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Become proficient with both the rifle and shotgun approach and know when to use them. Had I not, I might still be working on closing my second sale. By Julie Hansen

The board's role in IT oversight
The board has a choice to step up and learn, bring someone to the table or put some form of structure in place for oversight. By Tracy Houston

Following conventional wisdom isn't always smart
Does following conventional wisdom mean following rules made by other people that may no longer be appropriate -- and may actually work against you? By Gary Harvey 
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CoBiz cover story: Greening the supply chain
Ever wonder how they could make the little aluminum tab on your beer can in a way that uses less energy and emits less pollution? Probably not. But Leland Lorentzen thinks about it every day. By Lisa Marshall  


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Editor Mike Cote talks with Andrew Bowerbank of EC3 Initiative about changes in technology that are making it possible for electric cars to fill the roads. Read more.
The American Red Cross Breakfast of Champions on March 4 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center is a premier fundraising event that honors everyday heroes and celebrates the notion that we can all be part of something bigger than ourselves. All proceeds support the American Red Cross Mile High Chapter. Tickets are available for purchase by calling (303) 607-4792. For more information, visit
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