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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
To catch a falling knife
“Use your best judgment” has become my mantra, personally and professionally. This might not work if I were an ER Surgeon, but rarely am I saving lives in the kitchen. The closest I’ve come to that is preventing a few nicks and scrapes when I tell my new hires this. By Laura Cook Newman

Which way the taxation winds are blowing: Part 1
Investors have a bit more to ponder as the administration rolls out its proposals to both address the federal budget deficit and promote economic development. It’s useful to see which way the taxation wind is blowing to gain an insight on what actually could be adopted. By Mira Finé

The Colorado River blues
Gary Wockner of the Save the Colorado River campaign says a polluted river has the ability to spur communities and businesses into action, regardless of conflicting politics or social beliefs. By Maria Martin

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Best of CoBiz: The creative class
In Richard Florida's view, the creative class will be the key drier in the future to make a growing and vibrant economy. His model is fairly simple, creativity breeds innovation, innovation breeds entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship creates jobs. By Neil McKenzie

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Amchecking it
Amcheck Managing Partner Jim Goslin talks about his company and why it supports the Colorado Companies to Watch program.


Looking for Colorado's best and brightest!
Know any 21- to 39-year-olds who are making a difference in their companies while making a difference in the lives of others? The Top 25 finalists are featured in our October issue and at our Sept. 25 GenXYZ event at Mile High Station. Deadline for submission is Aug. 2, 2013.

 ColoradoBiz Podcasts

Guess who turns 40 this year?
A chat with the Business Unconventional hosts about ColoradoBiz Magazine's 40th anniversary.
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