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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
The most important thing you can do in an interview, in your job, or in your relationships is to communicate effectively. Unfortunately, few people actually do. By John Heckers
Going public with renewable energy
While it's hard to predict if 2011 will be a frothy IPO market for renewable companies, it is clear the public's appetite for risk is growing. By Greg Pfahl
Your LinkedIn brand represents a significant part your professional brand. A friend sent me a profile that had this : "Graduated Magna cum Latte" under Education. I kid you not. By Ann Spoor 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Athena finalist: Kristin Russell
Ask your average citizen to describe the person who might fill the role of secretary of technology, and you'll likely hear a litany of clichés.Techno-geek. Calculating. Workaholic. Male. By Maria Cote  
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! 


Join your favorite weekly columnists from ColoradoBiz’s e-newsletter for the first of a four-part series – Doing Business in the New Normal. You enjoy their insights online, now hear them in person on May 11th as they discuss Aligning with Social MediaRegister 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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