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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
As you plan for the New Year, start asking questions. Be passionately curious. Make a better company. If you can't ask the questions, get someone who can. By Gary Harvey 
And now, for some good news 
It's nice for a change to be able to talk about an American economy that is, for the moment, getting stronger. By Jeff Thredgold 
Willingness to fail -- a great differentiator both for high-performing individuals and organizations. Greatness requires doing and/or being different; risk is inherent in being different. By TC North 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Through projects like Khan Academy, MIT OpenCourseWare, and iTunesU, the Internet has made it easier for anyone to be a student. Now it's also making it easier for anyone to become a teacher. By Thomas Frey 
 Is your business a family affair?
Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine’s annual ranking of the Top 50 Family-Owned Companies in February. Nomination deadline: January 3, 2012 
 "Deal or No Deal? The Ultimate 2012 Question" at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 25 at the Brown Palace Hotel.  Go here to register! Plus -- 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
Wine Wench Cathie Beck explores the wines of Argentina. 
 Community Calendar
Find out more about the Daniels Graduate Admissions Workshop on Jan. 31. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.    
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
What businesses need to know
Editor Mike Cote talks with Dirk Anderson and Mike Weber of Coalfire Systems about why cyber-security is crucial for every company, regardless of size.  
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