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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
What's important to understand is that the long list of "required" competencies companies use is the wrong way to go about finding the right people. By Kathleen Quinn Votaw
The desire to help everyone, the motivating force behind health care professions, is often the same force that presents challenges when trying to create a profitable business. By Teri Karjala 
A closer look at economic and market trends reveals numerous reasons for continuing to diversify with investments from around the world. By Mike Shafai
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Now in its 24th year, the Top Company program recognizes outstanding firms headquartered in Colorado or with a significant presence here, based on three factors: financial performance, community involvement and outstanding achievement.
L.A’s Dawes proves to be legitimate folk rock successors to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and worthy contemporaries to more eclectic acts like Wilco. By Mike Cote
ColoradoBiz’s genXYZ program recognizes outstanding Colorado business and community leaders under the age of 39. Each finalist represents the diversity of Colorado and includes those who have had great accomplishments and made significant contributions to their businesses, industries and communities. Register for VIP Access, Corporate Package, Individual and more TODAY!


Join us for a great cause!
Colorado-based Empowerment International (EI) is hosting an exhibition and auction of photographs taken by Nicaraguan children at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 at the Roots Yoga Center in Denver. Tickets are $35, and all proceeds go directly to the EI education programs in Nicaragua. 
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Brian Duke of Focused Sun talks about the unique way his company combines solar heating and electricity at the 2011 Clean Tech Open.  
The Association for Corporate Growth
ACG Denver presents the 4th Annual DealMaker’s Forum, HIDDEN GEMS & FOOLS GOLD: The Future of DealMaking in Colorado, on Thursday, October 6, 2 – 5 pm at the Denver Athletic Club 1325 Glenarm, Denver. Go here to register! Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's Special Section!   
Community Calendar
Find out more about the Women's Health Research Annual Community Luncheon on Oct. 5. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own. 
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Mile High Memories
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with CoBiz columnist Stewart Schley about the origins of Invesco at Mile High .  
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