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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
You can still have a meaningful holiday by spending time with those who are close to your heart. In fact, this holiday may well be the most meaningful holiday you have ever had. By John Heckers 
Rooftop solar and dirt law 
The abundance of incentives in the renewable energy sector has created the opportunity to truly receive something for nothing. But only if all parties are careful. By J. Marcus Painter 
The reluctant entrepreneur
How do you know when it's time to take your hands off operations and focus on the practice? When is it time to outsource and what tasks do you handle or pass on to someone else? By Teri Karjala
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
I was told by a number of people that social values are just as important to the Spanish as the numerical sums used to prove that government must pay its bills or fail. By Pat Wiesner
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 
 The Association for Corporate Growth
 ACG Denver presents a "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
Editor Mike Cote talks with Ken Kirwin of Community First Foundation about Colorado Gives Day which takes place today. Find out more!  
 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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