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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
I get it. Finding work is hard work. It is very hard work. But I am very, very puzzled at some of the things I am hearing and seeing in the job market right now. By John Heckers  
In tough times, the thought of paying your children's way through college can sound daunting. Here's important information that could help you get the biggest bang for your higher ed buck. By Julie Stone
Business Process Management, as the broader discipline is called, can set you on the path to lower costs and continuous improvements in operational efficiency. By Anthony Nelson
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Rundles wrap-up: The A-word
We should demand that the D-word be permanently attached to the National Western, as in The Denver National Western Stock Show, if it is approved and located in Aurora. By Jeff Rundles


 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 IP5280's 6th Annual Climbing for Kids on Aug. 12. 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 what's going on in her professional life.  
  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