? You tell us!
The Colorado Sustainable Design Awards (CSDA) is a statewide program recognizing outstanding sustainable design in residential, commercial and civic buildings and master planned communities. 
Submit your nominations by August 30!        
 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
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz  collaborate on stories that explore how business affects your life. Find them online at