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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
The dilemma we face as business owners: Should I pay a worker for two hours to make a quality product when he can make a decent product in one? The economics of capitalism say no. By David Sneed  
When someone mentions intellectual property law, the things that first pop into most people's minds are inventions and patents. There is something enticing or even romantic about the notion. By Kurt Leyendecker
Lots of people lately have accused businesspeople of being motivated by greed. As far as Alpine Waste & Recycling CEO John Griffith is concerned, at least, they have the prime motivator all wrong. By David Lewis
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
I cannot even watch Bill Burr walk onto a stage without beginning to chuckle under my breath. Burr is a guy’s comic, which explains nothing about why this writer completely gets where he's continually coming from. By Cathie Beck   
 The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! It's almost time for the Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference, an ACG Denver event scheduled for March 13-14. You won't want to miss it! 
Plus -- read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. And check out ACG's 2012 Special Section!     
Community Calendar
Find out more about "Seven Seconds to a First Impression" on March 9, presented by author Julie Hansen and the Institute of Management Consultants. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own. 
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Editor Mike Cote continues his chat with Patricia Silverstein about the economic outlook for Denver at the Vectra Bank Economic Forecast breakfast.
 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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