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Spend your time and talent wisely. Every hour spent on things that are not your expertise is distracting you from what you do well and will adversely affect your overall performance. By Steve Baker  
Outlook 2012: Part 1 
Has anything happened over the last year which changes our view of slower-than-historical growth rates coupled with higher volatility in the developed world, at least over the short-term?By Bill Greiner
Even with the evolution of some presentations, we are still subjected to slides packed with bulleted paragraphs the presenter will "helpfully" read to everyone. By Dawn Bjork Buzbee
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Die-hard skiers might be a little frustrated by the lack of snow in 2011, but not enough to keep them off the mountains, say the pros in Telluride, Vail, Winter Park and other. By Maria Cote  
The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! It's almost time for the Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference, an ACG Denver event scheduled for March 13-14. You won't want to miss it! 
Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's Special Section! 
 Community Calendar
Find out more about "Seven Seconds to a First Impression" on March 9, presented by author Julie Hansen and the Institute of Management Consultants. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own. 
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Chris Shapard, executive director of the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association, announces the launch of the U.S. Advanced Energy Economy.   
ColoradoBiz  is celebrating Made in Colorado in our April issue! We’re working with industry reps to select 30 products in 10 categories, but we want your ideas. We’re looking for the latest, greatest and newest. This year, we’re choosing products from these categories.

1. Computer and communications equipment, software
2. Craft beer and spirits
3. Natural and organic foods
4. Cleantech/new energy
5. Medical devices and scientific instruments
6. Pharmaceuticals
7. Aircraft, spacecraft, satellites,
8. Sports equipment, clothing and footwear
9. Electric machinery, sound equipment, TV parts
10. Toys, games and pet products

Send suggestions to Editor Mike Cote by Friday, Feb. 10. Please include full company name and contact information, the featured product and a brief description of its origin and manufacture. 

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