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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
If you've left a few messages and haven't heard back from your prospects, I call that a clue that somewhere along the way, your sales pitch shut down the sales conversation. By Liz Wendling
What's your disability?
New regs mean everyone may now effectively be "disabled." To avoid liability, employers must carefully respond to all requests for accommodation. By John Husband and Bradford Williams
SharePoint 2010 is the latest iteration of Microsoft's collaborative enterprise content-management software, and it was the buzz of the conference. By Eric Peterson 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
The integrity test
What do you do with an employee who takes a few pens home now and again? What about someone who's chronically late or the person who's prone to emotional outbursts? By Kathleen Quinn Votaw    
Add your firm to our Top 50 Minority-Owned Companies ranking 
Submit your firm  for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the state’s top 50 minority-owned companies that will appear in our July issue. The entry deadline has been extended to June 6. Companies must be at least 51 percent ethnic-minority-owned and headquartered in Colorado. 
There's still time to apply!
We've extended the deadline until tomorrow for the 2011 Cleantech Open, the world's largest clean technology business competition. Build visibility, meet investors and take home your share of nearly $1 million in awards of investment, cash and services. Call the Application Hotline: 888-989-OPEN (888-989-6736) or GO HERE  for online help. 


 Nominations wanted
For the 17th consecutive year, ColoradoBiz will recognize diversity in the state's business community at the Diversity Business Breakfast, from the accomplishments of minority-owned companies to the commitment of a wide range of Colorado companies to diversity programs and minority inclusiveness. Nominate for Diversity Corporation of the Year  and Minority Businessperson of the Year  today! 
Learn more about the 13th Annual Golf Challenge on June 6. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's Special Section! 
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Economics 2011
Editor Mike Cote talks with Darren Markley, Colorado managing director of the Private Client Reserve.
 Community Calendar
Find out more about the Diversity in Business Breakfast on July 13. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.  

 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
3D TV and eBooks
Dave Taylor and friends discuss the latest innovations in high-tech and online.  
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There is still time to nominate your company for the technology Apex Awards!  “Buy Time” ends June 1st!  Visit for the electronic nomination forms.